Thanks for those tips Marie! My inbox is filling up pretty quickly. I'm spending so much time on here I've become a slacker in my "school" duties. Trying to write my last essay before Xmas break. Have a great day!
Am so happy for your great news! I'm in awe of your talent. I'll not wear something if it's missing a button because I can barely thread a needle. Elizabeth Rosenberg has a new web site, in case you haven't seen it. She's doing some interesting new work.
Oh my gosh Marie I thought I told you that I went by Doris, But i will answer to Doris Ann too! Sorry I saw where you were calling me that but decided that I would let you call me that anyway! So you get to keep down on the carpal tullel surgery? NO FAIR I've had to have i like 2 years ago on both hands! Then I had a Trigger Thumb that had to be done too! My hands were just there to look pretty they served no function for about a year. I still can'y open a childproff medicen bottle so I just get the flip top kind! HA
You guys get all the blessed winter weather don't you? The low tonight is suppost to be like 17 so of course with us ppl used to the warm weather we have to winterwise aroound here. One thing even the news was telling us this morning was to leave our water on a slow trickle to keeop from freezing up tonight. The weather also said that it was really unuasually cold for this time of year in the Mid South! Guess I get to freeze again tonight! HA!
Hi Marie, I joined the Seniors Group but there is very little going on there. Lots of joiners but not much talk between them I wish I had more time to interact. I spend very little time on Tudiabetes bou I love the site and its friendly members.
I'm sooo proud for (and of) youou Marie!!! Good!! The Linda I was talking about was Lina Gauvin-Miller. I sent a note to her page to ask her if she cared and she said no. Well you can read it on my page but it made me so happy anyway!
I have 2 daughters Amber and Brittany and I have 2 granddaughters Amarie and Savannah and a grandson on the way in January (on the 24th) Amber is the mom and the Type 1 too. just to get you updated here. Don't mean to sound like a smtie but thought you might have forgotten the cronological order of things at this crazy house.
Anyway I just wanted to let you know what's up here! Glad you had no trouble getting to where you were going. I'm really sorry about that DR but sometimes we just have to grin and bear it as bad as we hate too! HA!! I hope this note finds you well anyway!
Hi Marie. Thanks for the welcome. Not used to this type of socializing. Don't Twitter, not on Facebook. Just got into TuDiabetes for an informational resource. I'm sure you're all a fine group of folks but I'm not one to write notes to the world regarding what I may be doing at that moment. I guess it's a generational thing, I'm a couple ahead of you!
I know what you mean. This community has done a lot for me, and I felt like I needed to give back somehow. I know it may not be much, but I like to think that I can make a community better for my being here.
I teach Organizational Leadership at a state university. My primary job is teaching classes virtually to international students in China at out partner institutions. I've actually been able to travel over there a couple of times to the campuses we work with. It's been fun.
I know I'm just too protective when it comes to Type 1 but I know what I went threw and what her mom went threw so well I just wanted to know! Everybody here was making fun of me but well...
See told you, that you guys would get more snow! HA!! It's colder than a witches tit down here now! I think the high was going to be like 29 today! That's just plain COLD to a Southerner who is used to 90 degree highs (or higher). HA!
THank you I really didn't want to upset anyone here but I'm getting tired of just saying Welcome so and so I didn't know if she would get upset or not. Now I've got to e-mail her too and let her know what's up.
In our family its been told more than once we've inharted the "D" I'm really sorry your the only one in your family with it. It's really hard to ge folks that don't have it to understand what it is. Like my youngest here and my husband! They really can hit my buttons sometimes but we all have our crosses to bear huh?
Since it rained like crazy here on the 2nd then you got 3 inches of snow get ready it's raning like crazy all day here so you should get like 7 inches of snow in the next few days. Sorry meant to tell you that a minute ago but me brain took a break! HA! Blonde roots or a blonde moment either you want to call it!! HA!
Well Marie the Dr put my fears to rest about Amarie today! I was getting worried she might have Type 1,. She was pooping, urinating, and always thrusty. Maybe I'm a little too protective but.well my thought's weren't the best here after my daughter, me, and her grandfather on her dad's side (he died at 35) all being Type 1 it just well stayed in my mind. Exp after I got a 174 reading one morning here on her. The Dr told me that she wasn't dehidrated and her bs was 84 all that was wrong with her was she more or less had a bad infection (stomach bug) that made it look like that now I can get back to where I was at here!
Hi Marie, I am glad that your effords are honoured with better control. From you I have learned that site changes are really important for pumpers in the long run. This knowledge is one of the reasons why I look at pumps like the OmniPod with scepticism - their concept reduces the number of spots available.
The mobile phone is one option to manage a diary with Glucosurfer. Most pumpers just use their pump and meter for documentation. They do not manage the diary daily but upload their data to the Glucosurfer after a month or so. This way they can share their diary with others. Your statement shows me that we have simply failed to communicate that properly.
The company AccuCheck supported us with technical documentations to import their data files from the SmartPix device. You just connect the SmartPix to your computer. While doing that the SmartPix is added as a new computer drive to windows. If you have a harddrive and a CDROM in your computer the harddrive can be accessed via "c:" and the CDROM via "d:". The SmartPix is just an additional drive like "e:". This is a great concept because is allows you to access the data on drive "e:" very easily. You just read all the data from meter and pump with the SmartPix and all your data will be stored under e:\REPORTS\XML in a number of XML files. These files can be uploaded to the Glucosurfer. You just logon to the Glucosurfer (you will need to create an account first) and then on the page "Diary" you can select "Upload". In the appearing dialog you select "Search" and then you go to e:\REPORTS\XML and select the first XML file. It will then be uploaded and processed. Then you select "Upload" again and take the next XML file. After these two steps the data of meter and pump can be analysed with the Glucosurfer.
Now I remember!! HA! Just took a little brain nug here! Yep I knew about MelissaBI she told me right after I got back! I'm so proud for her!! I've gotta go everybody up now and there all hollering holding a twisty 19 month old now! I don't know if I told you or not Amarie was sick all night last night and she just got up too, gotta go and see if she's going to be OK. After we get together we're goingg to my grandmother's so talk to you when we get back.
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