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Karen
  • 56, Female
  • Chicago
  • United States
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Karen's Discussions

Gluten Free

Started this discussion. Last reply by JustLookin Jan 12. 38 Replies

Anyone else suffer from this?

Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 Jan 7. 33 Replies

Neuropathy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karen Nov 11, 2014. 11 Replies

 

Karen's wait until next year :)

Latest Activity

phoenixbound replied to Karen's discussion 'I want one'
"The reason that we can't change meters between mmol/l and mg/dl is that in the past, patients were setting them incorrectly and in doing so, were getting themselves into danger by interpreting the bg readings for what they thought was their…"
Mar 26
Buckley83 replied to Karen's discussion 'I want one'
"Okay, Well I'm very impressed so far. The sensor has not been out more than 0.5mmol from my accu check meter since insertion. If this continues I will be happy to bolus from it and will only finger test when low or high. Goodbye 10-12 finger…"
Mar 26
CatLady06 replied to Karen's discussion 'I want one'
"Eesh! Well, my daughter lives in the UK, maybe it's time for a visit! Lol!"
Mar 25
phoenixbound replied to Karen's discussion 'I want one'
"I want my current CGMS, the Enlite, to show it's readings on my Gear 2 watch. :)"
Mar 25
Buckley83 replied to Karen's discussion 'I want one'
"Just received my Libre after a three month wait. First sensor in, going to give it 24 hours to bed in for accuracy before I activate it. I'll then do a write up of my thoughts after a two week trial. Cheers, B"
Mar 25
Karen replied to Karen's discussion 'I want one'
"Thank you for the information"
Jan 30
jjm335 replied to Karen's discussion 'I want one'
"In a year's time (hopefully) the new Dexcom G5 will be out. It will talk directly to an iPhone so you won't need to buy an expensive receiver or be tied to a particular pump (Android phones to follow). It will (again hopefully) be…"
Jan 30
Karen replied to Karen's discussion 'I want one'
"Read on Facebook tonight that these are sold out in Europe right now. Now I really want one"
Jan 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?
Understanding
Date diagnosed
September 1, 1966
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.7 down from 6.9 up from 6.4
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
MM 722
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://twitter.com/karend1

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Karen's Blog

Have not done a Trivia in awhile

Posted on September 13, 2009 at 4:24pm 3 Comments

Q. Women have done $1.3 million in property damage doing this around the house (and it is supposed to be fun.)

What is it?

Breakfast with the President

Posted on September 13, 2009 at 7:30am 2 Comments



Caroline, who I have known since she first was diagnosed and who switched to the pump almost immediately is having lunch with the President!!



http://diabetesliving.yuku.com/topic/1458

My little Avery

Posted on September 6, 2009 at 6:58pm 3 Comments

My niece Avery is 4 years old and today I was at her house helping her parents pack up their home to move, way sad, but Avery makes life wonderful.



About a month ago her parents hooked up a little back bike, not sure what it is called, to her mom's bike and she was so scared to try it, but I finally talked her into it and now she can't get enough of it. I finally talked her into it that day and she wanted Auntie Karen to do the front bike riding, but I was really messed up that day… Continue

Off Topic - SEAMUS :(

Posted on September 4, 2009 at 8:30pm 10 Comments

My niece and nephew in GA Cameron and Carson lost their 14 year old puppy today, Seamus.



We had many great beach vacations with her as she was always running circles around us when we walked the beach to make sure we were safe. She was a great dog and I will miss her. I saw her a year ago and she was struggling big time, but she still managed to bring me a toy to mess with her.…







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Cubs Clinch!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on September 20, 2008 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

C U B S C L I N C H ! ! ! !

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At 10:26pm on October 15, 2014, Linda G said…

HEY...You're a FEATURED MEMBER!!! BRAVA KAREN!

At 7:13pm on October 13, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Karen congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 9:44am on October 12, 2014, angivan said…

oh OK thanks, how funny!

At 12:24pm on October 11, 2014, rgcainmd said…

Duh, I finally found it! Thanks!

At 12:57pm on October 9, 2014, rgcainmd said…

I'm confused about "being featured"... Who? Where?

At 8:24am on October 9, 2014, angivan said…

Thanks, but I'm trying to figure out where I was featured! Do you know?

At 8:13pm on October 7, 2014, John11 said…
Thanks, but not sure what it is all about.
At 8:09pm on October 7, 2014, Georgia boy said…

Thank you. Caught me off guard when I found out.

At 9:04am on April 28, 2014, _Danny_ said…

BOO!!! haha!

Hope you're are doing well KarenT1!

At 10:03pm on July 12, 2013, Manny Hernandez said…

Thanks a ton, Karen!

 
 
 

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