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Live interview: "the Athletic Diabetic" with Gary Scheiner, CDE at TuDiabetes homepage

March 18, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording! Bring your toughest diabetes questions!!  Gary is up for a challenge.Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist.  He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers…See More
Mar 18
Linda G left a comment for dtessler
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY DTESSLER!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in…"
Feb 9, 2013
dtessler replied to jakesmom427's discussion 'Novopen Jr' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"My daughter used the Jr. pen for a couple of years before she started pumping. We liked it quite a bit. Doses were accurate and easy to dial up, even for aging eyes. Also you can do 1/2 units pretty easily. We didn't have problems with air…"
Jun 1, 2012
dtessler replied to marnie's discussion 'Insulin Pens' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"As I understand it - Lantus pens don't dose in 1/2 units (I always get corrected on here though so some other parent may have different information.) I'm almost certain Novolog junior pens can dose down to .5"
Feb 27, 2012
dtessler replied to Michelle's discussion 'Pain when bolus insulin is delivered' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"My daughter had the same experience when she first started pumping. She has the Ping and there's a 'slow' setting under the bolus menu, or somewhere in the set up, that allows the insulin to be delivered more slowly. She also uses…"
Apr 28, 2011
dtessler replied to Sophia'smommyLori's discussion 'anyone have child who has/had callus on bottom of foot and what did you do?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"It sounds like a planter's wart? Could that be?"
Apr 11, 2011
pj replied to dtessler's discussion 'So tired and burnt out, just need support' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Well said. God Bless."
Jan 12, 2011
pj replied to dtessler's discussion 'So tired and burnt out, just need support' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Type1 or 13? I am guessing a bit of both!"
Jan 12, 2011
pj replied to dtessler's discussion 'So tired and burnt out, just need support' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"I believe that the strength we have to deal with this comes only from God too. I do think, though, that if He doesn't lift the burden He will definitely give us the strentgh to bear it. And it is truly possible to live a happy, healthy and…"
Jan 12, 2011
pj replied to dtessler's discussion 'So tired and burnt out, just need support' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"You are so right!"
Jan 12, 2011
pj replied to dtessler's discussion 'So tired and burnt out, just need support' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"I really do understand how you feel. My son was away at college and playing college football on a scholarship, which meant a lot to both of us for the accomplishment and realization of a dream he'd held since he was little and because it helped…"
Jan 12, 2011
Lynda Marie replied to dtessler's discussion 'So tired and burnt out, just need support' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"My daughter was diagnosed at 17 and squeaked by at graduation. Diabetes gives them so many things to deal with ... and even when they seem they're great, we can't entirely know what they are feeling. The days do come and go, but at the…"
Jan 12, 2011
Lynda Marie replied to dtessler's discussion 'So tired and burnt out, just need support' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Dana - I am so sorry for your frustration and totally have felt what you are feeling. All of the things you have described, I have felt. My lowest point was standing at the pharmacy counter trying to get testing strips before my daughter went to…"
Jan 12, 2011
dtessler replied to Zoe's discussion 'Ping Pump Battery Life ....Eight Days!!??' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"This is all so interesting - My daughter's battery never lasts more than 2 weeks. However, given what you all have said so far I can see why that might be. She uses combo bolus' all the time. She definately uses the vibrate rather than an…"
Jan 11, 2011
dtessler replied to Zoe's discussion 'Ping Pump Battery Life ....Eight Days!!??' in the group Animas Insulin Pump Users
"My daughter's battery usually lasts about that long. We buy big packages of them at a time and she always has a spare with her in her emergency pack. The meter batteries last a longer. The price of the lithium batteries has gone down by…"
Jan 11, 2011
Jeannine replied to dtessler's discussion 'So tired and burnt out, just need support' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"We are just coming up on a year diagnosis tomorrow on New Years Eve!  Our daughter is 13!  She is also very active in sports and its' so tough!  But know that you are not alone and that God only gives us what he thinks we can…"
Dec 30, 2010

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Date diagnosed
February 17, 2007

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At 2:09pm on February 9, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DTESSLER!!
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 10:27am on June 12, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Dtessler!
At 6:40pm on June 10, 2010, catlover said…
Hi dtessler- Welcome to TuD. We are a very friendly and supportive community. We hope you like it here.
At 9:46am on June 10, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
At 8:29pm on June 9, 2010, Linda G said…
Welcome to the porch dtessler!

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, 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.
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Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better:: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

Also please introduce yourself to our forum at http://www.tudiabetes.org/forum/catagories/introduceyourself/listF
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At 1:21pm on June 9, 2010, Marie B said…
hi there and welcome! you might want to join this Group

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/parentsofkidswithtype1

please leave a comment on my page if you have any questions about the community, or would like some help finding discussions of interest. I've had it 42 years.
 
 
 

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