Ron
  • 44, Male
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • United States
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Ron commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Animas Insulin Pump Users'
"Anyone use Tubeguard??? I found it one day while searching the corners of the internet after my toddlers foot got caught in my pump tubing and wondered if there was anything out there to organize insulin pump tubing. I cam across this but, never…"
Apr 29
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Nov 27, 2013
Ron replied to Ron's discussion 'Going away for a long weekend (Thur-Sun). Should I get a vacation (loaner) pump??' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I am glad I did actually had a bad set the canula kinked and I hit 420 when I pushed to correct my shirt got wet and the insulin was coming out of me. I was back in control in 3 hours but, boy oh boy did I feel like hell till then."
Nov 14, 2012
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Jul 17, 2012
Annabella replied to Ron's discussion 'Going away for a long weekend (Thur-Sun). Should I get a vacation (loaner) pump??' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I think it depends if you will be somewhere where you can receive a replacement pump sent overnight to you. You need to talk Animas & find out about the conditions for receiving a loaner pump. Whatever you do take lots of spare infusion sets…"
May 14, 2012
Ron added a discussion to the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
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Going away for a long weekend (Thur-Sun). Should I get a vacation (loaner) pump??

I am traveling several states away by car and will be away for a 4-5 days. I am going from Saint Louis, MO to Beloit, WI. While in WI I will be staying at a college. At what point do you get a vacation pump???Thanks,RonSee More
May 14, 2012
Ron replied to Scott G's discussion 'Rotating clip for ping' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Just bought a diabetic SPI belt I like that and do not think I will use the clip again..."
Apr 11, 2012
Ron replied to simsonay's discussion 'What's the best case to carry the Animas Ping?' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I just ordered one today. Are they comfortable?"
Apr 4, 2012

Profile Information

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?
The exchange of thoughts and issues we all go through
Date diagnosed
July 15, 2008
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.5 and started on the pump 11/28/11
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping

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My First Endo Appointment since my Diagnosis 5.6 from 10.7

Posted on November 13, 2008 at 9:35am 6 Comments

I had my first endo appointment yesterday and found out that my A1c went from 10.7 to 5.6 from July 18th to Nov.12 Everyone was shocked and they asked me if I am ready for the pump. I have decided to think about it and they gave me some info but, I am going to stick with shots for now. I took info on the minimed and omnipod. Thanks to all those who have answered all my questions and all of the forums thus far. I could not have done it all without the support of my family and my TuDiabetes… Continue

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At 1:12pm on July 29, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Ron....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 6:36am on July 29, 2011, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Ron!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 6:06am on July 29, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Ron. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 4:24pm on June 15, 2011, Linda G said…
Bravo on being featured on the "Members" page Ron!!
At 10:45am on January 29, 2011, Jake said…
Beat you to the punch on recommending the Target meter to Dean (Imed him a day or two ago about it)... One of my favorites since its still full featured for its price... Software is actually nice.. like some of its reports better than OT... have you been to the wavesense forum on TU? Its also the same physical meter as the Presto, but still havent doubly confirmed if the strips are compatible. (they arent for the Jazz, but then again they have different contacts for their premium meter)
At 10:28am on July 29, 2010, Doris D said…
At 5:21am on July 29, 2010, Marie B said…
hey Ron, Happy Birthday!
At 7:16pm on January 10, 2010, Lois said…
OK, Ron:

Let me know how you want to do this.

Lois
At 7:03pm on January 10, 2010, Lois said…
Ron:

Saw your note about a case for your insulin pen. What kind? I have a half of a ton of them for NovoPen. Would be deliriously happy to send you one. Make me a friend and send me your address in a private message or call me or whatever.

Lois La Rose
Milwaukee, WI
At 8:17pm on November 17, 2009, Lizzie said…
Hello! How have you been?
 
 
 

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