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Type 1 geographic hot spots?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leo2 Jun 29, 2010. 4 Replies

I grew up in a town in Long Island, NY. I developed Type 1 in the late 1960's as a teenager. No one else in my immediate or extended family has had it. I have recently discovered that one of my good…Continue


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#MedicareCoverCGM: panel discussion at TuDiabetes homepage

August 26, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
Aug 26
John H replied to Joern's discussion 'Changing the flat batteries of a dead Dexcom G4 transmitter (Instruction)' in the group Dexcom Users
"I am having trouble understanding the fairly poor automatic Google translation. I have an American friend who has been working in Germany for a few years. I have asked him to try translating it. If he succeeds, I will post it here. For example,…"
Aug 19
John H replied to Joern's discussion 'Reactivate a dead transmitter by replacing the batteries' in the group Dexcom Users
Jul 24
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Live Interview with Doug Baum, making better glucagon with Xeris Pharmaceuticals at TuDiabetes homepage

June 16, 2014 from 2pm to 3pm
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Live interview with Gary Scheiner, CDE at TuDiabetes homepage

May 28, 2014 from 9pm to 10pm
9-10am PT12-1pm ET5-6pm GMT Bring your toughest diabetes questions!!  Gary is up for a challenge.Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist.  He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Diabetes Exercise & Sports Association, American Diabetes Association, and Setebaid diabetes…See More
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John H commented on Emily Coles's video

CGM and Medicare: Why Can't We Use It?

"There has been a bill submitted by Carol Shea-Porter (NH) that would compel medicare to cover CGM's. You can track the bill at Last I looked there were 7 cosponsors. All are democrats which is a…"
Apr 28
John H replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'A Little Unscientific G4 Research' in the group Dexcom Users
"Well, here's the update. It is now day 18 and I will need to change out. I am getting totally wild readings on the CGM (both receivers) compared to finger sticks. They were more accurate yesterday. So my 2 week limit on sensors may be related…"
Apr 18
John H replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'A Little Unscientific G4 Research' in the group Dexcom Users
"Last year I was getting around 3 weeks per G4 sensor. Sometimes 4 weeks. Because of this, I still have quite an inventory of Sensors. My transmitter failed in Nov 2013. I did not get a warning, just ongoing horrid results. I got my entire system…"
Apr 10
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Mar 11
John H replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'Abbott discontinues FreeStyle Navigator CGM in the U.S.'
"If you are dialing a US 888 number from UK, it won't work. That's a phone system thing. I just dialed it from Boston, and the robot was asking me about the Insulix recall. I hung up before I got too far. It's surprising that…"
Feb 13
John H replied to Avi e's discussion 'Navigator - rumers & facts and all the rest' in the group Continuous Glucose Monitor Users
"Here's what Abbott said when they discontinued the Navigator in the US. (Augu 31, 2011) As you may be aware, Abbott Diabetes Care has been experiencing a supply interruption in the United States with the FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose…"
Feb 7
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Starting the New Year with Gary Scheiner, CDE at TuDiabetes homepage

January 9, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
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Jan 9
John H replied to Scott A's discussion 'Has anyone tried taking an expired transmitter or receiver apart?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have a dead transmitter. Well, a not quite dead transmitter, but it produces horrible results. Dexcom told me it was a low battery and I am getting a replacement. Hopefully there will be advice soon on how to dissect it. In the meantime I will…"
Dec 30, 2013
Franco replied to John H's discussion 'Freestyle navigator Let's complain' in the group Freestyle Navigator Users
"Hi Secret Squirrel, I think the only way to get a Navigator is to get one out of Europe. I looked into getting one through an acquaintance who lived in the UK but the cost was prohibitive for me. I also have a neighbor who is an MD and was traveling…"
Dec 15, 2013
John H replied to Marcelo's discussion 'How to get a new or used Freestyle Navigator Transmitter'
"Assuming you are in the USA, you need to find a country that uses mg/dl (like the US) as opposed to mmol/l like the UK. I think Israel and France use the US system. Germany I am not sure. They have software for both measurement systems. Here are the…"
Dec 12, 2013

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At 11:50am on June 9, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you John.....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 10:40am on June 9, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 6:32am on June 9, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 7:59pm on July 20, 2011, Linda G said… member "lucky loser" was overlooked!!! (second row from the bottom, next to Denise Callender, on the first page)
At 8:11pm on June 9, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings John.....
Hope you had the best of times on your Special Day!
How's everything coming along? Any questions or comments?
At 3:42am on June 9, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,John. I wish for you a most wonderful day.
I lived in Lexington 65 years and was an Educator in Arlington. Often went to Filenes in Belmont. Have a great birthday. Reed
At 3:25am on June 9, 2010, Pauly said…
Happy Birthday John. Enjoy your day!

At 2:19pm on December 19, 2009, Kristin said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes John! Glad that you joined our community!

Check out the Forum where you can search old discussions or start a new one! And our groups where you can find members that you have something in common with!

When you get a chance, add a photo of yourself or something related to you-- it helps us recognize you in discussions!
At 7:36am on December 17, 2009, Doris D said…
Welcome to our growing family John! I took TYpe 1 in 1973 so we can trade war stories huh?
At 9:08am on December 16, 2009, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!



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