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Chris_H replied to whitey's discussion 'surfing with pumps....or not' in the group Athletic Diabetics
"I grew up surfing and had huge problems with my infusion set coming out almost immediately after the salt water got into the adhesive. I used an IV prep wipe every time but once I stopped using that the adhesive worked fine. I guess it came down to…"
Jan 10, 2013
Pete Shaw replied to whitey's discussion 'surfing with pumps....or not' in the group Athletic Diabetics
"Hi. I'm probably a bit late in seeing this but I'm a surfing/kitesurfing Omnipod user. Never had a problem with using it in the water and generally wear pods on the backs of my upper arms. I tend to use a latex/crepe wrap (think…"
Dec 21, 2012
whitey replied to whitey's discussion 'surfing with pumps....or not' in the group Athletic Diabetics
"Thanks for the info......it really helps. I will be contacting the insulindependence folks and hopefully joining them the third Saturday of this month."
Nov 2, 2012
IMVic replied to whitey's discussion 'surfing with pumps....or not' in the group Athletic Diabetics
"you may want to check in with the folks at Insulindependence - many of them surf and can provide info on what has worked best for them - pretty sure some had done trials with the Tandem before it was released - they meet third Saturday of every…"
Nov 2, 2012
whitey added a discussion to the group Athletic Diabetics
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surfing with pumps....or not

I am looking into different pumps to wear when surfing. I realize that the animas and the omnipod are the only ones that are truly waterproof. However, I'd love to try the Tandem t-slim. Currently I have a medtronic paradigm. My warranty is up, and I'm looking into other options. Should I just get the tandem or stay with the paradigm and bolus for the time in the water when I'm not wearing it, or use a water proof omnipod (I've heard a lot of negatives concerning them getting bumped off or…See More
Nov 1, 2012
whitey joined Sara's group
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Athletic Diabetics

For all you athletes with diabetes (or wannabe athletes!) - a place to exchange workout tips and encouragement.
Nov 1, 2012
Linda G left a comment for whitey
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home whitey.... 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.…"
Oct 31, 2012
whitey is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Oct 30, 2012

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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?
sharing
Date diagnosed
February 14, 1997
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
medtronic
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http://ydeview@ymail.com

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At 4:33am on October 31, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home whitey....
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.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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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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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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DO THE BIG BLUE TEST (BBT)....For more info, see the upper left hand corner of home page. There's a video there too about the BBT!!!!
C'MON...YOU CAN DO IT!!!!
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Take care....and keep in touch!
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At 3:56am on October 31, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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