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  1. #21


    1) When your child were diagnosed: Feb 10, 2010

    2) What was your child's blood sugar level: 379

    2) How long was your child in the hospital about: No hospitalization
    Wife to Allen
    Mother to Vincent, 13 yrs old - dx 2/10/10, Pumping 5/10/11
    TSlim Jan 2014
    Dexcom 11/1/11
    Mother to Vivian, 9 yrs old

  2. #22


    1) July 6th 2007
    2) In the 700s I think, definitely over 600
    3) Full time for the weekend, and then for a couple days after that I went in for the day and was allowed home to sleep (I don't react well to strange environments, I didn't sleep for the night that I was in hospital) and then my D nurse came to my house for my 2 shots of premix for the next couple of days.
    EMMA - 21
    diagnosed T1 6th july 2007
    pumping with MM522 since july 2008
    MM523 since august 2012
    MM CGMS since november 2009

    cetirizine hydrochloride for solar urticaria dx'd in 2002
    levothyroxine for autoimmune hypothyroidism dx'd 13th may 2010
    venlafaxine, mirtazapine, lamotrigine and diazepam for bipolar disorder
    studying psychology at university

    twitter @emm142

  3. #23


    Abby June 2005
    Age 4 and 1 month
    BG was in the 700's
    Hospital stay was 3 days
    Abby Diagnosed June '05
    Pumping since Feb '06
    Minimed Revel

    Maddy Diagnosed February '15
    Minimed Revel

    Identical Twins, in nearly every way

    My current position:

    "Life is under no obligation to give us what we expect"...Margaret Mitchell

    "Make it work"...Tim Gunn

  4. #24


    1) 2/4/10 at age 25. (the day my husband planned to propose - don't worry he did the next day )
    2) 489
    3) no hospitalization
    Type 1 diagnosis 2/4/10 at age 25
    Animas Ping pump and Dexcom CGM

  5. #25


    1) When you were diagnosed April 4, 2008, he was 2

    2) What was your blood sugar level 1250

    2) How long were you in the hospital 5 days in ICU (he was in a coma, and they were monitoring brain swelling), 2 in a standard room

    Alex (12) ADHD/Anxiety & Celiac
    Brody (8) T1 & Celiac
    Dex G4

  6. #26


    When my child was diagnosed? March 22, 2012 at age 2 yrs 7 months

    What was your child's BG? 492 at pcp office; 514 at Children's hour later

    How many days in the hospital? 4 days 3 nights

  7. #27
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Mother to John (8) DX 11/11


    My son was diagnosed 11/30/11, Age 5
    His level at diagnoses was 720
    We went to local ER at 6:00 p.m. After the local ER got his level down from 720 to 210 with just IV saline over several hours, we were sent by ambulance to a university pediatric hospital at 2:00 a.m. and stayed there getting our crash course training until 10:00 p.m. Interestingly enough, the pediatric endocrinologists at that university hospital do not let you leave until you go before the their panel and answer a never ending series of "what if" questions so they can make sure you can care for your child...excellent!
    Mommy to Two Angels...
    Kara (11) Non-D
    John (8) D-Diagnosed 11/11
    Pumping with Medtronic Paradigm Revel 5/12
    Monitoring with Dexcom 9/13

    Romans 12:12,"Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer."
    Jeremiah 29:11, "For I know the plans I have for you."

  8. #28
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Maryland (Odenton)


    1) March 28, 2005 had just turned 12
    2) BG at peds office not taken (she could tell My BG was high by my breath), BG at local hospital ER (HI), BG at regional military hospital (636)
    3) 4 days, 4 nights. They don't like to send newly diagnosed home with ketones, those took 3 days to get to small. And some of my labs were out of range and they had to be slowly corrected. I did training during the day.
    Caitlin, 22
    Type 1 Diabetes
    dxd March 28, 2005 at 12 years old
    Minimed 522 (Oct '07 - July '11); Omnipod (July 2011-April 2014); T:Slim (April 2nd, 2014 - Present)
    Minimed CGM (Jan '12 - March '12); Dexcom G4 (June '13 - Present)

    College Graduate (Jan '15) -- B.A. in Psychology
    Entering Graduate School (Fall '15 - Spring '18) for M.A. in Developmental Psychology, Psy.S. in School Psychology w/ specialization in Deafness

  9. #29


    1) September 21: 1997
    2) BG level was 246
    3) hospitalized for a week
    I can't let Diabetes get the best of me. I have MUCH bigger problems than a 6mm needle

    23y/o and in college
    Dx'd Sep 21, 1997 @ age 5
    Currently on MDI with Novolog and Lantus

  10. #30


    1. November, 2007 (age 3)
    2. I haven't the foggiest idea. I'm always surprised that everyone knows this but me. You could have told me it was 2 or 40,000, and since I had no frame of reference, it wouldn't have stuck with me. That being said, I don't think they ever told me.
    3. Two nights in the hospital.
    Mom to J., age 11
    Dx 2007 @ age 3
    Medtronic pump and CGM (4/2008-6/2013)
    Tandem t:slim and Dexcom G4 CGM (current)


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