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Djinn commented on Jigga's group 'Tandem T:Slim Users'
"Thanks, people - Mario, that thing looks great but maybe not so good for women! I have an hourglass figure and I see comments that it tends to ride up. I might experiment anyway, though. Natalie, I think I'll be wearing clothes with pockets in…"
Nov 11
Djinn commented on Jigga's group 'Tandem T:Slim Users'
"Hey Mario, do you wear it all the time?"
Nov 10
Djinn commented on Jigga's group 'Tandem T:Slim Users'
Nov 10
Djinn commented on Jigga's group 'Tandem T:Slim Users'
"Hi everyone, Just started my training with the tslim - my first pump ever. It's going well - pumping saline until I go live on Thursday afternoon - but I need advice about where to carry the pump so it doesn't catch on things. It falls off…"
Nov 10
Djinn joined Manny Hernandez's group
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Diabetes in Europe

Join this group if you have diabetes and you live somewhere in mainland Europe.
Nov 3
Djinn joined Regge's group
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Pumping Our Insulin

Group for those that are pumping. Come and exchange tips on using your pump. Discuss the differences of the different types of pumps out on the market, infusion sets and pump accessories.See More
Nov 3
Djinn joined Jigga's group
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Tandem T:Slim Users

New insulin pump from Tandem, the T:Slim touch screen insulin pump. Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for…See More
Nov 2
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Djinn
"Djinn, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Feb 25
Patricia replied to Djinn's discussion 'Dexcom and PET scan' in the group Dexcom Users
"Dexcom rep told me that as long as there is no magnet in the PET scanner it will be fine to leave the sensor in place. The sensor will show up as being present if it's scanned, but will cause no harm if there is no magnet in the scanner. She…"
Aug 15, 2013
mtulchin replied to Djinn's discussion 'Dexcom and PET scan' in the group Dexcom Users
"MRI is different as it generates a strong magnetic field that could send the sensor flying like a bullet. It would be reasonable to remove it. PET/CT has no such issues."
Aug 13, 2013
mtulchin replied to Djinn's discussion 'Dexcom and PET scan' in the group Dexcom Users
"There should be no reason to take it out. It contains insignificant amount of metal, which is what could create an artifact - what we call the "beam hardening artifact". I supervise PET/CT at a hospital and never had any problems from…"
Aug 13, 2013
Michael McClure replied to Djinn's discussion 'Dexcom and PET scan' in the group Dexcom Users
"They made me take mine off my arm for a full body MRI (and I had just started it -- dang!). Don't know about a PET, but they may say the same for a CT. /\/\"
Aug 13, 2013
Djinn added a discussion to the group Dexcom Users
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Dexcom and PET scan

Hi guys,Anyone have experience having a PET/CT scan while wearing a Dexcom sensor? It's in my upper arm and my cancer is in my abdomen, so I figure it's not going to be an area they need to monitor. I'm asking here as I know both Dexcom and the hospital will just tell me to take it out...See More
Aug 13, 2013
Markiss replied to Djinn's discussion 'Yay Humalog! After three terrible months of Apidra' in the group LANTUS® Or Humalog Users
"hi Djinn i just started with Humalog fast acting last month so i am still waiting to do an a1c with it... but my daily numbers seem great and i'm guess my a1c will coincide with your results. i shoot it with, before or after meals... and any…"
Apr 5, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Djinn
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY DJINN! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
Feb 25, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Djinn
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Feb 25, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
I'm originally from Ireland, now living in the US, so I'd like to hear from other diabetics living in this country how they're handling the mysteries of insurance and deductibles and so on.
Date diagnosed
February 1, 1977
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.6 2/14/12
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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At 4:57am on February 25, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Djinn, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 4:32am on February 25, 2014, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES DJINN!!
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At 12:56am on February 25, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday, Djinn. I wish for you a most wonderful day and many,many more. ENJOY!!!

At 3:45am on February 25, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DJINN!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 1:58am on February 25, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 12:30pm on April 29, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Djinn- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 8:28am on April 28, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 6:18am on April 28, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 4:56pm on April 27, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Djinn.....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!

 
 
 

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