Mom 2 Kyle
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Lows ALL day (3+ hours after every meal). HELP

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mom 2 Kyle Jan 7, 2013. 18 Replies

My son has been sick with mono and since his #s have been off. I thought we had them (better) under control and then he also got the flu. Since, his #'s have been high (250 2 hours post meal) and…Continue

New to CGM/Dexcom G4 - HELP please!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Baby Tee Dec 13, 2012. 42 Replies

My son is getting his first CGM & it's on the way. First, I read on a thread (that I can't seem to find) that we need special tape to help hold/keep the sensor down. And I also read that a…Continue

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Mom 2 Kyle replied to Scott A's discussion 'Getting the ??? and hourglass a lot lately and am past the 6 month mark....' in the group Dexcom Users
"My son's first transmitter only made it to 8 months. We started getting the hourglass and ??? symbol constantly with NO low battery warning. We went through about 5 sensors before support suggested that it could be the transmitter. The day we…"
Jan 30
Mom 2 Kyle replied to Avi e's discussion 'Is tubeless worth the trouble in its current state?' in the group OmniPod Users
"My son has been podding since March. He started on the new pods. He has only had five (yes, FIVE) failures since starting. Four of the failures have been true failures where there was .05 remaining in the bolus (no reason). And one of the failures…"
Jan 30
Mom 2 Kyle replied to dalajosa's discussion 'Confused about test strips' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi Scott! Not sure if you remember me, but you gave me a lot of help/advice when my son started podding in late March. Things are going great! He is just loving the OmniPod and we have been lucky to not have many problems. So, what's your…"
Aug 7, 2013
Sarah K replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'A1c went up on the Pod. :(' in the group OmniPod Users
"I may have been the one who said something about using 18 in the group. Seems a lot of people get into a hangup with FDA standards and all there. But I've not been one to hold to that stuff really. I've used code 18 for a LONG time and it…"
Jun 26, 2013
TracySue123 replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'A1c went up on the Pod. :(' in the group OmniPod Users
"Change it once and it stays. I usually have a Lean Cuisine with 30 carbs or less for lunch. :)"
May 6, 2013
Jacob's mom replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'Kickin' DP's butt with the Omnipod! :)' in the group OmniPod Users
"your selling me! now for jacob, i definitely think a trial is worth it and see what he thinks win win situation i guess. have a good week! amy"
May 5, 2013
Mom 2 Kyle replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'Kickin' DP's butt with the Omnipod! :)' in the group OmniPod Users
"Also, the CGM can be set to vibrate so there are no beeps at all. AND my son turns the "high" alert off completely while he's at school (no beep or vibrate). The only time that it will ALWAYS alarm is if it drops below 50 (or 55) ...…"
May 5, 2013
Jacob's mom replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'Kickin' DP's butt with the Omnipod! :)' in the group OmniPod Users
"you know that is a great idea, with summer coming he might be willing to try it while not at school, i think he never wanted another gadget to carry or possibly god forbid beep at school! i see some parents here totally live there childs life by…"
May 4, 2013
Mom 2 Kyle replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'A1c went up on the Pod. :(' in the group OmniPod Users
"So, are 17 and 18 the two most used calibration codes to try? Just curious, how/who ever figured this out? I am in a group on facebook and it started a very heated debate when someone mentioned to change the calibration code on the PDM! LOL"
May 3, 2013
Mom 2 Kyle replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'A1c went up on the Pod. :(' in the group OmniPod Users
"Do you just change the calibration to 17 once on the PDM and it stays there? So 17 & 18 are the two calibrations that it can be changed to? Maybe I'll try to play with the calibration numbers this weekend and see what we get. BTW what did…"
May 3, 2013
Mom 2 Kyle replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'Kickin' DP's butt with the Omnipod! :)' in the group OmniPod Users
"Do you think he would wear one for a week?? You can ask your endo. for one to wear for a week just to see what his numbers look like at night so you can make basal adjustments. That's how we got hooked! Kyle relied on it so much that week that…"
May 3, 2013
markeeezy replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'A1c went up on the Pod. :(' in the group OmniPod Users
"How do you even carry all that?? O.o Also, what app if you don't mind me asking?"
May 3, 2013
Jacob's mom replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'Kickin' DP's butt with the Omnipod! :)' in the group OmniPod Users
"the problem with jacob is he never wanted a CGM and he hates it when i test him overnight, i did test him once last week at 2 am i believe he had a fresh pod on and he stayed flat all night! he actually had three mornings this week under 200 105-168…"
May 3, 2013
Mom 2 Kyle replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'Kickin' DP's butt with the Omnipod! :)' in the group OmniPod Users
"My son has been accepted into the Engineering Academy at our local high school for next year (can't believe he starts HS next year). Sounds like our boys have a few things in common. :) When do you see the biggest rise? Our CDE said you have to…"
May 2, 2013
Jacob's mom replied to Mom 2 Kyle's discussion 'Kickin' DP's butt with the Omnipod! :)' in the group OmniPod Users
"thanks for taking the time to post they are pretty close jacobs total basal is 19! but he gets a bit more a night less during the day.... always a work in progress just when i was going to tweek again he had a 120 this morning, he has a doc apt in a…"
May 2, 2013
Mom 2 Kyle replied to Stress's discussion 'PDM Failure' in the group OmniPod Users
"I'm thinking a paper clip is going to be a part of my son's kit too!"
May 2, 2013

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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?
Learn about pumps and CGM's before buying one.
Date diagnosed
December 6, 2010
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.2
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
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I am Kyle's mom. He was diagnosed on 12/6/2010 at the age of 12. His A1C was
10 at the time of diagnosis.

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At 8:28am on June 24, 2012, brokenpole said…

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