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JoyChaos replied to JoyChaos's discussion 'jsut have some questions' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
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Kasey replied to JoyChaos's discussion 'jsut have some questions' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I also did not have any trouble getting pregnant. My endocrinologist insisted on an a1c below 6.5 prior to pregnancy though. Good luck!"
Dec 26, 2012
Megan Ritter replied to JoyChaos's discussion 'jsut have some questions' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I second Amanda's recommendation of that book! I think the main things are related to what your endo thinks is important since that varies, and then we also had a consult with the OBGYN to see what his expectations were. I will say that even…"
Dec 19, 2012
Diana replied to JoyChaos's discussion 'jsut have some questions' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi Joy, I haven't been on in a while since I've been busy going to lots of doctors appointments. I am 38 weeks pregnant and nearing the end :) It did not take long for me to get pregnant. I got pregnant the first month my husband got back…"
Nov 29, 2012
abcpav replied to JoyChaos's discussion 'jsut have some questions' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi Joy, Actually, my DH and I got pregnant in the first month of trying... so it was actually easy to actually GET pregnant, lucky us! The hard part for me was getting ready to start trying. My A1C's had been hovering around 7.0-7.3 for years…"
Nov 16, 2012
JoyChaos replied to JoyChaos's discussion 'jsut have some questions' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"wow not a single reply..."
Nov 16, 2012
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jsut have some questions

Well I am newish to the site and I was wondering how hard/easy is it to get pregnant with type one diabetes. I know my boyfriend and I are getting married someday and hes made it clear he wants 2 kids...What kind of precautions do i need to take to start the process of getting ready and what not?what kind of medical insurance do you have? how much?See More
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A group for those of us who are hoping, wishing, praying, wanting to be pregnant one day. A source of pregnancy web links, helpful tips. frustration, support, happy thoughts, etc.See More
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"i like insets...and something called contact detach by animas. i like cleos well LOVE them."
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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?
Getting advice
Date diagnosed
December 3, 2006
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Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
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At 1:40pm on April 9, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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At 2:07am on April 9, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 6:39pm on April 8, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home Joy...
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:
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 4:40pm on April 8, 2012, catlover said…

HI JoyChaos- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 4:23pm on April 8, 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!!!




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