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Swainy replied to carlyo7's discussion 'First Year of College' in the group College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)
"University life, lol."
Jul 8
Swainy replied to carlyo7's discussion 'First Year of College' in the group College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)
"Oh yeah and also its a good idea to set up exam accomodations so that you're allowed your glucometer and snack breaks as you need them. My school just has me write my exams in a smaller room so I won't distract an entire exam hall if I had…"
Jul 6
Swainy replied to carlyo7's discussion 'First Year of College' in the group College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)
"Hey! First off congrats on getting into university for nursing. Uni life is honestly the most fun I've had. I'm personally heading into my final year but I've had diabetes through it all. If you're living with roommates in rez…"
Jul 6
Swainy replied to Jenn's discussion '21!!!!' in the group College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)
"Sounds like a fun night! Getting drunk is fine, and fun. Obviously getting too drunk (to the point of vomiting) is dangerous, however it can still happen even when you we're only planning on having one or two. This is when its important to…"
Mar 3, 2013
Swainy added a discussion to the group College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)
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Home for the holidays

Hi everyone, Like many of you I'm sure, I am home from school for a few weeks for Christmas break. Since coming home, I've notices some very high blood sugars at all times of the day. For the first few days I didn't think much of it, but then it sunk in that this increase in BG is probably due to being lazy over the holidays (I don't know about the rest of you, but I've spent a LOT of time lying on the couch). I'm on the pump, so for now I'm tackling this with a temp basal increase of…See More
Dec 27, 2012
Swainy replied to badgerpapa's discussion 'Boluses Cancelling' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"If I remember correctly it's 5 feet."
Dec 17, 2012
Swainy joined Sarah Kay's group
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College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)

This group is for anyone who is in college and a diabetic. The topics discussed include how to handle exam stress and blood sugars, college humor, and all things related!See More
Dec 17, 2012
Swainy replied to badgerpapa's discussion 'Boluses Cancelling' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I've done this a few times, but normally for me it happens when I'm re-clipping the pump to my belt mid-bolus(I prefer to bolus from my pump instead of the meter...I'm weird). I guess your best bet is to just double check that the…"
Dec 17, 2012
Swainy joined Manny Hernandez's group
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Canada Diabetes

Join this group if you have diabetes and live in/come from Canada (Administrator: RoLoSoHo).
Dec 3, 2012
Swainy joined Manny Hernandez's group
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Animas Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of Animas insulin pumps.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 for Life, which…See More
Dec 3, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Swainy
"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…"
Dec 3, 2012
Swainy commented on Sara_Louise's blog post 'ASAP NEED HELP!!'
"Hi, I'm a new member too and I wish I had an opportunity to present something like this in high school. I don't have a video for you, but my suggestion is to find a way to explain to the class how much harder diabetes is to live with than…"
Dec 2, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Swainy
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Swainy... 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.…"
Dec 2, 2012
Swainy is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Dec 2, 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?
Make connections and get advice
Date diagnosed
November 15, 2007
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas

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At 2:34am on December 3, 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 7:54pm on December 2, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Swainy...
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.
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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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes".
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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 4:14pm on December 2, 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!!!

 
 
 

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