claire whitehead
  • Female
  • Los Gatos, CA
  • United States
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claire whitehead replied to Kathleen's discussion 'LCHF help!'
"I know it's not optimal, but I drink the soy creamer from TJ's. It's creamy and 1 gram per serving. I'm off dairy for a while to try out the benefits from eliminating dairy and gluten, so this will be my coffee for a while.…"
Dec 2
claire whitehead replied to Gayle Kodimer Mckenna's discussion 'OUCH!!!! Very painful insertion just now' in the group Dexcom Users
"I totally feel your pain- literally! I am a pumper as well as a new CGM wearer. I use my abdomen for both and live by stretchy waistbands so my pants don't annoy me too much considering all my stuff I'm attached to. I have learned to…"
Apr 13
claire whitehead joined Regge's group
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Pumping Our Insulin

Group for those that are pumping. Come and exchange tips on using your pump. Discuss the differences of the different types of pumps out on the market, infusion sets and pump accessories.See More
Apr 13
claire whitehead replied to Timothy's discussion 'WHAT DOES INSULIN SMELL LIKE TO YOU?'
"Band Aids all the way. My daughter told me she likes the smell when I do my site changes. I thought- this poor kid! Sucks she has to smell it at all let alone have a mom with type 1. She always sees the bright side. Love her."
Mar 28
claire whitehead joined Rob's group
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Dexcom Users

For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") deviceJust as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (…See More
Dec 8, 2013
claire whitehead liked Phishery's group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
Feb 6, 2013
claire whitehead joined Phishery's group
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Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group

This is a group for anyone that is using Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution in full or in part (using a very low carb diet of around 30g/day) to manage their diabetes.
Feb 6, 2013
claire whitehead replied to LAB's discussion 'How many carbs do you eat in a day?'
"I follow a high fat, low carb, moderate protein diet. I try to stay under 20 grams of carbs per day. It is wonderful for my BG control. There are lots of forums online that have info on this diet- it does help with weight loss as well. I do it for…"
Feb 6, 2013
claire whitehead joined Jon Strishak's group
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Type 1 Runners

Are you a type 1 runner? All type 1 runners are welcom irregardless of ability. Halfers, marathoners, ultramarathoners, etc. Let's connect, share, tips, and maybe meet to do some runs togetherSee More
Oct 17, 2012
claire whitehead and Jane K are now friends
Mar 24, 2012
claire whitehead replied to Jane K's discussion 'Looking for an artist' in the group Diabetes Supplies Art
"Hi I am a type 1 and an artist. If you like my work pleas let me know... I do figurative work as well so Let me know if you want to see people. I'd love the opportunity to do a cover for your book. Claire…"
Mar 14, 2012
claire whitehead joined Manny Hernandez's group
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Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users

For users of any model of the Medtronic Minimed Paradigm insulin pump.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin…See More
Mar 8, 2012
claire whitehead joined CynW's group
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Dharma D's

Can/do mindfulness, meditation, or other dharma practices help you deal with or manage your diabetes better? This is our sangha; take refuge. Namaste.
Dec 18, 2011
claire whitehead liked CynW's group Dharma D's
Dec 18, 2011
claire whitehead replied to Rach's discussion 'Type 1 and Hot Yoga'
"Amen to that. I do bikram and am type 1. I go higher after class from the exertion and intensity of the exercise. I think it is cortisol related. I bolus after class rather than before to avoid being low. I don't eat before because I go in the…"
Dec 18, 2011
claire whitehead is now friends with Diego and JaninaWalker
Jun 5, 2011

Profile Information

How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
community, suport, info, laughs!
Date diagnosed
June 25, 1997
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
8.5
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
minimed paradigm
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http://cplusjw

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At 1:26pm on April 26, 2009, Dave said…
Hello and welcome to the site we are glad to have you join us.--Dave
At 5:37pm on April 4, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Welcome to tudiabetes, Claire! Here you will find alot going on as I have for over a year now lots of friends and support. Glad you found us, Patti L.
At 4:12pm on April 2, 2009, Scott said…
Hi Claire! Don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions!




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