Kimberly
  • 40, 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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Kimberly replied to cat's discussion 'anyone have experience with sudden dramatic drop in insulin needs?'
"I've now had 2 periods of time (roughly a few days) where I actually shut off my basal and did not need to dose for anything. I would eat 50-60g of carbs without insulin and not go over 120. Kinda thought I was the miracle, but alas, within a…"
Mar 19
Kimberly replied to aimeeh2oski's discussion 'Anybody using 505 software update yet? Is it that much more accurate?' in the group Dexcom Users
"This is interesting. I too have gone from much worse accuracy right after updating to good accuracy (like I had before the update) in the last few weeks. For me, the difference was the sensors. I had 3 remaining sensors from a previous shipment when…"
Feb 25
Kimberly replied to Dan P's discussion 'Type 1 and new drug Jardiance'
"As folks have said above, it's the same class as Invokana, which I have been taking as a Type 1 for about 7 months now. I have done extremely well on this - no side effects except a few more trips to the bathroom (I already consumed a lot of…"
Feb 3
Kimberly replied to epete's discussion 'UnitedHealthcare PPO Approced CGM July 2014 and Now Denies (Type II Diabetes)'
"1) Find a new doctor b/c 2) being on insulin should be the only reason your doctor needs to authorize your CGMS."
Feb 3
Kimberly replied to RogerAlyn's discussion 'Pump User with Extremely Low Basal Rate - How low can you go?'
"My lowest rate is 0.05u/hr for about 4 hours in the late afternoon/early evening. It's only 0.05 b/c I can't set a 0 basal rate on my pod. There are afternoons where I have to eat w/o bolusing to keep from dropping low b/c of it."
Feb 3
Kimberly replied to SGrieco's discussion '"should not live alone" recommendations for T1Ds'
"I've lived alone since diagnosis almost 8 years ago. My co-workers know to check up on me if I don't show up for work one day. Otherwise, that's totally ridiculous to say Type 1's should "never live alone". It's…"
Feb 3
Kimberly replied to jamietaylor424's discussion 'Traveling thoughts'
"Same comments as everyone else - keep all supplies in carry on and you will almost certainly have no issues going through security. Just FYI - I have traveled to St. Kitts every year since 2008 and the airport there has finally become more…"
Jan 28
Kimberly replied to Dondi's discussion 'One thing that would improve the Omnipod for me . . .' in the group OmniPod Users
"Just FYI - I have only used Apidra in my pods and I never have any issues with it at the end of pod-life."
Jan 12

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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