Chad O.
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Chad O. replied to Paige's discussion 'Worst Diabetic Ever-- needs help.'
"It is not too late. I did a lot of drinking and smoking cigarettes (and other things) in my late teens and twenties and have somehow managed to stay healthy. Start today by taking the best care of yourself that you can...today! Don't worry…"
Mar 4
Chad O. replied to AK's discussion 'freaking out first time marathoner' in the group Diabetics who run Marathons!
"Hey. Good luck with this. I ran my first marathon 2 years ago and then ran Chicago last year. I loved it. One of the best days of my life. Sounds like you've got the training down for the most part. In my first marathon, I tested my blood…"
Mar 4
Linda G left a comment for Chad O.
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES CHAD!! (You haven't been commenting in a while...I…"
Feb 5
rick phillips left a comment for Chad O.
"Chad, 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."
Feb 5
brokenpole left a comment for Chad O.
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Feb 5, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Chad O.
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHAD!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
Feb 5, 2013
Chad O. replied to Dane's discussion 'Looking for my next marathon...which marathon is your favorite and/or which one is your next?' in the group Diabetics who run Marathons!
"Dane, Congrats on finishing the second marathon. Sounds like it was a challenge. Tough to run when your BG starts out low. Makes for a long day for sure. Great job though. I am planning on running both Minneapolis in June next year and then Chicago…"
Dec 11, 2012
Chad O. commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Hey Jerry, thanks. Yeah, I really meant that I don't need them for diabetes purposes, aka low blood sugars. I do use a few gels whether my bs is low or not to get some energy and carbs. I know I don't eat like a "normal" runner…"
Aug 12, 2012
Chad O. commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Hope the run went well Dane. Do you cut your basal rate during your runs? I set mine to 50% and my blood sugars tend to stay right around 200 or so during my runs. I tend to not even need the gels. During my marathon, I think I had only 2 gels the…"
Aug 11, 2012
Chad O. and Dane are now friends
Jun 17, 2012
Chad O. updated their profile
Jun 17, 2012
Chad O. commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Thanks Dane. My blood sugars were regularly a bit high during training. This was a bit higher than usual but I was pretty revved up and full of adrenaline which really affects everything. I was using the cliff energy gel shots, not the blocks. I am…"
Jun 17, 2012
Chad O. commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Hello everyone. I have been a lurker here for a bit as I was preparing for my first marathon but this is my first post. I've used a lot of the tips here (i.e. reducing basal rate, RaceReady running shorts, etc.) for better training. I ran my…"
Jun 17, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Chad O.
"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…"
Mar 5, 2012
Chad O. joined Andy's group
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Mar 5, 2012
catlover left a comment for Chad O.
"Hi wizo1fan- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community."
Mar 5, 2012

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?
Want to get advice from diabetics who run marathons
Date diagnosed
March 25, 1975
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Minimed Paradigm 522

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At 4:48am on February 5, 2014, 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 CHAD!!
(You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is OK)
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 4:15am on February 5, 2014, rick phillips said…

Chad, 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 8:50am on February 5, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 5:36am on February 5, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Chad O. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 4:08am on February 5, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHAD!!
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 4:31pm on March 5, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME!!!

At 1:52pm on March 5, 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 1:39pm on March 5, 2012, catlover said…

Hi wizo1fan- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community.

At 12:20pm on March 5, 2012, Doris D said…

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