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

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scottyd on Tuesday. 17 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

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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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Scottyd replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"When I used the word Neighborhood, I meant in a manner of people you socialize with around. Not a person you met once 367 years ago and don't talk to, or Joe who lives in Antarctica that you never talk to. (of course he would be interesting to…"
Lilli replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"A niece diagnosed in DKA as a toddler after a virus and two of my dad's brothers. One diagnosed around 30 yrs old who was insulin dependant and brittle with many complications as he aged, the other more like me, diagnosed in his 50s with…"
meee replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"I have some type 1 "acquaintances", I'm using that term very loosely, no close friends or people I know very well. I met some people at a jdrf meeting for type 1 adults but I haven't gone back to another yet, they're too far…"
pancreaswanted replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"my downstairs neighbour is type 1! i didnt know until my fridge broke and i needed somewhere to store my insulin."
Thas replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"Depends on how far we stretch the word 'neighborhood'... I have two 1st cousins, once removed, who are T1s - both lived in the neighborhood, but have moved. I also know a family in the area with two sons who are T1, and another with a…"
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Amy replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"I live in Seattle, so aside from the people here I don't know any...though when I was in Baton Rouge, LA I knew 5 and growing up in a small LA town I knew 4."
Jen replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"Over the years I've known around 10 Type 1s. But I've had diabetes for over 23 years so have had quite a while to meet people. I knew several growing up who still live in the same area, and I've known several through the local…"
Mimikins replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"In my area, I know of about 5-6 other T1's. Three of them were other T1's who attended my high school (about 1,000 students, but my friend told me that the area we live in has a really high rate of T1 diabetes), and a handful who I met at…"
Linda G replied to Scottyd's discussion 'How many do you know.......'
"I know 8 or 9 Type 1...and many more Type 2."

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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 body is your responsibility. 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!

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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.
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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:
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
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We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
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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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