Rusty1955
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  • Abilene, TX
  • United States
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Rusty1955 replied to Janny's discussion 'High Blood sugars when taking Z Pack (arithromycin)' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Before I started on my plastic pancreas, I used to get infections on my feet and had to take antibiotics. I could always tell when I was getting an infection because my sugar would sky-rocket! Talking going from 200-250 up to 450-500 in a matter of…"
May 13, 2011
Rusty1955 replied to Johnben.'s discussion 'TROUBLE in the department store.'
"I have had to have part of my foot removed due to D and I have a handicapped parking permit. I walk fairly normal but do use a cane. I parked at a local store to go shopping one day and as I got out of the truck a guy walked up to me and said,…"
Apr 16, 2011
Rusty1955 replied to Emily F's discussion 'While seeking new employment, my old boss told my potential new boss of my Type 1... how wrong is that?'
"I had a "similar but different" type of situation happen to me. I drove a truck hauling heavy equipment for a living. When I found out I was going to have to go on shots, I informed my boss and told him that I could no longer pass a DOT…"
Apr 16, 2011
Rusty1955 replied to missarachnid's discussion 'Humalog not working?' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I don't have a problem with Humalog. Works fine for me."
Apr 13, 2011
Rusty1955 replied to DeeJay's discussion 'Air Bubbles Galore!' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I have found a way to fil my reservoir without getting a lot of air bubbles. My educator told me about this and I will pass it along to ya'll. Here are the steps she told me to use: 1. Stand the bottle on the table and put on the transfer…"
Apr 12, 2011
Rusty1955 replied to Sportster's discussion 'Wearing an Insulin Pump in Court'
"I have a card that I carry with me that states that I am wearing a medical device prescribed by my physician. Gets me through security all the time. As for having it in court, I would let the attorney that had you summoned to court know that you…"
Apr 12, 2011
Rusty1955 joined Manny Hernandez's group
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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 10, 2011
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Apr 10, 2011
Jim Roach left a comment for Rusty1955
"Welcome to Tudiabetes Rusty!"
Aug 17, 2010
Rusty1955 replied to Kathy's discussion 'type II insulin dependent diabetic'
"Some counties in Texas have programs that assist you in getting the needed supplies. Medicines, testing supplies, etc. Contact the local welfare office and they can point you in the right direction. I had to use their services before my Medicare…"
Aug 8, 2010
catlover left a comment for Rusty1955
"Hi Rusty- Welcome to TuD. We are a very friendly and supportive community. We hope you like it here."
Aug 6, 2010
Doris D left a comment for Rusty1955
"WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Aug 5, 2010
Linda G left a comment for Rusty1955
"Welcome to the table Rusty..... 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, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific…"
Aug 4, 2010
Rusty1955 is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Aug 4, 2010

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Education
Date diagnosed
May 1, 1990
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
8.5
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Paradigm

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At 10:17pm on August 17, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Rusty!
At 11:38am on August 6, 2010, catlover said…
Hi Rusty- Welcome to TuD. We are a very friendly and supportive community. We hope you like it here.
At 9:55am on August 5, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
At 3:29pm on August 4, 2010, Linda G said…

Welcome to the table Rusty.....
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, 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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here are a few useful links to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/minimedparadigmusers
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/New_Member_Guide
and I also wanted to invite you to enter your A1c through the TuAnalyze application:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/profiles/profile/apps
so we can light up the TuAnalyze map:
http://www.tuanalyze.org
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Take care....and keep in touch!
 
 
 

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