Spenser Beasley
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  • Greensboro, NC
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Kent Logy replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Treating lows, not just while active' in the group Cycling Diabetics
"the only Gels that works for me is Honey stinger orginal it's all honey.The flavored Honey Stingers have other stuff in them.I use Skittles, Raisins, or Juice."
Mar 13
tmana replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Treating lows, not just while active' in the group Cycling Diabetics
"Not gels, since I don't usally use them anyway, but electrolyte fluids (think "Gatorade", but lower-sugar and higher-tech). My Other Half uses Gatorade."
Mar 2
Olivia replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Treating lows, not just while active' in the group Cycling Diabetics
"Smarties work pretty well. They don't melt and are mostly sugar. Also, they're small and can fit easily into a pocket."
Feb 4
Janice replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I was told that the t:connect should be released in the next couple weeks. Fingers crossed."
Jan 6, 2013
flipper replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Charging seems pretty easy. Just connect to a USB port and you're ready to go. With that option and direct plug-in either to the wall or the car has to make t:slim quite unique. Thanks again for the close-ups."
Jan 5, 2013
Janice replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Here's another shot of the back of. My t:slim. The cartridge slides onto the back of the pump. I'm charging the pump. That's on the right."
Jan 5, 2013
flipper replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Thanks Janice L. It looks like I would have to work at it pretty hard to dislodge the tubing from the cartridge. I'm impressed. Thanks for the great visual."
Jan 5, 2013
Janice replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Here's a picture of the cartridge"
Jan 5, 2013
Janice replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"It's part of the cartridge"
Jan 5, 2013
flipper replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Hi Janice L. and you too Jigger. I'm getting ready for pump #5. I have had MiniMed 508's and Cozmo's. The t:slim looks pretty darn good. I'm curious about the tail that connects the infusion set to the pump. How does it connect…"
Jan 5, 2013
Janice replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I find the insulin delivery sounds like someone shushing you...asking you to be quiet. Lol! This pump actually has few button pushes/screen touches than most. Love my pump!"
Jan 3, 2013
Janice replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Here's an article that answers the durability questions: http://www.diabetesnet.com/diabetes-technology/insulin-pumps/current-pumps/tandem-tslim"
Dec 30, 2012
Janice replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Any detailed reviews about how things are going' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Hi Spenser, I've been a t:slim user for nearly 8 weeks now. I love it! I've had absolutely no issues. The pump is incredibly simple to use. There are several reviews out there; plus there's another group on FB--Tandem tSlim Pump. I…"
Dec 30, 2012
lisa c replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'medtronic vs animas' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I think most people do the opposite switch...minimed to animas. However, i love mdtronic and looked at Animas years ago. the screen was very difficult to and small for thise who have less than great vision. please share info as you do the research."
Jul 15, 2012
Timothy replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Reviews of medtronic veo/enlite sensor' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I like my Revel Pump too. The only trouble for me is also the screens. EVERYTHING IS SOO SMALL !! What diabetic has eyes that good?? I miss that from My Animas pump too . They make good displays. I want to see the new sensors too. The current ones…"
Jun 28, 2012
Tavia V. replied to Spenser Beasley's discussion 'Inset 30' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I like my Inset 30's. Allows for inserting into hard to reach places and offers more site choices where there is less fat than is comfortable w the straight in ones. Inserter works great."
Dec 2, 2011

Profile Information

How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
To learn
Date diagnosed
July 31, 1990
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping

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At 7:42pm on July 31, 2010, Linda G said…
Best wishes on your Special Day Spencer.....

At 5:11pm on December 5, 2009, Fabiana Couto said…
Thanks for adding me, Spenser!! I´m sure that you´ll achieve your goal wich is learning with this community! People are so kind,I would like to know more about you, and your life, and of course, about your experiences with diabetes, I also would lkike to share with you my experiences, and learn together. See you!!
At 6:20pm on October 5, 2009, Kevin said…
Oh sorry. I place the sensor on my abdomen. Haven't had any problems with it; however, I use some latex adhesive to make sure it stays put while sweating.
At 4:57pm on October 5, 2009, Kevin said…
Hi Spenser. Been my DexCom in my jersey pocket. Wish there was a good way to attach it to the handlebar.
At 11:02pm on October 3, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Welcome to tuD, Spenser! Here you will find alot going on as I have for over two years now lots of friends and support. Glad you are here, patti
At 10:12pm on October 3, 2009, MelissaBL said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, Spenser. Wow, you and I were diagnosed just a few weeks apart. I was diagnosed on July 3, 1990. You might be interested in our discussion groups for Dexcom users or CGM users. I've been wearing a Freestyle Navigator (another CGMS) since Nov of '08 and love it.
At 4:43pm on October 3, 2009, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!
 
 
 

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