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Rebecca joined etta amy's group

Yoga with a CGM

A support group for those of us dealing with the challenges of wearing a CGM while maintaining a yoga practice.
Mar 12
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Primal/Paleo for Diabetes

A forum for people who are managing their health (and diabetes) through a primal/paleo nutrition plan. Open to whatever type of diabetes you may have.
Mar 12
Rebecca posted a status
"Out of control! Too busy now being a caregiver for my mother to take care of my life properly. A1c went up to 7.6. That's not good for me."
Mar 12
Rebecca replied to Elena's discussion 'Any type 1/LADA folks with out of proportion basal/bolus?'
"This is a GREAT discussion, as I am struggling with my blood sugars and basal/ bolus rates. My sugars have been crazy. I am not happy. My Insulin to Carb ratio has only been adjusted one time by my end's in 7 years. Before I was a full-on T1D…"
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For those ladies who had GD and were told: "it will be years before you should get diabetes, IF YOU GET DIABETES. I went for GD to diagnosed with LADA within 6 months.See More
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Rebecca posted a status
"Confession time: My body & mind are suffering since I am not caring for my T1D like I should. I self- sabotage; now I'm paying the price."
Feb 20
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Gestational to Type 1

For those ladies who had GD and were told: "it will be years before you should get diabetes, IF YOU GET DIABETES. I went for GD to diagnosed with LADA within 6 months.See More
Dec 1, 2014

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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?
A place to vent when I need to & to educate myself through others experiences.
Date diagnosed
September 7, 2005
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic G30 Enlite w sensor / Started October, 2014
Tell us more about you (optional)
Stay at home Wife and mom. Trying to care for myself and my family the gets that I can. My husband is very supportive and allows and encourages me with all of my health struggles.
I'm just rolling with the punches now.

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My life on meds with pain..oh, and DIABETES

Posted on April 15, 2009 at 6:05am 7 Comments

I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in early 2008. I did not believe this diagnosis at first and I sought out several "second opinions" before I believed it to be true. I am still dealing with this conclusion.

In 2005 I was diagnosed with LADA, a form of Type 1 diabetes, from which I have developed neuropathy in the backs of my calves. I have recently started having burning and stiffness in my hands, which is causing me a lot of anxiety and concern. I hate being in pain.

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At 11:17am on February 5, 2011, Jacq Allan said…
Hi Rebecca - My name is Jacq and I work with people who have diabulimia. If I can help at all please get in touch xxx
At 7:35am on November 30, 2010, 870allamerican said…
Rebecca, Yes I did the walk. I met sooo many people that day that is was overwhelming. I'm sure we probably met that day. As a matter of fact my photo is from that day on Daniel Island.
At 6:39am on November 30, 2010, 870allamerican said…
Hi Rebecca, I just ran across your page. My daughter "Jillavieve" lives in Mount Pleasant also. I have had "D" since I was 3 in 1958 and my daughter has sinc 23 in 2006. Look her uo here on TuDiabetes. Maybe we can get together around the holiday since we rented a house in Isle of Palms for Christmas.
At 8:12am on October 16, 2010, Cynthia said…
I have the fibromyalgia, the gastroparesis and neuropathy, I was on a pain patch but after 2 years it made me vomit all the time,and I fell asleep about 2 pm in the afternoon, it was awful and not to mention it started to mess with my mind... (it was low dose morphine) I couldn't live like that on that medication.
With God's help, I went on a 40 day fast from the medication, and have not been on anything sense..for pain...but with the weather change recently, all of a sudden I am in so much pain all over.
At one point I tried the lyrica, it was awful made me feel worse depressed and never took away the pain.
I never tried Cymbalta, although my Dr. prescribed insurance wouldn't pay for it.
I have tried so many things and nothing seems to work.

I am hoping I can try the Savella...

The gastroparesis and neuropathy is affecting my quality of life.
I feel like giving up right now because of the pain...but I know I can't, I have too many people depending on me.
Like the song, "and the Beat goes on"..
The fight goes on.. :)

I just need a good nights sleep for 3 days straight and I know my body will deal with the pain--

Thanks Rebecca
At 8:42am on August 7, 2010, Doris D said…
At 7:07pm on May 2, 2010, Alexis said…
sorry for not replying, it's been 2 years O.o how are you? (:
At 9:19pm on March 14, 2010, james thomason said…
I THOUGHT 11.1 WAS GOOD?? You WANT a HIGH score right??? That's what they told me @ SMC... A COURSE they ALSO TOLD me that all my Religoen, "Humanities" & P.E. classes WOULD TRANSFER to Clemson TOO.
At 8:23am on February 14, 2010, noor said…

At 7:24pm on August 7, 2009, Nancy said…
Happy Birthday from a fellow b'day person
At 7:01pm on August 7, 2009, Linda G said…

Best Wishes on you Special Day Rebecca!



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