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Michelle Reinhardt
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  • Massena, IA
  • United States
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"I got diagnosed back in 2002, and the way they said it, it sounded like an assumption. (had to be there) I do fine most of the time, but when my weight goes up (like to 180), then it kicks. they have me on 2 meds. one is omeprazole, and the other is…"
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"Well, I have developed another symptom that may be a sign of gastroparesis. That is, if I eat until I'm full, and after the meal, I bend over to pick up something, or pet my pups and kitties, my mouth fills with saliva, and if I don't…"
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Hi, my name is Michelle. My daughter Michelle (Chell) was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes May of 2004.

Recently, I have done a video for Children who's parents insurance companies have denied them the CGM. This upset me very much. So much techology out there yet insurance companies dont help. We were lucky, my daughters insurance company did pick up the CGM for her.

I am very concerned about the other 25,600 children out there. One of our local TV station was running a contest, "PAY IT FORWARD" Even though my video did not win, this was a wonderful oportunity for me to tell about these other children who are in need of the CGM.

My future dreams is to help each one of these children along with many more children who's insurance company deny them.

My favorite website www.childrenwithdiabetes.com

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Chells first day on Insulin pump

Posted on February 28, 2008 at 6:58pm 0 Comments

Chell started pumping today, fully with Insulin, we never did start with saline. We went to McDonalds for lunch after pump training, it was so funny Chell is looking all over in her purse and in my purse for her insulin pen. Told her she does have to have it now, since she has the pump. She forgot already.

What is Chell pumping with: MM 722 purple

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At 10:27pm on December 7, 2009, Kristi Brashier said…
Haha - I'm sure Shots would love a break from Katie Jane! She drags that poor dog everywhere and makes him do the craziest things. I apologize to him almost daily that he got stuck with such a goofy girl.

Sorry about that low - blech!

Seriously, don't worry about the funding - it will happen. That was my biggest fear but people were so generous.

Another idea is to have the local paper come out and do an interview and put a place at the end of where to send donations. Maybe directly to Pawsibilities or maybe set up an account at the bank just for that - you know, "a fund has been set up at Whatever Bank for donations"
At 8:50pm on February 28, 2008, Lynnea said…
Hi Michelle,
Enjoyed your video!! I was born and raised in Omaha so the last screen made me smile! We're new to diabetes...son diagnosed 12/2007....just love all these sites to gather information from.
At 7:20am on February 27, 2008, landileigh said…
i'm not well versed in that subject. sorry to say.
At 7:14am on February 27, 2008, landileigh said…
i added your video to the front page, so that others could see it that might possibly miss it!

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At 8:01pm on February 26, 2008, landileigh said…
that was an AWESOME video! i'm just in awe! you did a wonderful job!
At 3:12pm on January 2, 2008, Michelle Reinhardt said…
I just love my new found friends!
At 9:15am on January 2, 2008, Jeffrey said…
It will be my pleasure to help anyone here, lord knows that I need it. It seems that I keep losing ground with this disease. Glad you have offered to help .
At 11:14am on December 16, 2007, Cara said…
I am glad that things seem to be improving for you. I know that stress can be difficult, and sometimes a divorce can be a major stress reliever, contrary to popular belief!
I see that you homeschool. I am a teacher. Not currently teaching, but I have my degree and taught one year. I am now working another job and going back to school to get my master's. I think homeschooling can be a wonderful thing. I'm glad that you are able to do that.
At 7:15pm on December 15, 2007, Cara said…
My parent's divorced after adopting me. I still turned out okay. :D
They did a pretty good job by me actually.
I think it's great that you adopted when they were older.
I have already decided that I want to adopt my children. For a number of reasons. Number one: to continue the tradition. Number two: I am afraid of passing on diabetes. I think I would feel horribly guilty.
Ironicaly enough, I think I would adopt a diabetic child and never think twice about it. Just because I know how to take care of them.
Anyway, tell your daughter not to worry about having diabetes. It's not the end of the world by any means. Which I am sure you already know, but sometimes it helps to hear it from someone who's lived w/ diabetes for 22 years.
At 4:22pm on December 15, 2007, Cara said…
Hello Michelle! I was just checking out the pages of new members and noticed the last comment from Doris Ann that your girls are adopted. I am adopted myself! And a Type 1 diabetic. :) How old were they when you adopted them? I was an only child adoption. I was also a newborn adoption. But adoption anyway you go about it, is special.
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