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LOL a blast from the diabetes past.

Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 Aug 9, 2013. 5 Replies

Found a pic online of the first blood glucose meter I had around 1985ish. This thing was HUGE, and took close to 2 minutes to get a result too.Continue

Carelink and Mac

Started this discussion. Last reply by christy Jun 27, 2013. 3 Replies

Is anyone else experiencing difficulty with Carelink and accessing it through Mac? I've never had any problems, except occassionally having to update my Java plug in. Today I was trying to upload my…Continue

Has anyone noticed their blood glucose levels running lower on flexeril and ultram

Started this discussion. Last reply by christy Aug 19, 2012. 2 Replies

I've just recently started taking flexeril and ultram for chronic low back pain. I've noticed since I've started taking both of these meds I've really had to decrease my basal rates...a LOT. I've…Continue

 

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christy replied to Sam's discussion 'Any contour next users?'
"I really liked my One Touch, until I made the switch to Bayer Contour Next. I'm a horrible bleeder and some days I can squeeze and squeeze and squeeze and not get enough blood. The Bayer Contour Next lets you apply more blood if you do not have…"
Dec 26, 2013
rick phillips left a comment for christy
"Christy, 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."
Nov 27, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for christy
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Nov 27, 2013
christy replied to Richard157's discussion 'Insulin Allergies'
"It happened to me, I was diagnosed right around the end of the use of beef and pork insulins, and they switched me from one to the other, and I remember breaking out in hives all over. It was either pork or beef, and after that they put me on human,…"
Oct 21, 2013
christy replied to Soaring Freak's discussion 'What are my rights as a diabetic in a public held event?'
"LOL the only reason I do that meee, hahaha is because it's ridiculous the price they charge for food at the movies. LOL I'm not paying 2 dollars for a box of butterfingers, lol and YES I know BAD diabetic. LOL but they are so darn good,…"
Oct 2, 2013
christy replied to Steven's discussion 'Insulin Pump'
"That's what the pump reps get paid the big bucks for. To make getting you your insulin pump and/or CGM as easy as possible and navigate all the hoops and hurdles that can sometimes be involved. Do your research, and then let the pump company…"
Oct 2, 2013
christy replied to Soaring Freak's discussion 'What are my rights as a diabetic in a public held event?'
"I dont know I think my view on food is a lot different than others, my personal opinion of bringing outside food, drinks to public events is simply its ONE day out of my life, I'm not going to make a big deal about having to eat something I…"
Oct 2, 2013
christy replied to Steven's discussion 'Insulin Pump'
"I agree Zoe, that's exactly how I got my Medtronic. My Dr. every visit was we'll talk about it more. I was getting ready to switch insurance, and had already met my deductible, and I'm like I'm calling Medtronic myself. It was…"
Oct 2, 2013
christy replied to Timothy's discussion 'Affordable Care Act and Pump supplies.'
"I personally see a disaster in the making with ACA. Not saying something doesn't need to be done with health care, just you said it yourself Sam 2,000 pages of law and close to 30,000 pages of regulations and NO ONE has a clue what its about or…"
Oct 2, 2013
christy replied to acidrock23's discussion 'Today's Wacky Experiment'
"That is a great idea AR, I too often get stuck between 2 basals where one is just a little TOO much, and the other isn't quite enough. Tedious setting them up that way I'm sure, but I bet it would be effective. Let us know how it works for…"
Oct 2, 2013
christy replied to acidrock23's discussion 'Fee for "Letter of Medical Necessity"??'
"AR, that is very common here especially in the bigger practices who can have HUNDREDS of patients to deal with. While it doesn't sound like a lot of work, these forms, especially if you have multiple ones can be very time consuming to feel out…"
Sep 18, 2013
christy replied to barbraann's discussion 'costco samples and miss information'
"Oh I will have to try those. Sounds good. I agree things are cyclic, and in 20 or 30 years people will be like what the heck are they talking about when talking about bolusing for carbs. Kinda like using a sliding scale insulin, and exchanges."
Sep 12, 2013
christy replied to barbraann's discussion 'costco samples and miss information'
"On a lighter note, those are AWESOME little breakfast biscuits. I love the blueberry ones lmao but I NEVER bolus for only 2 grams of carbs. Sigh, but yeah I mean you could try to correct bad info all day, but you won't get anything else done.…"
Sep 12, 2013
christy replied to LiL MaMa's discussion 'Wearing insulin pumps'
"No i dont put mine in a sock or anything, but um lol I'm not the overly athletic go workout type. If I were going to go work on it would be clipped to my work out pants."
Sep 8, 2013
christy replied to LiL MaMa's discussion 'Wearing insulin pumps'
"I wear mine all the time usually stuffed in my bra, or clipped in the middle of my bra. My theory is with all the crap in the foods we eat today, I am more likely to develop cancer from that than I am my cell phone and or maybe pump. I think with…"
Sep 8, 2013
christy replied to Todd's discussion 'Get Up and Go Syndrome Issues'
"dwallersv, LOL it SCARES me the crazy amounts of insulin type 2's can inject. On average as a type 1 I might take around 45 to 46 units of Insulin ALL day and that includes for what I eat too. LOL and I am def NOT a low carber. My IC is 1:10…"
Sep 8, 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?
Support and better ways of controling diabetes.
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Minimed Revel

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At 4:03am on November 27, 2013, rick phillips said…

Christy, 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 1:44am on November 27, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 6:48pm on August 5, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Congrats on making the Featured Members List. Please click on this VIDEO LINK. I realize that the song doesn’t quite fit but you will get the idea. .

At 5:46pm on August 5, 2013, rick phillips said…

Christy congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 9:25am on August 5, 2013, Linda G said…

You're a FEATURED MEMBER!!!! BRAVA CHRISTY !

At 4:06am on November 27, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Christy....
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 3:00am on November 27, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 2:24am on November 27, 2012, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 3:19pm on December 26, 2011, Linda G said…

A featured member....BRAVO!!!!

At 4:36pm on December 20, 2011, acidrock23 said…

Thx for request!

 
 
 

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