Kenneth
  • Statesboro, GA
  • United States
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Kenneth replied to tiffernee's discussion 'Omnipod Tips for a Newbie. :)' in the group OmniPod Users
"The old pods did not seam to prime well. If you can see liquid in the cavity where the canula is after priming that works well. If no liquid is seen then it may not have primed well. This can sometimes cause a high after changing the POD. The new…"
Mar 24
Kenneth updated their profile
Mar 24
Kenneth replied to nevada's discussion 'When do you bolus? - How early before eating? I think I wait too long sometimes.' in the group OmniPod Users
"We have a 15 year old and has been on the Omnipod for 3 years. We always bolus after eating. If she is going to eat or drink something that is very high in carbs we might bolus 15 minutes before eating or drinking. If she is going to exercise after…"
Mar 24
Kenneth replied to Chas's discussion 'Omnipod trial' in the group OmniPod Users
"My 15 year old daughter flies with her Omnipod. The body scanner will show the spot where the pod in located. Usually they just want to look at it and let her go. Other times they will have her to touch it with her hand and swab her hand for drugs.…"
Mar 24
Kenneth replied to Dondi's discussion 'Omnipod (New Version) Failures' in the group OmniPod Users
"Cold insulin will cause failures. Our Daughter has been on the Pods for 3 years. Keep the bottle your using at room temp. We have been doing that for two years and much better and less failures. We have used Humalog with no problems and now the…"
Mar 24
Kenneth replied to Christine's discussion 'Pod placement on thin people' in the group OmniPod Users
"My daughter has been using the Omnipod for 3 years. 90% of the time its just above her belt line on her lower back. She rotates from side to side and moves it around. Always in the horizontal direction. She also finds she has very little body fat.…"
Mar 24
Kenneth joined Michelle Curtis's group
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Celiac and Diabetes

Well, since Celiac Disease (Gluten Allergy) is such a prevelant disease with diabetes, I figured we needed to have a group for it. Let this be a group for questions and suggestions.See More
Mar 31, 2013
Kenneth replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'Day 1 - OmniPod question ...' in the group OmniPod Users
"Sounds like you have it worked out. Sounds like your doing well with good numbers. Just keep doing what your doing and adjust for trends. The trends should repeat themselves for a few nights before making adjustments. Keep records of your changes so…"
Mar 30, 2013
Kenneth replied to TracyUNCC's discussion 'Dexcom issues for young athlete!' in the group Dexcom Users
"We have a 14 year old girl that plays sports and we had the very same thing from the beginning. We also use Opsite Flex just like LUKES MOM. Order it on the internet. One roll will last forever. The roll we got was about 2" wide. We cut it so…"
Mar 30, 2013
Kenneth joined Rob's group
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Dexcom Users

For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") deviceJust as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (…See More
Mar 30, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Kenneth
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Kenneth!! 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.…"
Jan 22, 2013
Kenneth replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'OmniPod Pros and Cons' in the group OmniPod Users
"We also have a 14 year old daughter type 1. Her first pump was the Omnipod. She has been using it about 18 months. She LOVES it, and would never want to go back to injections. We did have a few issues in the beginning. It will take some patients…"
Jan 21, 2013
Kenneth joined Mathew's group
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OmniPod Users

This group is dedicated to giving OmniPod users a place to discuss and share our experiences so that we may grow and help each other "make diabetes a smaller part of our lives."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…See More
Jan 21, 2013
Stemwinder (Gary) left a comment for Kenneth
"Welcome Kenneth, This is a place where we come together to support each other. To share our problems and experiences and to help each other. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their…"
Jan 21, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Kenneth
"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…"
Jan 21, 2013
Marie B left a comment for Kenneth
"hi Kenneth, welcome to TuDiabetes. Let me know if you have any questions about our community. Here's a page with many FAQs about us http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/Navigating_TuDiabetes"
Jan 21, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
1 or more of my children
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?
Just trying to help other with post
Date diagnosed
April 27, 2010
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.6
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Omnipod
Tell us more about you (optional)
Daughter
Type 1
DOB 5/5/1998
Diagnosed April 2010

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At 2:06pm on January 22, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Kenneth!!
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 with diabetes, such as....
"Teenagers with Type 1", "Parents of Kids with type 1" and "Kids with Diabetes".
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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 6:18pm on January 21, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Kenneth, This is a place where we come together to support each other. To share our problems and experiences and to help each other. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions.

This is a place to come for understanding from other people with diabetes.

Please feel at home, you are with friends.

At 3:02pm on January 21, 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.

At 2:17pm on January 21, 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 12:08pm on January 21, 2013, Marie B said…

hi Kenneth, welcome to TuDiabetes. Let me know if you have any questions about our community. Here's a page with many FAQs about us
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/Navigating_TuDiabetes

 
 
 

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