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lisaNC commented on Marcelo Bellon Ferreira's group 'Roche Accu-Chek Users'
"Will he also be using a cgm?"
Apr 11
lisaNC commented on Marcelo Bellon Ferreira's group 'Roche Accu-Chek Users'
Apr 11
lisaNC updated their profile
Mar 11
lisaNC replied to Wanderingbookworm's discussion 'Buying wearable accessories for the Spirit Combo' in the group Roche Accu-Chek Users
Feb 4
lisaNC replied to Spock's discussion 'Pump and Airport Security'
"I called my pump manufacturer and they said it was safe for my pump to go thru the metal detector and full body scanner but did not advise taking it off and letting it go thru the carry on x-ray procedure. I put my site in an easy to access location…"
Jan 7
lisaNC replied to guitarnut's discussion 'Cycloset?'
"I was on several oral meds and carb restriction. when it finally got to where I could hardly tolerate any carbs and my numbers would still be high was when I gave up. Time for insulin. So much better now. I'm pumping and can adjust for what I…"
Oct 19, 2013
lisaNC replied to guitarnut's discussion 'Cycloset?'
"I tried Cycloset several years ago and slowly worked my way up to the recommended dose. I'm thinking that was like 6 tabs? Anyway, once I got up to that dose it gave ma a horrible taste in my mouth that I could not stand. Also, my numbers were…"
Oct 18, 2013
Liaquila replied to lisaNC's discussion 'In line at the bank' in the group Roche Accu-Chek Users
"Hi LisaNC I'm on the pump for about a month now. The Combo is my first pump and I'm so in love with it! I don't know how I survived so many years without a pump! The killer feature of Accu-Chek Combo for me is the operation of the…"
Sep 17, 2013
lisaNC added a discussion to the group Roche Accu-Chek Users

In line at the bank

Today I had lunch with friends and I forgot to give my insulin at the meal. My next stop was the bank. So I'm standing in line to get to the teller window when I remember that I did not give my dose. I just get out my meter and input my carbs and like magic with a few button presses I'm good to go. I usually test first etc. but this worked so great at the time. I'm super pleased with my pump choice. What do you like/dislike about your choice?See More
Sep 11, 2013
lisaNC commented on Marcelo Bellon Ferreira's group 'Roche Accu-Chek Users'
"I have ordered two cases from the website. Both times they charge my credit card and a month later I still have not gotten my item. When I call they are very helpful and clear up whatever is causing the issue. My item has then arrived via fed ex in…"
Sep 11, 2013
lisaNC commented on Marcelo Bellon Ferreira's group 'Roche Accu-Chek Users'
Sep 11, 2013
lisaNC commented on Marcelo Bellon Ferreira's group 'Roche Accu-Chek Users'
"My pump battery will last about 5 weeks. My meter will last about another week. Now when my pump gets new juice, I just change my meter also."
Jul 31, 2013
lisaNC replied to Linda G's discussion 'Meter Meter on the Wall...Who's the Fairest of Them All?'
"I've used an Accuchek meter for many years now through upgrades etc & have always liked it. I use the software to download my data and review results. Now am on an Accuchek pump so have the meter that communicates with it. I have had good…"
May 15, 2013
lisaNC replied to Caren's discussion 'Traveling?'
"My most recent experience was no real problem. I did disconnect from my pump and asked the TSA agent not to xray or scan it ( it actually has a symbol on the back of what to avoid). They were very accomodating and did swab my hands and pump on the…"
May 2, 2013
lisaNC joined Marcelo Bellon Ferreira's group

Roche Accu-Chek Spirit Insulin Pump Users

For those who use this amazing insulin pump or are interested in know something about it. Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and…See More
Mar 26, 2013
lisaNC replied to momto3's discussion 'would a very small amount of insulin be better?'
"You should consider some alternative snack options. I would consider a half a pack of peanutbutter crackers as an emergency response option only. Celery sticks filled with peanut butter or cheese would provide bulk and protein without as many carbs.…"
Feb 20, 2013

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At 3:32am on January 26, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 4:32pm on January 25, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

So glad you have joined us LisaNC. This place has so much to offer. I see that you are T2 taking shots. If you are insulin dependent you might want to visit this group
or if you are on Byetta or Victoza there are groups for those meds that you can find here.
Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 2:24pm on January 25, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Lisa!!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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!
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 11:36am on January 25, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!




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