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Switching from Animas to Medtronic for CGMS?! Benefits? HELP!
Sooo, I used to be a frequent user/visitor of juvenation but haven't been here for a really long time! I got married in June, and my husband and I were trying to have a baby until I went to my endo and she said I should wait to try to lower my A1C to under 7. It's currently 7.8 so I'm hoping...
14 Nov 2011
A1C is out of control
I currently have a T1 daughter in her third year of college; she was diagnosed when she was 9. Before leaving for college and while living at home her A1C was consistently in the 7s and 8s. Since moving out to college, she is now at 10+. I am at a loss for what to do. She does not want to discuss this...
17 Aug 2011
Any suggestions for how to deal with an unsupportive spouse?
And by unsupportive I mean, does not want me to have the Omnipod, says it is too expensive and I don't really need it since I've already been giving myself shots for 28 years so why not just keep doing it. Does not want me to get CGM, again, too expensive. Says I am being selfish. Makes me feel...
30 Mar 2011
Re: Close your eyes!
So, if you need to use a wheelchair and you fellow workers would rather see you crawl to your desk, you have to crawl? No! A diabetic is now protected, as of Jan. '09, by the American with Disabilities Act, 2008 amendment. The workplace is now required to make accommodations for you, whether is be...
1 Jan 2010
Sports and Pumps
Ok so i went to the DD 3 days ago and he put a pump thing in me, he capped it and told me to tell him how it worked, it worked great never felt the thing actually forgot about it... literaly! so i really want one but do the tubes stick out, (is it really noticable?) and would it work well with football...
12 Feb 2009
Re: Showing the Pump/Explaining the Pump
Stephanie, You don't really say how long you've had diabetes or how long you've been managing via your pump, but take it from this old gal who, like the other person knows what it was like with those many injections out in public. I was doing those multiple injections during a time when it...
15 Nov 2008
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