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Hi, new here,

Started this discussion. Last reply by helen May 11, 2010. 4 Replies

My son is 14 and having a bad time of it at the moment. He has cystic fibrosis related diabetes, but I have come into the Type 1 forum as he 'acts' like a type one. He is on Levemir in the evenings…Continue

 

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Feb 4, 2011
helen replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'How does a steroid medication impact blood glucose?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"My son is on long term steroids as he has cystic fibrosis. He now has to take them daily instead of alternate days to keep blood sugars level. If he has to take extra for infections he does rise and it takes us a couple of days to stabilize him again"
Feb 4, 2011
helen joined Penny R.'s group
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Feb 4, 2011
helen replied to Santiago Jimenez's discussion 'Dizzines'
"Hi Santiago, are you still having dizzy spells?. My son is having a terrible time with dizziness every day for the last 9 months. He feels very dizzy at normal levels, but can feel dizzy at any number. It is really affecting his life but the…"
Sep 17, 2010
helen replied to Robyn's discussion 'How many Test Strips do you use in 1 month? Just Curious.'
"on average my son uses 10 per day. But even more if he has had a low or drops from a high."
May 23, 2010
Jim Roach left a comment for helen
"Welcome to Tudiabetes Helen!"
May 23, 2010
helen and Robyn are now friends
May 11, 2010
helen replied to helen's discussion 'Hi, new here,'
"He is on many meds, and I have asked the hospital if it could be them, but I think perhaps they have made him more sensitive to feeling the drops downward. Hopefully this will sort its self out when he has the pump and CGM, then I will be probably…"
May 11, 2010
Marie Torregrosa replied to helen's discussion 'Hi, new here,'
"Is he on meds? If so, it could be the meds he is on. Check with the doctors. I feel for him. It sounds like his anxiety level is pretty high."
May 10, 2010
Osob left a comment for helen
"Thats good to hear,every things that helps gets a thumbs up from me.lol"
May 10, 2010
helen left a comment for Osob
"Hi, I have been reading the posts for quite a while before I joined and have found it very helpful at times."
May 10, 2010
JC left a comment for helen
"Welcome Helen. This is a great group. I really hope it helps you as much as it has helped me."
May 9, 2010
Doris D left a comment for helen
"Your so welcome Helen! I hope you like it here as much as I do!"
May 9, 2010
Osob left a comment for helen
"Your welcome Helen. How are you finding it on tudiabetes its a great community with so much information and even better people."
May 9, 2010
emma replied to helen's discussion 'Hi, new here,'
"Hi Helen, I have type 1, and am in the UK as well and I have been pumping with the minimed 522 for two years now, since I was 15. Sometimes when my BGs are running a bit higher than they should be, I feel low at higher levels - so if my average…"
May 9, 2010
helen joined Manny Hernandez's group
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Date diagnosed
September 30, 2005
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.0
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
medtronic

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At 12:53pm on May 23, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Helen!
At 8:24am on May 10, 2010, Osob said…
Thats good to hear,every things that helps gets a thumbs up from me.lol
At 8:15pm on May 9, 2010, JC said…
Welcome Helen. This is a great group. I really hope it helps you as much as it has helped me.
At 5:52pm on May 9, 2010, Doris D said…
Your so welcome Helen! I hope you like it here as much as I do!
At 3:32pm on May 9, 2010, Osob said…
Your welcome Helen.
How are you finding it on tudiabetes its a great community with so much information and even better people.
At 10:07am on May 7, 2010, Osob said…

At 9:46am on May 7, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY HELEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here's a link for our new members to get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 9:40am on May 7, 2010, Robyn said…
Hello Helen and Welcome!
 
 
 

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