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pinkice replied to Snorkeler's discussion 'Punta Gorda' in the group Florida
"Md or Diabetes I know of both"
May 7, 2013
mistressbinky replied to Snorkeler's discussion 'Nerve Studies' in the group Neuropathy
"Shaki Mat (acupuncture) works well for pain. They make pillows too. Google it. The price starts at $25."
Dec 14, 2012
Snorkeler added a discussion to the group Neuropathy
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Nerve Studies

I am seeing a new doc who thinks I should get nerve studies for my neuropathy. I take gabapentin and tramadol which are very helpful, esp. at night when trying to sleep. I am also suffering from joint pain at my knees, wrists and elbows (when I wake up and extend them, very painful). So, if I get the nerve studies what is the point and how else can a MD help after this test? My understanding is glucose control,meds and supplements are the treatments. Hate to go through the studies if nothing…See More
Dec 14, 2012
Snorkeler liked LoriRode's group Neuropathy
Dec 14, 2012
Snorkeler added a discussion to the group Florida
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Punta Gorda

Anyone know of a good MD in Punta Gorda area?See More
Nov 20, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Snorkeler
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Snorkeler.... 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…"
Nov 17, 2012
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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.
Nov 16, 2012
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Florida

If you live in Florida, this is the place for you. Share the great places you’ve found. What do you recommend doing? Where to stay? We live here, so we should know better than anyone the best Florida has to offer.See More
Nov 16, 2012
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T1 and DUPUYTRENS CONTRACTURE

For type 1 diabetics who also have dupuytrens contracture or similar hand conditionsSee More
Nov 16, 2012
Snorkeler joined Robert Yancey's group
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Type1 for 30 Plus Years

For those who've had Type 1 diabetes for a long time. I don't really care how long. Just long.
Nov 16, 2012
Snorkeler joined LoriRode's group
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Neuropathy

Foot pain, numbness, nerve pain, does anyone else know what I'm going through? Yes, we do!See More
Nov 16, 2012
Snorkeler 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
Nov 16, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Snorkeler
"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…"
Nov 16, 2012
Snorkeler is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Nov 15, 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
Date diagnosed
April 1, 1961
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic

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At 3:06pm on November 17, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Snorkeler....
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 5:34am 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 2:10am 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.
 
 
 

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