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Jorge commented on Sara's group 'Athletic Diabetics'
"I am a T1 and have been using the OmniPod for almost a year. I play Underwater Hockey several times a week. This is a sport played fully underwater with fins & snorkel pushing the puck while at 7 ft depth, there is plenty of contact and so I…"
Sep 3, 2013
Jorge replied to Budababe's discussion 'Recovered >29 units of Insulin via syringe: now what do I do?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have only reused insulin on pods that fail on priming or for whatever reason are torn from the location within a few hours of applying. I would say that the sound advice would be to never reuse insulin after the 80 hr period, as it would pose the…"
Sep 3, 2013
Jorge replied to Black Llama's discussion 'First day blues' in the group OmniPod Users
"Different people will react differently to the initial Omni setup. I believe they (technicans that give you the initial training) calculate the total amout of insulin you are using daily, reduce it by a factor (.85 or 85% in my case) and then halve…"
Nov 27, 2012
Jorge commented on Mathew's group 'OmniPod Users'
"A discussion I wrote yesterday has disappeared. Since I am new to these forums, would anyone please point me to the place where group/forum-posting rules are posted so that I may prevent future threads to be removed? (assuming that is what happened…"
Oct 23, 2012
Jorge and Allie Beatty are now friends
Oct 22, 2012
Allie Beatty replied to Jorge's discussion 'Wearing the Omnipod in water sports.' in the group OmniPod Users
"First of all, Jorge, Underwater Hockey is AWESOME!! You're like a human fist for holding your breath through the intensity the sport!! WOW! Secondly, I have no tricks for contact water sports with the Omnipod but your ACE bandage and duct tape…"
Oct 22, 2012
jla replied to Jorge's discussion 'Wearing the Omnipod in water sports.' in the group OmniPod Users
"At 67 I'm giving up ice hockey as a result of a broken hip incurred during a game. UWH sounds like a real challenge. It seems to me that you've pretty well figured out how to keep the pod on with the ace bandage. You might check out a…"
Oct 22, 2012
TmoeZ replied to Jorge's discussion 'Wearing the Omnipod in water sports.' in the group OmniPod Users
"I certainly have not had a sport that put me in the water for as long as you but I do coach a football team and am always throwing the ball during practices. The ace bandage is a great trick. I use one on even when the pod is on my throwing arm and…"
Oct 22, 2012
Jorge replied to Daniel W's discussion 'Omnipod Arm Site Problems' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have encountered similar problems with the arm location with regard to bumping things, it has forced me to be more aware of the pod. On the other hand, this turned out to be the ideal location for me when practicing Underwater Hockey so I am happy…"
Oct 22, 2012
Jorge added a discussion to the group OmniPod Users

Wearing the Omnipod in water sports.

I have been using the Omnipod for two weeks now. One of the main reasons for me to choose the Omnipod was the water-proof feature. I practice Underwater Hockey (wikipedia, pictures), and…See More
Oct 22, 2012
catlover left a comment for Jorge
"Hi Jorge- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community."
Oct 20, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Jorge
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Jorge... 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.…"
Oct 18, 2012
Jorge joined Regge's group

Pumping Our Insulin

Group for those that are pumping. Come and exchange tips on using your pump. Discuss the differences of the different types of pumps out on the market, infusion sets and pump accessories.See More
Oct 18, 2012
Jorge joined Bill's group

Hypoglycemic Experiences

This group is to talk about experiences with hypoglycemic events. At the very least, they are embarrassing. Whether in general or a specific time, you can ask for advice, vent or just talk about what happened among people who understand.See More
Oct 18, 2012
Jorge joined Holger Schmeken's group

Carb Counting by Example

Correct carb counting is very important. The members of this group can present pictures of their meals and the estimated carb counts. This way we can improve our judgement and learn to overcome common mistakes by sharing our experiences.
Oct 18, 2012
Jorge joined Carl Edholm's group

Natural Supplements

Share your thoughts on natural supplements that have helped you in your battle against diabetes.
Oct 18, 2012

Profile Information

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?
Learning from other people's experiences, sharing my own
Date diagnosed
May 1, 1996
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Tell us more about you (optional)
I am a researcher in physics, father of two (and one more in the oven), I am active and regularly participate in Underwater Hockey practices and tournaments.

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At 12:49pm on October 20, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Jorge- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community.

At 3:23pm on October 18, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Jorge...
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, 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:
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 5:28am on October 18, 2012, 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 3:00am on October 18, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!! Please enjoy it here with us!!!
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