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S.C. replied to K9frizbgirl's discussion 'Omnipod and pregnancy' in the group OmniPod Users
"So I can't comment on any scientific studies, but I wore my pod on my stomach for both my pregnancies and never thought about it. I do wonder now that you brought this up. It will be interesting to see what others think."
Nov 16, 2012
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Jun 26, 2012
tjproko replied to S.C.'s discussion 'Adhesive Reaction' in the group Dexcom Users
"Update: With my careful use of my custom barrier system that I have described here in this forum, I have failed. about day 5 the itching becomes more than a distraction. tonight I pryed up the upper side of the whole barrier sensor system and…"
Apr 7, 2012
tjproko replied to S.C.'s discussion 'Adhesive Reaction' in the group Dexcom Users
"Usually the peel up is a result of applying it too soon after using an IV prep wipe, or with skin that is not freshly clean and dried. After using the IV prep wipe on clean skin it is recommended that you wait 1 minute before applying the I-3000…"
Apr 4, 2012
tjproko replied to S.C.'s discussion 'Adhesive Reaction' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have heard of the Bard Barrier wipe and I have never tried them. I have also heard of people not having success with them. A wipe that leaves a magic protective barrier does not sound like it would have the reliability of solid bandage shiel like…"
Apr 4, 2012
Jennifer replied to S.C.'s discussion 'Adhesive Reaction' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have been using the barrier wipe and still got scars from the cannula thing from the dex."
Apr 4, 2012
daricel replied to S.C.'s discussion 'Adhesive Reaction' in the group Dexcom Users
"I've had mine for a couple of years without a problem. Are you making sure your skin is completely dry before applying? I had trouble with that. I'd use Bard or a barrier wipe, and then not wait until the skin was completely dry. Also, I…"
Apr 4, 2012
roadsterchic replied to S.C.'s discussion 'Adhesive Reaction' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have some of the IV3000 bandages but after wearing them for less than an hour, they start to peel up. If I take a shower, they just roll into a ball. I wonder if they go bad? I have had them for just over a year. Seems unlikely but you never can…"
Apr 4, 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?
Date diagnosed
January 15, 1995
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At 7:34pm on October 3, 2009, Linda G said…

Hey Sayra! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or suggestions? Take a peek at some of the groups when you get a chance, OK? Take care and be well.....linda in canada.
At 1:39pm on August 28, 2008, Kristin said…
Hello Sayra! I just came across your profile. Our community has grown a lot since you joined-- we have over 4,000 members now! Hope that you will update us on how you are doing and join in our recent discussions!
At 3:44pm on June 21, 2007, Bernard said…
Hi Sayra

Welcome to TuDiabetes. Would you like to join the US Northeast group?

I'm just up the highway from you, close to Ayer.

Do you know about the pumpers group that meets in Woburn on the 2nd Saturday of each month?
At 8:04pm on June 20, 2007, Manny Hernandez said…
Make sure to check out the discussions for pumpers and type 1's in the Forum section, when you get a chance.
At 8:03pm on June 20, 2007, Manny Hernandez said…
Hello, Sayra! Welcome aboard!!
At 1:09pm on June 18, 2007, Scott K. Johnson said…



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