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Article on Meter Accuracy

Started this discussion. Last reply by jims Jul 25, 2013. 5 Replies

Pretty scary results on a few. ArticleI put it in to a spreadsheet and sorted…Continue

Tags: Safely, Strip, accuracy, meter, bg

Symlin Frustration!

Started Jun 25, 2013 0 Replies

This is day 20 of trying Symlin and I have only had two days where I didn't have a HUGE spike about 4 hours after eating. I use an Omnipod for my insulin and have tried extending my bolus 1 hour, 2…Continue

Insulin/Symlin mix in pump. Does it work?

Started this discussion. Last reply by TracySue123 May 29, 2013. 4 Replies

I have read a couple of different posts and blogs saying that they were going to try this but no follow up on whether or not it worked. Has anyone had success with this?Continue


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TracySue123 replied to Bob Martin's discussion 'Actual Life of the G4 Receiver' in the group Dexcom Users
"I just gave away one that was 2 years old an working perfectly."
Mar 13
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Nov 6, 2014
TracySue123 replied to Anthony's discussion 'FDA Approves Dexcom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm' in the group Dexcom Users
"Awesome news! Thanks so much for posting this! I found the link to the download."
Nov 6, 2014
TracySue123 replied to ITDiabetic's discussion 'The Alcohol Conundrum'
"I drink red wine pretty much every night with (and after) Dinner and do not count the carbs in the wine. I figure that the alcohol is keeping my liver too busy to make glucose, so it kind of balances itself out. This works for me but might not work…"
Jun 30, 2014
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Mar 11, 2014
TracySue123 replied to Dave's discussion 'Some praise for Insulet' in the group OmniPod Users
"I am also a big fan. :)"
Feb 11, 2014
TracySue123 replied to S Lew's discussion 'Omni Pad and Dex Com' in the group OmniPod Users
"I would feel lost without having both at all times."
Feb 7, 2014
TracySue123 replied to S Lew's discussion 'Omni Pad and Dex Com' in the group OmniPod Users
"I wear one on each leg. Can't even tell that they are there. :)"
Feb 4, 2014
TracySue123 replied to S Lew's discussion 'Omni Pad and Dex Com' in the group OmniPod Users
"I use both. I call it my "two-part remote control pancrease". I wouldn't give up either one."
Jan 21, 2014
TracySue123 replied to Damon's discussion 'Medtronic to OmniPod?'
"I have been using the new pods for almost a year now. That makes somewhere around 100 pods and I am very happy with this system. I have had maybe 6 failures but I always keep an extra pod and insulin with me, so it was no big deal. I also use a…"
Jan 16, 2014
TracySue123 replied to Miranda branco 's discussion 'Omnipod?'
"I went from 6 shots per day with pens to the Omnipod and I LOVE it! I wear my pod on one leg and my Dex on the other. The only time they are visible is in my bathing suit. My Endo told me that he knows someone who switches back to shots in the…"
Sep 25, 2013
TracySue123 replied to Bethany's discussion 'Beyond Frustrated' in the group OmniPod Users
"All 3 were "pod errors" and from lot # L40379. They are over-nighting me 3 replacements and asked me to send them the failed pods for their trouble shooting team."
Sep 18, 2013
TracySue123 replied to Dave's discussion 'I am Pharoah...' in the group OmniPod Users
Sep 17, 2013
TracySue123 replied to Bethany's discussion 'Beyond Frustrated' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have been on the new pods for 6 months with hardly a blip. Now I have 3 failures in a row! :-( I still love my Omnipod but I am very ready to stop blipping."
Sep 17, 2013
Leann liked TracySue123's discussion Insulin/Symlin mix in pump. Does it work?
Aug 16, 2013
TracySue123 replied to Agswin04's discussion 'Insulin Action time' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have mine set to 2.5 and that works well for me. My Endo also suggested 3 but I said no. I also have my target BG set to 80-90. He wanted 90-110. Again, no. :) He is a good Endo and trusts that I know what is best for me."
Aug 14, 2013

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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
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Information and advice.
Date diagnosed
February 5, 2006
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
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At 11:55am on May 30, 2013, Marie B said…

hi, the Gary Scheiner event is going to start in an hour, just show up on the home page and make sure you're volume is turned on. when the large video screen appears, and emily says "refresh", reload the TuDiabetes website and press the triangle in the middle of the screen. hope to see you there!

At 5:09pm on February 6, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home TracySue!!
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:
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!

At 3:59pm on February 6, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome TracySue123, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions. I’m so glad you are here.

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 2:58pm on February 6, 2013, 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 12:25pm on February 6, 2013, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST DIABETES SITES ON THE WEB!!!!!! Great to have u here with us!!! Please join us in our live chat anytime also check out out groups, forum and blogs. Join any groups u want!!!!

At 10:43am on February 6, 2013, 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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