B Mantak
  • 41, Female
  • Newton, NC
  • United States
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DKA for the first time this weekend

Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 Sep 8, 2013. 17 Replies

Blood sugar readings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judith Mar 21, 2008. 3 Replies

Pumping and weight gain

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lloyd Jul 16, 2008. 14 Replies

 

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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for B Mantak
"B Mantak, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Nov 17, 2013
Linda G left a comment for B Mantak
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES B!! ~~and Happy…"
Nov 17, 2013
acidrock23 replied to B Mantak's discussion 'DKA for the first time this weekend'
"Wow, what a hair-raising trip to the ICU!! I'm glad you escaped and are feeling better. I haven't run into DKA since DX in 1984 but I still remember how ghastly I felt. One thing I use pretty regularly is this stuff called Nuun. I got into…"
Sep 8, 2013
B Mantak replied to B Mantak's discussion 'DKA for the first time this weekend'
"I think you are doing what you are supposed to do. I know diabetics who've never fallen into this condition but as you can see by the post, it seems to be something that does happen. I've had Type 1 for 9 years and never considered that it…"
Sep 8, 2013
LiL MaMa replied to B Mantak's discussion 'DKA for the first time this weekend'
"This is very very scary to me, I've only had diabetes for 3 years. Can DKA be completely prevented? I have a CGM and check my blood sugar several times a day."
Sep 7, 2013
B Mantak and Kire are now friends
Sep 6, 2013
xthexquietxKeinax replied to B Mantak's discussion 'DKA for the first time this weekend'
"I can't begin to count the number of times I've had DKA...but it's been well over 15 times. I don't remember my mouth or throat ever being sore after any of the episodes, though when I have an episode it's usually…"
Sep 6, 2013
FHS replied to B Mantak's discussion 'DKA for the first time this weekend'
"Defintely glad you are feeling better! High BG and dehydration kinda feed each other. The BG number is just concentration of glucose in your blood measured in milligrams per deciliter. As you lose deciliters of water through dehydration, your BG…"
Sep 6, 2013

Profile Information

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?
Be a part of a supportive, positive community
Date diagnosed
November 13, 2004
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.5
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Omnipod

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At 3:11pm on November 17, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

B Mantak, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 7:37am on November 17, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES B!!
~~and Happy Thanksgiving~~
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At 4:13am on November 17, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you B....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 11:10am on February 14, 2012, S Lew said…

Hi B Mantak - wanted to ask u about your omni pump. You seem similar to my conditions,etc.

Scot

scot.lewis@arcadis-us.com

At 11:59am on February 21, 2009, Jamie said…
Hey Betsy! I am not sure if you are still checking this site but I am thinking about going on the omnipod soon as I prepare for pregnancy. I have not seen too many people on here who have pumped with the omnipod while pregnant and I wondered what your experience was. Thanks so much!
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