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My son and the signs..

Started this discussion. Last reply by christy Nov 17, 2011. 15 Replies

I come to you all, the experts for your thoughts/suggestions. As you know my mom had type 1 diabetes and I work for the UDOH Diabetes Prevention and Control Program so I know the signs and symptoms…Continue

 

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"Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Jen.... 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?"
Jan 15, 2012
christy replied to JenJ's discussion 'My son and the signs..'
"Sorry to hear about him having Celiac as well. That one is a hard one, but there are a lot of really good web sites out there. Good luck."
Nov 17, 2011
Kelly WPA replied to JenJ's discussion 'My son and the signs..'
"That is good. Sorry about the Celiacs though. There is a Facebook group called Gluten Freely (they have a website also) that people post recipes on. You can get a feel for what is good & what isn't. There is also a Celiacs group…"
Nov 17, 2011
JenJ replied to JenJ's discussion 'My son and the signs..'
"His BG were fine!!"
Nov 17, 2011
JenJ replied to JenJ's discussion 'My son and the signs..'
"Celiac disease however we are testing him for c-diff. The endoscopy picked up on a mild case of celiac. I talked to the specialist about c-diff and he said while my son doesn't have the symptoms that come with it (cramping, blood in stools)…"
Nov 17, 2011
christy replied to JenJ's discussion 'My son and the signs..'
"Hi, hoping everything went well with your son at his appointment."
Nov 13, 2011
Donna H left a comment for JenJ
"Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community."
Nov 11, 2011
JenJ posted a status
"We have done probiotics and steroids..."
Nov 10, 2011
christy replied to JenJ's discussion 'My son and the signs..'
"Yes the good probiotics can help as well. They may have samples at the doctors office you can try to see if you see any improvement using them. Never hurts to ask."
Nov 10, 2011
Gerri replied to JenJ's discussion 'My son and the signs..'
"If his intestinal flora has been effected by antibiotics (good chance!), yogurt won't help. Very little active in pasteurized yogurt, despite the marketing. Speak with his doctor about probiotic capsules. The good ones are expensive & worth…"
Nov 10, 2011
catlover left a comment for JenJ
"Hi JenJ- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here."
Nov 10, 2011
Sophia'smommyLori replied to JenJ's discussion 'My son and the signs..'
"Have you entered him in to the Trial Net study? www.diabetestrialnet.org Maybe this testing will put your mind at ease or at least let you know his potential risk."
Nov 10, 2011
christy replied to JenJ's discussion 'My son and the signs..'
"while C-diff certainly isn't plesant I really hope that turns out to be all it is. Ask your GI doctor to do some stool studies to test for it. Funny enough though, the fix is um...MORE antibiotics. But esp knowing more about the situation that…"
Nov 10, 2011

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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Connect with those that have loved and lost to type1diabetes
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I recently lost my mom who battled type 1 diabetes for 24 years. I work for the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program as the marketing coordinator. It is my goal and personal mission to raise awareness about diabetes amongst community members.

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At 12:30am on January 15, 2014, rick phillips said…

JenJ, 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 1:04am on January 15, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 3:32pm on January 15, 2012, Kitabparast said…

Happy birthday, JenJ! Hope you're having tons of fun!

At 8:34am on January 15, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 6:37am on January 15, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 6:17am on January 15, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Jen....
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?

At 3:51am on November 11, 2011, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.

At 11:44am on November 10, 2011, catlover said…

Hi JenJ- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 7:36am on November 10, 2011, Marie B said…

hi Jen, glad you joined! Do you have a meter to test your son's bg? I'm sorry for the loss of your mom. I've had it 44 years, and TuDiabetes has really changed my life. please join our Utah Group

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/utah

and let me know if you have any questions about the community.

At 1:40am on November 10, 2011, 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.

 
 
 

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