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Tracy K's Discussions

2nd honeymoon?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cyndi P Feb 9, 2011. 12 Replies

I was just wondering if anyone knows whether or not it is possible to go back into the honeymoon phase after being finished with it for quite some time. my 6 yr old boy was diagnosed with type 1…Continue

Tags: insulin, decreasing, lows, honeymoon

bad pump sites

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Nov 29, 2010. 29 Replies

okay, so our son has been pumping since early october so we are still kind of new at this, but...we have had 3 sites that went in wrong and were not working, a couple of sites that went bad because…Continue

Tags: sets, infusion, sites, bad

 

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Latest Activity

Tracy K commented on KrispyKris's blog post 'Medtronic button Error Emergency work-around'
"Thank you thank you thank you. Found this via a Google search after yet another button error. Did this. It worked and I am hopeful it will be good until our new pump arrives :)"
Jun 22, 2013
Tracy K is now friends with Tracy O and Sweetblooded
Apr 14, 2012
Tracy K left a comment for Caroline L
"Hi Caroline! I am sorry that it took so many months to respond, but i am hardly ever on here anymore. i have found some really good parent facebook groups and keeping up with them leaves me little time for here. lol. My boy is also 6, my husband is…"
Jun 22, 2011
Tracy K and momwith3 are now friends
Jun 22, 2011
Caroline L left a comment for Tracy K
"Hi Tracy - I noticed that you are in Manitoba. We're in Winnipeg! We just moved here from Ontario a couple of months ago. My son is 6 and was diagnosed last year at Christmas. My husband is also type 1 - late onset. I would love to get more…"
Mar 3, 2011
Tracy K replied to Samantha's discussion 'Omnipod In Canada?' in the group Canada Diabetes
"and now, 4 months into our 48 month payment plan with medtronic i hear that they are making an announcement about omnipod and canada next month :P"
Feb 24, 2011
Cyndi P replied to Tracy K's discussion '2nd honeymoon?'
"Hi, i just wanted to poke my head in and say "hi". I agree that the c-peptide test will help you and your doctor understand more of what is going on. In 1962 i was 4 and diagnosed with type 1. of course, there were no pumps, glucose…"
Feb 9, 2011
Tom T replied to Tracy K's discussion '2nd honeymoon?'
"Yup. I've had D for 18 years and I still go through brief phases where it seems like my insulin needs are abnormally low for my activity level and food intake. And things seem easier to control. It's just one of those frustrating aspects…"
Feb 9, 2011
latvianchick replied to Tracy K's discussion '2nd honeymoon?'
"This can happen. It happens to me. Sometimes I need more, then sometimes I need less insulin. It can be that he is more active at the moment. Diabetes is fickle and can do things to us for no known reason. My suggestion would be to increase the…"
Feb 9, 2011
Tracy K replied to Tracy K's discussion '2nd honeymoon?'
"i have not checked for ketones, i have only done so if he has been high or sick. how would he have ketones from being low and what would one do if he did? If anything he has been less active as it has been so cold here (like -30/-40) that they keep…"
Feb 8, 2011
Gerri replied to Tracy K's discussion '2nd honeymoon?'
"Almost three years since I was diagnosed T1. I didn't have much of an initial honeymoon phase probably because of DKA burning out my beta cells. I occasionally have periods of consistent lows that can't be related to increased activity,…"
Feb 8, 2011
Elizabeth replied to Tracy K's discussion '2nd honeymoon?'
"Tracy, is your son more active than before? I'm not sure if you're in a snow area, but where I am at we got a freak winter storm and seeing how I'm from Florida, wanted to go out and play in it and I ended up going super low due to…"
Feb 8, 2011
SuFu, Ph.D. replied to Tracy K's discussion '2nd honeymoon?'
"Honeymooning is based on how much residual beta-cell mass is left. Once the beta-cells are gone, there should be no endogenous insulin secretion anymore. So I would doubt that it's a 2nd honeymoon. If you want to know for sure have your doc…"
Feb 8, 2011
Tracy K replied to Tracy K's discussion '2nd honeymoon?'
"anyone?"
Feb 8, 2011
Tracy K posted a discussion

2nd honeymoon?

I was just wondering if anyone knows whether or not it is possible to go back into the honeymoon phase after being finished with it for quite some time. my 6 yr old boy was diagnosed with type 1 nearly 2 years ago, started honeymooning shortly thereafter as was completely finished honeymooning over a year ago (I believe he sarted leaving the honeymoon phase 6 months after diagnosis. at our appointment over a year ago they said he was finished that phase). But over the last few weeks he keeps…See More
Feb 8, 2011
Tracy K replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'Your thoughts on the Jan 31 diaTribe interview with JDRF President and CEO'
"I too was reading some posts of people who were not happy with was was seen as moving away from focusing on a cure. when my husband was diagnosed they were saying there would likely be a cure within 10 years. That was 24 years ago. Fast forward to…"
Feb 2, 2011

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my son is 5 years old and we found out he has type 1 diabetes on valentine's day last year ( in 2009). My husband is also type 1.

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At 7:00am on March 3, 2011, Caroline L said…
Hi Tracy - I noticed that you are in Manitoba. We're in Winnipeg! We just moved here from Ontario a couple of months ago. My son is 6 and was diagnosed last year at Christmas. My husband is also type 1 - late onset. I would love to get more information about your experiences with the pump.
At 11:38am on September 22, 2010, nel said…
Tracy , I read your comment about the MM Paradigm Veo pump somewhere ...great to read about the newest MM pump model in Canada ...thanks!!
My pump trainer has not been trained on the Veo , so am not certain when av. here....but I am looking out :)
At 11:54am on March 26, 2010, FatCatAnna said…
Thanks for comment on my page - BTW - Ontario is closer then BC to get pump coverage! Not sure if there is work out in either provinces for you - the big question of the day for most of us hanging onto our jobs during these economic days! BTW, I got some samples of a 32g long pen needle. Looks scary when you start to get ready to jab - but felt nothing! I am going to see if I need a prescription for these from endo, or just have pharmacy order them up for me (covered 100%). Tell your hubby, get pen refills, the portion that holds them (like fancy fountain pen ) - are given for free - as they charge you enough for the insulin pen refills (but like you say - he's coverage 100%). Very indiscrete way to inject with the good juice of life that keeps us happy !!!
At 7:50am on February 22, 2010, FatCatAnna said…

Hey Tracy - saw your reply about using pen needles being less painful. I totally agree with you - and I use the shortest needle on the market - and I think it's 32g - with the teflon coating - it's so smooth. Due to insurance in the States - most of my American friends still use needles to inject their insulin with. I sometimes think we Canadians are spoiled with what we can get with our medical needs, but then there are others that would beg to differ. All I know here in Quebec, we have coverage for pen needles as long as your doctor prescribes it. Not sure what it's like in Manitoba (every province differs). Wierd that your hubby has never gone over to the pen needles! As soon as I could, I did (have been diabetic since age of 7).
Take care!
Anna from Montreal - The Roller Coaster Ride of Diabetes
At 5:16pm on February 11, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Tracy!
At 8:01am on February 7, 2010, Marie B said…
love your profile pic - cute! hope everybody's numbers are good up there today....
At 3:53pm on February 5, 2010, Linda G said…
Welcome home fellow Canadian!

I am happy that you are reading this and that you are a member of the growing TuDiabetes family.

Since the community was formed back in early 2007, lots of things have changed. Also since then, lots of new members have joined: we're now nearly 11,300 members. So, new members and new features means it never hurts to refresh how things work around the community.

If you haven't read it, I invite you to take a few minutes to go through our New Member Guide. If you have been a member for a while but have let a little dust accumulate on your TuDiabetes account, you will find it very useful. If you joined just recently, you will find it EVEN MORE handy.

If you don't find answers to a question you may have, never hesitate to ask. Click on the Contact Us link at the bottom of any page and one of the members of our Admin team (you can see their faces on the bottom right side of any page) will get back to you shortly.
At 12:59pm on February 5, 2010, Doris D said…
Welcome to our really big family Tracy!!!!
At 12:51pm on February 5, 2010, Pauly said…
Welcome to TUdiabtes Tracy. We hope you find the site beneficial to you.

At 12:40pm on February 5, 2010, Marie B said…
hi, Tracy, welcome! Can you tell us who has diabetes? Let me know if you have any questions about the community.
 
 
 

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