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GracieSF's Discussions

Free Medtronic Sil-serter for Silhouette Infusion Sets

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Apr 15, 2013. 3 Replies

Hi, I have a barely-used Sil-serter if anyone wants it. I have the instruction booklet to go with it as well. The Sil-serter is compatible with Medtronic Silhouette (both Medtronic proprietary and…Continue

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DFresh replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Dexcom G4 receiver case: a new option' in the group Dexcom Users
"If you want additional cases with belt clips, handlebar mounts or phone case attachments, there are a whole lot available here:"
Nov 12, 2014
GracieSF replied to stabilimenta's discussion 'New infusion set = very bad first day' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"This happens for me as well. Similar to MinnesotaAnn's solution, if I need a meal bolus shortly after putting in a new set, I use a syringe. I try to schedule putting in a new set AFTER a meal bolus, just because that reduces the risk of…"
Feb 9, 2014
GracieSF replied to Sofie-A.'s discussion 'Blood Glucose spikes after Lunch'
"Hi Sofie-A, "after two hours and bolusing some units it goes back to normal" = you're either not getting enough insulin to cover your mid day meal, or you have an abrupt shortage of basal. If you simply didn't bolus early enough…"
Feb 3, 2014
GracieSF updated their profile
Nov 16, 2013
GracieSF joined Manny Hernandez's group
Oct 15, 2013
Laddie replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Dexcom G4 receiver case: a new option' in the group Dexcom Users
"Bump again:). I am still very happy with my Shapeways case."
Jul 19, 2013
Mike F replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Dexcom G4 receiver case: a new option' in the group Dexcom Users
"This worked great! I put the packing tape over the front and used an exacto knife with new blade to cut trace around the area of the colored label. It even covers and protects the buttons that still work with it covered. I just hope it comes off…"
May 29, 2013
GracieSF replied to biddy's discussion 'candida'
"As noted already, keeping the BG down to reduce circulating glucose in the bloodstream should be the first priority. Reducing carb intake might help as well to reduce the glucose variability - but I am by no means a low-carb advocate (I'm more…"
May 27, 2013
GracieSF replied to Kiminee's discussion 'Infusion problems after exercise' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"You didn't indicate where you site was located, but you likely bumped it during the course of exercise. I have had this happen a few times while following workout videos, where I've dropped to the mat quickly to do ab work, and landed…"
May 27, 2013
TracySue123 replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Dexcom G4 receiver case: a new option' in the group Dexcom Users
"Bump :)"
May 24, 2013
GracieSF replied to LiL MaMa's discussion 'Lows during exercise'
"Like Acidrock, how I handle exercise depends on what kind of exercise - and also what time of day I'm doing it. I continue to experiment because of course we never get the same results every time even if we've done everything exactly the…"
May 19, 2013
Kimball replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Dexcom G4 receiver case: a new option' in the group Dexcom Users
"Wow laddie, nice to know about the Upcoming pumps. My Medtronic pump goes out of warranty in about a year. I'll be looking for those. Great idea re cargo pants. Is there a place u like to buy them? I'll look up the spibelt. I spent the…"
Apr 26, 2013
Laddie replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Dexcom G4 receiver case: a new option' in the group Dexcom Users
"My old Medtronic Revel pump went out of warranty this fall. I ended up switching to the Animas Ping because Animas will be the first pump to be released with a Dexcom sensor augmented pump. The Animas Vibe is currently at the FDA and I will be…"
Apr 26, 2013
Kimball replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Dexcom G4 receiver case: a new option' in the group Dexcom Users
Apr 26, 2013
Laddie replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Dexcom G4 receiver case: a new option' in the group Dexcom Users
"Update again from me. I received my pink case yesterday. It is not as polished as I thought it would be and there doesn't seem to be a lot of difference in texture from the black case. The pink case is a bit smoother and it is definitely not…"
Apr 26, 2013
Clare replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Dexcom G4 receiver case: a new option' in the group Dexcom Users
"I just got my polished blue one the other day and it is really close to the blue color of the receiver. I like that it adds a layer of protection without the weight."
Apr 26, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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?
To gain additional insight into Type 1 from others, and to also provide my own
Date diagnosed
April 19, 1997
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
An old Deltec Cozmo 1700, used Omnipod for 2 years, now using Medtronic Revel 523

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At 11:28am on June 10, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 7:56am on June 10, 2012, Linda G said…

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

At 6:52am on June 10, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 5:53pm on February 11, 2012, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.

At 10:05am on February 11, 2012, catlover said…

Hi GracieSF- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community.

At 10:16am on February 8, 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 8:00am on February 8, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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At 7:59am on February 8, 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.




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