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MrsCandyHearts commented on jrtpup's group 'Why I participate in this community'
"The friendships I've found online through the DOC are priceless, supporting the Diabetes Hands Foundation has become a passion of mine. Neither would have ever been possible without TuDiabetes."
Dec 3, 2012
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Sep 1, 2012
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Back by popular demand: live videochat with Gary Scheiner!!!! at TuDiabetes homepage

August 17, 2012 from 10am to 11am
12-1pm PST2-3pm CDT3-4pm ESTOur last live event with Gary Scheiner was so popular that he didn't have time to answer all the great questions posed by our brilliant community members... So he's coming back!!Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist.  He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research…See More
Aug 14, 2012
MrsCandyHearts commented on Manny Hernandez's photo

An inspiring group of Joslin Medalists with Aaron Kowalski (JDRF)

"WOW! Love this, Manny! It was an awesome weekend ;)"
Apr 15, 2012
Kathy left a comment for MrsCandyHearts
"Hey Wendy - thanks for the lovely comment on my blogpost. All for His glory indeed!"
Mar 2, 2012
MrsCandyHearts commented on Kathy's blog post 'Some Incredible News'
"OH WOW!!!!! What a wonderful thing to read today!!!!! May God continue to bless the road ahead...ALL FOR HIS GLORY!"
Feb 24, 2012
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"AWESOME! Wish I could be there....praying in AZ!"
Sep 19, 2011
MrsCandyHearts commented on Teowyn's blog post 'three years today'
"My daughter was dx on 7/25. Tomorrow will be 6 years...she's 8, and was dx 3 weeks after her 2nd birthday. No, life isn't fair. But life can still be good. And, for us, it has been. Happy (almost shared) Diaversary."
Jul 24, 2011
MrsCandyHearts commented on kim's blog post 'getting used to this pump'
"Hello :) My daughter has been wearing the Insets for over 4 years. She actually started wearing them with her Cozmo, and they're one of the reasons we switched to Animas 2 years ago, after Cozmo announced they were closing up shop. We usually…"
May 19, 2011
MrsCandyHearts replied to Gina's discussion 'How do you handle IOB with the pod?' in the group OmniPod Users
"This is the primary reason we decided the pod wouldn't work for our family. Before the pod was on the market, our daughter began pumping with Cozmo. When it was time for a new pump, we just couldn't fathom the idea of pumping without the…"
May 6, 2011
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OmniPod Users

This group is dedicated to giving OmniPod users a place to discuss and share our experiences so that we may grow and help each other "make diabetes a smaller part of our lives."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…See More
May 6, 2011
MrsCandyHearts replied to Michael Hutch's discussion 'Say a little prayer for the Aussie Flood victims'
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Nov 28, 2010
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I want to connect with other parents who are raising children with type 1 diabetes and/or celiac disease.
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July 25, 2005
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Animas Ping
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At 6:32pm on March 2, 2012, Kathy said…

Hey Wendy - thanks for the lovely comment on my blogpost. All for His glory indeed!

At 12:02pm on October 9, 2010, Doris D said…
At 5:52am on October 9, 2010, Marie B said…
Happy Birthday!
At 9:34am on September 4, 2010, Lorraine said…
Hi Wendy!
At 6:54pm on August 31, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes MrsCandyHearts!
At 7:47am on August 21, 2010, Marie B said…
hi Mom, please join our Parents' Group here:
At 2:10pm on August 20, 2010, catlover said…
Hi MrsCandyHearts- Welcome To TuD. We hope you like it here. Check out the groups at the top of the page, there are many for parents of T-1kids.
At 1:01pm on August 20, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better:
Also pleses put up pic for us here so we can distinguish you in our forum.
At 11:38pm on August 19, 2010, Teena said…
Welcome to the community MrsCandyHearts!



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