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Old 08-23-2012, 07:42   #1
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Hi I am Tracie. 38yr old female diagnosed at 24. I am a type 1. I hope too meet a lot of new people, get better ideas for tighter control and food choices!

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Old 08-23-2012, 07:47   #2
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Welcome Tracie! Glad you joined us

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A1C: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Other Stuff
2/13/11 .. 14.7 . . . . . . Trig/HDL ratio .. 5.5 to 2.2 in 6 mo
5/23/11 .. 6.2 . . . . . . . Low-carb/high healthy-fat diet
9/8/11 .... 5.6 . . . . . . . No meds, No statin
2/24/16 .... basal/bolus insulin 2-3 days/wk due to steroids

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Hi Tracie, to the forum. Looking forward to getting to know you!

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Old 08-23-2012, 08:57   #4
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Welcome to the forums, Tracie! Looking forward to learning more about you.

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Old 08-23-2012, 14:35   #5
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Hi Tracie, welcome! Do you use basal and bolus insulins, and determine meal dosages with carb counting? That type of management started for me in the 1990s and it has helped very much. I have been type 1 for 66 years, and am very healthy. If we take good care of ourselves, we can have long, healthy lives.

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I have been Type 1 for 73 years. My A1c is 6.2. I pump with the MM 630, and I am using the Dexcom G5.

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Old 08-23-2012, 15:11   #6
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Welcome Tracie. I hope you bond with our other Type 1 members and gain a lot from the friendships. Also, we have some good recipes and are always on the look for others!

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Welcome!!!l Looking forward to hearing more about you since our age/diagnosis stats are similar. It's a great little community of fellow IDDM's.

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