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Penny Mounce liked Gerri's discussion Wheat Belly--A Book That is Going to Revolutionize Our Thinking About Wheat
Sep 14, 2011
Penny Mounce replied to Cheri's discussion 'I HATE One Touch Strips' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Cheri, I'm confused by "incredibly slow"; is it getting the strip from the bottle, into the meter, and applying the sample that's slow? I agree going outside this group may get broader input on the problems you've had.…"
Jun 21, 2010
Penny Mounce replied to Cheri's discussion 'I HATE One Touch Strips' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Sorry to hear you've had problems with One Touch Strips and meter. I've used their products since their original meter came out in early 1980's. I had to teach myself to use it, (read and re-read the owners manual) as even the…"
Jun 19, 2010
Penny Mounce replied to Penny Mounce's discussion 'Animas Pump Dexcom CGMS Combo Update' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I agree date is still unknown but a bit more optimistic it's coming. The first date I was given was late 2009, then early 2010. I've been using a "borrowed" pump for almost 2 years. Have been told I can get the Animas Ping with a…"
May 19, 2010
carb101 replied to Penny Mounce's discussion 'Animas Pump Dexcom CGMS Combo Update' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Thank you hank and Penny. Oh my gosh, I feel like a diabetes nerd. I listened to the whole quarterly income report. Sounds like the date is unknown still. They will file "later this year" and the approval process takes 180 days, "give…"
May 17, 2010
Hank replied to Penny Mounce's discussion 'Animas Pump Dexcom CGMS Combo Update' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Your welcome Penny"
May 6, 2010
Penny Mounce replied to Penny Mounce's discussion 'Animas Pump Dexcom CGMS Combo Update' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Hank, Thank you for the Dexcom site for additional info on both Animas and OmniPod and Dexcom integrated systems."
May 6, 2010
Hank replied to Penny Mounce's discussion 'Animas Pump Dexcom CGMS Combo Update' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Anyone wanting to hear what Dexcom has to say about their new joint product dates and Gen 4 dates should listen to the Dexcom earnings broadcast at for May 5."
May 6, 2010
Penny Mounce added a discussion to the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
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Animas Pump Dexcom CGMS Combo Update

I went to the Seattle ADA Diabetes Expo last Saturday and had great conversations with both the Dexcom and Animas representatives. An Animas Manager told me Animas hopes to submit the Animas/Dexcom Combination Pump/CGMS to the FDA late summer or early fall 2010, with a hopeful release, tous who have been waiting sooooo long, in early 2011, depending on how fast theFDA gives their approval.I was also told anyone who is past the warranty on their current pump can upgrade now to the Animas Ping…See More
May 5, 2010
Penny Mounce replied to Paul Underwood's discussion 'What can I eat?'
"Paul, I agree with others on the possible need of medication such as Metformin, to assist with glucose control. As a RN Certified Diabetes Educator who has Type 1 diabetes I help many with Type 2 diabetes. I teach them low-carb meal plan but stress…"
Jan 30, 2010
Penny Mounce 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
Jan 24, 2010
Penny Mounce replied to Jen's discussion 'Type 1 and weight loss'
"I lost 50 lbs over the past two years. I quit eating all grain products - wheat, rice, corn, potatoes. It's called Primal eating and Mark Sisson has a website and book for support. The website is marksdailyapple.com, The book is available on…"
Jan 11, 2010
Toni Crebbin left a comment for Penny Mounce
"Hey Penny, welcome to tudiabetes. And I see you have already found the NW diabetic group:) There are a lot of us around. Sounds like you can be a great resource too."
Jan 3, 2010
Penny Mounce commented on Bernard's group 'Diabetes Veterans'
"Hi, have lived with Type 1 for over 34 years. RN diabetes educator, wear Animas 2020 pump and Dexcom CGMS (when insurance pays for sensors). Pumping over 27 years, CGMS for almost 4 years. Looking forward to Animas/Dexcom combo pump/cgms. Married…"
Jan 2, 2010
Penny Mounce joined Bernard's group
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Diabetes Veterans

If you've had diabetes for more than 20 years, then this is the group for you. Let's share stories from diabetes history and what has and has not worked over the years for us.
Jan 2, 2010
Penny Mounce commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'TuDiabetes Weight Loss Team'
"Hi, I've lived with Type 1 for over 34 years and was always told I'd never loss weight because I was on insulin. After 5 pregnancies and 50lb gain over the years I was ready to give up.especially since always regained weight when I tried…"
Jan 2, 2010

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Network on Pump and CGMS
Date diagnosed
April 1, 1975
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.1
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas 2020

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At 12:40pm on January 3, 2010, Toni Crebbin said…
Hey Penny, welcome to tudiabetes. And I see you have already found the NW diabetic group:) There are a lot of us around. Sounds like you can be a great resource too.
At 2:53pm on December 23, 2009, Marie B said…
hi, Penny, welcome! It's an honor to have a CDE with us. Please leave a comment on my page if you have any questions about the community.
At 8:59am on December 23, 2009, Doris D said…
Welcome to our growing family Penny!!! I took Type 1 in 1973, You might want to join the group called Vetran Diabetics too. It's for ppl who've had diabetes for 20 years or longer.
At 8:41pm on December 22, 2009, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!
At 6:53pm on December 22, 2009, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Penny. There is alos a group US-Northwest Diabetics for those of us that live in the Great Northwest. Just click on the Groups link above. Welcome.
 
 
 

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