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What does an "acceptable" day look like on the dexcom?

Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 Feb 19, 2014. 25 Replies

I battle with guilt and have over the course of 44 years of having diabetes. My a1c's generally range in the mid 7s. Any thoughts about what is personally "acceptable" to you and the reality, at…Continue

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Kimball added 2 discussions to the group Gastroparesis
Apr 10
Kimball replied to Kimball's discussion 'maybe gastroparesis, and definitely problems with bowel motility' in the group Gastroparesis
"Thanks Jo. I talked to the gastro guy yesterday and he said, "Well, with your sugars hitting 30-upper 300's, I'm not doing any tests, until your sugars are better" . I tried to explain that they aren't normally going crazy,…"
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maybe gastroparesis, and definitely problems with bowel motility

Hi. I am feeling overwhelmed and not sure what to do next. So I am asking for organizing help and support from those who have like symptoms....Thank you in advance!About two and a half years ago I started having severe difficulty with constipation. I have always had it, but now it was worse. Nothing over the counter worked; not enemas, not bulk, and not pills. Prescriptions haven't worked for long either. Even when I can feel diarria in my gut, I still don't go. Colonoscopy preps do work…See More
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Kimball replied to danadoll63's discussion 't:Slim Questions' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Thanks for asking this. I have been on the minimed's old model and am getting ready to switch in september. You are doing homework for me. I have the dexcom cgm and love it and am probably going to go tandem......"
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Kimball replied to Norma Coello- Plum's discussion 'what to do with your Dexcom?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Gary Scheiner, in PA, of Integrated Diabetes (find his phone and address on the internet), is an exercise physiologist, who has a closetful of diabetes supplies he gives to patients in need. How thoughtful you are. Happy baby growing!"
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Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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?
Connection w others and education
Date diagnosed
October 10, 1968
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic 522
Tell us more about you (optional)
Always wanting better control, lotsa worry/guilt. Ways to stay out of that seeing that diabetes has those neg emotions built into it and that many struggle....

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At 2:09pm on February 22, 2014, acidrock23 said…

Thanks for the friend add!! You've been T1 almost as long as I've been alive! Congratulations on *winning*!

At 8:35am on April 14, 2013, Linda G said…

Hey Marie stated...there is not ONE reason to be featured. It's a means of connecting; of bringing further awareness. This time you were "it"!! :)

At 5:16am on April 14, 2013, Marie B said…

hi Kimball, we "feature" various members just to show the wide variety we have here. Every week 5 different members get featured. to see the current ones, click on "Members" on the top banner.

At 12:43pm on April 13, 2013, Linda G said…

♥ BRAVO on being a FEATURED MEMBER Kimball ♥

At 6:17am on January 17, 2013, Marie B said…

hi Kimball, yes we have a Group for just about everything here, here's the Celiac one

feel free to join any group that looks interesting to you.

At 2:51pm on January 16, 2013, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes Kimball!

At 12:54pm on January 16, 2013, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to the community! let me know if you have any questions.

At 1:40am on January 16, 2013, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 5:55pm on January 15, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Kimball!!
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.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
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!
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 4:46pm on January 15, 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!!!




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