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OmniPod and 5k obstacle race

Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 Jul 15, 2013. 2 Replies

Registered to race in the ROC (ridiculous obstacle race) 5k last week.I suppose I should put the pod on my arm, but wondering if I should also cover it with something to prevent it from getting…Continue

Anyone use Symalin and a pump?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Envisagedream Jul 17, 2013. 2 Replies

We tried Victoza last year to flatten my highs and lows without much luck. I'm better but still having peaks and valleys.Today I was sent home with Symalin to try. Does anyone use both? How have you…Continue

Understanding differences between Type 1 and Type 2

Started this discussion. Last reply by JohnG Feb 9, 2013. 8 Replies

I've been a type 1 diabetic for 20 years. My husband was just diagnosed with Type 2.I am trying to help him cope with this diagnosis. For the most part, I think it can be managed through weight loss,…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for cbaj43
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Feb 12
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"Cbaj43, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Feb 12
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"Anyone use Belviq? Hoping that what I've read about weight loss success and low side effects are true."
Nov 21, 2013
Envisagedream replied to cbaj43's discussion 'Anyone use Symalin and a pump?'
"Yes I am on this medicine too! To me i really like the medicine because it has helped me curb my appetite like no other diet pill has! Im always low so for me it wasn't an issue. But u have to change the amount of insulin you are giving…"
Jul 17, 2013
Tikicristi replied to cbaj43's discussion 'Anyone use Symalin and a pump?'
"I did it for a couple months a couple of years ago. I am on a pump and used Symalin. I did not like it at all. I didn't like having to do extra injections and it caused me to have the WORST lows I've ever experienced. My bs would go low…"
Jul 16, 2013
acidrock23 replied to cbaj43's discussion 'OmniPod and 5k obstacle race'
"There's this stuff called Opsite Flexifix, I get the 4" roll to hold the Medtronic sensors on and it works great. Some of the longer, hotter runs (e.g. 87 degrees, 70-80% humidity...) will fill the tape up with sweat and I'll come…"
Jul 15, 2013
pancreaswanted replied to cbaj43's discussion 'OmniPod and 5k obstacle race'
"cbaj43, i dont have any advice re the pod, as i am on mdi, but i also signed up to do a 5k obstacle race in august and very excited! i look forward to hearing any general advice on this thread as ive never done anything like this with diabetes…"
Jul 15, 2013
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Jul 15, 2013
cbaj43 replied to Norcal916's discussion 'Holy Cow!! NEW OMNI POD RECORD!! I JUST had 11 pods error during priming IN A ROW!' in the group OmniPod Users
"So I had more issues with the older pods failing after priming. But I've found a couple of things that help to prevent this. Your insulin must be at room temperature. If it is too cold, I have failures. In using the new pods, I remember…"
Jun 28, 2013
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March 15, 2013 from 11am to 12pm
This event already occurred, but you can still watch the recording here!Dr. Inverardi joins us to discuss the recent announcement by Diabetes Research Institute regarding their BioHUB mini organ to restore insulin production in people with…See More
Mar 14, 2013
Mark replied to cbaj43's discussion 'Pod users who also use dexcom cams' in the group OmniPod Users
"Been using the Omnipod and a Dexcom (first the 7 Plus and now the G4) for 2 years now. Can't imagine life without either one of them."
Mar 6, 2013
derry liked cbaj43's discussion Pod users who also use dexcom cams
Mar 6, 2013
Benjamin McLaughlin replied to cbaj43's discussion 'Pod users who also use dexcom cams' in the group OmniPod Users
"+l here as well. I even would go as far to say if I had to choose, I would choose the Dexcom."
Mar 1, 2013
Katkat replied to cbaj43's discussion 'Pod users who also use dexcom cams' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have had the Seven Plus for a year and just went to the Dexcom G4. I love my Omnipod and my CGM and couldn't imagine having to do without them. It has helped me so much."
Feb 28, 2013
clubkobe replied to cbaj43's discussion 'Pod users who also use dexcom cams' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have found the two very pair-able. I won't be eligible for the G-4 until April but the SevenPlus works quite well and I check it constantly. It's been the main reason for bringing my A1C's into good control. It's also helped…"
Feb 28, 2013
Natasha Bowlds replied to cbaj43's discussion 'Pod users who also use dexcom cams' in the group OmniPod Users
"okay - I feel stupid now - I just realized you meant cgms instead of cams. Oops."
Feb 28, 2013

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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?
Share my expereince with others, learn from others experience
Date diagnosed
January 24, 1993
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Omnipod

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At 9:19pm on February 12, 2014, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES cbaj43!!
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 12:46am on February 12, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Cbaj43, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 5:46am on February 12, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,cbaj43. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 4:46am on February 12, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY cbaj43
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 1:30am on February 12, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 6:29pm on February 7, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome cbaj43, This is a place where we come together to support each other. To share our problems and experiences and to help each other. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions.

This is a place to come for understanding from other people with diabetes.

Please feel at home, you are with friends.

At 1:58pm on February 7, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home cbaj!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 12:40pm on February 7, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 10:00am on February 7, 2013, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to the community! please join our Omnipod group
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/omnipodusers

At 7:11am on February 7, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

 
 
 

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