Jelly Bean
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ladybell89 replied to Jelly Bean's discussion 'When to tell work?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I told my work at 4 weeks and explained to them that since it's a high risk pregnancy I needed lots of days for appointments. They were very supportive and we agreed to a permenant schedule change so I could have one day a week to see all the…"
Sep 28, 2013
Jelly Bean and Scott K. Johnson are now friends
Sep 27, 2013
Jelly Bean joined Scott K. Johnson's group


A group for those using (or curious about) mySugr.See More
Sep 27, 2013
Jelly Bean updated their profile
Jul 24, 2013
ladybell89 replied to Jelly Bean's discussion 'Early pregnancy symptoms' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hmm it's hard to say, To be honest with you the only symptoms I had was a dramatic increase in blood sugars and insulin needs, far more then normal for the week before my period but it didn't go back down again. I had no spotting, and for…"
May 26, 2013
Suzan replied to Jelly Bean's discussion 'Should I wait until my 7+ dies before upgrading to the G4?' in the group Dexcom Users
May 16, 2013
julez_79 and Jelly Bean are now friends
May 9, 2013
Jelly Bean liked julez_79's discussion Today I am a Diabetes Queen
May 6, 2013
Jelly Bean replied to Jelly Bean's discussion 'Should I wait until my 7+ dies before upgrading to the G4?' in the group Dexcom Users
Apr 29, 2013
Jelly Bean and jm are now friends
Apr 29, 2013
Don replied to Jelly Bean's discussion 'Should I wait until my 7+ dies before upgrading to the G4?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I agree with all above, I would upgrade to G4 to avoid having unused sensors. 2 yrs, 20 months on one transmitter is amazing."
Apr 29, 2013
Korrie replied to Jelly Bean's discussion 'Should I wait until my 7+ dies before upgrading to the G4?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I am not familiar with UK policies, my 7+ was just going along like normal and no warning, it dies. It was 1 year almost 8 months old. So if you are over 2 years, you are doing good! Of course, I had just ordered a new 4 pack of sensors, had one…"
Apr 28, 2013
Brad Ringer replied to Jelly Bean's discussion 'Should I wait until my 7+ dies before upgrading to the G4?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I'm in the states, and my insurance covered my upgrade to G4 from System 7. I think there was an upgrade discount in the states for customers who had recently purchased the system 7. I have heard (not from Dexcom) that the system 7 is being…"
Apr 28, 2013
Jelly Bean added a discussion to the group Dexcom Users

Should I wait until my 7+ dies before upgrading to the G4?

Hi, I've been using the Dexcom 7+ for 2 years and 2 months now. I've just inserted a sensor and have one left after this. I normally get about 2 weeks out of each sensor, and I'm not having any major issues with accuracy/range. I understand that the average life of the transmitter is only about 2 years - should i go ahead and upgrade to the G4 or is it worth waiting for the 7+ to die? Does anyone happen to know if there is an upgrade discount in the UK?Thanks!See More
Apr 28, 2013
Scott Wilkins replied to Jelly Bean's discussion 'Omnipod correction doses as percentage of total bolus' in the group OmniPod Users
"The Omnipod system does have multiple basal ability, which is nice. I've got a few setup for different scenarios like heavy workout days, or relaxation days, etc etc. You shouldn't have to move too far from your normal set by your doctor.…"
Mar 18, 2013
barend replied to Jelly Bean's discussion 'Omnipod correction doses as percentage of total bolus' in the group OmniPod Users
"If you are still on the old pods you can use the copilot software, It's one of the standard report items."
Mar 17, 2013

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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?
ideas and advice
Date diagnosed
November 13, 1993
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?

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At 2:45pm on March 17, 2013, Linda G said…

Hey Jelly Bean....did you make your St Patrick's Day cupcakes?
Just in case you didn't get around to it....sending you one special delivery! Please don't lick your screen!

At 7:33am on March 17, 2013, brokenpole said…

It is a picture of a muzzle blast from a 12 pound Napoleon cannon...that would be black powder artillery.

At 6:54pm on March 12, 2013, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 4:44pm on March 12, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Jelly Bean, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions..

Here’s a place that might interest you.

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 11:11am on March 12, 2013, Marie B said…

hi Jelly Bean,welcome to TuDiabetes! let me know if you have any questions about our community.

At 6:26am on March 12, 2013, Stress said…

Welcome to a great site JB! Check out the Omnipod Group!!

At 3:14am on March 12, 2013, 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 11:45pm on March 11, 2013, 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.

At 10:11pm on March 11, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Jelly Bean!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
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!
Take care....and keep in touch!




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