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Skier304 replied to pancreaswanted's discussion 'nothing to do with D, just running!!'
"My experience into the running arena has been sort of similar! I had what I would consider great cardio from lots of mountain bike racing, but hadn't ever really ran much. My friend talked me into a 5K race and ran that no problem at about…"
Mar 6, 2014
Skier304 replied to Gina Capone's discussion 'Diagnosis Twins'
"Dx Type1 on November 1, 2012 at age 34"
Feb 19, 2014
Skier304 replied to Shoehorn's discussion 'Type 1 Diagnosed Age'
"I was 34 when diagnosed type 1 on 11/1/12"
Feb 3, 2014
Skier304 replied to Mikki's Mama's discussion 'New insulin'
"I use Humalog, and I have mine set at 3 hours also"
Jan 24, 2014
Skier304 replied to J. Mack's discussion 'Type-1 Documentary - weaving together unique stories of T1D'
"Hi Jason, I am a member of a great group on facebook called "Type 1 Diabetic Athletes Group". I don't know if you would be interested, but there are some amazing people in there, and some may be interested in sharing their stories.…"
Dec 18, 2013
Skier304 replied to Sarah's discussion 'How much Basal?'
"My Lantus was a single dose first thing in the morning. I've never really thought about it , but this may be why there was this much of a difference, as I am much more insulin sensitive as the day progresses. The fact that I was newly dx when I…"
Dec 18, 2013
Skier304 replied to Robyn's discussion 'How many Test Strips do you use in 1 month? Just Curious.'
"I would guess I use around 300-350"
Dec 6, 2013
Skier304 replied to Sarah's discussion 'How much Basal?'
"Possibly, I was diagnosed a little over a year ago. My basal was 11 units of Lantus when I was on MDI. I am also very active which causes my insulin use to decrease quite a bit. I typically run 5+ miles four days a week, and mountain bike 20+ miles…"
Dec 4, 2013
Skier304 replied to Sarah's discussion 'How much Basal?'
"I'm using a pump and my basal is 5.4 units per day and I usually run around 5-6 units per day for my bolus total."
Dec 4, 2013
Skier304 replied to adam nash's discussion 'Whats your ISF/I:C????'
"I:C breakfast 1:18 I:C Lunch 1:25 I:C Dinner 1:30 ISF 70"
Oct 30, 2013
Skier304 replied to Nicole813's discussion '5k'
"While this is just me and your situation may be totally different, I say let her go for it! I have been running 2-3 5k races the past few months including some extreme trail runs, mudder style races and love it. What has seemed to work for me is to…"
Aug 28, 2013
Skier304 replied to Cayla's discussion 'How old were you when diagnosed?'
"Yes I am type 1, I had not of heard of t1d day before now...kinda cool i share my dx day with it! :)"
Aug 6, 2013
Skier304 replied to Cayla's discussion 'How old were you when diagnosed?'
"I was diagnosed at age 34, November 1 2012."
Aug 6, 2013
Skier304 updated their profile
Jul 26, 2013
Skier304 replied to pastrygurl's discussion '3 day old Pumper :)'
"It took me a few weeks to really get used to it. I do the same as Roger, just clip it on my shorts on the front somewhere, that way I'm good with either side and my back. It works well because I never sleep on my stomach."
Jul 26, 2013
Skier304 replied to Terry's discussion 'What are your 7, 14, and 30 day meter averages? Keeping it real.'
"Hey Terry, Thanks, I do track my SD, although I haven't calculated it since I began pumping. I have an excel sheet that I made that I used to track all my numbers and identify patterns right after Dx. Looking back the Dec-Feb my SD were 14…"
Jun 25, 2013

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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?
By learning from other Type 1's
Date diagnosed
November 1, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
11/1/12 = 12.7 3/28/13 = 5.4
Type of treatment/devices you use
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping Started 4/8/13
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At 5:31am on November 16, 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 2:12am on November 16, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 8:12pm on November 15, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home fellow skier!
November 1st....a mere 2 weeks ago! How's it all going?
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.
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 6:04pm on November 15, 2012, Doris D said…

Welcome to our family my friend!!!!! look at the groups and join any u want to. I'm hoping u enjoy it here with us come join uson our live chat at the bottom of our homepage anytime u want to




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