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PaulK replied to Amy M's discussion 't:clip vs. t:case' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I also like just carrying in my pocket, but I will slip it into the t:case (w/o the t:slider) for added protection."
Oct 26, 2013
PaulK replied to Lizzie's discussion 'How I beat the bubbles' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"That's a good question. I can understand replacement of the set, but how many times could the tubing be reused."
Oct 26, 2013
PaulK replied to Lizzie's discussion 'How I beat the bubbles' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I use my finger and flick the syringe, but this can really hurt your finger if you do it too hard or too many times. This is where the toothbrush is a good idea."
Oct 26, 2013
PaulK replied to Lizzie's discussion 'How I beat the bubbles' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"That's what I do. Right around 9u while priming that big bubble is ready to go from the luer into the tube. I sometimes have a problem lining it up to start up the tube."
Oct 26, 2013
Alisonisayoshi replied to PaulK's discussion 'I Think I'm Finally Getting a Pump' in the group Pumping Our Insulin
"Solara medical supply"
Dec 4, 2012
MarysMom replied to PaulK's discussion 'I Think I'm Finally Getting a Pump' in the group Pumping Our Insulin
"Hi Paul, Wonderful for you. My daughter was diagnosed 5 years ago (the day after Christmas). We started off with shots and worked our way to a pump. We never regret that move. My husband's brother has been a T1 for about 30 years also. He was…"
Dec 4, 2012
Janice replied to PaulK's discussion 'I Think I'm Finally Getting a Pump' in the group Pumping Our Insulin
"Hi Paul, I also have BCBS..of Illinois. Been on the t:slim for approximately a month now. Absolutely love it. My supplier is Edgepark. They were great to work with. But, hey, it's early. I received supplies the day after shipment. They're…"
Dec 3, 2012
PaulK added a discussion to the group Pumping Our Insulin
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I Think I'm Finally Getting a Pump

(I apologize if this is a duplicate as I couldn't find the post I think I made last night. Hey folks, this is my first post. I'm a T1 for 33 years and only now getting my first pump. I've done much research -there's never too much- and decided on the t:slim. My insurance is BCBS of Washington (medadvantage) and I need to go through an in-network supplier. Sure, BCBS is more than able to give me many names of supported suppliers, but as some have noted before they are unable to identify which…See More
Dec 3, 2012
PaulK joined Jigga's group
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Tandem T:Slim Users

New insulin pump from Tandem, the T:Slim touch screen insulin pump. 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 Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for…See More
Dec 2, 2012
PaulK joined Regge's group
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Pumping Our Insulin

Group for those that are pumping. Come and exchange tips on using your pump. Discuss the differences of the different types of pumps out on the market, infusion sets and pump accessories.See More
Dec 2, 2012
Marie B left a comment for PaulK
"hi Paul, welcome to the community! Let me know if you have any questions, and feel free to join any discussions of interest."
Nov 19, 2012
Doris D left a comment for PaulK
"Welcome to our family my friend!!!!! look at the groups and join any u want to. I'm hoping u enjoy it here with us come join uson our live chat at the bottom of our homepage anytime u want to"
Nov 19, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for PaulK
"Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for…"
Nov 18, 2012
Linda G left a comment for PaulK
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Paul... This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends. Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance.…"
Nov 18, 2012
PaulK is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Nov 18, 2012

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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?
share and learn about latest treatments and technology
Date diagnosed
September 17, 1979
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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At 12:38pm on November 19, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Paul, welcome to the community! Let me know if you have any questions, and feel free to join any discussions of interest.

At 8:42am on November 19, 2012, Doris D said…

Welcome to our family my friend!!!!! look at the groups and join any u want to. I'm hoping u enjoy it here with us come join uson our live chat at the bottom of our homepage anytime u want to

At 11:26pm on November 18, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 5:58pm on November 18, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Paul...
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 4:32pm on November 18, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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