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Pump users improve hga1c tips

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Sep 26, 2010. 3 Replies

I started pumps and cgm one year ago.  Hga1c improved from 7.7 average to 6.2.I test sometimes 4 hours post meal anf if above 140 take small dose of insulin using insulin sensitivity scale   ISF.Continue

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"I am a  type 1.5 with Blue cross blue shield.   I have fainted in airports, once while driving a car.   I now use a Dexcom 7+.  My ha1c has dropped from 7.6 to 6.2 and while I have occassional sub 60 readings, I have…"
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Sep 27, 2010
Alan replied to Dan's discussion 'Pump users improve hga1c tips'
"You should test much sooner that +4 hours. Jenny at www.bloodsugar101.com recommends below 140 after 1 hr and below 120 after 2 hr. If you really want a good A1c you should aim at below 120 after 1 hr. You don't need CGMS to achieve this.…"
Sep 26, 2010
Marie B left a comment for Dan
"Hi there Gorman, welcome! Although our community is carefully monitored to keep us as safe as possible, it is not recommended to have your personal email on your profile page, or as your nickname. Please click on "settings" on the upper…"
Sep 26, 2010
Dan replied to Dan's discussion 'Pump users improve hga1c tips'
"I use animas ping pump and dexcom7 cgm. Originally had problems but swiched to insulet comfort 17 mm. Totaly manual insert. recommend good training. First few weeks i made several mistakes. Now works great"
Sep 26, 2010
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"Welcome home Gorman! 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…"
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Lisa replied to Dan's discussion 'Pump users improve hga1c tips'
"I am looking to start on a CGM soon with Medtronic. Which system do you use? Any hints or tips would be helpful. Tell me of your experiences and likes and dislikes. Were you on a pump and how long were you on a regular pump before the GMC? How long…"
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Date diagnosed
April 15, 1990
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6.2
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animus ping

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At 1:36pm on November 1, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES DAN!!
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Hey, take a couple of minutes and do The Big Big blue Test!!
http://bigbluetest.org/
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At 3:41am on November 1, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Dan. , I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:58am on November 1, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Dan, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 4:51am on November 1, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Dan....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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 5:23am on November 1, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Dan. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 4:16am on November 1, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Dan.....
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 8:53am on September 27, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR GREAT FAMILY GORMAN50!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We really care about you. Here's a link to help you get to know more "About Us":http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
Also please put up a picture so we can tell you from other's on our Forum.
At 12:12pm on September 26, 2010, Marie B said…
Hi there Gorman, welcome! Although our community is carefully monitored to keep us as safe as possible, it is not recommended to have your personal email on your profile page, or as your nickname. Please click on "settings" on the upper right hand side of the page to change your name.

that being said, we're glad you found us and are sharing your tips for an excellent a1c!
At 11:42am on September 26, 2010, Linda G said…

Welcome home Gorman!
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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here are a few useful links to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/minimedparadigmusers
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/New_Member_Guide
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and I also wanted to invite you to enter your A1c through the TuAnalyze application:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/profiles/profile/apps
so we can light up the TuAnalyze map:
http://www.tuanalyze.org
I wanted to make you aware of the TuAnalyze application we've launched on TuDiabetes, which is now mapping averages of A1c values in the US and Canada.
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If you click on "About Us" on the top banner, you will find the explanation of the founding of TuDiabetes and the name
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/index/show?noteKey=What_is_TuDiabetes%3F
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Take care....and keep in touch!
 
 
 

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