Jen G
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Jen G joined Lauren's group

Diabetic Dancers!

Are you a diabetic dancer? Then this is the group for you! Doesn't matter what kind of dance- ballet, tap, jazz, modern... every dancer is welcome here!
Apr 8, 2013
Megan Ritter replied to Jen G's discussion 'If you are already insulin resistant?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I'm so glad to hear about your carb ratios!! I'm in a similar boat and had an across the board 1:5 ratio before my pregnancy. I did have a 1:1 ratio by the third trimester. The biggest thing for me (and I was on a pump) was to start giving…"
Jan 18, 2013
Jen G replied to Jen G's discussion 'If you are already insulin resistant?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Thanks. I have a Paradigm, so it's older. I want to see, since I'm on a new insurance plan, if they'll let me change to a more updated version. (Because I really should be on a 1:4.5 at lunch...) I know I can just do things manually,…"
Jan 17, 2013
Kristin replied to Jen G's discussion 'If you are already insulin resistant?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I just checked and my Medtronic Veo pump allows 1:1 ratio (also can be increased by 0.1 units -- so 1:1.2, 1:1.3 is possible). But I did what Lizzi suggested and actually just entered bolus amounts, as I was eating the same number of carbs each meal."
Jan 17, 2013
lizzistardust replied to Jen G's discussion 'If you are already insulin resistant?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"You might run into a problem of an I:C you're not able to enter into your pump (mine, an animas ping, doesn't seem to go larger than 1:2). But it's NOT actually a problem mathematically. You could do the math yourself and then…"
Jan 17, 2013
Kristin replied to Jen G's discussion 'If you are already insulin resistant?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Even if your insulin needs go up by 4 times, then you would use a 1:1 carb ratio (which I think is possible). Some of us give large boluses by injection during pregnancy as the absorption can be better. So that would be an option too. I had to eat…"
Jan 16, 2013
Jen G posted a status
"Finally figured out how to change my blog layout!"
Jan 16, 2013
Jen G added a discussion to the group Oh! BABY!!!

If you are already insulin resistant?

Always hear stories about insulin resistance during pregnancy. Was curious if anyone was already pumping large doses of insulin before they became pregnant and what you did if "doubling" and "tripling" your carb ratios wasn't technologically possible. What did you do?My story: I'm TTC. Been working with my endo and CDE to get my sugars under better control so I can get the "green light" to drop off my pills. I'm at a 6.3% A1C, but a lot of those are lows. Over the course of about 2.5 months,…See More
Jan 16, 2013
Jen G replied to Katrina Schindler's discussion 'Recommendations for a Good Endo for Type I's in San Francisco?' in the group US - Northern California Diabetes
"I used to see one in San Francisco when I was a child/in pediatrics. Her name is Dr. Nancy Bohannon. Looks like she works at both St. Lukes and Sutter."
Nov 29, 2012
Jen G joined Manny Hernandez's group

US - Northern California Diabetes

If you live in California, north of San Luis Obispo, Kern or San Bernardino and you are touched by diabetes, this group is for you.
Nov 29, 2012
Jen G joined Caoilte Pickle's group

We want real food!

For all those diabetics who are tired of tasteless, drab and generally unappealing recipes aimed at us. I'm taking a stand--who wants to join me? Post your healthy, but TASTY recipes that you love!
Nov 29, 2012
Jen G replied to Dkinsey's discussion 'What should your A1C levels be when you are thinking of getting pregnant?' in the group Diabetes and Women
"My hospital's norm is 5.6%, but accepts 6.0%. I just got mine down from 7.0 to 6.3 in two months. Lots and lots of testing and a number of nasty lows as side affects. But seeing a lot less numbers over 200, which is a nice change."
Nov 29, 2012
Jen G joined amy mercer's group

Diabetes and Women

A group for women living with diabetes who want to share stories and ask questions about women's health issues: pregnancy, infertility, menustration etc.etc.
Nov 29, 2012
Jen G joined Manny Hernandez's group

Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of the Medtronic Minimed Paradigm insulin pump.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin…See More
Nov 29, 2012
Jen G joined Robert Yancey's group

Type1 for 30 Plus Years

For those who've had Type 1 diabetes for a long time. I don't really care how long. Just long.
Nov 29, 2012
Jen G posted a status
"Oh man... what is this place? It's like MySpace for Ds..."
Nov 28, 2012

Profile Information

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?
Community and support from other T1s trying to conceive children
Date diagnosed
October 3, 1982
Type of treatment/devices you use
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Paradim
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At 9:53am on November 28, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Jen, welcome! please join this group

we've had many many happy moms with type1 here.

At 12:52am on November 28, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 6:49pm on November 27, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Jen...
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 a look at the group..."Oh Baby".
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!

At 12:13pm on November 27, 2012, 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!!!




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