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BagLady replied to Anthony's discussion 'Infusion disconnect while showering.' in the group Pumping Our Insulin
"I've been using the Animas Ping pump for about 8 years now and have never used, nor have I ever heard of, the disconnect cover. I would conclude that it is not necessary. I've never had any problems from my infusion set getting wet in the…"
Feb 24
BagLady replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'Anyone not able to get their sensor to last more than 7-10 days?' in the group Dexcom Users
"7 weeks? That is AWESOME!"
Feb 24
BagLady replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'Anyone not able to get their sensor to last more than 7-10 days?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have actually been able to get my sensors to last anywhere from 20-30 days consistently for the past 7 months with the G4. But not until I stopped using any kind of skintac (iv prep) before applying. Apparantly, the sensor is pretty sensitive to…"
Feb 24
brokenpole left a comment for BagLady
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Dec 31, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for BagLady
"BagLady, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness."
Dec 31, 2013
Linda G left a comment for BagLady
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Dec 31, 2013
BagLady replied to Melissa M.'s discussion 'How do you bolus for oatmeal?' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Oatmeal was tricky for me as well! Glad I'm not the only one. The trick that works for me without combo bolusing? I add about 1 T of peanut butter to my hot oat mixture (1/2 c regular oats, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1 T ground flax seed - nuke in…"
Nov 21, 2013
BagLady replied to gardengirl's discussion 'Type 1 for 40 years, 43 years old and pregnant. Crazy?'
"First of all, let me say CONGRATULATIONS! God has sent you a miracle, and I hope you are able to enjoy life and health throughout your pregnancy with this little angel. YES, it is possible to "be an insulin dependent Type 1 diabetic, keep blood…"
Sep 12, 2012
SEAGATOR left a comment for BagLady
"Happy,Happy Birthday,BagLady. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!"
Aug 16, 2012
Linda G left a comment for BagLady
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you BagLady... Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)"
Aug 16, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for BagLady
"Happy Birthday, BagLady!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Aug 16, 2012
BagLady replied to Alicia Dodd's discussion 'Spots for dexcom?!' in the group Dexcom Users
"The reason why your trainer told you stomach/abdomin only is because those are the only places that have FDA approval. My favorite place? On my outer hip. Its got enough flesh that it doesn't hurt at all, and yet doesn't get…"
Apr 17, 2012
BagLady replied to Patrickmind's discussion 'Anxiety about doing a class around others....' in the group Athletic Diabetics
"I have been participating in a water aerobics class regularly (twice a week) now, and at first felt some of the anxiety you mention re standing out when I stop to test. The class is really intense, and I had a brush with a low bg that scared me…"
Jan 6, 2012
BagLady replied to Larry D's discussion 'End of first week - readings stopped' in the group Dexcom Users
"If you don't see the 'stop sensor' that means the 7 day life cycle of the current sensor has timed out. Just start a new sensor and you should be set. The 'stop sensor' is great when you are having a lot of ??? issues.…"
Dec 16, 2011
BagLady replied to Larry D's discussion 'End of first week - readings stopped' in the group Dexcom Users
"Actually, if you go into the menu and 'stop sensor' and then a few minutes later 'start new sensor' then the receiver will react as though she has a new sensor in place. 2 hours later, enter the 2 blood glucos readings and you…"
Dec 16, 2011
BagLady replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Inset 30' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I've been using the inset 30 for 3 years now and LOVE it! I do not have a lot of fat tissue, so the angled insert has been fabulous. The insertion is not rough at all, actually. Smooth and slick!"
Nov 21, 2011

Profile Information

How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Always looking for more information re Diabetes and helpful hints from others who live daily with this challenge I too face.
Date diagnosed
July 2, 1999
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.3
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping

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At 5:35am on April 29, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES BagLady!!
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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 every day!
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At 4:47am on April 29, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

BagLady, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 1:51am on April 29, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 8:07am on April 29, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, BagLady!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 7:22am on April 29, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you BagLady...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 6:17am on April 29, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,BagLady. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 6:59pm on August 19, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 6:13pm on August 19, 2011, Linda G said…
You're welcome!!! Enjoy snooping around!!!!
luv....linda
At 3:26pm on August 19, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!! Any questions? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum where you will get a diversty of answers.
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 1:01pm on August 19, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Emily- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
 
 
 

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