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Zoe replied to Meesh's discussion 'Low Blood sugar and extreme Fatigue?'
"If you are hypothyroid are you being treated? Do you regularly monitor your levels to make sure you are stable?"
1 hour ago
Zoe replied to artwoman's discussion 'Ads for Diabetes products and meds'
"We are all different, lh378. Some people eat 30 carbs a day, some 45 carbs a meal, which is still significantly less than the "typical American diet". We each find our own way and what works for us and while we want to share our…"
yesterday
Zoe replied to lh378's discussion 'The Top 23 Low Carb Snacks - how about "portable" or "to go" low carb snacks?'
"We are indeed all different, th378. I would only use 15 carbs if my blood sugar continued dropping or wouldn't come up. I take 2 glucose tablets (8 grams) for a moderate low (50s or 60s) and 3 for anything below that (12 grams). The first…"
Sunday
Zoe replied to Marps's discussion 'Poem: To Love a Diabetic'
"Sounds like the government. By the way this isn't actually a poem."
Sunday
Zoe replied to Badlands's discussion 'Animas Customer Service' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"I think they are better at phone than online communication in general. I have had all good experiences when I've called but when I order from the online website it sometimes gets stalled and I have to follow up with a phonecall. I would go…"
Saturday
Zoe replied to lh378's discussion 'The Top 23 Low Carb Snacks - how about "portable" or "to go" low carb snacks?'
"Oh, now I understand better, that it "mimics" hypoglycemia and the solution is protein, not carbs. I've heard of fibro fog, and other conditions that have cognitive issues, like CFS which my good friend died of and HepC as well. I…"
Saturday
Zoe replied to Marps's discussion 'Poem: To Love a Diabetic'
"I guess TuD didn't have SPAM rules in 2010."
Saturday
Zoe replied to artwoman's discussion 'Ads for Diabetes products and meds'
"Kind of ironic, don't you think, that the same doctors who introduce insulin as a "threat" or "punishment" if you are not "good". (Can we say infantalizing?) are surprised when their patients are reluctant to start…"
Saturday
Zoe replied to lh378's discussion 'The Top 23 Low Carb Snacks - how about "portable" or "to go" low carb snacks?'
"Thanks for sharing about this, Judith; you are right, I was completely unaware of the other sx of fibromyalgia you mention. So are you talking basically about low blood sugars if you don't eat on a regular basis? And do low carb snacks help…"
Saturday
Zoe replied to lh378's discussion 'The Top 23 Low Carb Snacks - how about "portable" or "to go" low carb snacks?'
"Yes, I know what Amylin is. While your description of its role makes perfect sense I don't experience this feeling of increased appetite since my diagnosis. I don't even have the symptom of increased hunger when I'm low. On the other…"
Saturday
Zoe replied to artwoman's discussion 'Ads for Diabetes products and meds'
"Good one, artwoman!"
Saturday
Zoe replied to artwoman's discussion 'Ads for Diabetes products and meds'
"My own personal favorite is the "it is known that diabetes damages nerves." No, it is known that uncontrolled diabetes can damage nerves" In that same ad they refer to neuropathy as "diabetic nerve pain". Do they think…"
Saturday
Zoe replied to lh378's discussion 'The Top 23 Low Carb Snacks - how about "portable" or "to go" low carb snacks?'
"I have a question. Personally when I think of carrying "snacks" I think of mom's with their bag of necessaries including diapers, wipes, toys, and juice boxes. I eat three good meals a day and never get hungry in between. Which is a…"
Saturday
Zoe replied to Zoe's discussion 'That feeling of recognition'
"That's my favorite thing of all, Melitta; when I'm able to tell the person about an online or live resource where they will feel more connected to others. I told the tech about tudiabetes and hope to see her on here!"
Friday
Zoe replied to Brian (bsc)'s discussion 'Protect Yourself - Privacy and Security Reminder'
"No offense, Brian, but are you sure your "this site" is safe; it doesn't appear to be a legit google site."
Friday
Melitta replied to Zoe's discussion 'That feeling of recognition'
"It seems that our insulin pumps are a great introduction. I met one fellow pumper at yoga class--I saw her pump and we bonded (and now she attends the JDRF-sponsored Type 1 women's group that Zoe started!). Another woman I met while waiting for…"
Friday

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)
6.9 - 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 ,

You may have noticed TuD hanging around the site. It's his 6th birthday this month, and his big international family of people with diabetes is growing. Our 6th birthday fundraising campaign is on! Every dollar you donate allows TuDiabetes to reach 6 people touched by diabetes, giving them the opportunity to not be alone!

Please consider making a donation, as well as asking your friends and family to give what they can. TuD's birthday party will keep getting more guests as we raise more donations (see top of the home page). Let's help keep our family thriving and growing! Please share this message. Thanks!

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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