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Teleconference Endocrinologist?

Started this discussion. Last reply by 2hobbit1 Jan 1. 23 Replies

I live in a rural setting...far, far away from any pediatric endocrinolgist for my daughter who is Type 1. When we do get the rare opportunity to see a doctor, they mostly talk to me, the mother, and…Continue

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downhill skiing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alycat Feb 20, 2014. 2 Replies

Anybody have advice for downhill skiing and bolusing?I seem to go high during downhill skiing, then low the night after. I think I've figured out what to do...increase basal rates during skiing,…Continue

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RobAW replied to sweetmom's discussion 'personal questionnaire about omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi. I've been on the POD for a while now and have had relatively few problems. From time to time one will fail, but that happens. They have all been replaced for me in my next shipment of PODs for free. As for staying on, I have yet to have one…"
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Jacob's mom replied to sweetmom's discussion 'personal questionnaire about omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"looks like you got some great info so far, my son has been using the omnipod for almost 4 years and feel the newer smaller model is more reliable still some occasional errors, we also sometimes notice bs rising when it is close to change out. there…"
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jbowler replied to sweetmom's discussion 'personal questionnaire about omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"You must be able to see the Omnipod (the pod) for the remote (the PDM) to connect to it. Range is 6ft max and, if you don't have clear air/just clothes between the pod and the PDM it can drop to as little as 3ft. Uploading the Omnipod data is…"
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MD Mom replied to sweetmom's discussion 'personal questionnaire about omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi there. My son has been on Omnipod for a year now. We have had wonderful success. Love that he can wear it when playing sports, swimming, etc. He is very lean and we place it mainly on thighs, stomach, buttocks (he tends to knock it more when on…"
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Ms Ashua replied to sweetmom's discussion 'personal questionnaire about omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"Hi, I am relatively new to pumping and Omnipod is my first pump. Have been t1 for 50 years, on manual injection until 10/2014. My only issus with Omnipod have to do with insulin absorption and placement. My observation is that how well my body…"
Thursday
joey replied to sweetmom's discussion 'personal questionnaire about omnipod' in the group OmniPod Users
"Yes download ing is a lot easier then the ping u don't have to use the ignoring qr scanner its just USB. I can see the screen just fine its just like any screen. Sometimes u have a problem but not too often its harder to pull off then put on…"
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For users of any model of Animas insulin pumps.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for Life, which…See More
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personal questionnaire about omnipod

I'm thinking of switching to omnipod. We have been using Animas Ping for >4 years and I LOVE the meter remote option, which is why I got it. It's for my daughter who is now 8. But it's getting old and I want to have an option here soon should it decide to suddenly die on us. Plus, there's a few annoyances I have with Ping and I just want to try something new.Omnipod is sending us a demo. It's in the mail. We haven't received it yet, but I have a few questions:How far away can the remote…See More
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This group is dedicated to giving OmniPod users a place to discuss and share our experiences so that we may grow and help each other "make diabetes a smaller part of our lives."Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles…See More
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sweetmom replied to LDB's discussion 'Celiac info?'
"I should update. We since this post had the biopsy and it was negative. After 4 years of anxiety, trying to decide if we should make this forever life-changing diet part of our life to 'cure' a 'disease' with no symptoms,…"
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2hobbit1 replied to sweetmom's discussion 'Teleconference Endocrinologist?'
"Awesome group! Glad you found the help you needed. Happy New Year!"
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Terry replied to sweetmom's discussion 'Teleconference Endocrinologist?'
"That's great. Happy 2015!"
Jan 1
sweetmom replied to sweetmom's discussion 'Teleconference Endocrinologist?'
"I want to thank everyone for the replies....within 1 week of posting this and contacting Integrated Diabetes, we had a phone consultation and they helped me emmensely! They had lots of advice, knew everything about pumps and CGM, pediatrics, etc.…"
Jan 1
2hobbit1 replied to sweetmom's discussion 'Teleconference Endocrinologist?'
"Does not need to be that pricey. I ebayed for two motoGs, got them used but fully functional for $40-$45, found a pebble for $60, and just found a second white pebble for $70 used on amazon. I run one rig at home on WiFi only, so no phone line…"
Dec 27, 2014
sweetmom replied to sweetmom's discussion 'Teleconference Endocrinologist?'
"Yea it seems really cool. Especially when we go skiing and she's off with ski team and I'm elsewhere on the mountain. Having access to her numbers for that instance would prevent a lot of heartburn on my part! Nightscout seems more…"
Dec 27, 2014

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At 10:16am on October 2, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!! Please enjoy it here with us!!!
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At 3:19am on October 2, 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 11:12pm on October 1, 2012, 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 8:59pm on October 1, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home sweetmom...
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.
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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 young people, and parents of children with diabetes, such as....
"Teenagers with Type 1", "College Students with Diabetes", "Young Adults with Diabetes",
"Parents of Kids with type 1" and "Kids with Diabetes"
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Take a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
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..."Diabetes Plus".
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