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Kelly Love and Briley are now friends
Mar 20
Kelly Love replied to Amy's discussion 'In order for medicaid to pay for the G4, I have to go through a test' in the group Dexcom Users
"Amy, just a quick FYI, I have NHP (MassHealth) and they are covering 100% of my CGM costs (just got my Dexcom in the mail today). I also go to Joslin, and I believe all my endo had to do was fill out a prior authorization form, BUT as a note, Dexcom…"
Apr 19, 2013
Kelly Love joined Rob's group
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Dexcom Users

For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") deviceJust as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (…See More
Apr 19, 2013
Kelly Love updated their profile
Apr 19, 2013
Kelly Love and doodlebug are now friends
Apr 19, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Kelly Love
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Kelly... Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) (Sorry for being so very late with…"
Nov 30, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Kelly Love
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Nov 30, 2012
Kelly Love replied to Mike's discussion 'Flu Shot Pressure??'
"I've gotten a flu shot every year since I was diagnosed. I don't think I was ever pressured into getting one, but after weighing the risks, I've always wanted to be safe instead of sorry. As a note, people in our situation are…"
Feb 10, 2012

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
Better diabetes control
Date diagnosed
August 10, 2002
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.4 as of 3/1/2013! Best in a while!
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping
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Kelly Love's Blog

A Wake Up Call.

Posted on December 3, 2007 at 11:13am 0 Comments

This morning I slept through my 5:30am alarm by about 2 hours. I'm not surprised I did because I fell asleep so late, but when I woke up this morning that wasn't my only surprise.

I had gone low (really low) sometime in the middle of the night and had sweat through all my clothing and onto my bedsheets...ok that wasn't too unusual, but when I awoke I realized I had lost control of my motor skills. Entirely. I could not force myself to move, I couldn't formulate words, but I could still…

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I should probably introduce myself..

Posted on November 13, 2007 at 8:45am 3 Comments

Hey there!



I'm Kelly. I'm 21 (22 in 17 days!) and I've been T1 for 5 years so far. I've spent most of my time as T1 oscillating between trying to ignore the fact that I had diabetes and obsessively worrying about it. I've never had an A1c under 7 (although I had quite a few hover around 7), but at one time I was so intent on keeping my blood sugars low that I had a number of pretty scary hypo events. I wrecked my car twice due to hypos and have scared my family and friends more than… Continue

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At 9:15pm on November 30, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Kelly...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
(Sorry for being so very late with this!)
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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 5:30am on November 30, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 4:40am on November 30, 2011, Linda G said…

Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Kelly....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? You haven't been on in a while, and I wondered if all was well ♥ Do you have any questions or comments?

At 3:52am on November 30, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Kelly. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 8:18am on November 30, 2010, Doris D said…
At 7:28am on September 8, 2010, Amy said…
We can definitely meet in Salem! I am learn the bridge in Salem :). And if I dont have my pump by then, i can ask questions :). Or if I do have it by then, I can still ask questions :)
At 7:01am on September 8, 2010, Amy said…
Hi

Are you still in MA??? I moved back a yr ago and glad to be back. Hope your doing well!!
At 6:12pm on April 2, 2009, Amy said…
I'll try to come. No promises. I'll have to see if my parents want to do the walk with me and if they want to help me raise money.
At 5:57pm on February 9, 2009, Amy said…
Not sure if you are still in Boston but I moved from Staten Island back to Boston :(. But if you are still in Boston, cool :)
At 5:16pm on November 30, 2008, Kathy said…
Happy Birthday!
 
 
 

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