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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for LauraE
"LauraE, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Dec 29, 2013
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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 3, 2013
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Animas Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of Animas insulin pumps.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 Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for Life, which…See More
Mar 3, 2013
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NYC Type 1 Diabetics

A group for type 1 diabetics living in New York City
Mar 3, 2013
LauraE replied to Melissa M.'s discussion 'Insulin pumps at the beach' in the group Diabetes and Women
"I just went on vacation to Antigua and I had this same problem. Since I have the Animas pump and due to the fact that it can go in the water Before I left I tried all my bathing suits on and checked to make sure all bikini bottoms could hold the…"
Mar 3, 2013
LauraE and dustin are now friends
Mar 3, 2013
Linda G left a comment for LauraE
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY LAURA!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
Dec 29, 2012
LauraE and Cabaretro- The Diabetic Dancer are now friends
Mar 19, 2012
KNelson and LauraE are now friends
Mar 10, 2012
LaGuitariste liked LauraE's blog post Plane
Feb 21, 2012
LaGuitariste commented on LauraE's blog post 'Plane'
"Wow,that story brought little tears to my eyes! What a great guy. How lucky we are when we encounter real angels along our way, people who are not just well-informed, but also compassionate and respectful."
Feb 21, 2012
Jodi liked LauraE's blog post Plane
Feb 21, 2012
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Feb 20, 2012
LauraE replied to Alisha Wilkes's discussion 'Do you remember when you started to loose your sensitivity to low blood sugars?'
"oh I am defiantly feeling lows less and less! Just today I decided to check since I realized it had been a good 3 hours since I last checked and my blood sugar was at 37! I was so surprised that I had to test again. It's starting to actually…"
Feb 20, 2012
LauraE posted a blog post

Plane

So this Christmas was my first time I was gonna fly anywhere without my parents. And to add to it I am diabetic and probably freaking out. But since I am with my best friend she is keeping me really calm the flight to Florida wasn't bad and the security was pretty okay but it wasnt the best experience. BUT then i get to the Tampa Airport and I tell the security guard and he goes "no problem dear, do you have a pump or anything on you?" and I tell him that I am on shots and he knods and smiles.…See More
Feb 20, 2012
KNelson commented on LauraE's blog post 'Reactions'
"I completely understand. I was diagnosed three months ago during my christmas break from college. So coming back and having to tell your teachers, RA's, friends, and roommate that you have this life altering disease can just seem overwhelming…"
Feb 19, 2012

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?
Understand, and learn more
Date diagnosed
August 5, 2011
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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Plane

Posted on February 20, 2012 at 12:31pm 1 Comment

So this Christmas was my first time I was gonna fly anywhere without my parents. And to add to it I am diabetic and probably freaking out. But since I am with my best friend she is keeping me really calm the flight to Florida wasn't bad and the security was pretty okay but it wasnt the best experience. BUT then i get to the Tampa Airport and I tell the security guard and he goes "no problem dear, do you have a pump or anything on you?" and I tell him that I am on shots and he knods and…

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Reactions

Posted on February 16, 2012 at 11:59am 6 Comments

I have been trying to keep an open mind, and not get down and let sugar slide due to it. But its hard because I am telling people that I am just meeting that I am Diabetic and they give me that look. Like the look that just makes it seems like your life is over, and that it must suck. And I try to explain to them that its not the end of the world. But I am starting to wondering if I am trying to tell them or just tell myself. Its just a lot harder then I thought it would be. And its moments…

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Posted on November 7, 2011 at 10:32am 1 Comment

My best friends have been so helpful through being diagnosed and everything that follows. Sometimes I think my best friend knows more about it then my mom. After I told her about what was going on she hopped on the computer and looked it all up. She was right there from the start and will even listen to me rant when I was having really off days. I don't know what I would of done without her and the support of my family. I never realized how much of a team effort this will be but I am so glad my… Continue

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At 1:43pm on December 29, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

LauraE, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 1:10pm on December 29, 2013, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES LAURA!!
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At 6:02pm on December 29, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LAURA!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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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At 7:03am on December 29, 2011, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Laura....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 6:10am on December 29, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,LauraE. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 5:50am on December 29, 2011, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, LauraE!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 12:47pm on October 30, 2011, catlover said…
Hi LauraE- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here. You must have lots of questions since you were Dx'ed recently. This site is the place to ask.
At 2:31pm on October 29, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 8:37am on October 29, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!! Any questions? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum where you will get a diversty of answers.
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 7:51am on October 29, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home Laura. This is still pretty new to you since you diagnosed nearly 3 months ago only.....how's it all going??
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, 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.
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!
 
 
 

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