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Feel so alone...

Started this discussion. Last reply by ashleypfuntner Aug 23, 2013. 4 Replies

Hey all! I was on tudiabetes awhile ago but now I am back!!! I have done a lot this summer... I graduated from high school in June and was a counselor at diabetes Campanella went on vacation... Now…Continue

Misconceptions with teachers!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spock Jan 11, 2013. 6 Replies

Hi everyone!I wanted to post this because I really need advice on how to del with a little something that goes like this"Gabriella you miss so much of my class because your blood sugars are out of…Continue

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Misconceptions with teachers!!!

Started Jan 10, 2013 0 Replies

Hi everyone!I wanted to post this because I really need advice on how to del with a little something that goes like this"Gabriella you miss so much of my class because your blood sugars are out of…Continue

Tags: high, school, one, type, teachers

Descrimination from a GUIDANCE COUNCILOR!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amy Feb 20, 2012. 61 Replies

So my guidance councilor gives me the "don't let diabetes define you" talk every time we meet. Well today I asked him for a recommendation to work as a CIT at a DIABETES camp. He said "I would not…Continue

 

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January 30, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
1-2pm Pacific time What time is this where you are?How to participate We've postponed our originally planned event this week in order to take some time together as a community to honor and remember our dear member,…See More
Jan 29
gabby replied to David C Weisberg's discussion 'Lithium Batteries' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Hey so you need to be using alkaline batteries with your Minimed pumps. Lithium is only to be used in animas pumps. DONT TELL MEDTRONIC THAT YOU USED LITHIUM BATTERIES in your Minimed or they will void your warranty. It happened to my neighbor! So…"
Jan 10
ashleypfuntner replied to gabby's discussion 'Feel so alone...'
"Good luck with finding a new endo; just never settle. Keep going until you find one that will advocate and work with you! I'd ask about different infusion site options too. That has to be really annoying having to change that every day! What…"
Aug 23, 2013
gabby replied to gabby's discussion 'Feel so alone...'
"Thank you so much for the replys. I definitely think I need to de-stress. I change my infusion set daily because it hurts too much to have it in for more than 24 hours. Sometimes I can get two days if I have a really comfy site. My body rejects a…"
Aug 23, 2013
acidrock23 replied to gabby's discussion 'Feel so alone...'
"Do you know what your A1C will be? My meter/ CGM averages are usually a pretty good indicator so that's not a huge surprise. If you want to fix things, what are you doing to fix them? I have a hard time waiting around for the doctor and usually…"
Aug 23, 2013
ashleypfuntner replied to gabby's discussion 'Feel so alone...'
"I've posted a couple discussions about my own struggles on dealing with the whole package of T1 and the difficulties I've faced; the best advice I've gotten from this community is don't beat yourself up! We're gonna be stuck…"
Aug 23, 2013
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Feel so alone...

Hey all! I was on tudiabetes awhile ago but now I am back!!! I have done a lot this summer... I graduated from high school in June and was a counselor at diabetes Campanella went on vacation... Now it's just about September and I am lost. I babysit as needed for a job and absolutely love it! I baby sit 5 kids with special needs and it is the best job in the world. The thing is I want to go to college but I need a year.. I have some other health issues and will be feeling less than "good" for…See More
Aug 23, 2013
Linda G left a comment for gabby
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY GABBY!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
Jan 18, 2013
jrtpup and gabby are now friends
Jan 13, 2013
Linda G left a comment for gabby
" HUGS"
Jan 12, 2013
jrtpup left a comment for gabby
"Hey kiddo, of course... any time!"
Jan 12, 2013
Spock replied to gabby's discussion 'Misconceptions with teachers!!!'
"Taking bull by the horns is hard enough for adults, but those of us diagnosed at a younger age know that you are working very hard to take control of your Type 1 and you are amazing. Keep up the good work on that front. All of the suggestions above…"
Jan 11, 2013
smokinbeaver replied to gabby's discussion 'Misconceptions with teachers!!!'
"Gabby test away and keep taking care of yourself! They won't stop, there will always be people who think they know more. Are you still in high school? Just keep on doing what you are doing and survive, and try try try to ignore their ignorant…"
Jan 11, 2013
Red_T1 replied to gabby's discussion 'Misconceptions with teachers!!!'
"When I was in school, I just carried a purse and treated as needed during class. I carried glucose tabs and snacks with my meter and insulin and never left class to do anything. Is this something you do? Its part of my life, so I'm not going to…"
Jan 11, 2013
Capin101 replied to gabby's discussion 'Misconceptions with teachers!!!'
"This sounds tough, but I doubt your instructors are aware that thier comments are embarising or signaling you out. I would bet that education of T1D is a big problem here. At first I would not even meet with your teachers, instead meet with your…"
Jan 11, 2013
Stemwinder (Gary) replied to gabby's discussion 'Misconceptions with teachers!!!'
"Good for you for taking control of you D. Unfortunately lack of understanding from others is a lifelong problem for PWD. I think you said it so well why you are trying so hard. You might want to write your reasons down and give them to your…"
Jan 10, 2013

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At 4:08am on January 18, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GABBY!!
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 10:21pm on January 12, 2013, Linda G said…


HUGS

At 8:10pm on January 12, 2013, jrtpup said…
Hey kiddo, of course... any time!
At 8:45pm on October 27, 2012, Linda G said…

Gabby...you were right, the clock change IS next week...I must have thought I was in the UK lol

At 12:59pm on February 13, 2012, Taytay said…
I know you kept on telling me to join until I'm saying okay! I will FaceTime you tonight!! :)
At 4:07pm on October 26, 2011, brandi said…
lol of course i remember you! im doing good, and so is Shyla. did school ever get better for you?
At 8:06am on October 26, 2011, brandi said…
welcome back :) i was wondering where you went lol
At 7:15am on July 30, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 10:46pm on July 28, 2011, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!!
At 12:34pm on July 28, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home gabby.....
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, 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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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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Take care....and keep in touch!
 
 
 

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