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Surfacefine liked Lorraine's blog post #Nightscout | Harboring Autonomy #WeAreNotWaiting #CGMintheCloud
Feb 9
Surfacefine liked Stuart's discussion Our role (8,520 years w/ diabetes at minimum) ?
May 30, 2013
Surfacefine joined Robert Yancey's group

Type1 for 30 Plus Years

For those who've had Type 1 diabetes for a long time. I don't really care how long. Just long.
Jan 6, 2013
Surfacefine replied to Bram's discussion 'How do you carry your Dexcom for Workouts!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Well I'm not sure (I definitely have an arm pinch), but some people wear theirs on the outside of there thigh too..."
Jan 3, 2013
Surfacefine replied to Bram's discussion 'How do you carry your Dexcom for Workouts!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Happy 2013 to you too! I wear my sensor in my arm and have a bunch of different places for the receiver. On the treadmill or elliptical, I place the receiver on the "dash board" so I can watch it the whole time without fumbling around.…"
Jan 2, 2013
Surfacefine and Stacey are now friends
Oct 23, 2012
Surfacefine replied to Callahan357's discussion 'Body Placement of the dexcom?' in the group Dexcom Users
"On the back of arm works best for me. There's a video that helped me do it myself:"
Oct 15, 2012
Surfacefine replied to Nell's discussion 'Dex on arm, re sleeping' in the group Dexcom Users
"I almost always use the back of my arm for Dex (like it so much better than belly) and tend to sleep on my side. I place the Dex on the back of my arm, not really the side (like this: ). I have zero problem sleeping…"
Sep 16, 2012
TrueTheory replied to Surfacefine's discussion 'Opsite flexifix vs IV3000' in the group Dexcom Users
Sep 5, 2012
Surfacefine liked ATRannals's discussion Anyone try decorating their transmitter
Aug 27, 2012
Surfacefine replied to ATRannals's discussion 'Anyone try decorating their transmitter' in the group Dexcom Users
"Ummm well, yeah I decorate the adhesive part. Here are a few: Wait til you see what I have planned for Halloween! I love my Dex."
Aug 27, 2012
Surfacefine shared Jay's discussion on Twitter
Aug 13, 2012
Surfacefine liked Jay's discussion Dexcom - Diasend - Mac Computer
Aug 13, 2012
type3mom replied to Surfacefine's discussion 'Opsite flexifix vs IV3000' in the group Dexcom Users
"We use 4" wide Flexifix, round the corners, and cut an oval in the middle for the sensor. We also use a bit of Skin-Tac before putting that on. Usually lasts 2 weeks."
Aug 7, 2012
cyborg mom replied to Surfacefine's discussion 'Opsite flexifix vs IV3000' in the group Dexcom Users
"What width in the Flexifix are you getting? The IV3000 is 2 3/8" while the tape is 2" or 4"."
Aug 7, 2012
Surfacefine posted a status
"Alrighty. I'm gonna try the OptiFlex...move over IV3000.... Maybe I'll end up using both!"
Jul 24, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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Date diagnosed
June 19, 1979
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At 2:48pm on December 26, 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 7:54pm on December 20, 2011, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST FAMILIES YOU WILL EVER MEET MY FRIEND!!!! WE'RE GLAD YOU JOINED US!!!!!!!!!! Please introduce yourself on our forum. Questions??? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum and you will get many answers there.

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At 6:27pm on December 20, 2011, Linda G said…

Welcome home spacegirl....
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.
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 1:03pm on December 20, 2011, 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.

At 11:47am on December 20, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!




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