Kayla
  • 26, Female
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • United States
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Kayla's Discussions

Got my new animas pump in today!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laura S. Jul 22, 2011. 1 Reply

I have been off my pump for almost a year now. been pumping for a total of 15years. after i lost my health insurance, had to get back on shots and my A1C went from 6.5 to 11!!!! after the first few…Continue

Any other pumping lifeguards?

Started this discussion. Last reply by MaiaJane Mar 4, 2010. 4 Replies

I got a job as a lifeguard this summer and I wear a minimed pump. Been pumping for 10+ yrs and usually when I go swimming I just take it off. However now I am going to be outside near the pool all…Continue

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Islet Cell transplant for T1??

Started this discussion. Last reply by YayIslets Mar 19, 2010. 9 Replies

Came across this...Baylor Health in Texas apparently does this...What do you know about this?Ive had T1 for 22yrs.. is this an option for me?Here's the site…Continue

No health insurance!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patricia Aug 4, 2009. 3 Replies

Im sure this has been posted a million times... but once more. HELP? I moved and lost my health insurance. Have a pump and am quickly running out of all my supplies... are there any programs that can…Continue

 

"It does not matter how slow you go, so long as you do not stop." -Confucius

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Tiki replied to Kayla's discussion 'How long have you had diabetes?' in the group I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!
"I have been diabetic for 27 years."
Aug 23
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I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!

This group is for people out there who were born with or close to born with diabetes and have had it for a long time. I have had it for about 21yrs now and it's very hard to find people and talk to others who are dealing with the same issues I am.See More
Aug 23
PMichel replied to Kayla's discussion 'Are you on a pump?' in the group I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!
"Im changing from paradigm to animas after 8 years. Wish me luck"
Aug 20
PMichel replied to Kayla's discussion 'How long have you had diabetes?' in the group I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!
"28 years.....I am 39 now!!!!!"
Aug 20
marky357 replied to Kayla's discussion 'How long have you had diabetes?' in the group I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!
"Hi all, My name is Mark and it has been 20 years for me.... and just hit the milestone of having lived my life longer as a diabetic than a non-diabetic. I was diagnosed on during spring break of my freshman year at college. Hope everyone is doing…"
Aug 19
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Aug 19
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Jun 28, 2013
Jim Devlin replied to Kayla's discussion 'How long have you had diabetes?' in the group I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!
"Yes, very true."
Apr 27, 2013
Richard157 replied to Kayla's discussion 'How long have you had diabetes?' in the group I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!
"Jim, I tested my urine, but not my blood during my first 40 years. That is what I meant. Urine testing is a very poor estimate of the amount of sugar in the blood. More accurate testing, with glucometers, was not available to me until the mid…"
Apr 27, 2013

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?
meet others that "get it"
Date diagnosed
January 30, 1989
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
ping
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://www.facebook.com/kaylascreename

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At 3:25pm on March 9, 2012, Paige said…

Hey Kayla,

I'm attempting to use Tudiabetes as a way to connect with fellow young adults with diabetes. I'm a senior at the University of South Florida and president of the school's chapter of "Students with Diabetes." We're hosting a national conference June 1st - 3rd in Tampa and want to bring in as many Type I diabetics (18 - 30yrs) as possible from across the country!

The conference costs $55 dollars total, which covers housing, food, & activities like Busch Gardens. It should be a lot of fun (we did something like this last year and it was great-- like a very condensed diabetes summer camp)! Please let me know if you are interested in any of this.. I'm easy to get in touch with.

You can also visit the SWD website for more information:
www.studentswithdiabetes.com

If you can make it out, I'd love to meet you and I know it will be such a good experience!

At 4:34pm on March 6, 2012, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes Kayla!

At 1:54pm on March 5, 2012, shoshana27 said…

kayla welcome to this friendly group

 
 
 

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