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Thas replied to dino's discussion 'Word Association Game'
Dec 14
Thas commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"I have the Asante Snap. It's working well for me, and it is simple to use. Can't compare it to anything else, however, as this is my first pump experience. I do look forward with the future integration with Dexcom, though I think…"
Dec 10
Thas replied to Linny's discussion 'DEXCOM and A1C' in the group Dexcom Users
"Ha. Never tried my thigh, but I'm glad to lie that I'm not the only one that can't navigate a doorway with something attached to my arm! I have great results on the side of my chest, closer to my armpit."
Dec 9
Thas replied to Linny's discussion 'DEXCOM and A1C' in the group Dexcom Users
"I share your concern about tubing. Still, I did a trial with the Asante Snap and had a pretty good experience - and it has, so far, gotten through my insurance. It only takes Humalog for now, but a working pump has been far better than no pump --…"
Dec 8
Thas replied to joey's discussion 'help I need a few spare sensor sites' in the group Dexcom Users
"I agree with all of the above. I get 2 to 4 weeks from sensors worn excellent results. Even my endo said that other patients tell him they get better numbers the second week than the first. I use Opsite FlexFix tape to keep the sensor in place am…"
Dec 8
Thas replied to Linny's discussion 'DEXCOM and A1C' in the group Dexcom Users
"Congratulations. Keep up the gods work. Have had trouble with the insurance "trolls" myself. Good luck"
Dec 8
Thas commented on Leslie Dare's group 'Insulin Pen Users'
"Yes. I was splitting my long acting insulin. For me, an even split at 7am and 11pm worked best, but I still had some issues. Work with your medical team to find what works best."
Nov 25
Thas joined Jake's group

Snap Insulin Pump Users

Group for users and those interested in the Asante Snap insulin pump...Unfortunately, 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
Oct 30
Thas and Lorraine are now friends
Oct 21
Thas replied to theles's discussion 'Like Clockwork: Low BG at 4am' in the group Dexcom Users
"This is the exact reason that my endo is trying to get me on a pump -- though for me, it's 4:30am, even when I split my Lantus dose, and even when I take Levemir. I have also tried varying the time of my basal doses, taking uneven split doses,…"
Oct 6
TimmyMac and Thas are now friends
Sep 23
Thas liked TimmyMac's blog post Fear of Needles
Sep 10
Thas and Colwood are now friends
May 20
zzyzx left a comment for Thas
"Please give snowball a nice scritch on the side of the head and say hi forfor me. I've been very cat-deprived for the last 4 years. -ZZ"
May 14
Thas joined Michael Barker's group

Abrupt Onset Type 2 Diabetics

For T2 diabetics whose diabetes came on suddenly with high A1c's and high FBS's. It then resolved itself in about 9 months after medication and change in diet. Our diabetes shouldn't be about its endpoint but the suddenness and severity of its onset.
May 14
Thas commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"I ride a lot with the dexcom. I just keep the receiver in a pocket of my bike shorts or shirt. I usually at least feel the vibrations if it there's a warning. One issue I've run into - if I get dehydrated while riding the Dexcom always…"
May 10

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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 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Information, support
Date diagnosed
June 13, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.0, 03/24/2014
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, CGM, Diet and Exercise
Tell us more about you (optional)
A1c results: 5.0, 03/24/2014; 5.1, 12/23/2013; 5.1, 9/16/2013; 5.2, 06/14/2013; 5.3, 03/17/13; 6.5, 9/13/12; 11.8, 6/13/12

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New cat - Snowball! :)

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 12:44pm 3 Comments

New cat - Snowball! :)


New Cat!

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 12:43pm 2 Comments


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At 8:11pm on May 14, 2014, zzyzx said…

Please give snowball a nice scritch on the side of the head and say hi forfor me. I've been very cat-deprived for the last 4 years.


At 9:11am on January 27, 2014, Mari said…

Hi Thass,
Which picture is newer? You look great!

At 10:34pm on January 26, 2014, Emily Coles said…

It's really nice to see what you look like, Thas :)

At 8:29pm on December 31, 2013, Linda G said…

At 10:02pm on July 12, 2013, Manny Hernandez said…

Thanks a lot, Thas!!!

At 6:32pm on July 10, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Thas, Congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 7:25pm on July 8, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Congrats on making the Featured Members List. Please click on this VIDEO LINK. I realize that the song doesn’t quite fit but you will get the idea. .

At 3:57am on March 25, 2013, Linda G said…

At 5:17pm on December 3, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn 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 even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 5:05pm on December 3, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Thas....
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.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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!
Take care....and keep in touch!




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