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Mar 11, 2014
Margaret replied to Kate's discussion 'Test Strip Recall' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi, I don't know if this was mentioned already or not, but for those of you who have a Freestyle Flash meter as their backup meter to their Omnipod PDM, this meter was also part of recall from…"
Feb 28, 2014
Margaret replied to lola's discussion 'Defective Pods with omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"I had something similar happen too recently with my blood sugars going and staying high despite multiple corrective bolusing. This is an incident you should always call product support at Insulet Corp./Omnipod, and they usually replace the pod…"
Jul 23, 2012
Margaret commented on Michelle Reinhardt's group 'Gastroparesis'
"Hi Katie,I have a gastric pacemaker and a Dexcom and also am on the Omnipod pump. I don't have any problems with interference with the Dexcom CGM device. If you are also using a pump though, I heard that you need to have the Dexcom and pump at…"
Apr 28, 2012
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Jul 12, 2011
Margaret replied to Kristen's discussion 'Pacemaker' in the group Gastroparesis
"Hi Desiree, Sorry I'm a bit late responding. I just had a minor surgery a few days ago and wasn't online for that time. Yes, you are right we probably do live close by. I actually graduated from CSUEB when it was still under its former…"
Mar 13, 2011
Margaret replied to Kristen's discussion 'Pacemaker' in the group Gastroparesis
"I think there is/can be a difference between a gastroenterologist and a GI-Motility Specialist. I believe GI-Motility is a specialty within Gastroenterology that not all Gastroenterologists are trained/or have in-depth knowledge of. You will really…"
Jan 14, 2011
Margaret replied to Kristen's discussion 'Pacemaker' in the group Gastroparesis
"Hi Kristen, I have one (Gastric Stimulator/Pacemaker), which I had placed in Dec 2002 for my Gastroparesis (GP). It has helped me tremendously, but is definately not a cure. It just really helps with your overall nausea and reduces the number of GP…"
Jan 14, 2011
Margaret replied to Dotcomguy's discussion 'I'm new as of yesterday' in the group OmniPod Users
"I understand.  I began using my Omnipod just about 4 months ago, so I'm just sort of getting used to it as well.  This is also the first time I've ever been on a pump. "
Dec 15, 2010
Margaret replied to Dotcomguy's discussion 'I'm new as of yesterday' in the group OmniPod Users
"It may also beep if you've set up any Custom Alerts on your "Alerts/Reminders" section on System setup in Settings.  Another possibility is if you've extended your bolus, it will beep when its about to or after completing…"
Dec 15, 2010
Margaret replied to Sarah Kay's discussion 'DM3 driver issue' in the group Dexcom Users
"I also had this issue when I first installed that program.  If I remember correctly, you need to go to the Dexcom website and download the driver from there.  They should have a link to it."
Dec 11, 2010
Margaret replied to Jen in CO's discussion 'Extended Bolus: which foods?' in the group Omnipod Users
"I actually use this feature, extend option, for all my meals. However, it is due to my gastropareis. My nutritionist/diabetes educator recommended it for me. It works very well too for this purpose."
Dec 2, 2010
Margaret replied to boedica's discussion 'gastric emptying scan' in the group Gastroparesis
"Normally your doctor will advise you on what to do. In the past, for my own GES, I was told to reduce my insulin in half before bed and not to take any insulin in the morning before the test. You should call them to see what they think is best for…"
Nov 30, 2010
Margaret replied to Rebecca's discussion 'morning pains in my stomach' in the group Gastroparesis
"Hi Rebecca, I suspect all of what you described is very linked to gastroparesis. There are different things that can affect your stomach, including coffee, which tends to be very acidic. I think from what you described, the timing of when you have…"
Nov 30, 2010

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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To connect with other Adult Type 1s.
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February 1, 1999
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Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
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At 6:28pm on October 30, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
At 12:22pm on September 17, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
Hope you can make it to the meet & greet in San Francisco next Tuesday:
At 6:09pm on July 22, 2009, Denise said…
Hi Margaret, I hardly ever sign on to this website, I need to though!. I am moving to Santa Clara CA, Where is Northern Cali are you???
At 4:11pm on June 6, 2009, delaynie said…
Thank you for inviting me! I'll see of I can go!
At 2:28pm on May 9, 2009, foodiemcbody said…
thanks so much for the invite Margaret but I am a type 2... hope you have a wonderful and successful meeting.
At 11:33am on May 6, 2009, Dave S said…
Yup, too bad I'm already booked for Bay to Breakers that day. :(

Just switched to an Animus pump so I could do a pros/cons talk on it from a user perspective next meeting.
At 11:13am on May 6, 2009, Dave S said…
Thanks for the info Margeret! No gastroperesis yet thankfully but I may still attend a meeting to check in with the other Type Is in the area.
At 5:47pm on May 5, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
You should def. post the event information (a link to the Meetup page) in the Events section here and in the Gastroparesis group:
At 10:28am on April 23, 2009, Yvonne C. said…
Hello Margaret!

It is nice to meet you!

You may be interested in the links below:

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Yvonne C.
At 10:19am on April 23, 2009, Yvonne C. said…

Hello Margaret and Welcome to TuDiabetes!!

My name is Yvonne and you are now part of a supportive community for diabetics! When you have the time, please don’t hesitate to meet your fellow members within the forums, groups and blog areas. We are here to support you!!

Check out this guide for new members. It has lots of tips about finding your way around the community! Also, try this link to review all of the TuDiabetes Explore Groups.

To learn more about TuDiabetes, please click here for more information About Us.

If you know of any other individuals who may interested in a very supportive diabetes community, feel free to invite them to join TuDiabetes. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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