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Warrenty up soon on MM pump. Please advise on new tech.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Type 1 Diabetes Lounge Jul 31, 2013. 7 Replies

nyone checked these out....tandem T slim, omnipod, new smaller version or asante Snap?Continue

Tags: T-Slim, Snap, compare, model, pumping

hypothyroid

Started this discussion. Last reply by guitarnut May 12, 2013. 9 Replies

Have most the symptoms for hypothyroid except weight gain. Tested TSH was 7.0 Endo says 40% T1s get it at some point. Anyone have insights, suggestions for foods to eat, alternatives to the meds?Continue

Lipitor

Started this discussion. Last reply by s6954118 Jul 6, 2010. 11 Replies

Anyone put on Lipitor for prevention? I have refused it as the side effects sound horrible. My LDL is 99 ( good for normal population) and I am told it needs to be below 70 if Type 1.Please share…Continue

 

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lisa c commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users'
"I have the 530 g. Got it with the intention of using the CGM. After 3 months of total frustration, I went back to the Dexcom for CGM. However, I do still have the 530 G as pump. Whay did they discontinue the revel?"
Monday
lisa c commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Diabetics With Eye Problems'
"how can you see to write e mails? Are you better today?sending you patience for healing."
Aug 15
lisa c replied to Sue59's discussion 'Bad colonoscopy prep day for type 1'
"Now I am really psyched for my colonoscopy. I have something called precopic. I am 1 years overdue for this. ( T1 48 years Is veggie broth OK? I do not do chicken. what about coconut water instead of gatoraid? My endo said to lower basal rate 25%…"
Jul 11
lisa c replied to Nell's discussion 'OneTouch replacement?' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I also use the one touch ultra at home and travel with the contour and like them both equally."
Jul 10
lisa c commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Agree Soshanna! We are so blessed! I try to see " ignorant statements" as time for educating . usually its helping people understand the difference in T1 and T2."
Jul 10
lisa c and Janny are now friends
Jul 5
lisa c replied to Janny's discussion 'Headaches from glucose tabs, etc' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I over treated for 45 years. Now I use the tabs What a long learning curve."
Jul 5
lisa c replied to Janny's discussion 'Headaches from glucose tabs, etc' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Probably from low, then rapid rise. However, do try GLUCOLIFT tabs. They have no chemical dyes and I love them."
Jul 5
lisa c replied to elaine peterson's discussion 'Oops!' in the group Dexcom Users
"it sometimes takes 1-2 hours for it to remedy itself. it always does."
Jun 29
lisa c commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Richard and Soshanna...you 2 are amazing. T1, 47 years for me. Thank goodness for Tu diabetes so we can honor and admire and share with one another. Thanks for all the knowledge."
Jun 19
lisa c replied to Gail's discussion 'Bionic pancreas ....' in the group Dexcom Users
"How is this different than pump and CGM combined?"
Jun 17
lisa c replied to marnie's discussion 'New Receiver?' in the group Dexcom Users
"it will only last another month or 2. I tried to extend mine but started getting ??? and unreliable results. if its covered, I suggest going for a new ne."
Jun 5
lisa c commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Suggest smaller portins with more meals? Do you eat adequate nuts and nut butters? these really work for me to keep from bottoming out . I sometimes eat crackers and PNB or rice cakes and almond butter and jam for evening snack. the nuts keep the…"
Jun 4
lisa c commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Bambi, Why are you on Dex 7 and not the G4? Newer, improved model. I am 54 and weigh 108. Feels perfect. I eat all day long. Every 2 hours I am eating to keep weight and BG stable. Mostly carbs, low protein and moderate fat intake. What is your diet?"
Jun 4
lisa c replied to Amy's discussion 'sensors thought' in the group Dexcom Users
"unlike the MM sensor, the dex seems to be fine after the 2 hour wait. MM sensor worked better when waiting 8 hours. ( for me)"
Jun 1
lisa c replied to Phil Christian's discussion 'Enlite sensor use term'
"I suggest speaking to MM techs. They are wonderful and smart with troubleshooting. I have gone back to Dexcom after 5 months of trying to make the MM sensor work for me. The dex is amazingly accurate and can wear for 2 weeks. Must carry second…"
May 17

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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?
no expectations
Date diagnosed
November 1, 1970
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
minimed 530 g with sensor
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44 years T1, retired school teacher, teaching tri Yoga presently.

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At 1:47pm on March 17, 2013, jm said…

wow...nice river running in front of house,nice...without being to curious where is home or what river is this? i probably good google WestGrove PA...anyway, thanks for the email back, let me know if you find the transmitter,it could be a HUGE lifesaver :)

At 8:00am on January 26, 2013, Norma Coello- Plum said…

I don't like apples :( not a fruit person. yeah! 100% NUT FREAKS!

At 8:36am on January 14, 2013, catlover said…

Lisa- What kind of wrist surgery do you need ? How long has your wrist been bothering you ? Maybe you can avoid the surgery ? Let me know what your plans are. Regards to the kitties. Cat

At 8:21am on January 11, 2013, catlover said…

HI Lisa- Happy New Year !!! Don't think I wrote you this year. How is 2013 treating you so far ? Things are calm here. My BG have been stable, just a few ups and downs. Jim saw a surgeon last week, and he said- "No surgery was necessary to remove the blood clot." It will just redissolve into his body. But he wants Jim to wear compression stockings for 6 months, and then come back. Have you tried using the CGM again ? Actually, if you are interested, there is a chat on the TuD homepage this afternoon at 4 PM given by a DR. who is an expert on CGM. How are the kitties ? Mine just spend their time searching for the sun on the floor. Gotta go take care of my wash. Take care and have a nice weekend. It will be 60 on Sunday. Cat (Susan)

At 11:35am on December 26, 2012, catlover said…

Lisa- Hope you had a pleasant Christmas. I thought you loved the DEX !! I just don't like things tethered to my body 24/7. I guess I am not as particular about having my BG stay the same all of the time. I also do not test 10x a day and don't want to. ( Also my Ins. company cut my test strips back to 100/ mo.) I will have to speak to my PCP when I need more. Jim can't take PLavix instead of coumadin, it doesn't work the same. I used to work with a woman who took- Coumadin, Plavix and Aspirin and still had mini- strokes frequently. His INR came up to 2.0 which isn't too bad. He is seeing a surgeon next week to look at his blood clot which is still clogging a vein. Then we will decide what to do. Never a dull moment with health when you are up there in age. Take care of yourself and have a healthy 2013.Cat

At 12:32pm on December 24, 2012, catlover said…

HI Lisa- Just wanted to wish you and Sam and the kitties a very Merry Christmas. We are OK. Jim is still trying to regulate his coumadin level. My BG are up and down. What's new with you ? Cat

At 9:59am on November 25, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Lisa- We ended up eating T-giving dinner at some new friends we recently met. I must admit I tasted everything except the stuffing, but my BG was back to normal by Friday. Jim is now also on Lovenox, an injectable anticoag. He finished 3 days of 2x a day. He gets his blood tested again on Monday. He is still taking the coumadin too. He didn't enjoy the shots too much. I certainly hope this works. I never heard of the syndrome you mention that you have. What is it from ? These past few days look like winter is coming soon. It is supposed to snow on Tuesday. I hope you are feeling better soon. Take care. Cat

At 8:32am on November 16, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Lisa- Remember me ? We have had an awful time lately. Between the superstorm Sandy when we lost our power for 6 days and Jim developed a blood clot in his leg and spent 6 days in the hosp. This was right before the storm. He is currently on coumadin trying to regulate the coumadin. The kitties sat by the registers during the storm and for the week we had no power or heat waiting for the heat to go on. I slept with 5 blankets most of the nights. We used candles for light. Fortunately, my insulin remained OK. Did you have any problems with Sandy ? Let me hear from you. Have a good Thanksgiving. Take care. Cat

At 7:22am on October 1, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Lisa- Long time-no hear !! How are you doing ? Jim and I had our holidays last week and it was quite hectic. I am doing OK, as are the kitties. How are yours doing ? It definitely feels like Fall is here. Already Oct. !!! I am ready for cooler temps.What's on your agenda for the Fall ? Any new classes ? Hope to hear from you soon. Cat

At 11:27am on July 25, 2012, catlover said…

HI Lisa- We I am back from CA. We got back last Thursday nite. The kitties were fine. They acted a little standoffish at first, but when Jim shook the treat bag, they meowed and said Hooray ! We had a nice trip. It was great to see Jack (g-son). Check out the new pics on my page of him and his parents. No problem w/the TSA. Of course, I don't have a pump to get grief from them. The weather in CA was quite cool most of the time. The day we left I needed a jacket. The flights were smooth, but long. Hope you are doing well. How has your summer been going ? Don't be a stranger !!! Cat

 
 
 

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