Ericka
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  • Littleton, CO
  • United States
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Lap-Band weight loss surgery for Type 1's

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debe Sep 8, 2013. 1 Reply

 

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Lap-Band weight loss surgery for Type 1's

Hi everyone! I've been doing a lot of research on the Lap Band weight loss surgery procedure and gathering as much information as I can.Have any type 1's here had the Lap Band surgery? Do you know of anyone that has type 1 that has had the Lap Band surgery?Thanks in advance for any information that anyone can provide on this topic!See More
Jul 20, 2009
Ericka commented on Terry Keelan's blog post 'A Teaching Moment - Time to Act Up'
"Way to go Terry! I wish I could be that open about it. Cathy - isn't that some form of discrimination against you because of your health condition?"
Apr 16, 2009
Ericka replied to Terry Sondgeroth's discussion 'Adult Onset'
"I was 26 when diagnosed. But looking back at the symptoms, I believe that I probably had it for almost a year before going into DKA and being diagnosed."
Apr 16, 2009
Ericka commented on Say H! !T$ B-MAN's group 'Rocky Diabetics'
"Hi JT. I'm in the Denver area, Littleton to be exact. I just joined the group a couple of months ago but there hasn't been much contact between any of us. I wish it would change though because I don't know any one else that has Type 1…"
Mar 26, 2009
Ericka is attending Krueger's event
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Denver Diabetes EXPO at Colorado Convention Center Hall F

March 7, 2009 from 9am to 4pm
Largest Gathering Dedicated to Healthy Living, Diabetes Prevention and ManagementFree Screenings & Exercise DemosGuest CelebritiesInteractive Educational Sessions & Heart Healthy Cooking DemosInteractive Educational SessionsEl Mercadito Latino/Latin MarketplaceDiabetes Bookstore & Exhibits Featuring the Latest Products & ServicesFor more information, please contact Maria Johnson at 800-676-4065 ext. 7016 or email majohnson@diabetes.orgSee More
Feb 25, 2009
Ericka replied to drrps3's discussion 'Bad Hypo at Work'
"Hi Peter. I really get what you are saying. I also get embarrassed after going low when I'm around people. For instance, I've been dating this new guy and the other night (only our 5th date) I started to go low. I was apologizing up and…"
Feb 25, 2009
Ericka replied to Dolores's discussion 'Whats the most annoying comment you've ever gotten about diabetes?'
"One of the most hurtful things that was said to me was by my sister in law. She was preggers with her first baby, my nephew, and said to me: I sure hope my baby doesn't end up with diabetes like you since it runs in your family. First off,…"
Feb 13, 2009
Ericka 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
Feb 5, 2009

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To connect with other people who live with Diabetes.
Date diagnosed
August 23, 1999
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic MiniMed

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At 8:17pm on January 22, 2009, Sweeter Cherise said…
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