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J. Davis Harte
  • 42, Female
  • Corvallis, OR
  • United States
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Oct 13, 2014
J. Davis Harte posted a status
"prepping to go on a 2-week dive trip to the Philippines with my dh! 'sticking' with insulin pump and lots of testing of course (& snacks)."
Oct 13, 2014
J. Davis Harte commented on Ioana's group 'Diving and Scuba Diving'
"Thanks Rock - she is very keen to take up diving - she asks every trip if her daddy has seen "Dashi" who is one of 8 cartoon characters from the Octonauts who live under the ocean! Very unrealistic diving-wise, but very spot on for the…"
Jul 29, 2014
J. Davis Harte commented on Ioana's group 'Diving and Scuba Diving'
"Thanks for the congrats everyone! My name is Davis - even though the J. is stuck out front there...My hubby is the one who has been, let's say, coaxing, me to learn and before I even committed to learning he had gotten me my own 5 m wet suit,…"
Jul 29, 2014

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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
September 15, 1976
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
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Minimed paradigm 522
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One must have chaos within, from there a dancing star shines forth. -Nietzche

I find "are you diabetic?" a rather limiting question, especially when I could label myself as a: temporary Sydneysider, ex-pat, researcher, doctoral student, designer, artist, painter, poet, teacher, animal fan, writer, yoga student, mummy (practitioner of "natural" parenting), sister, aunt, daughter, daughter-in-law, biker, skater, world traveler, gardener, knitter, musician, philosopher, very occasional comedian, dreamer, mobile-maker, happily married women who ALSO happens to have diabetes - these, plus living with diabetes, make for a far more apt description of me. Davis.

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Growing baby

Posted on May 21, 2009 at 5:37pm 1 Comment

Hi everyone!

Just wanted to keep you all posted that I'm moving right along in my first pregnancy - I'm almost 21 weeks now. I announced the news to my family this past week and they are very happy to hear the news. The surprise reveal after a day of traveling on planes across the country went very well. My parent's took us out to dinner when we landed, to celebrate my birthday. After we ate, I gave my mom a belated mother's day gift. She's a big reader and is coming to New Zealand… Continue

The BIG NEWS is being leaked!

Posted on March 20, 2009 at 6:11pm 16 Comments

This is an exciting moment...drum roll husband and I are having a BABY!! Yes, I am 12 weeks pregnant and finally feel confident in the tenacity of my new little spud that I'm willing to share it with all of you! (Just don't tell my mom or dad yet, we'll be telling them in person when we see them in May - I want to save them a few months of worry about my health). See our 12-week ultrasound scan in my slideshow above. So cute! Baby was shrugging, stretching, jumping about in there,… Continue


Posted on August 8, 2008 at 10:43am 6 Comments

My 13 month-long fight with my insurance company has taken a beautiful turn for the better. The third level of my appeal process was sent to an independent review organization (IRO) last month. The list of items sent included 39 documents, ranging from my bg charts, endo's prescription and letter of medical necessity, academic articles and all the previous correspondences I've had with Regence.

I received a letter from the IRO yesterday saying, "It is the recommendation of this… Continue

update update update (my CGMS appeal, again - still)

Posted on June 27, 2008 at 4:32pm 2 Comments

Jenny was kind enough to remind me that my last blog was nearly a year ago. Yikes. Talk about not actually writing a blog! Indeed, it's true when I say that I've been busy with graduate school and yes, appeals. I am all over the appeal process like the summer sun on the garden bed. Regence BCBS may have thought the summer of my request would never arrive, that the cold dark winter of denying me a CGMS was their forever-season. But the seasons always turn, don't they?

But today!!… Continue

not yet, appeal time

Posted on August 9, 2007 at 6:34am 1 Comment

Well, the letter arrived from Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield. They've decided to deny my appeal for a pre-authorization for my CGMS. My case rep sent along all sorts of pages explaining, in their words, that any use over 3 days of the CGMS is considered still investigational. Aargh, I'm understandably bummed. Now I need to fill out the 2nd appeal. Three days does indeed give you abit of a pattern-albeit not very consistent, so why wouldn't 10 or 20? Are they just behind the times? Do they… Continue

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At 10:04pm on February 28, 2013, Manny Hernandez said…

I was so happy to see pics from you on the site! You have been a member of the community for so long (I think you're possibly one of the first few hundred members)!!

How are you doing?

At 5:43pm on May 14, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you J. Davis....
(Your baby is A-DO-R-A-B-L-E!!!)
Best Wishes NOW, and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 5:52am on May 14, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,J. Davis Harte. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 2:57am on May 14, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 9:42pm on May 14, 2011, Robyn said…
Happy Birthday!!
At 3:21pm on May 14, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings J.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 2:27pm on May 14, 2011, Lois said…
MyHotComments Roses are red; Violets are blue. Wishing you a long life too!
My poetry is not the best; but I gave it an amateur try! Hope your day was blessed with many surprises and well wishes.
At 4:23am on May 14, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,J. Davis. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 10:45pm on October 18, 2010, Gerri said…
Thanks for the friend add.
At 11:07am on April 12, 2010, Osob said…
Thank you for the friendship and pray that your doing well.Your photo are just so great love them.
I also like your A1C great number so well done for that just pray that I can get to that number.
How are you?



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