• 24, Female
  • Redlands, CA
  • United States
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Hollis...Simple as That.

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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?
Becoming more comfortable with embracing and controlling my diabetes
Date diagnosed
January 1, 1994
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm
Tell us more about you (optional)
My doctor's suggestion was to get online for support. So I thought I would try this again. I am becoming frustrated with my pump after having it now for a little over two years. It's bulky and uncomfortable. Being 4'11" and having a small figure makes it very hard to hide and I am still embarrassed when people ask what it is. At the same time, I can't deny the fact my A1C has not been this good in 8 years. The everyday struggle of being diabetic...

Hollis's Blog

Continuous Glucose Monitor?????

Posted on December 12, 2008 at 9:00pm 8 Comments

Has anyone tried this thing?? its like a little needle they put in kind of near your belly button i guess, and it stays in for 72 hours and then they take it out and it shows a record of your glucose for all that time... or something?? im still quite confused about the whole thing but im supposed to be getting soon and im SO nervous!! probably because i dont understand it yet. HELP!!

Let me know if anyone has ANYTHING to say about it.
Thanks =]

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At 11:32pm on July 8, 2014, pancreaswanted said…

hi!! glad you came back to tuD!

At 12:32am on January 15, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Hollis, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 4:28am on January 15, 2013, Linda G said…

Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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 right now!

At 2:24am on January 15, 2013, brokenpole said…

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

At 12:58am on January 15, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 3:25pm on January 15, 2012, Kitabparast said…

Happy birthday, Hollis!

At 8:32am on January 15, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 6:36am on January 15, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 6:13am on January 15, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Hollis....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 365 days (it's a leap year)!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
You haven't been on in a while and I wondered if you were ok.

At 11:19pm on May 12, 2010, Jamie Shawn Cristonian said…
hi how are you?



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