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Anyone using timesulin cap in Canada?

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These little gadgets are so neat. I really want one for my lantus pen but I emailed the company and they do not distribute or ship to Canada. Have any Canadians had luck getting their hands on one.…Continue

Do pharmacies distribute insulin pens?

Started this discussion. Last reply by HannaPancreaticallyChallenged Mar 5, 2013. 2 Replies

I really would like to try the Memoir pen from Eli Lilly. Do pharmacies (preferably Shoppers Drug Mart) in Canada distribut said product? If so, how much do they usually coast, do I need a…Continue

Are there any stand-alone Continuous Glucose monitoring systems in canada

Started this discussion. Last reply by HannaPancreaticallyChallenged Apr 5, 2013. 4 Replies

I was just wondering if anybody knew of any standalone cgm systems availible in canada. the only one i know about is the one that comes with the medtronic pumps and i dont want an integrated system.…Continue

HELP!!! Getting my drivers license in two days. Don't know the protocol!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by nel Jun 25, 2012. 4 Replies

So I didn't think of this until just now but what do you have to do in order to get your drivers license as a diabetic (in Alberta, Canada) I just got diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a little over two…Continue


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Zoe replied to HannaPancreaticallyChallenged's discussion 'Difference between Canadian Inset II's and the U.S ones?' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
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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?
Network with other diabetics (I don't know any personally), learn from others experiences
Date diagnosed
April 15, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.7% March 28th/ 2012
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas One Touch Ping
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I'm a type 1 diabetic who is into music, theatre, languages and art. I am a vegan and I absolutely love Indian and Turkish food. I live part time in New Zealand because yes! I am in fact a Caniwi (Canadian/Kiwi). lol. Or is it Kiwidian.....hehe. I like to collect vinyl records and rubik's cubes.

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At 7:30pm on June 2, 2012, bambam said…

LOL, I still remember the day they told me I had diabetes. Friday, August 13th, 1982. Knew it was gonna be a bad day!

At 7:27pm on June 2, 2012, bambam said…

Hello Hannah,
I grew up in Boston and spent a lot of time in Montreal, and Toronto. Moved here in 1997. Have been a type i diabetic for 30 yrs. It can be a pain some times but it is basically routine. Live in Wellington

At 4:22pm on June 2, 2012, Linda G said…

Thanks Hannah for asking me to be a friend....a pleasure ♥

At 11:51am on June 2, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Hanna- Thanks for the friend add. Any questions just stop by my page.

At 11:37pm on June 1, 2012, James Mitchell said…

hi hanna, commiserations on your diagnosis. our son is 4, dxd at 17 months. kia kaha - kick it in the guts, and hope your well-balanced life style plan will keep it at bay.

At 11:05pm on May 31, 2012, Danica said…

Hey! Thank you so much, that is so sweet! I'm glad I could help you out a little. Welcome to the world of diabetes!! I hope you're adjusting well to all things diabetes, let me know if you have any questions! Thanks for watching my videos :D

At 2:52pm on May 18, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Hanna- HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!! Hope you have a GR8 Day !!!!!

At 6:36am on May 18, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 7:10am on May 11, 2012, Shanon said…

Hi there Hanna. I just seen your post about your blog, and seen your profile. It was neat to see we both have the same diagnosis date - 15 April 2012. I hope you are doing well.

At 5:19pm on May 2, 2012, GildaLovesPanda said…

Hello . I'm Gilda Molina. 14 years old from Philippines. I have a type 1 diabetes a month ago.

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NEW POSTS ON MY BLOG!! Check it out :)

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So I'm a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic of 8 weeks now. I'm 17 and have created this diabetes blog. If anyone could check it out that would be awesome! Here's the link:
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