jm's Page

Latest Activity

jm replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'Do you tape your sensors immediately after insertion?' in the group Dexcom Users
"with what kind of alcohol do you clean your skin with beforeI use the 91% alcohol instead of the 70%then after my skin is clean I put a thin layer of glue called skin Tack..and then after about 10 or 12 days I might relayer with that skin tak"
Friday
jm commented on Sara's group 'Athletic Diabetics'
"my feeling also, if I only had to do one, I would just get the dexcom and continue doing shots, like I did for a long time, and my sugars were great because of ability to see the trend with the dexcom during and after exercise.. I like the Dexcom…"
Oct 13
jm replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Swimming and Feeling Low' in the group Athletic Diabetics
"Is Griffin pumping ?? that is key, because the Lantus cannot be turned off.. depending on how technical you want to get, I agree with the one comment about writing this stuff down so you can make intelligent decisions later on.. the things you will…"
Oct 9
jm replied to Kent Logy's discussion 'Leadville 100 in 2015' in the group Cycling Diabetics
"If you contact John Moore and Peter nerothin ..they have done it before, pnerothin@gmail.com"
Oct 2
jm replied to elizabetta's discussion 'Dexcom came off in yoga!' in the group Yoga with a CGM
"what I find the best is to make sure I clean my skin with the 91 alcohol Instead of the normal 70 alcohol. then after my skin is real clean then I put on a thin layer of skintac .. let that dry for 30 seconds.. then I put on my dexcom sensor and it…"
Sep 20
jm replied to elizabetta's discussion 'Wearing Dexcom for the first time in hot yoga tomorrow' in the group Yoga with a CGM
"I did the Bikram Hot yoga and for the first 9months, I had no problem with my pump or the Dex receiver.. but then my Dex receiver started flaking out on me.. I was doing the hot yoga at least twice a week, sometimes three.. and somehow there was…"
Sep 14
jm replied to Bailey's discussion 'Replacing insulin with exercise' in the group Athletic Diabetics
"Bailey, Regarding the insulin need after a meal: no, as long as your BGs don't spike after you eat with little to no insulin, you are ok. Because the exercise makes your cells so sensitive that they don't need insulin! The exercise pushes…"
Aug 12
jm replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"all those things below work.. but in order for glue to stick the best, you need to clean the oil from your skin.. most people purchase the 70% alcohol from CVS, but right next to these $2 bottles is the 90% bottle, also $2.. with this you have…"
Jul 29

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?
to meet other type1 athletes
Date diagnosed
November 11, 1998
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.3
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Pump, Diet and Exercise

Comment Wall (37 comments)

You need to be a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes to add comments!

Join Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes

At 10:29am on November 26, 2013, stabilimenta said…

Hi JM
I live in Asheville, NC. Let me know if you have a Seven Receiver available, and what you'd like for it.
Charlie Covington
charlie@maplemeadows.com

At 3:21pm on June 3, 2013, aliceclones said…

Sorry JM. We actually just gave our extra stuff to my nephew who was just diagnosed. Good luck!

At 12:09pm on May 29, 2013, Laura said…
Yes that's me. Il have more test strips in 3 months. Just sent the ones I had out today.
At 8:17am on April 10, 2013, Clare said…

Hi jm, I never used the 7+ only started with the G4 in November but I have to say from what I have read on here, the G4 upgraded version is significantly more accurate than the 7+ and the range allowed between transmitter and receiver is 20' compared with I think 5 ?

At 12:29pm on April 5, 2013, artwoman said…

A day late and a dollar short - I had already promised my Seven+ systyem to an indigent patient of my Dexcom rep. If I had opened your message eariler ...

At 3:24pm on March 17, 2013, lisa c said…

jm, no river here in west grove...just a mirge. I looked everywhere...soory to have tossed it. Maybe someone will buy all your sensors? good luck.
Want to suggest you try the G4. its truly amazing in accuracy.

At 4:00am on March 17, 2013, lisa c said…

jm, i think i chucked it, but if I did not, its yours for free. will check later today .

At 10:53am on March 15, 2013, Sindhilicious said…
I have a used dex 7 plus to sell. I don't think dex lets you buy the 7 plus anymore.
At 3:42pm on January 18, 2013, MichaelA said…

Hi B--If I may chime in here. . I got late onset about 4 years ago and tested positive for the antibodies about a year and half ago. I did MDI with basal insulin for a while and had heard about the pump, but was unsure about having a tethered device on me 24/7, including during sleep. I have the animas ping and have been on it about 6 months now. I LOVE IT! During meals, I don't have to fidget with a pen and pull up my shirt to inject and mess around with needles. . I chose the Ping because I swim and it's waterproof--the only thing is that I don't really like wearing the pump when I work out (swim and run), so now I wish I had the Tandem (not waterproof) since it's smaller and less bulky in the pocket. The pump also is convenient to figure out how much insulin you need to bolus and BG correct--it does the calculations for you!! So all in all, I'm glad I switched and don't think I'll ever go back to MDI.

At 2:37pm on January 18, 2013, Christy said…
Thank you. I haven't had diabetes long... 5 years (I'm 35 now). Mostly likely MODY (neg for antibodies but 0 cpeptide) but I've never had genetic testing. I've been insulin dependent the whole time. Wanted a pump for a while but it's never been financially feasible before now. The terminology and options are still new to me. It's good to hear that you haven't regretted the decision to switch to pumping!
 
 
 

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

TuDiabetes Is Getting A Makeover!

Written By Emily Coles, TuDiabetes Community Manager. Last summer we surveyed members of TuDiabetes and EsTuDiabetes online communities, and gained some GREAT insights! We learned that our members are happy with the information and support they receive on TuDiabetes and Read on! →

An eye opening experience at @CWDiabetes!

Last month, I had one of the most amazing experiences I have had with technology since I have been living with diabetes. It happened at the Focus On Technology conference organized by Children With Diabetes in Los Angeles (the first Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service