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Stacy commented on renka's group 'Boston Buddies'
"I would love to join you guys! I was unable to do so the last time a meet up was planned due to work. Unfortunately, I live in Boston and rely on public transportation. Any place that is T accessible works for me!"
Mar 25
Stacy updated their profile
Mar 25
Stacy replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I had the previous version, the Revel I believe? I've heard mixed things about the new Enlite sensors. I had asked my doctor if she recommended upgrading to the Enlite or just switching altogether to the Dexcom and she suggested the latter."
Mar 25
Stacy replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Wow, I've never had hearing loss detailed to me as a complication. Thank you for sharing! I am loving the Dexcom. The different alarms are great. I really like how based on the alarm I know what the Dexcom is telling me unlike the MM one, which…"
Mar 25
Fred Goldberg replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Thanks for the info about hearing loss, yes I had never heard of that either, but google returned lots of info. I switched from the MM original CGM soft sensor with large transmitter to the soft sensor & minilink transmitter to the Enlite…"
Mar 23
Janet-G replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Ruizst Thanks for your reply. I've had T1 for 38 years and have worn a MM pump since 1998. I started the CGM late last summer and enlite in January. I'm 53 and have -for the most part-maintained good control for the last 15 years. In my…"
Mar 23
t1diabetic24 replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Hi. Are you talking about enlite sensor? If yes, you didn't like it? I noticed some people are switching to Dexcom. I got enlite sensor a month ago and it's working out fine for me."
Mar 23
Stacy replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Hi Donna, just checked the boxes and one expires next month and one is already expired (sadly). I've used expired sensors in the past and they worked just fine, but I'm sure others have hesitations on that. I'll definitely check out…"
Mar 23
Linda B replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Since they are prescription items, the only thing you can do is donate them. I think insulin-pumpers.org accepts them. Here is the info about donating to them: http://insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml"
Mar 23
Dan P replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Hi ruizst! TuD has a page of resources, some of which would gladly take those off your hands. The list is here: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/Diabetes_Patient_Assistance_Resources"
Mar 23
Donna replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"What is the expiration date? I may take them!! Otherwise, Medtronic mentioned a donation site on Facebook recently. What didn't you like about them?"
Mar 23
Janet-G replied to Stacy's discussion 'Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Hi Ruizst I've worn both versions of MM CGM and will soon test the Dexcom. Have heard wonderful things about it. Can you enlighten me on why you decided you decided switch?"
Mar 23
Stacy added a discussion to the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
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Stopped using MM CGM - left over supplies

I've switched to Dexcom from the MM CGM about 2 months ago and am loving it! I do, however, have two boxes left of MM senors. Any idea what I can do with them? Thanks!See More
Mar 23
Stacy replied to Cocheze's discussion '"My aunt's a diabetic and she works at a bank"' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"People definitely try to relate with me when I say that I have TID. I think that most people do it to make me feel like I'm not the only one... which I know I'm not. The best/worst that I've heard is "My cat has diabetes…"
Mar 21
Stacy joined Rob's group
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Dexcom Users

For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") deviceJust as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (…See More
Feb 20
Stacy replied to Joan's discussion 'CGM and air travel' in the group Continuous Glucose Monitor Users
"I travel pretty often for business and I always leave it on. I've never had any issues. I figured if the FAA allows most electronic devices to be on during flights then so can my CGM. I've also gone through scanners a lot more than I would…"
Feb 3

Profile Information

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?
Sense of Community
Date diagnosed
November 27, 2001
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
MiniMed Revel
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://twitter.com/ruizst

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At 10:06pm on October 4, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!! Please enjoy it here with us!!!
here'a a link to get u on ur way with us http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
to comment back to us just hit the "comment Back" bar under our comments

At 1:00am on October 4, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 6:26pm on October 3, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home ruizst.....
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, 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?
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!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 5:21pm on October 3, 2012, 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. I lived on Beacon at Dartmouth then moved to Lexington where I lived for many,many years. I was an Educator in Arlington. I miss MA.

 
 
 

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