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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 Joern's discussion 'Changing the flat batteries of a dead Dexcom G4 transmitter (Instruction)' in the group Dexcom Users
"Fixed now"
5 hours ago
John H replied to Joern's discussion 'Changing the flat batteries of a dead Dexcom G4 transmitter (Instruction)' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have the tools in hand, too. I am just waiting to have enough time. Please report your success and any issues you may have along the way."
5 hours ago
John H replied to Joern's discussion 'Changing the flat batteries of a dead Dexcom G4 transmitter (Instruction)' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thanks for doing this. The Amazon link to the epoxy is not right. Goes to a flat diamond needle file."
Saturday
John H replied to Scott A's discussion 'Has anyone tried taking an expired transmitter or receiver apart?' in the group Dexcom Users
"There is also a Microsoft translation of the German instructions. It seems to be a little better than Google's, but I did not read the whole…"
Sep 11
John H replied to Scott A's discussion 'Has anyone tried taking an expired transmitter or receiver apart?' in the group Dexcom Users
"If you do find the video please post a link here. Please post your video when you are successful. Also, there is another thread on tudiabetes with the title "Reactivate a dead transmitter by replacing the batteries" There, Joern has posted…"
Sep 11
John H might attend Emily Coles's event
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#MedicareCoverCGM: panel discussion at TuDiabetes homepage

August 26, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording!Learn about the issue.  And if you feel inclined, please sign this petition.Merle Gleeson, founder of …See More
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
John H is attending Emily Coles's event
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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
1pm PT (4pm ET, 9pm GMT)What time is this where you are?How to watch this live event Check out what Xeris Pharmaceuticals is working on!  And their…See More
Jun 16
John H might attend Emily Coles's event
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Live interview with Gary Scheiner, CDE at TuDiabetes homepage

May 28, 2014 from 9pm to 10pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording! 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…See More
May 24
John H commented on Emily Coles's video
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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 https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr3710 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
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

Profile Information

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
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Data source
Date diagnosed
October 15, 1964
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.5
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
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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