Stacey
  • 38, Female
  • Bayside, NY
  • United States
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Stacey's Discussions

A1C Decrease - Meter Correlation?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clare Sep 14, 2012. 6 Replies

Ping Sounds

Started this discussion. Last reply by solobaricsrock Jun 29, 2010. 9 Replies

 

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Stacey Simms and Stacey are now friends
May 15
Stacey updated their profile
Jan 5
Stacey and Shawn Emmons are now friends
Jan 5
Shawn Emmons liked Stacey's profile
Aug 19, 2013
Stacey replied to GrandmaKissy's discussion 'Reaching out to OmniPod users' in the group OmniPod Users
"I was on a Minimed and then an Animas pump for 5 years before switching to OmniPod. I would think that the people who are complaining but staying are probably doing so since the pods are the only tubeless pump on the market currently. I personally…"
Aug 12, 2013
Stacey replied to metheniac's discussion 'G4 home button and disc fall off!' in the group Dexcom Users
"The same thing happened to my first receiver, only a couple of weeks after I got it back at the end of last year. Thankfully nothing has happened to the replacement so far but have to admit I am very careful to avoid it happening again (if at all…"
Jul 29, 2013
Stacey replied to LukesMom's discussion 'Pain-free Lancing Device' in the group OmniPod Users
"I use the FastClix too and used the Multiclix before that for quite some time. Best lancing devices in my book! :)"
Jul 29, 2013
Stacey replied to Larry D's discussion 'New Pod Frustration' in the group OmniPod Users
"My recent issue with the new pods isn't with them actually failing but with them turning into bleeders and had one leaking insulin. My last 3 pods had to be removed early due to these issues plus high BG. I never had this happen with the old…"
Jul 29, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
Great info and great people to connect with
Date diagnosed
December 24, 1981
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.0 (1/10), 6.3 (4/10), 6.8 (5/10), 6.9 (9/10), 7.2 (4/11), 7.0 (7/11), 7.2 (10/11), 7.2 (1/12), 7.4 (4/12), 6.7 (9/12), 6.8 (12/12), 6.8 (3/13), 7.3 (7/13), 6.8 (10/13)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
OmniPod / Dexcom combo
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://twitter.com/PortblPancgrl

About Me

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on christmas eve of 1981 ... I was only 5 years old. My father was type 1 so my parents recognized the symptoms immediately and fortunately that was to my benefit since they caught it early. After being on MDIs for 25 years and my current endo mentioning how great the pump is for a few years, I finally decided to take the plunge in December 2006. It created a whole new outlook on my diabetes management and I haven't looked back since!! I could seriously kick myself for not going on the pump sooner!! I try not to dwell on that aspect and instead just LOVE my pump and what it does for me!
I have an identical twin sister who has provided the greatest nephew and niece I could ever ask for :) I've been married since 2003 to a wonderful guy who is also an identical twin ... and no my sister is not married to his brother ha ha. My father passed away from diabetes complications in 2003 and not a day goes by that my heart doesn't ache and I don't think of him.
I work for an investment bank in the Regulatory area .. something I've been doing for 10+ years. It's good $$ and I enjoy it but sometimes the hours are just too much. But I give my all to everything I do and that is no different.
I love shopping, new technology devices, spring and fall weather, my 2 fuzzy ferrets, relaxing or even better sleeping, cute and mushy emails, a good movie, texting, laughter.

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Stacey's Blog

Not diabetes related - 9/11, 7 years later

Posted on September 11, 2008 at 6:22am 2 Comments

Part of my commute to work every day is going through the WTC site to get to the path train. Being a creature of habit, I went that way today when I should have taken an alternate route. I rode the subway next to a couple of people who were on their way to the memorial service .. one had lost a brother, the other a sister. As I listened to each of them tell the story of the loved one they had lost 7 years ago, I stood there biting my lip, taking a lot of effort not to cry for them. To hear how… Continue

Lifetime Achievement

Posted on July 10, 2008 at 1:02pm 7 Comments

For those of you who already know about this, I apologize if it is repetitive. I went to see my endocrinologist 2 weeks ago for my usual 3 month exam. But it was different than any other appointment I've had in the past 26+ years ... my a1c was 6.4 ... the lowest it has been probably since I'm diagnosed (although I can't say that with 100% certainty). 6.4. 6.4. That is all I can keep saying in my head. I can honestly say that I have never worked this hard on anything my entire life, as I have… Continue

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At 9:56am on September 23, 2010, Miss Miss said…
Thanks for the friend request.
At 6:28pm on June 29, 2010, FatCatAnna said…
Hey there Stacey - fancy meeting you here!!! How's the house hunting coming along?
At 12:15am on May 8, 2010, Robyn said…
Happy Birthday!
At 11:46am on August 25, 2009, Robyn said…
Thank you sweetie for contributing to the Laptop for Lois.

XXRobyn
At 11:22am on August 25, 2009, Dov said…
Hey, Stacey --

Been through Bayside on many a train ride . . . .

So, there are 2 options. You can paypal me money to dovberger [at] dovberger [dot] com, or send me an e-mail/private message through tudiabetes and I'll give you my address so you can send a check.

Thanks!

-- Dov
At 5:36am on August 5, 2009, Robyn said…
Hello, and thank you for praying for Lois. I think they worked:)
XXRobyn
At 9:34pm on May 8, 2009, Lois said…
Stacey:

I'm so sorry I missed your entry on the birthday list. It wasn't on "tomorrow's" list last night. Hope you had a wonderful day!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEAR STACEY!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!

And many, many more!

Lois La R9se
Milwaukee, WI
At 3:24am on August 31, 2008, MidnightButterflyIris said…
OMG!!! 6.4 I'm sOOO Jealous!!! ='>
...hey what's the story behing the JDRF Sneaker Plaque you have? it looks pretty cool... i wanna know more about it.
At 3:33pm on August 27, 2008, Kristin said…
Beautiful pictures!
At 8:50am on August 27, 2008, Craig said…
It's wonderful that he made it to your wedding, and I know it must have meant a lot ot him too.

I've been setting new goals for myself in my diabetes. I hope I can achieve the kind of results with my a1c you have recently. TuDiabetes is great too, and helps with motivation and support and with meeting with people like you. Thanks for sharing.
 
 
 

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