Discussion in 'Stickies' started by lil'Man'sMom, Feb 9, 2008.
This has been kindly borrowed from Christopher
YDMV can also mean
your dog may violate
I am right there with you!
hth - hope this/that helps
TMI - too much info
Is CDE = Clinical or Certified Diabetic Educator?
From my understanding it's Certified Diabetes Educator
I know it was mentioned before but I gotta say my fave is wtf.
There are no juice boxes in the house - WTF!
I just dropped the insulin and it broke and spilled all over the floor - WTF!
I forgot to bolus for dinner - WTF!
My insurance company doesn't cover that - WTF!
Since diabetes, I have become a very frustrated person MOL (more or less).
What does BTDT mean?
Been There Done That
This is brand new (since I just invented it) but when someone says something really dumb about diabetes and you can't educate them, you can use the NSCS method. NSCS= Nod, Smile and Change the Subject.....
Most acronyms together in one single place
Dear All: To avoid diving for info through the threads, I've put acronyms (and credits) in one single place. Feel free to recycle that list if you come up with a bunch of new ones. Diabetes ones are underlined:
A1c Glycated hemoglobin or HbA1c - StillMamamia
ADA America Diabetes-Dietetic-Dental Association / Americans with Disabilities Act
BBIAB be back in a bit - Christopher
BBL be back later - Christopher
BCR Blood glucose to carb ratio - StillMamamia
BG blood glucose - Lee
BGP Big Girl Panties - yeswe'rebothD
BIL Brother in Law - Momof4gr8kids
BOB Bolus on Board (same as IOB) - twodoor2
BRB Be right back - Sarah Maddie's Mom
BS blood sugar, but I am sure you know what else can be bs - Momof4gr8kids
BTDT Been There Done That - Tresstonsmom
BTW By the way - StillMamamia
CDE Clinical or Certified Diabetic Educator - Pam H
CGM Continuous Glucose Monitor - mollysmom
CGMS Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems - Lee
CWD Children with Diabetes - Sarah Maddie's Mom
DD Dear Daughter - Momof4gr8kids
DEX Dexcom CGM - Lee
DH Dear Husband - Momof4gr8kids
DIA Duration of Insulin Action - twodoor2
DKA Diabetic Ketoacidosis - Lee
DS Dear Son - Momof4gr8kids
DW Dear Wife - Momof4gr8kids
DX Diagnosed - Lee
DXD Diagnosed - Lee
EB Extended bolus - Jacob's Dad
ETA Edited to add - StilMammamia
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
FIL Father in Law - Momof4gr8kids
FWIW For what is worth
FYI For your information - Ivan's Mum
GI Glycemic Index (how much/how high a particular carb raises blood sugar after eating) - StilMammamia
GL The total GI of a serving size - StilMammamia
GMTA Great minds think alike - Christopher
GTG got to go - Christopher
HbA1c Glycated hemoglobin or A1c - StillMamamia
HTH hope this/that helps - StillMamamia
I:C Insulin to Carb Ratio - Lee
ICR Insulin to Carb Ratio
IDDM insulin dependent diabetes mellitus - Lee
IHP Individual Health Plan
IMHO in my humble opinion - Christopher
IMO In my opinion - Sarah Maddie's Mom
IOB insulin on board (fast acting insulin still active) - mollysmom
ISF Insulin Sensitivity Factor (how much 1 unit of insulin lowers BS) - Lee
KWIM Know what I mean - Twodoor2
LMAO Laughing my a$$ off - Gaia
LOL laughing out loud - Christopher
MDI Multiple Day Injections - mollysmom
MIL Mother in Law - Momof4gr8kids
MM Minimed - Lee
MODY Mature (or Maturity) Onset of Diabetes of the Young - StillMamamia
MS Multiple sclerosis also known as disseminated sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminata
NIDDM non-insulin dependent - Lee
NSCS Nod, Smile and Change Subject - Christopher
O/T Off Topic - wilf
OCR Office of Civil Rights
OJD Obsessive Jonas Disorder - Daxdog
PITA pain in the a$$ - Gaia
POMS parent over my shoulder - Christopher
RA Rheumatoid arthritis
ROFLMAO rolling on the floor laughing my a$$ off - Christopher
SAHD Stay at home dad - StillMamamia
SAHM Stay at home mom - StillMamamia
SD Stepdaughter - Sell828
SIL Sister in Law - Momof4gr8kids
T1 type1 - Momof4gr8kids
TDB Total Daily BOlus
TDD Total Daily Dose - Lee
TDMP ---- ?????? -----
TMI too much info - StillMamamia
TTFN ta ta for now - Christopher
TTYL talk to you later - Christopher
TY Thank you - StillMamamia
TYSM Thank you so much - Gaia
WTF What the fudge? - StillMamamia
WTH What the hey? - StillMamamia
YDMV your diabetes may vary - Momof4gr8kids
And if you want to check for the unknown one, this is a link that seems rather complete: http://www.netlingo.com/acronyms.php . Note however that some expressions are R rated.
Wow, nice job....thanks....
I refuse to change the name of my daughter for DD ,if I have to write her name every time I'll do it , sorry
You are not the only one. I have never liked that dd, ds stuff so I either type "my daughter" or "Danielle". It isn't that difficult...:cwds:
Ive made up one of my own awhile back that we all suffer from its called:
TCOUEV The curse of upcoming endo visit. Its when BGs go high and are generally screwy. This can be a week or more before the endo visit
AKA "Oh sh*t!!!"
Separate names with a comma.