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Heather replied to Kate's discussion 'Elevated TSH level in early pregnancy?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I'm not sure if this will help you but I had elevated TSH in my first trimester. I had never had a problem with my thyroid before. I talked to my endo about it and here's what he said. The HGh amino acid mimics the thyroid hormone causing…"
Feb 4, 2013
Heather replied to KariC's discussion 'C-Section Tips??' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I've had two c-sections. The first time after a long labor and my baby wouldn't engage so I ended up with my first c. The second time was scheduled. I did wear my pump the second c-section but I had to sign a release form the endo gave me…"
Jan 24, 2013
Heather replied to Heather's discussion 'My little boy is finally here' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Thank you Kristin! My older son Christian is loving every minute of being a big brother. He is so much help. He told everyone in school about the new baby including the staff. It was so funny when we picked him up from school and the principal and…"
Jan 24, 2013
Kristin replied to Heather's discussion 'My little boy is finally here' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Congratulations Heather!!! Hope that you and Hunter are doing well! How is Hunter's big brother adjusting?"
Jan 24, 2013
Heather added a discussion to the group Oh! BABY!!!

My little boy is finally here

My little Hunter was born on December 13 8 lb 2 oz 20 inches long. My boys are 16 years apart so it's like I'm starting over but I've never been so happy. Having type 1 during pregnancy is so much work but I'm so thankful for my boys!See More
Jan 18, 2013
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Jan 18, 2013
Heather replied to sarasugar's discussion 'An Update' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
Jan 18, 2013
Heather replied to Ashley's discussion 'Did you use you pump when in labor??' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I wasn't on the pump for my first child but did for my second. I was planning a vbac and was given the go ahead to use the pump during active labor by and with a advice from my endo. I ended up with a repeat c-section and still used the pump…"
Jan 15, 2013

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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?
Finding others to talk with
Date diagnosed
September 1, 1973
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Pump
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At 10:14pm on December 18, 2008, Sweeter Cherise said…
Hello and Welcome to TuDiabetes! We are glad to have you. When you have the chance please stop by our member guide, it'll help you navigate around the community. Please continue to make yourself at home and enjoy.

At 5:50pm on December 18, 2008, Zoey Stevens said…
Heather! Welcome to Tu Diabetes! Type One is #1!
At 3:50am on December 17, 2008, Sohair Abdel-Rahman said…
Hello & welcome Heather
At 1:16am on December 17, 2008, Brigitte said…
hello and welcome to TuDiabetes. it's great you joined the community. Bienvenue.



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