svenmint
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svenmint replied to Kate's discussion 'Testing Blood Sugar in the Classroom' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Everybody's experience is different. Every school and every teacher is different. But I feel strongly that my son should be able to test his blood sugar wherever/whenever he needs or wants to. Our care plan at school states it in just those…"
Oct 22, 2014
svenmint replied to kaitype1's discussion 'Additional Lantus Dose Taken by Mistake in Morning' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"I agree with SGrieco. We've had this experience with our son. We gave him some extra carbs and checked him more frequently than usual for the next 24 hours. Everything turned out fine."
Oct 4, 2014
svenmint replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Medical I.D's' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"We tried many things for our son, who was also diagnosed at 4 and is now 8. We've pretty much decided RoadIDs bracelets work best for us. (roadid.com) They're durable and the customer service is good. When he outgrows one bracelet, you can…"
Sep 15, 2014
svenmint replied to SEM2REM's discussion 'Trouble with Breakfast Highs' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Agree with what everyone has said regarding food choices and breakfast. I'll add a quick, informative story about the challenges of breakfast that I heard at a Children With Diabetes conference. The speaker's husband is T1. He loves Pop…"
Jun 10, 2014
svenmint commented on Michelle Curtis's group 'Celiac and Diabetes'
"LBD: My understanding is that symptoms don't correlate to damage done by celiac and the risk for later complications. Meaning, that if your son does have celiac, damage is being done to his GI track even if he doesn't have symptoms.…"
Apr 9, 2014
svenmint commented on Penny R.'s group 'parents of kids with Type 1'
"As part of your research, have a rep from each pump company come and give you a demonstration at home -- they all should do this for you with no problem and no pressure. In general, it seems that many people find tubing to be less of an issue than…"
Jan 15, 2014
svenmint replied to Aidan's Mom's discussion 'Lost, 1 week post T1 diagnosis' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi. So sorry to hear about your struggles. We've been there. When my son was diagnosed the endo literally said: "I'm not sure we really need to send you home giving insulin but I can't bring myself to do it." So we came home…"
Apr 25, 2013
svenmint replied to Tina's discussion 'Any tips on apps?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"There are several good apps out there for logbook purposes. We enjoyed one that's a little offbeat called LogFrog . Paper logbooks just drove us crazy and we didn't keep them up. Try out some different apps, and I bet you'll find one…"
Dec 5, 2012
svenmint replied to c.schambers's discussion 'How does your child carry their Pump?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Our 6-year-old son is the same way about fabrics, tags etc. But he loves his Tummietote from Tallygear. (tallygear.com) He says it's very comfortable. It seems well-made and has held up well so far. Good luck!"
Aug 21, 2012
svenmint joined kassie's group
Jun 4, 2011
svenmint joined Michelle Curtis's group
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Celiac and Diabetes

Well, since Celiac Disease (Gluten Allergy) is such a prevelant disease with diabetes, I figured we needed to have a group for it. Let this be a group for questions and suggestions.See More
Jun 4, 2011
catlover left a comment for svenmint
"Hi svenmint- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here."
May 31, 2011
Donna H left a comment for svenmint
"Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community."
May 29, 2011
Linda G left a comment for svenmint
"Welcome to the circle svenmint! It hasn't been a year yet since the diagnosis.....how's it all going? Take a peek at some the other groups when you get a chance. Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or…"
May 29, 2011
Marie B left a comment for svenmint
"hello and welcome! Please let me know if you have any questions about our community."
May 29, 2011
Doris D left a comment for svenmint
"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,…"
May 29, 2011

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At 12:23pm on May 31, 2011, catlover said…
Hi svenmint- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 6:42pm on May 29, 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 4:38pm on May 29, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome to the circle svenmint! It hasn't been a year yet since the diagnosis.....how's it all going?
Take a peek at some the other groups when you get a chance. 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.
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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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There are also groups here for parents of children with D., such as....
"Parents of Kids with type 1" and "Kids with Diabetes"
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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 1:43pm on May 29, 2011, Marie B said…
hello and welcome! Please let me know if you have any questions about our community.
At 8:58am on May 29, 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 8:31am on May 29, 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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