Kimberly
  • 39, Female
  • Houston
  • United States
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Kimberly's Discussions

Placement of MM CGMS sensors

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Achurra Dec 16, 2009. 29 Replies

CGMS on an airplane

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Britigan Feb 12, 2009. 12 Replies

 

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Latest Activity

Dave replied to Kimberly's discussion 'Differences between old and new Omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"The click during priming is a spring wound around the reservoir plunger shaft that is releasing. Completely normal. The cannula insertion is a two-step process, all controlled by a small lever-arm that turns around pivot from the 10 oclock position…"
23 hours ago
Janette replied to Kimberly's discussion 'Differences between old and new Omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"I love the Omnipod the only thing i notice is while the pod is priming I hear a click as if the cannula has deployed, I check and it hasn't (the old ones never made this click). Also, when I place the new pod, I pinch the skin around the pod,…"
Monday
Kimberly replied to Spock's discussion 'Pump and Airport Security'
"I'm a member of the global entry program and as such, always get the TSA precheck on my boarding passes. This means I get to go through the old-school metal detector again (yay!) and don't have to take anything out of my bag, you know,…"
Friday
Kimberly replied to AuntyBlu's discussion 'Upgrading pump-Omnipod or T-slim??'
"Is that a pod under your bra?"
Apr 10
Kimberly replied to Gayle Kodimer Mckenna's discussion 'OUCH!!!! Very painful insertion just now' in the group Dexcom Users
"A few times I've had very painful insertions. I am assuming that I'm hitting a nerve or area around it - I can usually wiggle it around and make the pain go away. But usually I have to endure the pain on and off for most of the sensor…"
Apr 8
Kimberly replied to TimmyMac's discussion 'I think the government is lying to me...'
"That's weird. I went online to look at it from the Healthcare.gov site, and I got the numbers that the Optima website shows. I was assuming you're looking for VA since that was what came up most often for a search of that plan. Try again -…"
Mar 13
Kimberly replied to Melitta's discussion 'rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults'
"I was diagnosed at age 32, initially as Type 2 by GP, then Type 1. Looking back, I had diabetic symptoms for about 6 months, so I'm assuming that is rapid-onset? After looking up "extreme thirst" online, and finding that I had every…"
Feb 21
Kimberly replied to Cody Turner's discussion 'questions for those that have the pink dexcom g4'
"It's definitely pink. More hot pink than anything."
Feb 7

Profile Information

How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Everything and then some.
Date diagnosed
May 24, 2007
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
522

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At 12:23pm on August 2, 2013, Agswin04 said…

Hey there...Houston here as well

At 3:29am on October 31, 2009, abyzer said…
hi...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY...
have a gr8 day and terrific year ahead...:)
At 1:33pm on August 21, 2009, Cathy said…
hi kimberly but my friend was already embarassed and in a bad way and I dont think insisting that she cause a scence would have been the best option right then and there . I think we did the best thing we could in the choice to go home and try another flight in a couple of days . well for the trips from now on we will just do Mdi s which is what I do cause I cannot afford a pump . so the best option we figure is that since no one has bothered to return her phone call . thanks for your weighing in though appreciated very much .
At 2:13pm on August 12, 2009, Rudy Sims said…
hello how are you just wanted to say hi I hope you're doing well. Have a great week. Best wishes

sincerely Rudy Sims
At 10:12am on December 1, 2008, tyler said…
TODAY HE WAS 124 WHEN HE WOKE UP, AND WHEN WE CHECKED AT 9:15 HE WAS 285
At 10:55am on September 25, 2008, Craig said…
Too cool! I wanted to be a robotic engineer when I grew up, but somehow I became an artist instead. Now I am moving back into the technology field once again. Where once tech'y stuff was a hobby and art was my job, I am almost done switching those both around, heh.
At 8:12am on September 16, 2008, Manny Hernandez said…
Glad to hear you are doing well and that you had plenty of supplies for your D!

Take care, amiga.
At 9:10am on September 14, 2008, Manny Hernandez said…
Hello Kimberly,
Hope you and your family fared well during IKE.

Please let us know how you are doing, when you get a chance.
At 5:49am on August 27, 2008, ish said…
hi! I'm ish, I stumbled upon your page and wanted to say that your shirt in picture 3 is rockin and I love your necklace.

I noticed you made the switch to the pump fairly quickly, if you don't mine me asking, was it an easy transition for you?
At 12:25pm on July 29, 2008, Mike said…
Hi Kimberly. Pretty cool pics/job. Just thought I'd reach out and say hi and ask if you know Salty & Sweet. She's another ME/Robotics type on the forum. Thought you guys might want to hook up.
 
 
 

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