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My GP is awful

Started this discussion. Last reply by LadyD May 4, 2012. 3 Replies

WARNING: This is a pretty long rant. I have decided to participate in a wellness program at a hospital within the system that I work for. Side note, I run twice a week during my lunch break in the…Continue

Funny Infusion insertion story

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maycri Apr 19, 2012. 7 Replies

Ok so I started my saline trail this morning and will start using insulin next week. Anywho, as I was preparing the mio infusion set for insertion I did not pull the tab back far enough and the mio…Continue

Echo Therapeutics' Non Invasive CGMS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Len A Jun 7, 2012. 17 Replies

I came across this today. At the very least it appears to be very interesting technology. I'm curious as to how much this system would cost especially with "sensors" that need to be changed daily. It…Continue

Study of Next Step Toward Artificial Pancreas From Medtronic Meets Efficacy Endpoints

Started this discussion. Last reply by LadyD Mar 4, 2012. 6 Replies

In the process of getting my first insulin pump and ran across this article. I'm new to the forum, but would love to "hear", ok read, your ideas about this if you're not tired of the topic already.…Continue


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LadyD replied to Missy's discussion 'Infusion Sets and Roller Derby' in the group Roller Derby Diabetics
"Hi Missy, How is it going. Did you like boot camp? I know its been nearly a year since you posted and I don't know if you even need a response but I'm going to respond now anyway :). I did not tell my league initially for similar reasons…"
Mar 31, 2014
Janie G and LadyD are now friends
Jun 17, 2012
Len A replied to LadyD's discussion 'Echo Therapeutics' Non Invasive CGMS'
"What tells me that somehow the test strip industry will make sure this never happens. Too much money to lose?"
Jun 7, 2012
Brunetta left a comment for LadyD
"Whassup Ms. Lady? Is it chilly in toledo? A little chilly but Sunnny this a.m. here in Columbus, but I am liking it. How are you doing? God bless, Brunetta"
Jun 3, 2012
LadyD replied to LadyD's discussion 'My GP is awful'
"I can somewhat see that point, still don't like it and will still be looking for a new GP. Then again after a month of being at the doctor's office every week (pump training, eye exams, ect.) I was at my breaking point. I'm also tired…"
May 4, 2012
Brian (bsc) replied to LadyD's discussion 'My GP is awful'
"Different doctors will have different approaches to this sort of thing. I would actually expect most doctors to make you pay for a visit when you ask them to write a letter rendering their opinion. What becomes more touchy is when you ask for an…"
May 4, 2012
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My GP is awful

WARNING: This is a pretty long rant. I have decided to participate in a wellness program at a hospital within the system that I work for. Side note, I run twice a week during my lunch break in the gym of the hospital I work for in addition to other activities after work. What really got me interested in the program at the other hospital is that they offer a customized fitness plan based on your goals, a body fat analysis, and few other perks. Great! So I contacted the program to find that they…See More
May 4, 2012
LadyD liked Mike's video
May 2, 2012
LadyD and Diabetes and Johnny are now friends
May 2, 2012
LadyD replied to Diabetes and Johnny's discussion 'what Is Your Favorite Meter And Why>>>>>>>'
"Of all the meters I’ve had, I preferred the Bayer Contour USB. I like it because it requires a smaller sample of blood and it is compact. I now use the One touch Ultra link and have the One touch mini for exercise (they use the same strips).…"
May 2, 2012
LadyD commented on Leigh's group 'Roller Derby Diabetics'
"Thanks Leigh, I talked to my diabetes educator and she recommended I try not wearing it while participating in Derby activities so I think I'll give it a shot. I'm glad to hear that you don't spike much without it, though I've…"
Apr 30, 2012
LadyD replied to Sportster's discussion 'The Touch'
"Accuracy is most likely the last thing on their minds. Now drama- that's where the money is lol."
Apr 27, 2012
LadyD replied to Teo's discussion 'Would you sometimes say YES to a cookie?'
"Two words: Heck Yeah! Lol, cookies are my favorite; though I don't eat them as often as I would under different circumstances d-free of course."
Apr 26, 2012
LadyD replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'Where are the pumpers?'
"Pump Model:Medtronic Minmed 723 Pumping Since April 10, 2012 Overall experence: So far so good I seem to have better numbers thus far I would definately recommend to others who are comfortable with the idea and can get beyond the whole hooked up to…"
Apr 26, 2012
LadyD replied to Natalie's discussion 'Post breakfast highs!!'
"Rant away sometimes we all need to vent. I actually really like the pump;I need just a little more fine tuning. Hope things are working out for you as well."
Apr 26, 2012
LadyD replied to sweety1691's discussion 'how to deal with a depressing situation'
"I agree with the responses you've gotten thus far. I would also recommend letting your friends know that they don't have to do anything special when hanging out with you. If they want to eat pastries, pizza, or whatever they should. And…"
Apr 26, 2012

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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?
Communicating with fellow diabetics and supporters
Date diagnosed
February 21, 1996
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Revel

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At 4:21am on June 3, 2012, Brunetta said…

Whassup Ms. Lady? Is it chilly in toledo? A little chilly but Sunnny this a.m. here in Columbus, but I am liking it. How are you doing?

God bless,

At 5:55pm on April 17, 2012, Linda G said…

I love the looks of your page ♥
Bravo on being a featured member LadyD.

At 2:13pm on March 21, 2012, Shannon said…

Thanks for the add! Nice to "meet" you!

At 7:44am on March 4, 2012, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.

At 11:17am on March 3, 2012, catlover said…

Hi LadyD- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community.

At 3:57pm on March 2, 2012, Linda G said…

At 2:42am on March 2, 2012, 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 2:30am on March 2, 2012, 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 6:52pm on March 1, 2012, Doris D said…

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