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Jon's Discussions

Test Strips

Started this discussion. Last reply by peruvianpasohi Aug 31, 2013. 7 Replies


Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Gilbert Jun 24, 2010. 4 Replies

Rash and dry skin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Helmut Jun 2, 2010. 1 Reply

Navigator CGM

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bradford Apr 15, 2010. 5 Replies

Double Bolus

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jasmine Feb 16, 2010. 5 Replies


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Jon liked Emily Coles's video
May 9, 2014
Jon joined Jigga's group

Tandem T:Slim Users

New insulin pump from Tandem, the T:Slim touch screen insulin pump. Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for…See More
May 9, 2014
Jon replied to SherryAnn's discussion 'Updates on Medicare Coverage of OmniPod?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I am going on medicare in April. I spoke to Insulet regarding any supplemental plans that would maybe cover the omnipod. Doesn't look good, and after 6 years on the omnipod I will have to come off it. Is anyone aware of a way I can avoid…"
Feb 4, 2014
peruvianpasohi replied to Jon's discussion 'Test Strips'
"Cherise: both lite and regular have butterflies, along with the little <> on the sides of the strip.. the old no longer manufactured do not."
Aug 31, 2013
Tybirdtybird replied to Jon's discussion 'Test Strips'
"If you still have any left please let me know."
Aug 18, 2013
Mocha replied to Jon's discussion 'Test Strips'
"That would be fabulous! please send me an email, so I can pay for shipping! Thanks!"
Jun 27, 2013
shelly replied to Jon's discussion 'Test Strips'
"if you stell hav them let me know please thanks"
Dec 9, 2012
Gerri replied to Jon's discussion 'Test Strips'
"Insulin for Life is a wonderful non-profit. They'd be happy to distribute your donation to someone in need."
Mar 14, 2012
Jon and Cabaretro- The Diabetic Dancer are now friends
Mar 13, 2012
Jon replied to Jon's discussion 'Test Strips'
"Unless you want to send a donation to a diabetes organization."
Mar 13, 2012
Jon posted a discussion

Test Strips

I have approx 1,200 freestyle test strips that refuse to work in my omnipod. Unopened boxes anyone? Price is $0.See More
Mar 13, 2012
Jon and Rinku are now friends
Feb 27, 2012
Emily B replied to Jon's discussion 'Tired of Diabetes. What are you tired of?'
"Welcome, ThisLifeILead, I wish daily that my son wasn't landed with this horrible disease, at only 2 years, its felt like so much more, its relentless. Gary, if I may speak for you, his T1 tortures him, I hope he gets first on the list for a…"
Feb 3, 2012
Gary replied to Jon's discussion 'Tired of Diabetes. What are you tired of?'
"Why do you care what people think? If your at peace with it F** them. I for one despise every waking breathing of this disease. I am literally a modern day Jeckyll and Hyde from it. Pancreas in a vial is not even close to the real thing. If you…"
Feb 3, 2012
ThisLifeILead replied to Jon's discussion 'Tired of Diabetes. What are you tired of?'
"This is my first post here @ Tu. your post was the reason i signed up and i agree with you 100%. I wish we could just turn it off or not have to worry about our sugars for one day.It was my 20 year anniversary for having type 1 and im only 27 years…"
Feb 3, 2012
Pamaloo and Jon are now friends
Aug 14, 2011
Jon replied to seauton's discussion 'Public testing/iinjecting'
"Do what you think is most comfortable for you. This is life. I personally stopped running to the bathroom in 2004 because I no longer cared who knew I had diabetes. I had hidden it for years. I do not throw it out there, but I refuse to hid the…"
Jul 1, 2011
Amber left a comment for Jon
"thanks for the friend add! hope you are well :D - A"
May 1, 2011
Jon replied to Fabiana Couto's discussion 'The Connection Between Lack of Sleep and Diabetes'
"Fabi I feel like crap when I don't sleep well and my BS is out of control. Take care young lady...looks like my plan to CA got delayed, but not because of me. I was ready."
Feb 24, 2011
Jon updated their profile
Feb 17, 2011

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Friends, support and education
Date diagnosed
July 15, 1989
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.9 it's came down from 9.2
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?

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At 5:58pm on May 1, 2011, Amber said…
thanks for the friend add! hope you are well :D
- A
At 7:23am on September 26, 2010, Miss positive said…
Hi Jon,

Hope your doing fine!!
Thursday big test english, keep your fingers crossed!!
At 12:11pm on September 12, 2010, Tina said…
Thanks for the add! :) Like meeting new people so I hope you are right :)
At 8:05pm on September 6, 2010, Trish said…
OK Jon where have you been? Don't make all of us here worry about you! I'm praying your ok and just out enjoying your life and family.
At 3:50am on June 11, 2010, Vickie said…
Hi John, Thanks for the friend request. I chose the OmniPod. Been Podding for about a month now and it's so liberating I can't believe I didn't change sooner. I love it! Vickie
At 4:12pm on May 28, 2010, Heather Clarke said…
Why hello there Dad. Enjoy the 3-day weekend :) You are off Mon, right?? love ya
At 11:22pm on May 10, 2010, Robyn said…
Great new photos!
At 5:46pm on April 23, 2010, Heather Clarke said…
Hellllloooo lovee ya!!!!!!
At 9:15am on April 9, 2010, Robyn said…
Have a great weekend....maybe golf? And a good steak dinner and beer. :)
At 2:49pm on April 8, 2010, Robyn said…
Golf? Masters? Oh, yes. I hope that you have a beer in your hand as well. Hope all is well with you. Sunshine in good old California. :)



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