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Infusion sites for a tubed pump

Started this discussion. Last reply by mhynes Jul 31, 2011. 8 Replies

Ok so I was reading another discussion about the omnipod and saw that they can use arms/legs as infusion sites. Can you do the same with a tubed pump? I use a minimed 722 and was just curious. I…Continue


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mhynes left a comment for Norma Coello- Plum
"Sorry your address got deleted when I accepted your friend request. MY thoughts and prayers are with you. I know how difficult it can be."
Jan 4, 2013
mhynes and Norma Coello- Plum are now friends
Jan 4, 2013
mhynes replied to jholt87's discussion 'To Metformin or Not To Metformin... the question' in the group Metformin 4 us
"For me when I started taking metformin it helped to slowly increase my dose rather than start full force."
Oct 22, 2012
mhynes replied to Marilyn Bee's discussion 'Post Pregnancy Extreme Lows' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Same here. . . plenty of lows post partum. I could even eat crazy carbs, pasta and everything. I took advantage of it. It started wearing off maybe 8-10 weeks postpartum. My endo suggested that I only bolus for half my carbs up front and then then…"
Oct 16, 2012
mhynes commented on jessica's group 'Oh! BABY!!!'
"My sugars were all amiss during my.miscarriage as well. My endo and OB both agreed it was the.miscarriage causing the numbers, not the numbers causing the miscarriage. I miscarried between 5 &6 weeks. They also acted weird a few weeks in during…"
Sep 24, 2012
mhynes commented on jessica's group 'Oh! BABY!!!'
"Sending prayers. Hoping all goes well although I know all to well the pain of a miscarriage I had one in April 2011. If you need to talk send a message."
Sep 21, 2012
mhynes replied to Megan E. Wilhelm's discussion 'Fertility Drugs' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Oh I was still taking clomid when I git pregnant in Sept."
Sep 4, 2012
mhynes replied to Megan E. Wilhelm's discussion 'Fertility Drugs' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I have no experience with femara, but before ttc I had to take progesterone to just start a period. I just was not ovulating. Ugh. I will say the progesterone did cause my.numbers to run a little higher. Started clomid in Feb 2011. Got pregnant…"
Sep 4, 2012
mhynes replied to Ashley's discussion 'EARLY PREGNANCY SYMPTOMS???!!!!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I would definitely at least contact your doctor. If you are pregnant you want to try to get your blood sugars under tight control as quickly as possible."
Aug 23, 2012
mhynes replied to mhynes's discussion 'vaccine helps fight type 1?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"It was a tiny study but maybe it will lead to something. The results suggest treatment.t not cure but it appears to be slowing the immune attack."
Aug 16, 2012
Ana replied to mhynes's discussion 'vaccine helps fight type 1?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I wonder when this vaccine has to be given. I had one when I was born. Then I was diagnosed with diabetes when I was 13 years old."
Aug 15, 2012
Ashley replied to mhynes's discussion 'vaccine helps fight type 1?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"thanks for posting this!! So encouraging!"
Aug 15, 2012
E. Louise replied to mhynes's discussion 'vaccine helps fight type 1?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Wow, that's intriguing! Thanks for sharing."
Aug 15, 2012
mhynes added a discussion to the group Oh! BABY!!!
Aug 14, 2012
mhynes replied to morggirl's discussion 'Too early to test?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"i got my positive 10 days after ovulation. it was faint but there. i also used a early detection kit that was very sensitive. i went to my gyn and she barely got a positive on the urine test but pulled bloodwork and sure enough i was pregnant. my…"
Jul 29, 2012
mhynes replied to Diana's discussion 'Insulin Resistance: What week did it start for you?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"my endosuggested using temporary basals to help with changes. my resistance did not kick in until 32 weeks and even then ut was only carb ratios and sensitivity settings, but my endo said that is really unusual. she would not say it but frankly i am…"
Jul 29, 2012

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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?
somewhere to talk
Date diagnosed
February 8, 1991
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.5 December 2011
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
minimed 722

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At 12:40pm on April 7, 2011, Marps said…
Congratulations!!! I was at 6.9% at conception and am now at 6.5% in Feb 2011. I'm 6 months along at this point. Doing another A1c next month and am hoping for somewhere in the 5%. The key to a healthy pregnancy is to have the first 8 weeks at a stable BG. You want it to be lower- closer to 120, but the key is to have it stable, not swinging all over the place. The baby is developing her key organs right now, so swinging BG will inhibit her from doing so. I'm surprised your A1c is at 7.7% if your post prandials are at 160. Those BG numbers sound really good! But, anyway, I work with a high risk GYN b/c of Type 1 and he said any A1c under 8% at conception really lowers the risk of birth defects to that of a normal woman. So, try to relax and try not to stress too much. This is a HAPPY time. :) Congrats!!
At 7:26am on April 7, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 7:40pm on April 6, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home mhynes....fellow teacher!
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, 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.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take care....and keep in touch!
At 6:47pm on April 6, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO THE BEST FAMILY YOU CAN EVER FIND MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And like all families we sometimes agree and sometimes disagree, but you know families right?

Here's a link with loads of info on it to help our new member's learn more "About Us":
At 5:40pm on April 6, 2011, catlover said…
Hi mhynes- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here. You joined a good group.



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