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Sarapova24 replied to Sagwabetes's discussion 'Pushed to the breaking point this week'
"Great job getting your A1C down! I wanted to address the boyfriend thing - I have been with my fiancé for over 2 years now and he couldn't be more supportive. That doesn't mean babying me or feeling sorry for me, but it means being…"
Dec 26, 2012
Sarapova24 updated their profile
Dec 26, 2012
Sarapova24 replied to Dolores's discussion 'Whats the most annoying comment you've ever gotten about diabetes?'
"AHAHAHAHAHA!"
Dec 7, 2012
Sarapova24 replied to Alison's discussion 'Letting teachers know?' in the group College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)
"I usually don't either. I just don't feel like it's necessary. If I need to leave class to take care of something diabetes related, they usually don't ask. I go to a larger university where professors usually don't care."
Dec 5, 2012
Sarapova24 replied to KML's discussion 'Exercise' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I have been a pump user for about 5 years and I have finally found what I think is the key to exercise and the pump! It depends on what sport/exercise you are doing but when I play tennis (which is usually for an hour or more - singles) I check my…"
Dec 5, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Sarapova24
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Sarapova.... This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends. Take a peek at some the groups when you get a…"
Sep 30, 2012
Sarapova24 left a comment for Melissa
"Hey Melissa, I saw on a post that you got some bad news about your kidneys a while back. I'm in the same boat. I didn't take care of myself when I was a teen. Now, I'm engaged, 2 semesters away from graduating and I had my first…"
Sep 30, 2012
Sarapova24 joined Sarah Kay's group
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College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)

This group is for anyone who is in college and a diabetic. Some of the topics discussed is how to handle exam stress and blood sugars, college humor, and all things related!
Sep 30, 2012
Sarapova24 joined Bernard's group
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Continuous Glucose Monitor Users

Are you hooked up with one of these new devices? Have you advice to give others that are interested in trying one out? Join the CGM group and share your knowledge.
Sep 30, 2012
Sarapova24 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
Sep 30, 2012
Sarapova24 joined amy mercer's group
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Diabetes and Women

A group for women living with diabetes who want to share stories and ask questions about women's health issues: pregnancy, infertility, menustration etc.etc.
Sep 30, 2012
Donna H left a comment for Sarapova24
"Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community."
Sep 30, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Sarapova24
"Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for…"
Sep 29, 2012
Doris D left a comment for Sarapova24
"WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!! Please enjoy it here with us!!!here'a a link to get u on ur way with us http://www.tudiabetes.org/notesto comment back to us just hit the "comment Back" bar under our comments"
Sep 29, 2012
Sarapova24 is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Sep 29, 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?
Support from a group of people who can truely relate
Date diagnosed
October 25, 2004
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.6
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
MiniMed Paradigm 523
Tell us more about you (optional)
I'm engaged to a nurse (imagine that!) and love to workout. I was diagnosed at 14 with type 1 and have never really had my numbers under control. I am really struggling with the years that I ignored my diabetes and tried to be "normal." I'm looking to share/read more about how other Type 1s get through the day to day without giving up.

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At 11:51am on September 30, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Sarapova....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
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.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 6:35am on September 30, 2012, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 4:06pm on September 29, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 1:43pm on September 29, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!! Please enjoy it here with us!!!
here'a a link to get u on ur way with us http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
to comment back to us just hit the "comment Back" bar under our comments

At 12:24pm on September 29, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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