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sprmom replied to Cathy's discussion 'Vertigo'
"I have had menieres for almost 10 yrs now. I live daily with vertigo. You should see a doc to diagnosis it for you. Antivert is a daily med, but when I have have bad flare ups, I have 5 mg of valium, which is one of the only meds that relieves the…"
Dec 18, 2012
sprmom commented on Teowyn's blog post 'Pumping day 1'
"Been on mine for 6 months, my dd has had her's since August and my 20 month old grandson has learned that the tubing and pump are grammy;s and/or his mommy's and he is not to touch. He learned it first day and has never been a problem.…"
Dec 6, 2012
sprmom replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'TuDiabetes mobile version gets a major facelift'
"Is this app downloadable? So I would have a icon on my iphone? I can't see where to do that on my phone! Thx...I am computer challenged!"
Nov 28, 2012
sprmom liked Holger Schmeken's group Carb Counting by Example
Oct 29, 2012
sprmom replied to Jethro's discussion 'Is PUMPING.worth the trouble?'
"I have the medtronic revel pump, since April, and I love it, no more 5 shots a day, I change it once every three days as well. Much better control. I bought a leg sleeve to put my pump in @ night since I am hot blooded, but have slept on it all…"
Oct 23, 2012
sprmom replied to Josephine A Ni Dhomhnaill's discussion 'Flu Vaccine'
"every year, and make hubby get it too, for me & for the grandchildren, they don't need it either. I won't take the chance of getting the flu ever again, with diabetes it is like playing with fire. I have had pnuemonia 3 times in last…"
Oct 10, 2012
sprmom replied to JustLookin's discussion 'How Many Prescription Meds do you take'
"insulin Metformtin Zocar, metatroprol, singular, Effexor HCTZ anivert Remeron lyrica fluanase test strips pump supplies I do feel like I have my own pharmacy!"
Oct 10, 2012
sprmom joined LoriRode's group


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Sep 14, 2012
sprmom commented on michael's blog post 'Cooking as a diabetic how has it changed for you?'
"one easy thing you can change and I promise they will not notice is pasta. If you use Dreamfields, it is only 5 digestible carbs per serving, but it is NOT wheat and my family has been eating it for the last 5 yrs and didn't realize it was low…"
Aug 16, 2012
sprmom replied to farfalla's discussion 'is it normal ?'
"yep,mine came down from 9.6 to 7.3 in 3 months!! Congrats!! I love my pump as well!"
Aug 16, 2012
sprmom replied to Clare's discussion 'I kind of wish hypos really affected me more, I might be more diligent to avoid them'
"I am a t2. If I drop below 70 I start sweating and my face gets tingly. then my hands shake and I feel confused. If I am high, I get severely nauseated. I guess I am lucky that I get symptoms. But I listen very carefully to my body, and have since I…"
Jul 31, 2012
sprmom replied to tonilynn20's discussion 'Sandals or Flip Flops and..'
"I get closed toed sandals at Kohls. They are croft& barrow brand, very comfortable. I just don't want to take a chance damaging my feet! As for diabetic socks, the best I ever have found are Ecosox, they are made from bamboo, which wicks…"
Jul 19, 2012
sprmom replied to hk62's discussion 'Eating out- low carb options/alternatives?'
"thanks for that info, I downloaded the app!"
Jul 19, 2012
sprmom replied to jrtpup's discussion 'Do you have someone in your life who really gets it?'
"yes, thank goodness, my husband! He has went to classes including a pump class. He always looks at me to see if I am alright. And when I am busy or not feeling well, he asks if I need to eat, or have I checked my sugars? He does it a way that is…"
Jul 17, 2012
sprmom replied to hk62's discussion 'Eating out- low carb options/alternatives?'
"Remember Mc Donald french fries are soaked in a sugar solution before freezing! That's why they are so good and edictive! I agree with getting the Calorie King book, and if you have a iphone, they have a apps, I wouldn't be without…"
Jul 16, 2012
sprmom commented on KML's blog post 'Family History'
"Mother and father diabetes, father type 1 adult onset. my brother is T2, I am T2 and my daughter is adult onset T1. All have allergies, I have menieres disease. My first doc said diabetes was not hereditory, got a new doc! Same things with menieres,…"
Jul 16, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
learn from others
Date diagnosed
January 3, 2001
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Type of treatment/devices you use
What pump model do you use, if any?
minimed revel

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At 5:56am on June 12, 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. WELCOME!!!

At 4:48am on June 12, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.
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At 2:32am on June 12, 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 9:25pm on June 11, 2012, Robyn said…

Hello and Welcome!!




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