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Live Interview with David Lee Strasberg at TuDiabetes homepage

October 17, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording! David Lee Strasberg is the Creative Director and CEO of The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, with campuses in New York and West Hollywood.  David manages and supervises staff, develops curriculum and executive produces all plays and short films created under the auspices of the Institute, all while mentoring students on…See More
Oct 17, 2013
squidsdc is attending Emily Coles's event

Live interview with Gary Scheiner about his new book "Until There Is a Cure: The Latest and Greatest in Diabetes Self-Care" at TuDiabetes homepage

May 30, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
This event has already occurred, but you can still watch it here! Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist.  He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Diabetes…See More
May 30, 2013
squidsdc replied to NatalieHodge's discussion 'Anyone using the new dexcom studio software yet?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Having run into an issue myself I know what the problem is. (But my problem isn't what yours is...) Apparently the Studio software runs on the Microsoft.NET framework. Windows abandoned the .NET framework in ver 8 which has gotten the ire of…"
Mar 18, 2013
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Mar 6, 2013
squidsdc replied to Radius's discussion 'Dexcom G4 failure/breakage/stopping?'
"Well I have to differ problems with the G4 and I've never had either the 7 or the 4 break. My 7 was wildly inaccurate and I love how accurate my new G4 is. Except for one thing and that is that I am unable to download my receiver. The…"
Mar 6, 2013
YogaO replied to squidsdc's discussion 'Help for one condidering the Accu-Chek' in the group Roche Accu-Chek Spirit Insulin Pump Users
"Not sure I can shed a lot of light on this since I have only used Accu-Chek and its predecessor, Disetronic. Just like the Animas, the Combo is IPX8 compliant (essentially waterproof). If you like the remote idea, you will like this system. About…"
Feb 10, 2013
squidsdc added a discussion to the group Roche Accu-Chek Spirit Insulin Pump Users

Help for one condidering the Accu-Chek

Hi all, I was just informed that my Animas is out of warranty when I was originally told it was under warranty for another month. So, my research in to alternatives has been accelerated!I would love to hear what users find are the pros and cons of the Accu-Check system. And if anyone came from the Ping, what is a + or - vs. that pump. I have only used the Ping, for about 8 yrs I think, and am not interested in the Medtronic. I like the remote aspect, but the Ping does not allow for temp basal…See More
Feb 10, 2013
squidsdc joined Marcelo Bellon Ferreira's group

Roche Accu-Chek Spirit Insulin Pump Users

For those who use this amazing insulin pump or are interested in know something about it. 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…See More
Feb 10, 2013
squidsdc replied to Natalie ._c-'s discussion 'THE Club'
"LOL-yes, I am a member as well, but with my Ping.I was mortified when it happened!"
Dec 23, 2012
squidsdc liked Natalie ._c-'s discussion THE Club
Dec 23, 2012
squidsdc replied to Laddie's discussion 'First G4 Sensor: First Sensor Failure' in the group Dexcom Users
"This is all great info! I just received my G4 on Thursday, charged it overnight and was contemplating doing both the new and old sensors at the same time to see the differences. I'll put the new one in after I shower tomorrow morning, either…"
Dec 22, 2012
squidsdc joined Rob's group

Dexcom Users

For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") deviceJust as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (…See More
Dec 22, 2012
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Jul 15, 2010
Kristin left a comment for squidsdc
"Welcome to TuDiabetes! Hope that you will join in many of our discusssions!"
Jul 14, 2009
squidsdc replied to kassie's discussion 'DC Endos' in the group US - Mid-Atlantic Diabetes
"YES! I'm not sure if he's taking any new patients, but he is worth checking out. Easily Metro accessible via Dupont Circle or Farragut North (or Farragut West) if the person lives in VA. Ace Lipson, MD 202.296.3443 1120 19th Street,…"
Jul 14, 2009
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Jul 14, 2009

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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?
get info on new technology, research issues and share problems and successes
Date diagnosed
May 31, 1971
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Type of treatment/devices you use
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping

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