Ellie
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  • Dallas, TX
  • United States
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Ellie commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Pay it Forward-Diabetics only! is the title. Type it in the FB search box. Good luck."
Sep 22
Ellie commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Facebook has a pay it forward diabetes group to freely share supplies."
Sep 22
Ellie commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Single Diabetics'
"Anyone from Dallas, Texas?"
May 19
Ellie replied to Anthony's discussion 'Flexifix and Dexcom Sensor' in the group Dexcom Users
"I keep a wide piece of flexfix on after the beginning of week two. I trim the edges if they curl up and apply more if necessary. You can't really remove and replace it until you change the sensor and clean it off. I wasn't able to use the…"
May 9
Ellie replied to Aussie's discussion 'Traveling' in the group Dexcom Users
"I always go thru the whole body scan. No problem with Omnipod or Dexcom. Once they made me touch them then tested my fingers for explosive. The last time I went they ignored my Diabetes equipment and fussed because I slipped my bracelet in my pocket…"
Apr 11
Ellie replied to Susan Anderson's discussion 'OmniPod Tips & Tricks' in the group OmniPod Users
"Great ideas!!"
Apr 4
Ellie is attending Emily Coles's event
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11am pacific2pm eastern7pm GMTStudies indicate that depression is more common among people with diabetes than the general population.  Have you ever felt depressed?  Was it related to diabetes?  What, if anything, did you do about it, and did it help?A few weeks ago we hosted a live interview on the TuDiabetes homepage with Dr. Alan Jacobson about diabetes and depression (watch…See More
Apr 1
Ellie replied to Aussie's discussion 'Traveling' in the group Dexcom Users
"I always go thru the body scan. I raised my top last time so they could see Dexie and the pod. They were more concerned I had placed a bracelet in my pocket after forgeting to put it on the belt! LOL. No problem w/TSA. They are learning about…"
Apr 1
Matti replied to Ellie's discussion 'Lost my Pod!' in the group OmniPod Users
"I haven't sent them back a couple times and so far no ones contacted me... Don't worry about it :)"
Mar 13
dishers replied to Ellie's discussion 'Lost my Pod!' in the group OmniPod Users
"Help, I have fallen down laughing that I can't get up. To @#$# funny."
Mar 13
rivey replied to Ellie's discussion 'Lost my Pod!' in the group OmniPod Users
"I haul them to work and throw them in the Fedex pile myself. I think my kids might have used the box for starter fuel for the fire pit and threw the rest of the stuff away. I've trained them that any cardboard on the kitchen table can be used…"
Mar 13
dishers replied to Ellie's discussion 'Lost my Pod!' in the group OmniPod Users
"guess you already sent it off rivet. LOL (bows head in shame, I am sooooo bad) LOL"
Mar 13
dishers replied to Ellie's discussion 'Lost my Pod!' in the group OmniPod Users
"Oh I love bubble wrap. snap,snap,snap, my dog does not like it that much however. LOL"
Mar 13
rivey replied to Ellie's discussion 'Lost my Pod!' in the group OmniPod Users
"I was wondering the same thing, I have two screamers to return and I've lost the return kit, can't find any part of it, bubble pack, red bag, box......nothing:)"
Mar 13
Ellie replied to chandra's discussion 'Ran out of pods... what to do while I wait?' in the group OmniPod Users
"Same thing just happened to me last week. Liberty Medical refused to ship w/o insurance. I had two pods left. My dear friends at Insulet only offered to send me pods for $36 a piece! Uh thanks. I'll just wait!! -_-"
Mar 13
Ellie replied to Ellie's discussion 'Lost my Pod!' in the group OmniPod Users
"I can send you my red bag and bubble wrap! LOL!"
Mar 13

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
comraderie and ideas
Date diagnosed
April 1, 1992
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.0
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Shots, Diet and Exercise
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://www.facebook.com/ebpope
Tell us more about you (optional)
Single person thinking of learning to use the OmniPod pump. Poor control and poor compliance issues.

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At 7:13pm on November 1, 2011, Linda G said…
Thanks so much for counting me as a friend Ellie ♥ I too am a type 2!
luv.....linda in canada
At 11:59am on October 31, 2011, Doris D said…
No I use the MM pump. I'm Doris Hopper Dickerson on fb.
At 11:12am on October 31, 2011, Mary Beth Smith said…
I'm pulling for you to lick this carb-counting thing - you'll get the hang of it!! :)mb
At 7:46am on October 31, 2011, Doris D said…
At 1:40pm on October 30, 2011, Shadow said…
Thanks for the add Ellie! Welcome to the club! My name is Michelle
At 6:25am on July 19, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Ellie.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 6:05am on July 19, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Ellie. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 3:33pm on July 19, 2010, Linda G said…
How's it all going at your end Ellie? Any questions or comments?
Best wishes on your Special Day!

At 4:34am on July 19, 2010, Doris D said…
At 5:11pm on February 11, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabets Ellie.
 
 
 

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