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What's with the survey?!?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Jul 9, 2013. 7 Replies

Just about every time I try to read a discussion, I get re-directed to the survey. It's very annoying....more or less like the stuff I just paid $150 to rid my computer of.When is this going to…Continue


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gigem99 replied to jesikabeth's discussion '1st time pumper. Animas Ping OR Omnipod?'
"TDD = Total Daily Dose. Includes both basal (Lantus/Levemir) and bolus (Humalog/Novolog/Apidra). Most pumpers find their TDD decreases by 10% - 20% once they start pumping - keeping in mind that you will only be using one type of fast-acting…"
Jul 25, 2014
gigem99 replied to Terry's discussion 'Dr. Faustman video July 24, 2014'
"So, is there any way to see this interview? It looks like it was just done in real-time. I can't find it posted in the video section of the 'media' area. Tom"
Jul 24, 2014
gigem99 replied to rick (aka: #blankieboy)'s discussion 'Medtronic Sof sensors and age'
"I just got 21 days out of my last sensor. I used to be able to do this a lot, but it seems I usually go 14 days or less After exactly 7 days, I have to remove the xmitter, and recharge it. I bought the sensors from a guy online, and they expired in…"
May 12, 2014
gigem99 replied to myste's discussion 'type 1 diabetic problems'
"I was in DKA about 12 years after my dx. My wife and I had split up, and I was seriously broke. I had enough money to either buy insulin or buy beer. I chose beer. Within 24 hours after I took my last shot - I was on NPH/R regimen then - I got…"
Apr 12, 2014
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Dec 28, 2013
gigem99 replied to stephanie's discussion 'newly diagnosed and scared sh**less!'
"DKA = Diabetic ketoacidosis. Many type 1's are diganosed when in DKA. It is a very serious and potentially life-threatening condition. It happens when you don't have enough insulin. Your body begins to burn fat for energy, and one of the…"
Jul 24, 2013
Sam replied to gigem99's discussion 'What's with the survey?!?'
"It seems to be unanimous-- the problem you are experiencing is rooted in your own computer not in the website"
Jul 9, 2013
nel replied to gigem99's discussion 'What's with the survey?!?'
"no survey here across the line either ...but our Server has been down for many hours ..all Shaw users upset :) another story !! ..I can use FB and Tu.D ...and Hubby can use his Solitaire game ...we are happy !!"
Jul 9, 2013
acidrock23 replied to gigem99's discussion 'What's with the survey?!?'
"I love surveys but am not seeing one here. Perhaps post a screenshot and we can figure out what's going on?"
Jul 9, 2013
Teena replied to gigem99's discussion 'What's with the survey?!?'
"It is indeed very concerning (not to mention annoying..) At present gigem, we do not have any "surveys" of any sort. And surveys posted on TuD site are always pre approved by the administration. Would you mind giving us more details? This…"
Jul 9, 2013
BadMoonT2 replied to gigem99's discussion 'What's with the survey?!?'
"No surveys here either"
Jul 9, 2013
rick (aka: #blankieboy) replied to gigem99's discussion 'What's with the survey?!?'
"Never had a survey here. It may be a computer virus is all i can figure."
Jul 9, 2013
jrtpup replied to gigem99's discussion 'What's with the survey?!?'
"gigem99, that's not generated by TuD. Can you explain a little more what's happening?"
Jul 9, 2013
gigem99 posted a discussion

What's with the survey?!?

Just about every time I try to read a discussion, I get re-directed to the survey. It's very annoying....more or less like the stuff I just paid $150 to rid my computer of.When is this going to end?TomSee More
Jul 9, 2013
gigem99 replied to Denise's discussion 'What triggered your Type 1?'
"This is a fascinating subject. Dan Hurley wrote an excellent book called 'Diabetes Rising' where he devotes several chapters to the subject. He includes such hypotheses such as cow's milk. He quotes the New England Journal of…"
Jun 25, 2013
gigem99 replied to Sue's discussion 'Do you bolus when you are low?'
"1 gram of carbs raises my BG 6-8 mg/dl. So, 32g of carbs would raise my BG by about 224. Your's sounds similar. Tom"
Jun 1, 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?
Questions for Dr. Faustman during interview
Date diagnosed
April 1, 1985
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.0 - 12/2011
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
MM 522

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At 7:31pm on September 1, 2014, karen said…

I enjoyed meeting you in the on line world and found you to be positive, fun, kind, and I know you you enjoyed life. Now it is time to rest. So RIP dear Tom (((( star )))).

At 9:45am on February 29, 2012, JohnG said…

I saw your comment about the Faustman study,I also no longer test positive for GAD65 but I did the first time I was tested and my C-pep is still very low <.05 the absence of the GDA antibody did not improved my BG or need for insulin.

At 7:08pm on February 28, 2012, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes Gigem99!

At 5:49pm on February 28, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home!
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.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 11:31am on February 28, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 10:22am on February 28, 2012, shoshana27 said…


At 9:24am on February 28, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 9:07am on February 28, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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