All Blog Posts Tagged 'type' (272)

The Heat Induced Button Error

I was celebrating my friends wedding this weekend in the sweltering heat when a new alert showed up on my pump. Apparently my pump wasn't happy about the heat either. http://irunonbatteries.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-heat-induced-button-error.html

Added by Dkinsey on June 4, 2013 at 7:22am — No Comments

Just For Fun

What would it be like if we are vampires with diabetes? http://irunonbatteries.blogspot.com/2013/05/just-for-fun.html

Added by Dkinsey on May 30, 2013 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Diabetes Won't Stop My Run

 Here's my post from Saturday morning, I thought I would share it with y'all..

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I know I don’t normally post on a Saturday, but this is a special occasion.

I had my 1st “long run” scheduled for this morning.

My diabetes tried…

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Added by LearningPatience on May 21, 2013 at 11:34am — 1 Comment

Story of My Daughter's Type 1 Diagnosis at 18 months of age

Sorry Im so late with this but I finally got our story done.

 

My daughter Melanie was diagnosed in 2006 at the age of 18 months. I would say over a month or two starting in either November or December 2006 she was getting symptoms such as drinking (it never seemed to be enough no matter how much she drank but it was maybe a little more than usual). If you have kids you know they love to drink and constantly ask for drinks so it was hard to go by this.…

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Added by Ginger9708 on May 17, 2013 at 9:20am — 3 Comments

My Diabetes Week

I am so excited for this week because I have my first diabetes walk this Saturday and then am running my second 5K of the year. It's going to be a great week of nothing but awesomeness.

http://irunonbatteries.blogspot.com/2013/05/my-diabetes-week.html

Added by Dkinsey on May 13, 2013 at 10:10am — No Comments

Keep on Swimming

It has been awhile since I felt this exhausted after a workout. I try to swim at least three times a week, and I've been incrementally increasing the distance over the last couple of weeks to avoid hitting a "plateau." I don't consider myself a fitness fanatic, but I do believe exercise is important for my physical and mental health. However, as a type 1, I find myself constantly worried about the effects of exercise on my blood sugar and…

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Added by laurenG on May 8, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Hot Button Issue

You know those moments when people jump into a diabetes conversation as if they knew everything...I had one of those over the weekend and I did alright not turning into a fire-breathing dragon.http://irunonbatteries.blogspot.com/2013/05/my-hot-button.html

Added by Dkinsey on May 6, 2013 at 7:35am — No Comments

Traveling with Type 1: Best way to keep insulin cool on long trips?

Well, hello there. I'm new to the TuDiabetes community! I've had type 1 (possibly LADA...?) for four years. I love to travel. I was actually diagnosed while studying abroad in Chile. Thankfully, I am in good health with no complications thus far. Recently, my husband and I decided to do a 10-day group trip to Peru and Bolivia. I'm excited to be returning to South America for the first time since I was diagnosed, but apprehensive at the same…

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Added by laurenG on May 5, 2013 at 7:41pm — 6 Comments

Poor Diabetic Decisions

You know when you make those poor decisions with your diabetes? I had one of those moments over the weekend and well read more to see the outcome... http://irunonbatteries.blogspot.com/2013/05/bad-decisions.html

Added by Dkinsey on May 2, 2013 at 7:15am — 1 Comment

UPDATE ON ASHA APRIL EDITION

Although training never ever ends for a service dog, Asha is fully functional and saving my life each and every day. She alerts to both highs and lows at levels that allow me to take care of it without getting sick. 4.0mmol/L for lows and 10.0mmol/L for highs.

I always have my emergency kit with me while we are out and about, either in my purse or in her back pack. (contains my monitor, insulin and a few sources of sugar such as dex tabs, candy, glucagon shot and always a juice…

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Added by karebear1966 on April 24, 2013 at 9:52am — 3 Comments

The Letter I Wish I Could Give Her (My 30th Diaversary Letter to Myself)

April 4, 1983



Dear Christel,

You knew what the doctor would say when she stood in the doorway of the examining room, staring at the expedited lab work . The checklist in Time magazine you read in class a week earlier gave you all the clues. (And sweetie, you really should have been studying…) Mentally checking every box next to the symptoms, it said: “You might have diabetes.”

Now it’s confirmed, but you have no idea what that really means. Mom and Dad do however,…

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Added by Christel on April 5, 2013 at 7:19am — 31 Comments

For Want of A Nail - A post about Diabulimia

For want of a nail the shoe was lost.

For want of a shoe the horse was lost.

For want of a horse the rider was lost.

For want of a rider the message was lost.…

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Added by Christel on April 1, 2013 at 12:13pm — 5 Comments

Wake Up "A Diabetes Tidbit"

As our children with diabetes get older it becomes time to teach them how to recognize lows and how to be responsible at night time for testing themselves. Today's Diabetes Tidbit

http://www.pumpwearinc.com/index.php?page_id=601

Please feel free to share

Added by Julie on March 20, 2013 at 7:40am — 1 Comment

My New Diabuddy

http://irunonbatteries.blogspot.com/2013/02/my-new-diabuddy.html

Added by Dkinsey on February 19, 2013 at 7:03am — No Comments

To pump or not to pump?

Hello world,



My name is Ali. .. I am 21 - and my world got tipped on it's end last September 25th when I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes...



I did really well for the first few months! I had consistent bg levels in the low 100's, etc - and then the Christmas invasion of candied confections hit; wonderful pies, and other such sweetness hit me like a train of temptation bound for diabetes hell.

I injected a lot of insulin - and I gained weight. A lot of the weight… Continue

Added by Ali on February 18, 2013 at 10:31am — 8 Comments

Diabetes Group

I love meeting people who are new to diabetes!! http://irunonbatteries.blogspot.com/2013/01/our-diabetes-group-welcomes-new-member.html

Added by Dkinsey on January 23, 2013 at 7:03am — No Comments

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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Bradford (has type 1)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)

 

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