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sunseeker replied to cbaer's discussion 'New to Dexcom G4 and travel' in the group Dexcom Users
"Here is the info directly from the Dexcom manual: It is safe for you to go through the metal detector or be “handwanded” while wearing your Dexcom sensor and transmitter. If you’re concerned or uncomfortable about going through the…"
Jul 30
sunseeker replied to cbaer's discussion 'New to Dexcom G4 and travel' in the group Dexcom Users
"The Dexcom manual specifically states that you should not put the receiver through the x-ray machine. I'm not sure that TSA will let you keep it clipped to your belt, but my understanding is that metal detectors or body scanners will not damage…"
Jul 30
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Dec 17, 2013
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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
Nov 26, 2013
sunseeker joined Manny Hernandez's group
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US Southwest Diabetes

If you live in New Mexico, Arizona, Utah or Nevada and are touched by diabetes, this group is for you.
Nov 26, 2013
sunseeker replied to NewT1Brotha's discussion 'A Year and a Half in...'
"Whoo-hoo! That is great! And I love the "I'm still me" sentiment."
Jun 28, 2012
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Jun 28, 2012
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LADA Diabetics

Do you have Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults? Need support in having this type of Diabetes. Do not understand much about it? Join us as we discuss, support and learn more about LADA!See More
Jul 6, 2011
sunseeker joined The Diabetic Welfare Queen's group
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Hypothyroid Diabetics

A group for Diabetics of all types, who also have Hypothyroidism, seeking knowledge, support, and empowerment.
Jul 6, 2011
sunseeker commented on Melitta's blog post 'We Need a Detective in the House: Medical Misdiagnosis of Insulin-Deficient Diabetes'
"Wow, I feel so lucky that I was correctly diagnosed with LADA right away - partly because I asked for antibody testing after reading Melitta's previous posts (and my dr readily agreed). Because of your posts, I knew to push for insulin when my…"
Jul 6, 2011
Linda G left a comment for sunseeker
"♥ Welcome to the family ♥"
Jul 5, 2011
Doris D left a comment for sunseeker
"WELCOME TO ONE OF THE BEST DIABETIC FAMILIES YOU CAN FIND MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are here to help each other and lend an ear if needed. If you have a question just post it on our Forum where you will get a diversity of opinions,…"
Jul 2, 2011
Donna H left a comment for sunseeker
"Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community"
Jul 2, 2011
Marie B left a comment for sunseeker
"hi sunseeker, welcome! We have a lot of LADAs here, including our founder manny Hernandez. Let me know if you have any questions here. http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes"
Jul 2, 2011
SEAGATOR left a comment for sunseeker
"Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!"
Jul 2, 2011
sunseeker is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Jul 2, 2011

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?
information and support
Date diagnosed
November 1, 2010
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.0% 11/2013; 5.9% 6/2012; 6.2% 1/2012; 6.0% 10/2011
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, CGM, Diet and Exercise
Tell us more about you (optional)
LADA - Started MDI 7/8/11. Lantus & Novolog. Got a Dexcom G4 11/2013 to help get my A1C back in the low 6's.

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At 1:38pm on July 5, 2011, Linda G said…
♥ Welcome to the family ♥
At 3:11pm on July 2, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO ONE OF THE BEST DIABETIC FAMILIES YOU CAN FIND MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are here to help each other and lend an ear if needed. If you have a question just post it on our Forum where you will get a diversity of opinions, or just ask any of us on our pages and we will try to help you out.

Here's a link to help our new member's learn more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 11:18am on July 2, 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 9:34am on July 2, 2011, Marie B said…
hi sunseeker, welcome! We have a lot of LADAs here, including our founder manny Hernandez. Let me know if you have any questions here.

http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 8:06am on July 2, 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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