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Andy Barnes and Emily Rush are now friends
Apr 25, 2011
Emily Rush updated their profile
Apr 21, 2011
Emily Rush and Jeanine Connolly are now friends
Apr 21, 2011
Emily Rush replied to Brad Ringer's discussion 'One of those days... hopefully you'll get a chuckle' in the group Omnipod Users
"I also had a pod that didnt double beep after filling... I wonder if it is because the batteries are dead??? ... and then the next pod that I tried that night... It double beedped, primed and then when i went to wake up the PDM and press start; the…"
Jul 19, 2010
Emily Rush replied to Brad Ringer's discussion 'How close do you keep the PDM?' in the group Omnipod Users
"Brad- "It also looks like most of us aren't all that confident that the PDM can stand up to the daily abuse of having it on ourselves all the time like the Dexcom receiver." I also have the concern that the PDM wont stand up to the…"
Jul 12, 2010
Emily Rush and Rob S are now friends
Jun 4, 2010
Emily Rush replied to The Diabetic Welfare Queen's discussion 'I need your ideas!'
"I think the first ones I got at walmart--- 9ish years ago... last summer I got one from Kevin McMahon... he something with glucomon and diabetes house call and was giving them out"
Jun 2, 2010
Emily Rush replied to The Diabetic Welfare Queen's discussion 'I need your ideas!'
"insulin coozies... insulin vial protectors... im not sure what to call them.... it can be awful when your vial breaks... and these things can also be useful for color coding long/short acting insulin"
May 27, 2010
Emily Rush replied to Kelsie's discussion 'Anyone have Kaiser Permanente insurance?' in the group Omnipod Users
"I have United Health Care and had to go through a third party distributor, Edgepark... you may have to look in to that..."
May 25, 2010
MelissaBL left a comment for Emily Rush
"Yes, it was me with the pod on my calf. The tape was Hypafix, which is the exact tape they use on the pods themselves. Rainne (our local Dallas Insulet rep) gave me a sample. I used every bit of it. Liked it a lot. I just need to get off my butt and…"
May 17, 2010
Emily Rush replied to Janet Ballone's discussion 'OMG, I forgot to remove my old POD!' in the group Omnipod Users
"i take a pair of scissors; but a flat head screw driver also works.... and i recycle the batteries and put the chip/inside portion in a laundry soap wanna be sharps container.... and then i take the shell/ casing of the pod and save it for a craft i…"
May 17, 2010
Emily Rush left a comment for MelissaBL
"I could be wrong, but were you one of the people that put a picture up of a pod on your calf with tape? I can't find it any more...but was wondering what tape you used to "outline" the pod..."
May 14, 2010
Emily Rush replied to Esjay's discussion 'Omnipod in Airport' in the group Omnipod Users
"at one point on insulin-pumpers someone had mentioned getting their pharmacists to print an extra rx label and put it on a pill (orange) bottle to hold their open vial; then they have the rx as well"
May 13, 2010
Emily Rush replied to Anngelia's discussion 'Temp Basal' in the group Omnipod Users
"its the bottom on the menu.... when you run a temp basal or extended bolus i believe suspend changes to cancel/suspend"
May 11, 2010
Emily Rush replied to eford74's discussion 'How do you know if a placement site is not good?' in the group Omnipod Users
"I have been told the new smaller pods will have tinted cannulas.... I was thinking though will a tinted cannula really help? ... what if (and I dont) you have dark skin? ... ... I'm just thinking about tinted contacts (so you can see them in…"
May 11, 2010
Emily Rush replied to SPRITE'S MOM's discussion 'How soon will Dexcom be integrated with Omnipod's PDM?' in the group Dexcom Users
"A few weeks ago Omni Pod had a DFW event and the Chief of Engineering of Insulet, Luis, was there. He gave a similar presentation to the one posted on here several months ago. He had the I Dex with him, that is the name as they said there, and did…"
May 11, 2010

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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?
friendship/support
Date diagnosed
December 28, 2000
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.3
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic 723 Revel

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At 6:49pm on May 17, 2010, MelissaBL said…
Yes, it was me with the pod on my calf. The tape was Hypafix, which is the exact tape they use on the pods themselves. Rainne (our local Dallas Insulet rep) gave me a sample. I used every bit of it. Liked it a lot. I just need to get off my butt and order it now!
At 7:12am on March 18, 2010, Jess said…
Hey weclome to Tudiabetes! Do you go to UNT? I graduated for TWU in 08. Now I'm in Maine for graduate school. Hope you are doing well!
At 8:33am on March 1, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Emily!
At 7:11am on March 1, 2010, Marie B said…
hi, Emily, welcome! here is the new member guide

http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/New_Member_Guide
At 6:20am on March 1, 2010, Doris D said…
Welcome to our REALLY BIG FAMILY Emily!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 

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