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dave commented on Karen's blog post 'Pod not sticking'
"Hi Karen, I also had this same problem, i have been using skin tac that i was able to get on amazon and this helped the problem. I am very active and since using skin tac i have had no issues with the peeling."
Nov 26, 2013
Karen posted a blog post

Pod not sticking

Hi friends, Is anyone having trouble with the edges of their Pod becoming 'unstuck' so the Pod lifts & causes the cannula to come out of your skin. We make sure the skin is prepped correctly but still happens. Is anyone else having this problem? Thanks in advance. Karen - the MomSee More
Nov 22, 2013
Karen commented on Christel's blog post 'The Letter I Wish I Could Give Her (My 30th Diaversary Letter to Myself)'
"This is was my life. My beautiful daughter in the wedding gown became a type 1 when she was 5 right after making Gingerbread Houses Dec. 21 1985. Her twin, who has cerebral palsy became a type 1 in May of 2012. Life goes on and they support each…"
May 5, 2013
Karen liked Christel's blog post The Letter I Wish I Could Give Her (My 30th Diaversary Letter to Myself)
May 5, 2013
Stemwinder (Gary) left a comment for Karen
"Welcome Karen. Learning to understand and to help a loved one with diabetes is sometimes difficult. There is so much going on in their life. We have a group here for loved ones of diabetics that you might want to visit…"
Feb 9, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Karen
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Karen! What is C.P.?? 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…"
Feb 9, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Karen
"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…"
Feb 9, 2013
Karen is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Feb 9, 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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information & opinions
Date diagnosed
May 20, 2012
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7.9
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Shots
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I will be asking & entering information about my daughter, 32, who has C.P. and a newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetic.

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Pod not sticking

Posted on November 22, 2013 at 2:08pm 1 Comment

Hi friends, Is anyone having trouble with the edges of their Pod becoming 'unstuck' so the Pod lifts & causes the cannula to come out of your skin. We make sure the skin is prepped correctly but still happens. Is anyone else having this problem?
Thanks in advance. Karen - the Mom

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At 8:40pm on February 9, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Karen. Learning to understand and to help a loved one with diabetes is sometimes difficult. There is so much going on in their life. We have a group here for loved ones of diabetics that you might want to visit http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/typeiiidiabetes
You might also like this group
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/for-people-with-multiple-conditions?commentId=583967%3AComment%3A2227839

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 2:21pm on February 9, 2013, 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 11:34am on February 9, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Karen!
What is C.P.??
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,
click on "all groups". 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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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There are also groups here for young people, and parents of children (no matter the age) with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes" and "Parents of Kids with type 1".
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AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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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!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 10:58am on February 9, 2013, 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.

 
 
 

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