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Sensorium139 replied to Zoe's discussion 'Diagnosis Codes'
"Talk to your doctor, that's really the best option. Mine always has said 250.01 on everything and I'd be paranoid if it said anything other than 250.01, too."
3 hours ago
Zoe replied to Zoe's discussion 'Diagnosis Codes'
"Exactly, Shadow Dragon! This really bothers me! I mean some of it is left-over resentment from being originally misdiagnosed due to age. I identify strongly with being Type 1! But some of it is very concrete anxiety that I will have problems, for…"
6 hours ago
Shadow Dragon replied to Zoe's discussion 'Diagnosis Codes'
"I had something similar happen. My doctor coded my chart properly, but when the billing department submitted the bill to my insurer, they marked it 250.00. I exchanged emails with my endo's staff and they spoke to the billing department to have…"
7 hours ago
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Diagnosis Codes

I just had my three month appointment at my doctor's (who knows little about my Type 1, but just writes prescriptions for me, but I thought does know I'm Type 1. So she wrote me a lab slip, and when I looked at it the code was 250.00. Not knowing the codes, but, for some reason, feeling the need to check, I looked it up and unless I'm mistaken, 250.00 is Type 2 and 250.01 is Type 1. Is this a mistake, and has anyone else had this problem before?I know it's just a lab slip, but if that's how she…See More
8 hours ago
Zoe replied to Chris's discussion 'Anyone know if Oxycodone and/or Valium impact insulin absorption?'
"I agree with Brian. It is much more likely the pain and stress itself as well as the lack of exercise. Have you altered your basal rates until this period of stress and pain is over? (Which I hope is soon!)"
Zoe replied to Laddie's discussion 'A Different Question on Metal Sets'
"Hi Laddie. I haven't had that problem with sticking, though we all have different skin. I do find they pull out at times and then I tape them back down, or if they're in an uncomfortable place, but not in general, no. If you don't…"
Terry replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"The severe hypos that I've had over the years all had a reptile-brain single-minded "I can do this" flavor that ended up in me passing out. It was during this phase of the hypo that I lost any awareness that I was actually low. I…"
Dave replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"Yeah, and the near-collision didn't snap me to hyper-aware clear-headedness like such things usually do. Rather, I was kind of like, "what just happened?" Only reflexes saved me. I (almost) always have skittles in my car. This was the…"
Dave replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"That's funny... mine covers Supertramp tunes.Go figure... "
Brunetta replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"Wow Dave!! That was TOO scary.. I ALWAYS have something really high on the glycemic load in compartment on the drivers side door: glucose tabs, jelly beans, Capri Suns. Have made it an almost anal habit."
Zoe replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"Yes, I am aware of my hypos, although what number I notice them at varies depending on what I'm doing. I knew I was low in the hardware store. I have never felt the "more alert" feeling; I definitely feel out of it, but I go into…"
Dave replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"I confess I've done it twice, and that's with a CGM screaming at me. The second time was enough of a disaster I'm a good boy now. Never been in the 20's, but 40's are enough to put me in a bad way. The second time I was on…"
Terry replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"Zoe - I'm glad to read that you're OK. I've found very low BGs, say less than 50 mg/dl, can sometimes have a normal and persuasive feel to them. It's as if I'm more alert and in full control of all my capacities. I feel…"
Zoe replied to artwoman's discussion 'Guest Comentray for our newspaper Op-Ed page'
"Only correction of substance is that when you take away the number of adults who were misdiagnosed as Type 2, but are in fact Type 1, the proportions are more like 25/75, not 10/90 as previously believed."
Zoe replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"40 carbs, yikes! I needed four glucose tabs for this low of 29 (16 carbs). I knew there was a reason I didn't exercise! :) I mentioned that since I wrote this I thought: "I could have gone to the cafe next door for a cappuccino." But…"
Trudy replied to Zoe's discussion 'Lows....Running the Train!'
"Hi Zoe, this is one scary thread! (Appropriate right around Halloween time, I guess.) I go low when I go to our local Fitness Center. I put my Kindle in my purse, and if I have to take too many carbs to get normal (40 carbs last time I went), I sit…"

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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
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
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
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…

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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.


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

Thanks for accepting. I love your pictures.




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