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Old 05-07-2012, 11:40   #1
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Hi all I have been a type 1 now for 12 years and at first I didn't want to accept it. My first hba1c was 13.9 after the years went on I finally started to take care of my self. I use to be a pain to be around if ya know what I mean. I always wanted to be put on the pump. August of last year it happened my hba1c was 10.8. After 3 mths went back to doc and had it recheck and it went to 6.5. I also just had one done again from the doctors it was a 6.1. My kids tell my dad please don't get rid of your insulin pump your a much nicer person.

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Old 05-07-2012, 14:17   #2
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on getting your numbers down - and being a nicer person!

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5/23/11 .. 6.2 . . . . . . . Low-carb/high healthy-fat diet
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2/24/16 .... basal/bolus insulin 2-3 days/wk due to steroids

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What a great improvement! You have obviously learned a lot about pumping. Your A1c at 6.1 is super!! I hope you can keep it as good as that for many years to come.

I was diagnosed in 1945, when I was 6, and am very healthy after 66 years of type 1. I have used a pump for 5 years and wish I had started 20 years ago.

If you have any questions, this is a good place to ask! Keep up the good work.

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Old 05-08-2012, 19:43   #4
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welcome mate, i'm new too on this forum, i hope we can find solution together

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