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Edgepark Medical?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laddie Dec 13, 2012. 16 Replies

Hi Everyone!I'm sending a shout out to all here who have encountered Edgepark Medical and the usurious/overpricing of their diabetes supplies! OMG I have been beside myself ever since this afternoon…Continue

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Julie Ann h is attending Emily Coles's event

Live interview: Joshua Levy "Map to a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes" at TuDiabetes homepage

November 11, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording! Joshua Levy is a Bay Area native who works as a software engineer.  His daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 18 months, and is now 13 years old.  Joshua has been blogging for many years about potential cures for T1D, at Current…See More
Nov 13, 2014
Julie Ann h commented on Diabetic Dad's blog post 'An interesting take on Robin Williams's death'
"Hi D Dad, I always felt the same about Robin Williams. Robin Williams was someone a lot of people could relate to - possibly because we all could see that fragility, that genuine vulnerability in those moments after the laugh. There was an honesty,…"
Aug 18, 2014
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Aug 18, 2014
Julie Ann h and FHS are now friends
May 25, 2014
Julie Ann h replied to Kiwikrystie's discussion 'Thoughts on Dr Berstein's book?'
"I lost a friend recently to low blood sugar (T1). Hear hear Melitta."
May 22, 2014
Julie Ann h replied to Kiwikrystie's discussion 'Thoughts on Dr Berstein's book?'
"In all fairness, Judith did state right away that she is T2. Maybe the forums should show the person's name followed by what type of/relationship to/connection with diabetes is. I mean that sincerely. Overall I think Jag1's responses are…"
May 22, 2014
Julie Ann h replied to Kiwikrystie's discussion 'Thoughts on Dr Berstein's book?'
"I support your position on this FHS, and I share your views. I would like to be friends because your statements interest me."
May 22, 2014
Julie Ann h replied to Kiwikrystie's discussion 'Thoughts on Dr Berstein's book?'
"Hi Judith, I'm glad it works for you. I would love to hear from some of your many T1 friends for whom Dr. B's approach is working. I've read at least two other T1s saying it worked for them, but I am wondering what their overall…"
May 22, 2014
Julie Ann h replied to sdkate's discussion 'Recovery from Low Blood sugars'
"I have no idea how that is possible either. Fortunately, and what a relief, you received a message that her sugars were in a non-life-threatening range after what must have been a very alarming phone call for you to receive! You handled the…"
Mar 28, 2014
Julie Ann h posted a status
"30 years of climbing for me today!* My fellow Type 1 metaphorical Mountain Climbers: I am right here climbing with you. - wow - 30 YEARS!"
Jan 23, 2014
Julie Ann h posted a status
"*30 years of climbing for me today!* My fellow Type 1 metaphorical Mountain Climbers: I am right here climbing with you. - wow - 30 YEARS!"
Jan 21, 2014
Julie Ann h replied to GrumpyChick's discussion 't:slim... little problems' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Hi Grumpychick, Pixel problem - you should be able to get a replacement. You can call the company (Tandem) and explain your situation. See what they say! You are better taking your replacement concerns directly to the pump company than you are…"
Jan 21, 2014
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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
Aug 21, 2013
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Diabetes Hope Conference at

May 21, 2013 from 11am to 1pm
While there is no known cure for diabetes, that doesn't mean the diagnosis is hopeless. Join us on May 21 at 11am Central Time, when we convene panelists from the medical, blogger and diabetes community worlds to engage in frank and honest discussions about diabetes. Through the magic of Google Hangouts, we'll live stream both virtual panels and take questions live from the audience via Twitter and the hashtag #dHopeConf. You won't want to miss the first annual …See More
May 20, 2013
Julie Ann h posted a status
"Accentuate the positive ... that is my thought train today. I savor the days I feel truly happy!"
May 20, 2013
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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January 21, 1984
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PDX Diabetes Expo Feb. 11, 2012

Posted on January 16, 2012 at 4:47pm 5 Comments

Portland Diabetes Expo is February 11th! I'm planning to be there to walk around & take it all in.

Please let me know if you are going too & would like to meet for a simultaneous glucose test! (just kidding!)

Truly, if any of you would like to say hi, I'd love to see you again or meet you. Jason, Virgil, & I met each other there 2 years ago! It really was fun & rewarding in a weird way. You won't know if you don't go!

Julie Ann

Latest A1C - today

Posted on January 27, 2010 at 7:30pm 4 Comments

Before I start my One Touch Ping ezmanager system that arrived today, I "weighed in" at 6.9 on my A1C's today. My doc is happy and so am I and I'm excited to have the Ping ezmanager system to use as a tool to give me critical info so I can maker that number even lower! I'm ready to micro manage (even more than I already do)!

Today is a special day

Posted on January 21, 2010 at 9:53pm 6 Comments

Today I celebrate 26 years living with Type 1 diabetes. 26 years!!! I remember being 18 & saying, "Man, I can't believe I've had diabetes for 3 years already!" That seems like last year.

Time flies & I am so fortunate to be happy & healthy after many finger pricks, needles, infusion sets, highs, lows, ups & downs, airport security checks, & a host of other challenges! Here's to me & to all of you touched by diabetes.

We are special people indeed!

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At 7:17pm on September 29, 2011, Linda G said…
You're welcome Julie!
At 10:41am on August 9, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Julie have such a GREAT attitude ♥ Thank you!!!
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 5:50am on August 9, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Julie. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 1:15am on August 9, 2011, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Julie Ann!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 12:59pm on August 23, 2010, Osob said…
Hi Julie!
Thank you for dropping by my page its lovely of you and to leave me a message makes me even more happy.Thank you about the A1C just sometimes the doctors make me feel a bit down about my hardwork when they say your good a1c could be due to the amount hypos but thank you a million.
Congratulations on your dentist appointment little things do make us happy and we deserve it.
Best wishes dear friend keep being strong and fighting the diabetes.
At 7:08pm on August 9, 2010, Linda G said…
Just stopping by to say....Best Wishes, and hope you had a great time on your Special Day Julie Ann!

At 6:55am on June 11, 2010, Jen said…
Hi Julie! Thanks so much for the befriending. It's nice to know we're not in this alone, isn't it? Have a great day!
At 9:14pm on June 5, 2010, The Diabetic Welfare Queen said…
Hey Julie! :))) Nice to hear from ya... Yeah, I'm managing best I can, as I don't have a job yet, and not many strips... but I've lost 70 lbs, and feel pretty good. :) Now it's time to find new clothes! :)
At 10:50am on May 28, 2010, Frank Kwiatkowski said…
Cool to see somebody close to the same length of longevity as I. I am wondering if you were diagnosed as a child and if you had the flu or chicken pox prior to diagnosis. Also, if you're a fan of guerilla art with diabetic themes, check out my photographs. I always appreciate feedback. Thanks,

At 7:57pm on May 4, 2010, Magic said…
Hi Julie Ann

Well Im glad to see that u r able to right... so I guess Im not the only one to feel the affcets of the years with Type 1 , as you say its tough when we get our boat rocked, I can go through months of fairly consistent readings and control,, and then the slightest of infections causing all types of issues, I hear whatr you are saying regarding pump maintenance versus injection therapy , and over all I do have pretty good control using Humalog and Nph, and in the near future implement some lantus to replace the old schoolm Nph insulin, I guess the grass isnt always greener on the other side... but you cant knock a diabetic for



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