"Each to their own, before N and I started dating I told him up front that I'm diabetic, childfree, and pagan if he had an issue with any of the three we could remain friends no harm no fowl.
I was the same way with the last few ex's after…"
"Once a guy saw my pump on the first date, and asked what it was, and I said "Oh, I have type 1 diabetes.". He was cool with it, and we carried on in our conversation.
On another date, I didn't want to bring it up, so before dinner I…"
"I am newly diagnosed as well (July), and single and dating. My mom suggested that I not tell the guy until I was more confident in how I felt about him and vice versa. Because I feel so vulnerable about my diabetes, she didn't want me to tell…"
"When I was leaving the hospital after being diagnosed the nurse suggested a pump but because I didn't yet know about the ominpod, I declined because I didn't want to be bothered with the tubing. I was diagmosed with type 1 the last week of…"
"I wear an omnipod, and frequently put it on an arm, where it's quite visible. So no one knows me very long before they notice and ask what it is. I've been lucky that no one, romantic interest or otherwise, has ever expressed anything but…"
I like your post funny....
I am flying out in 2 weeks through Atlanta Airport, First time flying with the pump.. I used to think it would be easier if we went through security in our birthday suits and just got dressed at the airport. The…"
"The good news is that we can soon keep our shoes on during the process. The bad news is that we have to take off our underwear!
By the way, my comment on x-ray safety (article) refers to the new backscatter x-ray scanner that is now being used. I…"
"Nothing yet on magnetic fields but this is of interest:
The x-ray exposure in a CT scan ("CAT SCAN") is very very much higher and penetrating than is the exposure from these scanning systems. So here is some info on x-rays by the…"
"Jeff, please post what you find out. I will call Animas too and ask. I have never heard that pumps get damaged. I know your not supposto leave them on for MRI but that is a HUGE magnetic field. Not like those scanners at the airports."
"Cheri I just went through the same thing in DesMoines Iowa. They went under my cflothes and swabbed me for explosive powder everywhere. They did not offer a privacy booth and really made me VERY MAD. They scared my daughter too. Bes thing is just to…"
"NO. Animas WILL beep in the metal detector so depending on how the TSA workers know how is you may be able to go through with a pat down or they will pat/swipe you top to bottom. Just went through that. Best bet is just to run it through the…"
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