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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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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…"
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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
Joern and John H are now friends
Mar 17
John H updated their profile
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
This event already occurred.  Watch it the recording here!How to watch a live event on TuDiabetes Bring your toughest diabetes questions!!  Gary is up for a challenge.Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump…See More
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
John H and Secret Squirrel are now friends
Dec 12, 2013
Secret Squirrel replied to John H's discussion 'Freestyle navigator Let's complain' in the group Freestyle Navigator Users
"The Freestyle Navigator is the only CGM that works for me. I added you as a friend. Would you be able to give me *some* advice on how to do something like this? I have a rare disease that causes dehydration and causes autoimmune autonomic…"
Dec 11, 2013
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Stump the Guru!! Conversation with Gary Scheiner, CDE at TuDiabetes homepage

November 26, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
1-2pm PSTWhat time is this where you are?How to watch a live event on TuDiabetes Bring your toughest diabetes questions!!  Gary is up for a challenge.Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and…See More
Nov 26, 2013
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Live Interview with Drs. Edward Damiano and Steven Russell, creators of the Bionic Pancreas at TuDiabetes homepage

October 31, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording!Drs. Damiano and Russell are part of a collaborative group from Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital working together to make automated blood glucose control a reality. Engineers from Boston University have developed a closed-loop artificial pancreas blood glucose control system that uses frequent measurements…See More
Oct 30, 2013
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Stump the Guru!! Conversation with Gary Scheiner, CDE at TuDiabetes homepage

September 12, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
1-2pm PSTWhat time is this where you are?How to watch a live event on TuDiabetes Bring your toughest diabetes questions!!  Gary is up for a challenge.Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and…See More
Sep 12, 2013
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Live Interview with Terry Gregg, President and CEO of Dexcom, Inc. at TuDiabetes homepage

April 11, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Watch it here! Terrance H. Gregg is CEO of Dexcom, Inc., first joining the Dexcom Board of Directors in 2005 and subsequently appointed President and CEO in 2007 and CEO in 2011.In 2002 he retired as President of Medtronic MiniMed, a world leader in diabetes management systems. He became President and Chief Operating Officer of MiniMed, Inc.…See More
Apr 11, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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Date diagnosed
October 15, 1964
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.5
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
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Asante Snap

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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…
Oops...new 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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