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Zoe's Discussions

Diabetic Referred Stress

Started this discussion. Last reply by Diabetic Dad Jun 27. 19 Replies

My "What the..." A1C

Started this discussion. Last reply by still_young_at_heart Jun 16. 27 Replies

New Look

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Zoe replied to PLAZAPU's discussion 'Prediabetes'
"I think it's very important,shelly, to keep from judging other people's A1C's. A1C's and D management in general is based on many different factors and we can't know all those variables from a brief post. Even after…"
Zoe replied to Spock's discussion 'Isn't Juvenile Diabetes an Antiquated term?'
"Understanding for parents of Type 1 children is great, Leah, but since more people are diagnosed Type 1 as adults than as children, I think we are the ones that need understanding! It's good that you were told you had "type 1…"
Zoe replied to Deborah's discussion 'blood work BEFORE the check-up'
"I too have always been told the doctor needs to note "copy to patient". They will not give you a copy if that isn't there. It is ridiculous, you should have a right to your own labs, but it seems to be the way things are done in…"
Zoe replied to Deborah's discussion 'blood work BEFORE the check-up'
"I get mine done after the visit, but then I see a PCP and am not looking for any input from her on my D management. If anything else needs attention, she calls me. But if you have a doctor you want to go over things with then yes, before does make…"
Zoe commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Animas Insulin Pump Users'
"Another way to go is to contact Animas and see if they will walk through it for you. when I got my pump they did it all for me: insurance negotiations, even went to the doctor's office to give him the form to sign! They want their $5,000 after…"
Zoe replied to jesikabeth's discussion 'Animas Ping/Medicare? (don't want to count my eggs before they hatch)'
"I am on Medicare (plus regular insurance) with a Ping, but I'm Type 1. They definitely are more stringent with Type 1's and will want to check your c-peptide. I would ask the pump company to check it out for you."
Zoe replied to lotsofshots's discussion 'We Don't Treat That'
"You did it; you did it! Way to go, girl! I think you might relate: I'm really good at working my way through systems (and have helped others to do so), but aside from the anxiety about things working out I also feel "should this have to be…"
Jul 22
Zoe replied to lotsofshots's discussion 'We Don't Treat That'
"It is no coincidence that the acronym "snafu" (we all know what it stands for?) originated with the military!"
Jul 22
Zoe replied to lotsofshots's discussion 'We Don't Treat That'
"I'm a type 1 and I see a NP, Sarah. I don't expect or want a medical provider to interfere in the daily management of my T1D. I just want them to write the prescriptions. And as Dave mentions I'm lucky to have good PPO insurance that…"
Jul 22
Zoe replied to Yerachmiel Altman's discussion 'Why is no medical establishment or any pump company doing a sanity check on the data they are getting?'
"Speaking just for myself, the last thing in the world I want is someone "checking on my data" and giving me advice about my D management. Nobody knows as much about it as me. Recently when my A1C had gone up my doctor said,…"
Jul 22
Zoe replied to Bree's discussion 'Pump Vacation Anxiety'
"Good points, Mike. I'm back to my original question for Bree and her doctor: Why?"
Jul 22
Zoe replied to Santiago Jimenez's discussion 'Dairy Milk, Soy Milk or Almond Milk ?'
"Many of us drink unsweetened almond milk which does not have added sugars."
Jul 21
Zoe replied to Bree's discussion 'Pump Vacation Anxiety'
"Thanks for the explanation, Bree!"
Jul 21
Zoe replied to Bree's discussion 'Pump Vacation Anxiety'
"People certainly do take pump vacations for various reasons and I'm sure people on here will give good advice as to how to go about it. But I'm puzzled by your post in that you don't seem to particularly want to take a pump vacation.…"
Jul 21
Zoe replied to LovetoHike's discussion 'Food Peak Time?'
"Are you talking about the duration of your insulin activity? For most of us it's somewhere between 3 and 4.5 hours but to find out your own personal duration you can just keep track when you do a correction of how long your glucose continues to…"
Jul 21
Zoe replied to Taylor's discussion 'Inset disaster.'
"Yes, exactly, Dave. Piece of cake."
Jul 21

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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…

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.


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

Thanks for accepting. I love your pictures.




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