Jamie
  • 40, Male
  • San Mateo, CA
  • United States
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Linda G left a comment for Jamie
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAMIE!! 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…"
Feb 7, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Jamie
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Jamie... Best Wishes NOW...and for the rest of the year! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Feb 7, 2012
Doris D left a comment for Jamie
"Happy Birthday my friend! Make the most out of your special day!!!!!!!!"
Feb 7, 2011
lotsofshots left a comment for Jamie
"Hi there, I hope you have a super fantastic and Happy Birthday today. Enjoy!"
Feb 7, 2011
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May 5, 2010
Patti Burns left a comment for Jamie
"Hi Jamie! Hope all is well."
Mar 10, 2010
Linda G left a comment for Jamie
"Best Wishes on your Special Day Jamie! You...are an inspiration! "
Feb 6, 2010
Manny Hernandez left a comment for Jamie
" Click on the image for more details."
Oct 30, 2009

Profile Information

Date diagnosed
October 1, 1991
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.1
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Minimed Paradigm 722 - with CGMS
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://DiabeticRunner.com

My Bio (taken from my blog - DiabeticRunner.com)

I am Jamie, the Diabetic Runner. I’m a 33 year old Minnesota native, living in Northern California with my beautiful family of 4. I’m a research scientist/systems engineer for a major telecom, and an adventure seeker who sometimes borders on thrill seeker. I have a wonderfully supportive wife, a 3 year old daughter, and now a son, born this May. They all support me by adapting to my lifestyle, both as a diabetic and as a runner.

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on Oct. 1, 1991; my senior year in high school. My younger sister had been diagnosed 5 years earlier at that point, so I knew what diabetes was, but I would still say it was a considerable change for me. In fact if anything, already knowing what the disease was, and having adapted our eating habits to accomodate her, the fact that I was diagnosed seemed to be downplayed. Looking back, I felt like it was no big deal for everyone around me, but it WAS a big deal to me. But in the end, it is fantastic to have a sister going through the same thing, someone I can share my experiences with, and learn from through her experiences. She is a runner - and has been since the late ’80s. I always admired her tackling marathons, and running regularly, but never aspired to do the same until recently. Now I can say I’m in 3 of her clubs: 1) diabetes, 2) running, and 3) birthday club - WHAT? you ask… well, we also share a birthdate, just one year apart.

Funny how I started running, since my feeling on the sport was something like this: “Running, yeah I’ll run if it’s from the police, but even then, after 5 minutes I’ll just stop and pay the fine!” You can listen to my first podcast to hear about how I got started, but know this: Now that I’ve seen the light, I aim to make running a part of my life for as long as possible. Like many of you with families, the prospect of living a long time to see them grow is important for me. Additionally, I find running provides balance in life for me… a time to de-stress, and meditate. And believe me, with 2 young ones at home this time spent running in solitude is very valueable! Finally, I see how running and staying fit improve my diabetic control - which goes back to point #1, living a long healty life.

If I can do it, anyone can… and I encourage you to find life’s cure for whatever ails you… and then share it with us. It’s not so much that misery loves company, but rather that we can all feel a little inspired by others doing great things, and this helps motivate us all to keep going the distance.

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Jamie's Blog

2008 Diabetic Runner Challenge

Posted on December 18, 2007 at 3:13pm 0 Comments

I've created an online running challenge to help spread awareness of diabetes and the UN's World Diabetes Day. If you are a runner looking to challenge yourself next year, please consider signing up:





http://YES.DiabeticRunner.com











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My blogging...

Posted on December 12, 2007 at 4:17pm 0 Comments

Hey everyone,



First of all, thanks so much for making this community so valuable through sharing your experiences and insights.



Aside from posts here, I keep a regular blog on my own (diabetes and running focused). If you are interested, you can find it here: DiabeticRunner.com



Cheers,



Jamie, The Diabetic Runner



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At 3:49am on February 7, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAMIE!!
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 :)
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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!
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At 4:02pm on February 7, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Jamie...
Best Wishes NOW...and for the rest of the year!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 5:26am on February 7, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Jamie. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
Come back and see us.

At 10:22am on February 7, 2011, Doris D said…
Happy Birthday my friend! Make the most out of your special day!!!!!!!!
At 2:53pm on March 10, 2010, Patti Burns said…
Hi Jamie! Hope all is well.
At 7:41am on February 6, 2010, Linda G said…
Best Wishes on your Special Day Jamie! You...are an inspiration!

At 6:57pm on October 30, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
At 5:37pm on September 8, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Hi, Jamie! Hope you had a great Labor Day! Patti
At 10:58pm on July 6, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Hi Jamie, Just writing to say that I hope all is well with you. Keep up the great work you are doing. Keep the spirit alive. Patti
At 11:03am on May 6, 2009, Margaret said…
Hi Jaime,

I am also a member of this group and a Type 1 Diabetic. I thought you might be interested in meeting other Type 1s and wanted to let you know that I am the organizer of a meetup group called G.A.T.E.-Gastroparesis And Type1 Diabetes Exchange.

It is for Type 1s as well as for those with Gastroparesis and their caregivers. You can have either condition separately and don't need to have both to join. It is a support and activities group for people with similar conditions to interact, network, participate in discussions, ask questions, share experiences, or to vent frustrations. I will also have guest speakers periodically.

This is a new group that will meet in Union City on the third Sunday of each month starting May 17. If you would like to learn more, please check us out

G.A.T.E. website:
http://www.meetup.com/Type1Diabetes-GP-SupportGroup/

I hope you will consider joining us for a future meeting.

Thanks,
Margaret
 
 
 

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