Mike S.
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  • Abingdon, MD
  • United States
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Mike S.'s Discussions

Eating PEEPS at Easter?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stemwinder (Gary) Apr 11, 2012. 28 Replies


Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike S. Mar 30, 2012. 3 Replies

Don't Eat That!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bobbie1000 Mar 10, 2012. 29 Replies


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Mike S. replied to DiabeticRunner83's discussion 'Just started on the Pump Curious of others Basal rates.' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I agree with Gerry. Basal rates are customised to the individual. Until you have a few weeks of data, sooner or later you will be able to fine tune your therapy. Just test a lot."
Nov 6, 2012
Mike S. replied to Brandon Burkhardt's discussion 'New pump user - would like some advice.' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Well, Brandon, I have been on a pump now for seven years. I was concerned and a little scared at first and to be honest it took about three months to get used to it, especially when my units per hour drop at 10:00 PM. After all this time I now…"
Oct 15, 2012
Mike S. posted a status
"Going to the ADA Expo on November 3 at the Javits Convention Center in Mid town Manhattan. It's free and get lots of info and freebies!"
Aug 25, 2012
Mike S. replied to KNelson's discussion 'Honemooners!!' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"sounds like you are on target. you have four months of data stored and you should see some trends now. sure beats mdi, eh?"
Aug 25, 2012
Mike S. replied to Shayla's discussion 'Glucose Tabs'
"Don't think it matters, but I wouldn't leave the liquid or gel type in the car."
Aug 25, 2012
Mike S. replied to Lori Veliquette's discussion 'Skin Rash from Infusion Sets' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"You are allergic to the adhesive. As suggested, try another inset type, they may not have the same adhesive. Check woundcareshop.com for assistance."
Aug 23, 2012
Mike S. replied to Philmore's discussion 'Lancet Survey'
"I use the BD lancet and 33 ga size. I change the lancet every single time. Why risk infection?"
Aug 23, 2012
Mike S. replied to carlyn's discussion 'Button Errors?' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Customer service may be right about pushing the buttons too quickly. Go a little slower and be sure to push all the way down across what the industry calls "dome switches". I've slept on my Revel many times and have never had a button…"
Aug 23, 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?
information on newest treatment
Date diagnosed
June 1, 1980
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.4 December 2011
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
723 Revel

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