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Started this discussion. Last reply by rubidoux Jan 18, 2013. 7 Replies

hi im new my names donna and im 33yo ive had t1 diabetes since 2003, im now on novamix 30, ive just had a 19 day stay in hospital after suffering from dka caused by stress, chest infection which…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for donna79
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES DONNA!! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------"
Nov 26, 2013
donna79 replied to Pilcrow's discussion 'Those who have survived severe DKA'
"Hi i suffer dka back in November 2012 I knew nothing about it, I had been benign sick for a few days, I can't remember anything up to or after, I went out with friends for a little while they brought me hme early as I threw up everywhere and…"
May 27, 2013
rubidoux replied to donna79's discussion 'new to forum'
"Holy cow, sounds like you've really been through the wringer! That must have been awfully scary. And I think it sounds like some serious bad luck. I've had a1c's in your higher range for years at a time without such disastrous…"
Jan 18, 2013
Zoe replied to donna79's discussion 'new to forum'
"Thanks, Shawnmarie; I wasn't aware of this different A1C number system in the UK. Yes, that is an excellent drop, Donna! And I'm sure with your current MDI insulin regimen you will drop even more the next time!"
Jan 17, 2013
Mishi replied to donna79's discussion 'new to forum'
"Am so glad that you have over came your illness,Yes DKA is one of the worse thing you can suffer with and have had it four times my self in my 43 years,Worse being like you had ending in coma for two weeks in my early 20s,Your children most be…"
Jan 17, 2013
Zoe replied to donna79's discussion 'new to forum'
"I don't understand how those numbers translate to the ones most of us use; maybe someone else will post the translation. But it sounds like you are now changed to the regimen I mentioned above and I'm glad it's helping you do better.…"
Jan 17, 2013
donna79 replied to donna79's discussion 'new to forum'
"hi my hb1ac is at 56% now from 86% in uk they use the large numbers, ive now changed insulin again im on a short acting novarapid and a long acting one lantus which seems to be helping keep my bg down only been back on a day but they have been lower…"
Jan 17, 2013
Zoe replied to donna79's discussion 'new to forum'
"Hi Donna and welcome to TuD! Wow, you've been through so much and I'm so glad you're alright now! I'm a little confused about your A1C. Do you mean it came down from 8.1 to 5.6?? If so you're doing fantastic! But if you are…"
Jan 17, 2013
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hi im new my names donna and im 33yo ive had t1 diabetes since 2003, im now on novamix 30, ive just had a 19 day stay in hospital after suffering from dka caused by stress, chest infection which turned into pnemiou, i also had a blood infection and brain infection i was put into a coma for 9days whic they tried to bring me round twice but there was no brain activity but on the 3rd attempt i came back i was very sick while i was in hospital, i had a tracheosty fitted as well, once i came round…See More
Jan 17, 2013
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Jan 17, 2013
Linda G left a comment for donna79
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome to the bunch nuttymummy!! 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…"
Jan 17, 2013
Stemwinder (Gary) left a comment for donna79
"Welcome nuttymummy, Glad you have joined our nutty family. Sorry I couldn't help myself. Check all this place has to offer. You will find tons of information and more importantly you will find caring people. Please feel at home, you are with…"
Jan 16, 2013
SEAGATOR left a comment for donna79
"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!!!"
Jan 16, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for donna79
"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…"
Jan 16, 2013
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Jan 16, 2013

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At 4:10am on November 26, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES DONNA!!
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At 4:00am on January 17, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome to the bunch nuttymummy!!
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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
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At 5:34pm on January 16, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome nuttymummy, Glad you have joined our nutty family. Sorry I couldn't help myself. Check all this place has to offer. You will find tons of information and more importantly you will find caring people.

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 4:59pm on January 16, 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!!!

At 3:21pm on January 16, 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.

 
 
 

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