Zoe
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Zoe's Discussions

Relaxed vigilance on vacation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zoe Jan 4. 4 Replies

Happy New Year

Started this discussion. Last reply by karen Dec 31, 2014. 5 Replies

 

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Latest Activity

Zoe replied to Sarah's discussion 'Infusion Sites on Pump'
"Four years - I don't know if that is a long time. No problems. I have had reduced absorption (or thought perhaps I did) and just changed sites for a while. No scar tissue. No infections. No bad site areas. I switched to metal sets so that…"
17 hours ago
Zoe replied to Raven Hughes's discussion 'insulin to carb ratio'
"T1 Adult onset; it is going on 8 years. I weigh 138. My I:C are 1:7, 1:10 and 1:15 for the three meals. My ISF is between 46 and 51 depending on time of day. My TDD varies from about 18-26. I eat what I call moderate low carb, about 50-70."
yesterday
Zoe replied to Raven Hughes's discussion 'healthy snack ideas?'
"At the risk of sounding like I'm on a soapbox (well, Ok, I guess I am!) I just saw a documentary on Link TV about obesity worldwide and it talked about one of the key issues is thinking that we need extra meals, which we call…"
Wednesday
Zoe replied to Melissa Price's discussion 'T1 with Excessive Urination despite Very Good Control'
"Actually sounds like good news, Melissa, because if it is an infection it can be treated with antibiotics!"
Wednesday
Zoe replied to Melissa Price's discussion 'T1 with Excessive Urination despite Very Good Control'
"Yes, it finally was cured. Then I had to do "bladder retraining" because I had gotten used to peeing more often. Geesh."
Wednesday
Zoe replied to Raven Hughes's discussion 'healthy snack ideas?'
"We're all different, Raven, and you look much younger than me, so you have a "better" metabolism. For me, I don't snack at all; if I did I would gain weight. It's one of those habits that can be hard to break but I'm…"
Wednesday
Zoe replied to Melissa Price's discussion 'T1 with Excessive Urination despite Very Good Control'
"Melissa, is there a chance you have a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). Having just got over one, that comes to mind when you describe excessive urination. I believe we are more subject to them."
Tuesday
Nolan Kienitz liked Zoe's discussion Pumps and Medicare
Feb 27
Zoe replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 24 - March 2'
"Ah, I use the Desk Reference which just has the actual diagnoses and not all the ancillary material. (the actual DSM is way too expensive!). I'm glad to hear it's in there at least under "associate features" to anorexia. Better…"
Feb 25
Zoe replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 24 - March 2'
"Thanks, Emily. It sounds like the Eating Disorder community (or at least some sections of it) is well aware of Diabulimia, and has made efforts to get the inclusion of its symptoms included in the manual that mental health professionals use to…"
Feb 25
Zoe replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 24 - March 2'
"Sorry, Brian, but I'm looking at my copy of the DSM 5 and don't see it. Also what you linked does not mention it but merely refers, as I mentioned above, to "other specified feeding or eating disorder.""
Feb 25
Zoe replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 24 - March 2'
"Emily, where does the term "ED-DMT1" come from? The ICD? Unfortunately there is no designation for diabulimia in the new DSM-5 that just came out (the manual of mental illnesses clinicians use for diagnosis). If someone doesn't meet…"
Feb 25
Zoe replied to Terry's discussion 'If you could write your own Rx's, would you visit your doctor?'
"Bad things would happen if you wrote your own prescriptions. Trust me, I know. AR is not the only one with a crazy past!"
Feb 24
Zoe replied to Terry's discussion 'If you could write your own Rx's, would you visit your doctor?'
"I believe it is if you want a pump, Karen, that Medicare requires three times a year visits. And no, I wouldn't visit if not required. When I lived in Guatemala I could get labs done without a doctor's order and also get any medications…"
Feb 22
Zoe replied to Shadow's discussion 'Clunky Ping Remote' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"It seems the same size as other meters I've had in the past, though perhaps now they have smaller ones? I always take it with me 1. because it's my meter and I need to be able to test and 2. because I always use it to bolus. It seems some…"
Feb 20
Zoe replied to madison's discussion 'Protein high?'
"For many of us we can't bolus successfully for rice, Madison. You need to evaluate the results two hours after eating. If you are consistently too high two hours after eating rice, then maybe it isn't working. I have given up sugar, rice,…"
Feb 19

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
Support/Information
Date diagnosed
July 8, 2007
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.3-Better! 12/21/14, 6.9 - Boo! 6/6/14, 5.9 - Yay! 11/4/13
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping - 1/3/11

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At 8:50pm on August 26, 2013, Paige said…

You're so nice! Thanks for the support and positivity on that post I made four years ago. :)

At 7:18am on June 22, 2013, Tinman17 said…
I'm heading out to pick up my insulin my BG this AM 295 only had about 45 carbs allay yesterday
At 10:50am on April 19, 2013, Dee Meloche said…

Thanks anyway.I have started a discussion about the play button not working and so far have received no replies.I was composing my own tunes for the reminders which I use all the time.I get so tired of Mary Had A Little Lamb.If you know what I mean?

At 10:41am on April 19, 2013, Dee Meloche said…

Hi Zoe I was just reading some of the posts online about EZ ManagerMax.My Ezmanager max3.06 does not work my custom composer.When I hit the play button the tune doesnot play.I called Animas and they told me they would send the 3.07 version.What is the difference between the two.I just hope the 3.07 version works better.

At 4:30pm on March 25, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Hi ,

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At 1:28pm on March 12, 2013, Trudy said…

Hi Zoe. Thanks for accepting the friend add. We've talked so often on discussions, I thought it was time!

At 5:51am on March 10, 2013, Linda G said…

You are a featured member...BRAVO ZOE!!!

At 3:24am on March 5, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Heartiest CONGRATS Zoe on being a FEATURED MEMBER. Reed

At 2:10pm on January 13, 2013, David (dns) said…

Zoe, My comment was not directed at you; if I didn't make that clear, please let me say it now and remove all doubt. I do have to say, however, that I think you are wasting your energy trying to reason with someone who won't be reasoned with, and who simply will not hear what you say. You're attempting to move an immovable object.

Best,
David

At 2:30pm on October 2, 2012, Josephine A Ni Dhomhnaill said…

Thanks for accepting. I love your pictures.

 
 
 

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