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Tracy Greene Mintz
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Jul 18, 2012
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to Laura's discussion 'Question from a newbie parent' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"First, welcome. Second, do not panic. Type 1 diabetes is manageable, some days more so than others and you and your son/family can do this. You also deserve a good night's sleep! My daughter is 10-1/2, wears an Animas Ping, loves it. Went first…"
Apr 25, 2012
Tracy Greene Mintz left a comment for No-Sugar Added® Poetry
""I Am...." by Maxine Mintz, Age 10 (T1 x 3 yrs) I am loving and strong I wonder how many creations there are in the world I hear the heater go off in the classroom I see people everywhere I want world peace I am loving and strong. I…"
Apr 17, 2012
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to Dawn's discussion 'Bedtime Snacks' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"I, too, find that odd about the no protein. Usually a snack with protein helps you prevent the spikes. In any case, my daughter does milk at night or milk with chocolate ovaltine. My friend feeds her son Nature Valley Oats & Honey granola bars…"
Jan 9, 2012
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to NatalieHodge's discussion 'How do you control your emotions in front of your child??' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"As a mom of a T1 kid and a licensed mental health professional, I would say you are tying knowledge to your emotions, It's called "intellectualizing" and it is a normal, human defense mechanism. The problem is that defense mechanisms…"
Jan 6, 2012
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to Jacob's mom's discussion 'Physical education protocol' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"This is one of the best arguments I can make for insisting on a 504 plan at school. A child with T1D needs a special accommodation so that he or she can have the same school experience as his/her peers. That includes PE, and in some cases PE is a…"
Jan 2, 2012
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to Kj's discussion '1st big holiday with a type 1 child' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Let her eat whatever she wants and bolus right after. The greater damage is, in my humble opinion, reinforcing the negative message that holidays are a time for worry. Holidays are a time for family and eating and fun! Happy Thanksgiving!"
Nov 22, 2011
Tracy Greene Mintz commented on Penny R.'s group 'parents of kids with Type 1'
"Welcome Hebrew! Getting on a pump doesn't require hospitalization, but it is a few weeks of checking the blood sugar very few hours, including through the night, and then keeping logs for the pump company representatives They help you set it up…"
Sep 12, 2011
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to crusso's discussion 'New pump user with questions...please help!' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"My daughter wears Animas Ping and you can't find a spot of fat on her whole body! She alternates left buttock, right buttock, then does switch over to her tummy periodically. I would call your Animas rep or the hotline to see what they say.…"
Jul 21, 2011
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A1c%: 7.2 @ Wed Jun 15 2011 12:00:00 GMT-0700 (PDT)
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Jun 12, 2011
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to Robin's discussion 'My daughter just started the Animas Ping on Monday...' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi Robin, my daughter uses Animas Ping and I have to say she swims, takes a bath, shower - no issue. But like Jessica, I always try to time bath night with a set change just so my daughter can have a few minutes of being totally disconnected. I…"
Jun 8, 2011
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to StacyMitchL's discussion 'Newbie here! Need help with all the diabetes acronmys' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Another one for everyone to know is DM1 and DM2 (Often written as DMII) for Diabetes Mellitus, which is the medical record way of writing diabetes. TX means treatment or therapy. HX means history, as in no family hx. Blood sugar is written as BG…"
May 15, 2011
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to stretched2thin's discussion 'hypothetical question' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Children can get on Medicaid - which goes by different names in each state. Also the S-CHIP program, a federal program administered by the states. You can Google "CHIP State Directors" to find the coordinator in your state."
May 1, 2011
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to Alissa's discussion 'First Birthday since DX what to do about the cake?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Happy Birthday Naomi! My daughter has had 2 birthday parties with T1 (she is now 9). Get whatever cake she wants. I figure that a piece of birthday cake from anywhere with sugary frosting is about 44g per piece (1/12 of a cake). This is based on…"
Feb 22, 2011
Tracy Greene Mintz replied to WI_Snowflake's discussion 'Free Foods' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"My daughter likes olives. There are many varieties, and her favorite is kalamata. She also eats cucumbers. The persian cukes are excellent. She snacks on almonds, which are very low carb, and also come in many varieties (as well as have many other…"
Feb 17, 2011
Pamela left a comment for Tracy Greene Mintz
"Hi Tracy, thank you so much for your support. It means the world."
Feb 14, 2011

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At 2:29pm on February 14, 2011, Pamela said…
Hi Tracy, thank you so much for your support. It means the world.
At 1:01pm on December 20, 2010, Manny Hernandez said…

Thanks once more for your very kind donation, Tracy!

At 12:06pm on February 18, 2010, Emily B said…
Hey Tracy! Will we see you bowling this weekend?
At 8:07am on November 17, 2009, Marie B said…
We lived on Trinidad! I remember seeing Jonny Mosely skateboard down the hill. We lived there when he got his gold medals in the Olympics, and there was a big street party for him when he came back. He lived across the street - kinda - from us.
At 12:24pm on November 16, 2009, Marie B said…
hi, Tracy, welcome! Here is the New Member Guide. We have a very active Group here for Parents of Kids with Type 1. Look under Groups on the top banner, you should be able to find it (if not, just ask me). We used to live in Tiburon in Paradise Cay. Spent many happy hours at the Corinthian Yacht Club.
At 12:54am on November 16, 2009, Robyn said…
Hi and Welcome!



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