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Kate's Discussions

NFL player lost position due to T2?

Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 May 17, 2013. 11 Replies

Just saw this article on Yahoo today about…Continue

Will Rhinocort raise by bg?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kate Apr 19, 2013. 3 Replies

Allergies are killing me this year :( I saw my PCP today and she said to take Rhinocort (on top of Allegra and Mucinex). I asked if there was a steroid in the nasal spray and she confirmed that there…Continue

Spanish Dogs cured of T1?

Started this discussion. Last reply by garidan Feb 11, 2013. 3 Replies

So my non-D tech-y brother just sent me a link to this article regarding T1 dogs that have been cured for 4+ years…Continue

Tags: dogs, cure, 1, Type

Needle-less Injections?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Armstrong Jun 19, 2012. 12 Replies

It looks like MIT has taken a page from Star Trek and is working on creating a needle-less injection:…Continue

 

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Latest Activity

SueSue replied to Kate's discussion 'New syringe design' in the group OmniPod Users
"The new syringe worked fine for me on the 1st one. As an RN, I've used many different syringe types over the years and I liked the readability appearance of the new design. I had much less issue with air bubbles getting in due the poor needle…"
Oct 20
Rich890m replied to Kate's discussion 'New syringe design' in the group OmniPod Users
"I had the same problems with the gasket about 4 out 10 would do that. I have not put my new order in yet but would like to see the new one"
Oct 19
Kate replied to Kate's discussion 'New syringe design' in the group OmniPod Users
"Good to know! I couldn't find it in my 5 minute search while I was on hold :)"
Oct 19
Scott Wilkins replied to Kate's discussion 'New syringe design' in the group OmniPod Users
"There is a thread here where folks were questioning this "new" syringe. As long as it works, I guess it really doesn't matter. It's just a delivery device, as if it's clean I guess it OK."
Oct 19
Kate added a discussion to the group OmniPod Users
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New syringe design

So I normally FIFO my supplies, but tonight I was just too lazy to run down stairs for a new box and grabbed the spare pod they shipped this week to replace a bum one. I've been having the irritating, but inconsequential issue of that little black gasket at the top of the plunger not staying tight and popping off the first time I pull on the plunger for the last few months. (Not sure if I'm the only one with that issue...)Anyway, I pull out the new pod and low and behold there is no black…See More
Oct 19
Kate replied to FHS's discussion 'Rollercoasters' in the group FLATLINERS CLUB
"It's the live and learn that always gets me. I've been living with D for 19 years. It just seems like I should arrive at some point. I think that's why I appreciate this message board so much, I see others struggle/ succeed with the…"
May 25
Kate replied to Danny's discussion '1-11 Hour Flatline' in the group FLATLINERS CLUB
"Amazing, terry! All three lines are fantastic! I love the gentle rolling of the first one :)"
May 25
Kate replied to Danny's discussion '12-24 Hour Flatline' in the group FLATLINERS CLUB
"Nice day, Kevin! Thanks for sharing :)"
May 25
Kate commented on Danny's group 'FLATLINERS CLUB'
"Whoa, AR, that is impressive!"
May 25
Kate commented on Danny's group 'FLATLINERS CLUB'
"Kept it between the lines, nice Danny! 94% in range is amazing, hobbit! Keep up the hard work!"
May 22
Kate replied to FHS's discussion 'Rollercoasters' in the group FLATLINERS CLUB
"If I went to the carnival, I would not pay to ride this roller coaster. Just sayin' :) I bet the higher points will come in line as you address the lows like you mentioned."
May 22
Kate replied to FHS's discussion 'Rollercoasters' in the group FLATLINERS CLUB
"I did TAG. Do I currently, not so much. It would be ideal to jump on that wagon again..."
May 22
Kate commented on Danny's group 'FLATLINERS CLUB'
"so what's the deal with not being able to post a pic from my ipad? I would feel completely technologically un-savvy if it weren't for the thousands of dollars of medical technology that I wear to keep me alive every day. Score one for…"
May 21
Kate replied to FHS's discussion 'Rollercoasters' in the group FLATLINERS CLUB
"Danny - don't you have a green giraffe case to keep your dex in too?!?!? It's a tallygear one. I figure if my toddler chucks it on the floor again, at least all the parts will stay together and I won't have to fish them out from under…"
May 21
Kate replied to FHS's discussion 'Rollercoasters' in the group FLATLINERS CLUB
"So the majority of the problems with this line are me. However, I am chalking some of the issue up to the fact that I'm day 3 on this pod, my pump site is by my back pocket and that is one of the least insulin sensitve areas I use, and this cgm…"
May 21
Kate replied to FHS's discussion 'Rollercoasters' in the group FLATLINERS CLUB
"I feel like your line looks a lot like mine these days, only yours is about 30 mg/dl lower than mine. I find it absurdly frustrating that I can't budge my line into the zone. I'm completely jealous of the food you ate in the last day. Guac…"
May 21

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
community
Date diagnosed
May 13, 1996
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.5 (4/13)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
OmniPod, Dexcom G4

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At 6:11pm on March 21, 2014, Linda G said…

BRAVA on being a FEATURED MEMBER Kate!!

At 6:24pm on March 20, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Kate congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 5:39am on March 20, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

HEARTIEST CONGRATS ON BEING A FEATURED MEMBER,Kate.

At 5:44pm on August 19, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Kate congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 3:55pm on August 19, 2013, Linda G said…

Well...look who's a FEATURED MEMBER!! BRAVA Kate!

At 7:41pm on November 7, 2012, jrtpup said…

Our Annual Campaign is coming!

Would you consider helping by writing a short comment/testimonial about your
experiences at TuD? The main message for the campaign this year is that no
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If you can, please include a photo of you doing something diabetic (if that
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Thanks my friends!

At 7:35pm on October 24, 2012, jrtpup said…

Pssst.... pass it on!

I just wanted to stop by to see if you've done your Big Blue Test Today. Dont' forget that every time you log a Big Blue Test $5 is donated to diabetes charities that are providing life-saving supplies and services.

If you haven't yet, go log a Big Blue Test at http://www.bigbluetest.org/. If you have, do another!

At 4:35pm on May 20, 2012, jrtpup said…

Spring has sprung here, what a beautiful weekend yet again! Hope yours was too :)

At 5:39am on May 4, 2012, Matt said…

Hope you have a great day!

At 9:20pm on March 3, 2012, Robyn said…

Beautiful photos and Heavenly Baby!!

 
 
 

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