SS
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  • Port Washington, NY
  • United States
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At 6:15pm on January 1, 2010, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!
At 12:12pm on January 1, 2010, Marie B said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, SS!
At 11:47am on January 1, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes SS. Happy New Year.!
At 11:26am on January 1, 2010, SS said…
Thank You, Happy New Year's!
At 7:20am on January 1, 2010, Doris D said…
Welcome to our growing family SS!!!! Happy New Years too!!!!!

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?
ask questions/ get suggestions
Date diagnosed
January 1, 1985
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.5 (cgm, no pump)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
What pump model do you use, if any?
tried omnipod

Latest Activity

SS replied to rlev430's discussion 'First Pregnancy and scared about blood sugars' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, congrats! I liked this book (which I read when pregnant with my first baby and which was written by someone on here: Balancing diabetes with preexisting…"
Jul 23
SS replied to Thas's discussion 'Bike riding with G4' in the group Dexcom Users
"I found that when I'm dehydrated I get the ???s. and I get ???s more often when the sensor is on my arm."
Jun 11, 2013
SS replied to tebbemae's discussion 'What would you do?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, For my 1st I saw a high risk ob and my endo. For the 2nd I saw a normal/ non high risk ob and my normal endo. I would think that by your 3rd pregnancy that you're pretty familiar with what happens to your bgs and what you need to do to…"
May 14, 2013
SS replied to Rose Joelle's discussion 'High glucose levels ? ? ?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, I also had some very high bgs early on and baby(s) were ok (although I tried super-hard to keep them really good throughout the entire pregnancies). Yes, just don't forget that it's typical for insulin requirements to go up ALOT during…"
Mar 31, 2013
SS replied to Erin Huff Carper's discussion 'Who helped manage your blood sugars during pregnancy?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, and congratulations! I also had my first baby when i was in my early 30s (32) and have had diabetes 20+ yrs. I also recently had my second. I had each at different hospitals so for one I saw a high risk on and my own endo. For the second I used…"
Mar 8, 2013
SS replied to SugarDragon's discussion 'T1 for 16 yrs-33 y/o female-on shots/dexcom-pregnant' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, I use Lantus for my long acting insulin and used it during my pregnancies. I also was pregant with my first when I was 33, and have had type1 for along time and take shots instead of pump, and use dexcom. The insulin was fine and typical in…"
Jan 30, 2013
SS replied to KariC's discussion 'C-Section Tips??' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, I had an unplanned Csection after many of hours of labor, and recently a planned Csection. The planned one was a LOT more 'pleasant' than the unplanned one because with the unplanned, I wound up having the shakes during surgery and for…"
Jan 24, 2013
Marps replied to SS's discussion 'High Amniotic fluid (Polyhydramnios) - what was your Amniotic fluid index (AFI)?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Your AFI will change throughout each day. I had similar response to the condition as another poster who said their OB just started their NSTs a week earlier than planned. The highest I've seen my AFI so far is 27. It's been consistently…"
Oct 25, 2012
SS replied to SS's discussion 'High Amniotic fluid (Polyhydramnios) - what was your Amniotic fluid index (AFI)?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"It's been a while, but thank you all for your replies. My AFI since writing this has gone down to 14 and now at 38.5 weeks is back up to 25. Both times that it has been high (now and when i originally wrote my question) I was also sick…"
Oct 23, 2012
E. Louise replied to SS's discussion 'High Amniotic fluid (Polyhydramnios) - what was your Amniotic fluid index (AFI)?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I had high AF, but I don't remember the number. It started at 31 weeks. My level stayed constant, and the OB didn't do anything about it--she said the only thing she would normally do would be NSTs twice a week, and I was about to start…"
Sep 11, 2012
Heidi98 replied to SS's discussion 'High Amniotic fluid (Polyhydramnios) - what was your Amniotic fluid index (AFI)?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I had high AFI's during the duration of my pregnancy. (it first became apparent during the 27th week..measuring 25) Ranged from 25-29 throughout, with the peak at 33 weeks and then coming down to 27. My a1c also went up during the last…"
Sep 5, 2012
Marilyn Bee replied to SS's discussion 'High Amniotic fluid (Polyhydramnios) - what was your Amniotic fluid index (AFI)?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I had no problems with my first pregnancy but this time around, at 33 weeks, I was told I have high amniotic fluid. I wasn't told the exact number and the doctor doesn't seem *that* concerned actually but it has me slightly worried. So I…"
Sep 5, 2012
lizzistardust replied to SS's discussion 'High Amniotic fluid (Polyhydramnios) - what was your Amniotic fluid index (AFI)?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I had high AFI levels. I don't remember how high, but never high enough that my OB wanted to do anything about it. I'm actually pretty sure of what caused it: Water retention in general. It started happening around the time that I started…"
Sep 4, 2012
Cherise replied to SS's discussion 'High Amniotic fluid (Polyhydramnios) - what was your Amniotic fluid index (AFI)?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"P.S. As to ur doctor saying u need better control 6.0 is good. R u on a pump or MDIs? I was on MDIs with my son but will be on pump with next baby."
Sep 4, 2012
Cherise replied to SS's discussion 'High Amniotic fluid (Polyhydramnios) - what was your Amniotic fluid index (AFI)?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I don't remember my exact levels but i do remember them being normal but had to do NSTs twice a week due to pre-e. My son was born at 34 weeks due to pre-e but i had steroid shots for his lungs. My a1c was 7.0 my entire pregnancy and my baby…"
Sep 4, 2012
SS replied to E. Louise's discussion 'Hyperthyroidism, pregnancy, and breastfeeding' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Oops, yes I didn't realize you were talking about hyper, no hypo."
Jun 19, 2012
SS replied to E. Louise's discussion 'Hyperthyroidism, pregnancy, and breastfeeding' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi. I take synthroid (have for about 4 years) and have a 12 month old son and am due again on Halloween. I breastfed my son - the doc said it was fine. During preg my synthroid dosage increased a lot (as it should) and went back to my pre-preg…"
Jun 18, 2012
Lisa L. replied to SS's discussion '2nd pregnancy! - info about insulin resistance compared to 1st pregnancy, or any other advice wanted!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi SS and congratulations! I am currently 25 weeks with #2 and my insulin resistance seems at about the same level as it did with #1. My A1c is just a little lower now than my first pregnancy. I am approaching my 10 year mark for T1D and my 8th year…"
Mar 7, 2012
JustLookin replied to SS's discussion '2nd pregnancy! - info about insulin resistance compared to 1st pregnancy, or any other advice wanted!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, My first pregnancy was way different from this second one (nearly finished). First pregnancy I was only just diagnosed. I made do with 70/30 and despite 1 very memorable low did pretty well. This pregnancy the diabetes has obviously advanced…"
Mar 7, 2012
SS replied to Sarah Kay's discussion 'help!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, congrats on your pregnancy - Yes, those were my goals too, but I had some times in my pregnancy that I went into the high 300s and everything turned out fine. Post meals I tried to prevents spikes (yes, I waited about half hour to eat, and I…"
Feb 16, 2012
 
 
 

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