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Marilyn Bee's Discussions

Fasting for Blood test...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cosumne Jan Sep 11, 2012. 9 Replies

So I've been needing to go get a much needed blood test for a couple of weeks now. I was finally going to go get it done at 9:30 am. I juust woke up with a low blood sugar. 50!! Should I go ahead and…Continue

Insulin pump training?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marilyn Bee Jul 8, 2012. 24 Replies

I'm recieving an insulin pump tomorrow.. I was told that I would have to have some training before using it. Can pump users give me an idea of what the training will be like? How long does the…Continue

e5 error on true result glucose meter?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy May 4, 2012. 1 Reply

I was wondering if anyone happens to know what 'e5' error means? I have a true result meter...Continue

High A1C even if blood sugars are in the 100's?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry Apr 25, 2012. 8 Replies

My fasting blood sugars have been 100 or less and when I test throughout the day my blood sugars are in a good range with occasional highs and lows of course. Is it possible that even if blood sugars…Continue


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Sharon Fung and Marilyn Bee are now friends
Mar 11, 2014
Marilyn Bee replied to KML's discussion 'oops!' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"This just happened to me..a gross insulin explosion. I'm starting back up on the pump after only using it prior for a couple of months. I've always had problems with filling the reservoir. So once the plunger pops out then that reservoir…"
Dec 3, 2012
Marilyn Bee joined Brian's group

Keeping Diabetes FUN...!?

Let's keep the "Big D" Fun!Seriously, here's a place where poking a little fun at the situation may lighten the mood- just a bitSee More
Dec 3, 2012
Marilyn Bee joined Manny Hernandez's group

Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of the Medtronic Minimed Paradigm insulin pump.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…See More
Dec 3, 2012
Marilyn Bee replied to Josephine A Ni Dhomhnaill's discussion 'Losing Legs'
"This has been one of my biggest fears about my diabetes. I've been diabetic for over 18 years now and fortunately have had no complications. I do my best to take care of myself but I do wonder just how much all of the occasional highs over the…"
Nov 11, 2012
Marilyn Bee replied to jrtpup's discussion 'What makes you want to scream?'
"Clueless doctors that think they know it all when the type 1 diabetic patient knows way more cuz they're the ones living with the disease."
Nov 11, 2012
Marilyn Bee left a comment for Josephine A Ni Dhomhnaill
"Hi there!! thank you very much for the comment & friendship!"
Nov 11, 2012
Josephine A Ni Dhomhnaill left a comment for Marilyn Bee
"Hello you, beautiful looking children, really gorgeous."
Nov 11, 2012
Marilyn Bee replied to jrtpup's discussion 'What makes you want to scream?'
"Being really low and eating or drinking juice to make my blood sugar go up but apparently having a little too much and then re-testing in a bit and then being over 200!! It's a never ending cycle/battle cuz then I have to take more insulin to…"
Nov 11, 2012
Marilyn Bee replied to jrtpup's discussion 'What makes you want to scream?'
"Let's see, where do I start... sigh."
Nov 11, 2012
Marilyn Bee replied to Sharon Fung's discussion 'Second Time Around Control' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I just delivered my second girl on september 25. My first daughter was just 4 months old when I conceived again (when I still was recuperating from the first pregnancy). I was still in pain (delivered a big baby- 10 lbs, 14 oz..yeah) and I was still…"
Nov 11, 2012
Marilyn Bee posted photos
Oct 18, 2012
Marilyn Bee replied to Kasey's discussion 'No Self Control' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Oh man. I just remembered during my first pregnancy, I loved pizza and baked potatoes lol. I generally Hate pizza and never eat it. Then with my recent pregnancy I was all about taco bell burritos like I said and blue bubble gum snow cones lol…"
Oct 18, 2012
Marilyn Bee replied to Kasey's discussion 'No Self Control' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Can I ask what exactly you're eating that's considered bad food? I craved fast food during my pregnancy and I'm normally not too crazy about fast food. I'm vegan and tend to eat somewhat healthy. There was a point in my pregnancy…"
Oct 18, 2012
Megan Ritter replied to Marilyn Bee's discussion 'Post Pregnancy Extreme Lows' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Oh, interesting! My husband and I cannot agree whether baby #2 will come via me or via adoption and one of his big issues is breast feeding. He felt it added to my complications especially since I had to have a blood transfusion after the c-section.…"
Oct 16, 2012

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August 1, 1993
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At 6:49am on November 11, 2012, Josephine A Ni Dhomhnaill said…

Hello you, beautiful looking children, really gorgeous.

At 10:02pm on February 29, 2012, Robyn said…

Hello and Welcome!

At 1:14pm on February 29, 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 12:03pm on February 29, 2012, Marie B said…
At 11:27am on February 29, 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 9:45am on February 29, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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