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Looking for opinions on blood glucose meters

Started this discussion. Last reply by Buckley83 Nov 30, 2011. 7 Replies

Opinions on Nova Max Glucose Meter?

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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?
Connect with others who have diabetes and share advice, hopes, frustrations and dreams
Date diagnosed
January 4, 2007
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Minimed 522

I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in January 2007. As much of a bummer as this disease can be sometimes, I try to make the best of it. You can read more about how I'm living with diabetes at my blog: meewah*betic.

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At 5:16pm on September 16, 2013, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

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

At 4:51pm on September 14, 2013, Linda G said…

BRAVA on being a FEATURED MEMBER Melissa!!

At 2:37pm on October 29, 2010, Manny Hernandez said…
Hello Melissa,
I wanted to stop by to say THANK YOU once more for your kind donation back in September.

Also, I wanted to give you a very special heads up about this year's Big Blue Test:
At 12:09am on July 25, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Hi, Melissa! How's it going?
At 8:42pm on April 28, 2009, Stacey :0)~ said…
Hi Melissa..I just joined here and noticed you were in Sterling. I grew up in Sterling and actually just moved back to the area after being away for many years. Now I'm in Leesburg. So I just wanted to say hello! :)
At 9:27pm on July 31, 2008, Brian said…
Did you ever have to eat that gel in the photo of you diving? Seems like it would be pretty tough to do and maintain your breathing.
At 7:06am on April 1, 2008, Chad said…
At 6:46am on December 21, 2007, Sarah said…
Thank you! You have an awesome A1C too!! and Thank you for the welcome and the add!!
At 9:42am on November 18, 2007, Alison said…
hey, thanks for the add!
At 6:49am on September 13, 2007, Dave said…
I am here in Alexandria VA. I've been here for 8 years and I do plan to get out at some point!!



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