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Robin Neel
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Running with Type 1 Diabetes and the Pump

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robin Neel Jun 28, 2010. 4 Replies


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Robin Neel replied to Jamie's discussion 'Pump to shots' in the group Insulin Pen Users
"I wore the pump for 30 years or more....I went to a new Endo and because of so many issues with highs and lows..(like a yo-yo) we are trying shots. It has only been since Saturday and I am hitting way to many highs. However, she said we will adjust…"
Oct 28, 2014
Robin Neel joined Leslie Dare's group

Insulin Pen Users

This is a place to talk about the use of insulin pens.
Oct 28, 2014
Robin Neel replied to matchmo1's discussion 'Minimed CGM' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"How do you avoid the 2 hour waiting time by inserting at night?"
Dec 11, 2012
Robin Neel replied to Sarah K's discussion 'Sites' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I have this problem and I think your body can reject the sets, after all it is a foreign object in your body! There is absolutely no reason for my high blood sugar...I will check the set and sure enough it is red and bleeds. I can rotate it and it…"
Nov 15, 2012
Robin Neel replied to Stonefish's discussion 'Tired! Just tired!'
"Yes I Have had a very bad week myself...but I do know things could be worse. I just have to "suck it up cupcake" and keep going. Try to focus on all the blessings I have and not dwell on the diabetes. I have had it for 42 years...some days…"
Apr 14, 2012
Robin Neel joined Manny Hernandez's group

Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of the Medtronic Minimed Paradigm 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…See More
Apr 14, 2012
Robin Neel replied to Robin Neel's discussion 'Running with Type 1 Diabetes and the Pump'
"Thanks Cheryl....This really helps!"
Jun 28, 2010
Cheryl replied to Robin Neel's discussion 'Running with Type 1 Diabetes and the Pump'
"Robin, David (17 years old) just did the Ottawa 10K run at the end of May. I was sweating bricks since he signed up at the beginning of school term Feb 10 and this became a required part of his personal fitness class. As a parent I was worried…"
Jun 27, 2010

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At 8:51pm on June 11, 2009, Cheery Love said…
hi robin. i finally return. i even put an album on my page. you asked about what i do - this picture of me is what i do. dress like a baglady & do shows or bdays, businesses, etc. 20 years now. at the end of show i change to myself - sort of - i give the message that we need to remember not to judge others by how they appear on the outside. never able to get the pump but still trying.
At 5:27pm on March 22, 2009, Linda G said…
Hello! How's it all going Robin? Love your photos! Do you have any questions/suggestions?

I am part of the Welcome Committee and was just checking in on you to make sure you are aware of all that TuDiabetes has to offer. We would love to hear from you so here is a helpful link where you can read about all the things you can do in the community.

I look forward to hearing from you again soon.
At 4:53pm on December 18, 2008, Cathy said…
Hey Robin, you have some beautiful animals there. I have a 15 year old cat and a 2 month old kitten and a basset mix. They are adorable.
At 3:32pm on December 7, 2008, Adriana said…
Thank You..And yeah hopefully ill find a blog with that info cause its just 2 weeks left and i soo want to get my tattoo!
At 5:47pm on December 6, 2008, Carolyn Deans said…
Hi Robin,

Yep, I've been in Carolina all my life. Grew up in eastern NC, spend a couple years in Raleigh, and then have been in CH for 9 years. I may move to Durham next year, but I really like the triangle area. Congratulations and good luck with the wedding next weekend. How exciting!

At 10:07pm on November 27, 2008, Giryes Nijmeh said…
Thank you
At 4:57am on November 25, 2008, Lisa "LMRN4JR" said…
hi there.... love your photos... we've been in mooresville since 2004.. we are originally from pittsburgh.. yeah another steeler fan in NC... haha.
have a great thanksgiving... enjoy the family...
At 10:14am on October 21, 2008, ish said…
thinking of you often as well and so appreciate the prayers and well wishes.
well, it's been eventful, we're back in the U.S. now seeking possible treatments for my mom. been very busy with all of us and hard to keep up as there are 9 of us sharing this little laptop. but now that things are more settled I should be around more often.
I hope all is well with you and your family! Peace and Blessings to all!
At 7:56pm on October 9, 2008, Linda said…
At 10:54pm on October 9th, 2008, Linda said…
I am so sorry I never saw your post to me,, in July,, if I did I forgot?
I like wearing the Omni Pod Pump very much,,, the size of it took all but a day to get used to. The freedom of no tubing was one of my many reasons for choosing this pump. I have worn 4 other pumps over the years, and this one is by far my Fav! Again I am sorry for the delayed response.
At 9:36pm on September 27, 2008, JDavid said…
I was reading your post on pumping....

You said you lowered your BASAL due to better eating?

Normally BASAL only provides the needed background insulin your body needs with no food or exercise. BOLUS insulin is for carbs, and normally should be what changes depending on diet.

I posted some basics about this in the Needle Diabetics group, you might want to read what I posted. I learned from a pumper how to and its been great, now I belong to the 5.x group for diabetics with a1c's below 6.0

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