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StacyA replied to JenKon03's discussion 'How to know when the honeymoon is over?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"We have only been doing this about 7 months and while Im not sure Ryans honeymoon is completely over, I dont think he produces insulin all the time. A month after dx Ryan was able to come off of all insulin (meal and lantus) This lasted 3 weeks and…"
Apr 3, 2013
Type1Mom replied to JenKon03's discussion 'How to know when the honeymoon is over?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"I decided the honeymoon was over when my daughter tested positive for ketones. She continued to produce insulin for about a year post diagnosis(age 11), and then the numbers started to climb. In the beginning, ketones were never an issue. When there…"
Mar 15, 2013
marnie replied to JenKon03's discussion 'How to know when the honeymoon is over?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi...I can just tell you my experience and maybe it will help..my daughter diagnosed Aug 2011..was 7.2 A1C...honeymooning and ONLY took Lantus 4 units, no meal coverage...about every 3 months since a change is needed. now, 1 1/2 years later, has…"
Mar 7, 2013
Sarah Howard replied to JenKon03's discussion 'How to know when the honeymoon is over?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Oh I think he's still honeymooning. It could be a gradual change over many years. I had great control for years then it just gradually got worse. My A1cs were in the 5s and now in the 7s but it was a gradual increase over a decade. My son never…"
Mar 7, 2013
JenKon03 added a discussion to the group parents of kids with Type 1

How to know when the honeymoon is over?

My son was diagnosed on Dec. 3, 2012 and was hard core honeymooning for awhile (meal Humalog ratios: 1:35, 1:25, 1:15, and 4u Lantus) but we've noticed his morning numbers have been slowly creeping up over the past two weeks (105-115ish) and his lunch numbers have been in the high 100s. Most other numbers have been in the mid 100s, which has been normal.I'm wondering if these higher morning and lunch numbers might signify the end of his honeymoon. How did you know when your child's honeymoon…See More
Mar 6, 2013

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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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New DMom looking to connect with other DMoms
Date diagnosed
December 3, 2012
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At 6:00pm on January 22, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Jen, You will find many parents of type 1 children here. 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.

I was going to recommend that you visit this group but I see you've already found it. group.http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/parentsofkidswithtype1

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 5:06pm on January 22, 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 4:22pm on January 22, 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 1:40pm on January 22, 2013, 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 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:
There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes".
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 1:28pm on January 22, 2013, Marie B said…

hi there and welcome to TuDiabetes! Here's a nice page with some resources about who we are, and some common FAQs


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

please join the group called "Oh Baby!"




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