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prick your Thumb?

Started this discussion. Last reply by kathimcb 11 hours ago. 19 Replies

as I was testing today, something popped in my mind. Why don't I ever prick my Thumbs? So Here is a New question for you. How many of your use your thumb for glucose test? or just fingers? (thumb…Continue

Tags: test, glucose, Thumbs

curiousity about Insulin price

Started this discussion. Last reply by phoenixbound Apr 6. 1 Reply

This is a question probably (definitely) posted before, I went to my pharmacy yesterday to get 2 bottles of Novolog. the price they charge is 230$ a bottle. I went by costco pharmacy, and there it is…Continue

Tags: why, pump, rising, reason, insulin

How many do you know.......

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thas on Tuesday. 32 Replies

I was doing some thinking the other day on a discussion I heard. It wasn't about Diabetes but about a park in the neighborhood. Then for some who knows why reason, A question came to my mind. The…Continue

Tags: Many, How

How do you Bolus with Gastroparesis

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Mar 10. 2 Replies

I had a question regarding some things I have a problem with. I am a type 1 for 36 years, am on medtronic 723, have everything figured out on the pump except bolusing with the gp (gastroparesis) I…Continue

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kathimcb replied to Scottyd's discussion 'prick your Thumb?'
"Yes, I prick all my fingers except for my index fingers. :-)"
11 hours ago
Scottyd commented on Tamra's blog post 'The Overlooked Treatment for Diabetes'
"Amen!! Very well said (written) mine was similar to depression, it was doing things against others, then a notice of problems, and proof. You take care of yourself"
Scottyd replied to Brea's discussion 'WHO? WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? WHY?'
"A 13 year old kid Camping wit the family 8/13/1978 Long Beach Naval Hospital Control, care about myself, and love to help others"
Thas replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"That reminds me. My pcp's nurse is t1d and was a source of a lot of misinformArion for me, early on..."
Stuart replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"Four of us in the immediate area whom I know. Owner of our Home & Auto Insurance Agency. The drywaller. Daughter of owner at a local Pizza Restaurant. Nurse at the CCU unit of the local "hospital". Met several others in person. But…"
Scottyd updated their profile
Apr 10
Scottyd posted a status
"just browsing this site,even though i've been a member a couple years, I am still finding cool things."
Apr 10
Scottyd commented on Michelle Reinhardt's group 'Gastroparesis'
"I got diagnosed back in 2002, and the way they said it, it sounded like an assumption. (had to be there) I do fine most of the time, but when my weight goes up (like to 180), then it kicks. they have me on 2 meds. one is omeprazole, and the other is…"
Apr 10
Scottyd joined Michelle Reinhardt's group


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Apr 10
acidrock23 replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"Oh geez, I met like 90 people in Las Vegas at the Unconference too! Although I am friends w/ many of them on FB as we got a group together beforehand. Many of the attendees were people I knew from Tu too so there's some overlap..."
Apr 10
JohnG replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"I have a neighbor on my street that is type 1 and also a pumper...actually I have never spoken with him, his wife and kids actually told me he was a PWD one day when I was walking the dog,they saw my pump."
Apr 10
acidrock23 replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"One in the neighborhood. A few in town and maybe a couple of dozen as part of a local group although there are lots of CWD but I hang out w/ the parents. Maybe 150-200 on FB."
Apr 10
LizBa replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"In my circle I know of 6. 4 of those family members of friends (never met them) & 2 co-workers of family members. Met one co-worker when I gave him some extra insulin I had & the other I got to have a few minute convo with regarding CGMs…"
Apr 10
pancreaswanted replied to Scottyd's discussion 'prick your Thumb?'
"i used to prick my thumb but gave up because for some reason i dont bleed as easily from that digit!"
Apr 9
Fraser replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"On my street T1's 2. I am a t2 active in the community so have tonsof Tshirts from dibetes events, which I wear often. Although I have noticed, that it is usually the significant other or family members who makes the initial contact for…"
Apr 9
Scottyd replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"I am sorry. I am in Orange County CA (Anaheim) , And you know me and all these others online at tudiabetes. I know it isn't in your neighborhood, but we are here"
Apr 9

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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?
Listening, Sharing, and being Silly to bring smiles.
Date diagnosed
August 13, 1978
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
What pump model do you use, if any?
medtronic 723
Tell us more about you (optional)
been with it for 36 years, And am still going strong. I believe that your Life, is in your Hands. Thus your diabetes is yours to handle. The doctor tests, and advises you. but it is your body. I have only one complication, and it is just annoying, (Gastroparesis)

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At 3:48pm on March 6, 2015, Cayla said…

Congratulations on being a featured member!

At 7:01am on March 5, 2015, Susan Van Abs said…

Congratulations on being a featured member!

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Scott congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 3:47am on February 27, 2015, shoshana27 said…

t1 78 years
i also have gastroparesis & neuropathy & had eye laser

At 9:07pm on December 18, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Scott!
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,
click on "all groups". 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.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
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!
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 6:23pm on December 18, 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 12:19pm on December 18, 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!!!

At 8:23am on December 18, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Scott, welcome to the community! let me know if you have any questions.




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