Maru
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  • Boynton Beach, FL
  • United States
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Father of Alexa left a comment for Maru
"is there a way to review on the ping what your doses were say for the last week or so ?"
Aug 23, 2012
Father of Alexa left a comment for Maru
"thanks for the reply .. I am sure there will be many more questions :)"
Aug 10, 2012
Maru left a comment for Maru
"Hi Linda - I just saw your note ... Thank you! Please excuse my ingnoracne, bur whar is ir to be a featured member?"
Aug 9, 2012
Maru replied to KML's discussion 'Insulin' in the group Dexcom Users
"When is low I will go ahead and suspend my pump and have a snack - if I have 50 or 30 I will still have a snack, so it will not add too much value"
Aug 9, 2012
Maru replied to KML's discussion 'Insulin' in the group Dexcom Users
"Yes ... But not too frequently."
Aug 9, 2012
Maru updated their profile
Jul 7, 2012
JustLookin and Maru are now friends
Jul 2, 2012
Maru joined Rob's group
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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
Jun 23, 2012
Maru is now friends with Michael Chappell and Diabetes and Johnny
Jun 23, 2012
Maru commented on cazanne's blog post 'pumps'
"Hi - I have been with the Animas Ping for 4 years and this week I ordered the latest one ( is it the one you are mentioning?) I suggest you sign up for a class at animas website. They are good! ( webinar) If I receive the one you have, I will help…"
Jun 13, 2012
Maru commented on renka's blog post 'I HAVE A CONFESSION :('
"Renka Take care of yourself. Learn to love you :) we are here if you need us."
Jun 12, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Maru
"Brava on being a featured member Maru :)"
Jun 10, 2012
Maru was featured
Jun 10, 2012
Maru replied to Dave S's discussion 'New Animas Pump/CGMS release date?' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Any news about the animas new pump?? I am about to change mine and i need to know ... Also does anyone know if I get the animas ping and then 1-2 months after the newest pump come to the market, does Animas honor and change it for you ? I…"
Jun 10, 2012
Maru joined Andy's group
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Diabetics who run Marathons!

Diabetics who run Marathons!
Jun 9, 2012
Maru replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'June blog topic #2: It’s Complicated'
"HI friends ... I am sorry to hear you are living with a complication or more than one... I have been 10 years with diabetes now and I am worried already and of course afraid and I feel fear ... I am a positive person and very energetic but that…"
Jun 8, 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?
reviews, feedback, latest update on finding cure, new technologies, etc
Date diagnosed
May 28, 2001
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.4 ... the highest ever! I am aiming to get it at 6.0 by the next three months
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping
Tell us more about you (optional)
I am a working mom, mother of three healthy and handsome boys. Besides the diabetes, I consider myself a healthy woman. I try to eat right and workout and take care of myself. I have diabetes type one since 2001 ( 11 years ... wow! .. I remember my doctor telling me not to worry that the cure was coming in less than 5 years ... still hoping for that and for my kids to never get it ... Lately my A1C have been increasing and I don't like that ....specially because I don't really know or understand the causes of that and that put me down ... but I will fight and always do my best to be better every day ....for me , for my supportive husband and for my 3 reasons to live the longer I can !!!

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At 10:19pm on August 23, 2012, Father of Alexa said…

is there a way to review on the ping what your doses were say for the last week or so ?

At 12:26am on August 10, 2012, Father of Alexa said…

thanks for the reply .. I am sure there will be many more questions :)

At 6:52pm on August 9, 2012, Maru said…
Hi Linda - I just saw your note ... Thank you! Please excuse my ingnoracne, bur whar is ir to be a featured member?
At 11:18am on June 10, 2012, Linda G said…

Brava on being a featured member Maru :)

At 11:44am on June 8, 2012, catlover said…

HI Maru- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community.

At 10:46am on June 7, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 6:36am on June 7, 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.
Here's a link to help you get to know more about us: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

At 5:13am on June 7, 2012, Stress said…

Welcome aboard - there is a wealth of information here - just ask if you can't find what you're looking for!

At 5:02am on June 7, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Watch carb intake. 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!!!

 
 
 

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