Margaret Ford
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  • Byron, GA
  • United States
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Margaret Ford commented on gigi60's blog post 'Been a while since I was last on so.......'
"An insulin pump is a good thing. It helps maintain control and lowers A!C. You must be careful though. Make sure you have a good team of providers, complete with diabetes educators who are pump savvy. The pump needs to get adjusted at each…"
Jul 18
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Jul 18
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Apr 6
Margaret Ford replied to SandyG's discussion 'Does anyone still use a logbook?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have been using a log book for 12 years. It makes me see patterns. I can tell when my sugar goes up or down and what may have caused it. It could be food or exercise."
Apr 6
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Apr 6
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Mar 5
Margaret Ford is attending Emily Coles's event

Live Interview with Dr. Shai Gozani, Founder and CEO of Neurometrix at TuDiabetes homepage

March 6, 2014 from 1pm to 1:30pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording! Dr. Shai Gozani founded NeuroMetrix in 1996 and currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors and as our President and Chief Executive Officer.Prior to forming the company, Dr. Gozani completed a neurophysiology research fellowship in the laboratory of…See More
Mar 5
Margaret Ford replied to NatalieHodge's discussion 'Omnipod/Dex partnership...' in the group Dexcom Users
"If you are skinny it is painful. I read a post where someone puts the sensor on their arm. I my case it would go to my bone."
May 3, 2012
Margaret Ford replied to Robyn's discussion 'How many Test Strips do you use in 1 month? Just Curious.'
"I have been using one (Dex) for the past 2 to 3 years but I am running out of skin. I have too much scar tissue and am rejecting the pods that contain the insulin. Maybe testing often is what I will result to."
Apr 24, 2012
Margaret Ford replied to Robyn's discussion 'How many Test Strips do you use in 1 month? Just Curious.'
"Do you wear a sensor? That alerts you for the highs."
Apr 22, 2012
Margaret Ford replied to NatalieHodge's discussion 'Omnipod/Dex partnership...' in the group Dexcom Users
"Is there a sensor that you can use that you do not have to insert under your skin? Is there a sensor that is not painful to insert?"
Apr 20, 2012
Margaret Ford joined Rob's group

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
Apr 20, 2012
Margaret Ford replied to Robyn's discussion 'How many Test Strips do you use in 1 month? Just Curious.'
"I use about 300 or more. I test about 10 to 12 times a day."
Apr 20, 2012
jolaha liked Margaret Ford's blog post Take Care Lord
Apr 6, 2012
Margaret Ford posted a blog post

Take Care Lord

Take care, Lord Let me be weak. Carry me.Rock me,Let me not be An anchor.Let me not stretchThe limit.Let me not mailAnother check.Let me not write Another card.Let me just be.See More
Apr 6, 2012
Margaret Ford replied to Danielle's discussion 'Dexcom 7 and OmniPod' in the group OmniPod Users
"Omnipod and will combine in one year, my doctor told me. However they have been saying that for a while. A new model of omnipod was supposed to come out last fall. Still waiting."
Mar 5, 2012

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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?
current info on diabetes technology
Date diagnosed
February 2, 2002
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It took about 9 months to find the correct setting for my my new pump. Not knowing the correct setting caused me many other medical problems.

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Take Care Lord

Posted on April 6, 2012 at 9:19am 0 Comments

Take care, Lord
Let me be weak.
Carry me.
Rock me,
Let me not be
An anchor.
Let me not stretch
The limit.
Let me not mail
Another check.
Let me not write
Another card.
Let me just be.

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At 4:40pm on February 5, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Margaret....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 7:10pm on May 30, 2010, clarence haynes said…
DearMARGARET, How about a diabetic buddy from CANADA? Iam a 92 computer rookie, clinically dead, in 1977 with a BG of 880.I live in TORONTO, where INSULIN was dscovered byBANTING & BEST, JULY 30 1921 our website,, is worth checking out and I would like to be your AMIGO DIABETIC BUDDYCheck out my website and photos. AMIGO,
At 8:23pm on May 29, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Margaret!
At 12:16pm on May 29, 2010, Marie B said…
hello and welcome! when you get a chance, would you share your a1c anonymously on our new app, TuAnalyze? read about it here
At 2:09pm on May 28, 2010, Doris D said…

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