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Zoe replied to Hummingbird's discussion 'Tired of water' in the group LADA Diabetics
"I have iced cappuccino for breakfast, herbal iced tea for lunch and wine (current fav is Prosecco) for dinner."
9 hours ago
Zoe replied to Spock's discussion 'What happened?'
"Hi Spock. I had an experience one night where long after I'd eaten or taken any bolus my BG just kept dropping. I just kept treating it with glucose tablets - way beyond my normal amount (I can't remember specifics) and even a snack which…"
20 hours ago
Zoe replied to karen's discussion 'Life is Peachy and Corny - and that's just the beginning!'
"What is EVOO??"
yesterday
Eucritta and Zoe are now friends
yesterday
Zoe replied to Kate's discussion 'Co-workers who use food to socialize - is it a generational thing?'
"Interesting, Kate....and somewhat unfortunate! While I don't disagree that different generations have different ways of looking at and doing things, I see those as different approaches and different strengths, all of which can contribute to the…"
Monday
Zoe replied to Kate's discussion 'Co-workers who use food to socialize - is it a generational thing?'
"I have a couple different responses to your post, Kate. First and foremost, I understand. I don't have allergies, but I am a vegetarian, have 20 years recovery from an eating disorder, and of course, I'm a diabetic. Oh yes, and I'm…"
Monday
Zoe replied to Melissa's discussion 'Dex Com G4 Stand alone versus Medtronic Enlite CGM on my son'
""A horrible DexCom rash" - uh,I'm sorry about your son's problems, but what does this have to do with a Ping??"
Monday
Zoe replied to bjm2363's discussion '1 hr at 140 Harmful ?'
"NGOs are Non-governmental organizations; I hear it more frequently in other countries. JDRF is a good source of information on programs and groups for Type 1's. There wasn't a group in my area so they sponsored my starting one, a Type 1…"
Sunday
Zoe replied to PMichel's discussion 'anybody swtich from minimed to animas? would love some insight!' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Well, it sounds like the Ping saves you from Distracted Driving which is the leading cause of accidents!"
Aug 13
Zoe replied to PMichel's discussion 'anybody swtich from minimed to animas? would love some insight!' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"Just to give the opposite point of view for the OP: I LOVE my meter remote. While I understand what people are saying about having to start from 0 instead of having the recommended dose auto-populated, I couldn't imagine having to pick up a…"
Aug 13
Zoe replied to Kiwikrystie's discussion 'Thoughts on Dr Berstein's book?'
"You are not the only one bothered by the misspelling, Jag."
Aug 12
Zoe replied to julez_79's discussion 'Are you a LADA? What are your Total Daily Doses?'
""Intensive insulin therapy" is a term that was used for MDI (multiple daily injections) when it first came out - bolus and basal-short and long acting insulin used for meals and background insulin needs. It isn't used much anymore and…"
Aug 12
Zoe replied to Matti's discussion 'Blood sugar and insulin discussions from non-diabetics'
"I had a friend who tended to say she had "low blood sugar" when she was hungry as some people do and I pretty much ignored it. Then one day I was in Costa Rica with her and her husband, me the Type 1 and her husband the Type 2. We had…"
Aug 11
Zoe replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'is this a sign of decreasing insulin production?'
"Your blood sugar is doing what most of us work hard altering insulin doses to do - staying stable (and at a perfect level) between when you go to bed and when you wake up. Your body still does it for you, be grateful!"
Aug 11
Zoe replied to sdkate's discussion 'Fasting readings, when and how soon?'
"First thing in the morning!"
Aug 10
Zoe replied to lh378's discussion 'low glycemic fruits suggestions'
"I think in the early days you do a lot of testing to find out how different foods affect you. No, I don't think time of day matters. Some of us just have different peaks, most commonly from about 1.5 to 2 hours. I think mine is a tad less than…"
Aug 10

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 ,

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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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