#dsma Transcript

Healthcare social media transcript of the #dsma hashtag. (). See #dsma Influencers.

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Bennet @badshoe
Tonight's beverage Victory Hop Devil #dsma http://t.co/Yr7TCukTJJ #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
RT @DiabetesSocMed: #DSMA is in four minutes. I hope to see you there. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Wecome back RT @ProbablyRachel: Joining #dsma tonight for the first time in a long time. Next hour is all about diabetes.
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
guys please excuse my next hour of tweets. Time to chat with my fellow diabetics!!! #dsma #doc
Jenn C @jennmamabear
@MNAZLaddie Thanks... #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
Hey folks #DSMA
Karen Graffeo, PWD @karenbittrsweet
@BadShoe Mmmmmm, you know how to do DSMA up right!! #Iamdrinkingplainseltzer #boring #dsma
@rcarol9
Hi everyone. Hope you're having a good Wednesday. #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
Hello everyone... #Diabetes related tweets for the next hour or so during #DSMA . You can join at http://t.co/wklInUpAdq #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
@BadShoe Yuengling over here. #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Hi Everyone!! Welcome to DSMA-a short and meaningful conversation with peers about life with diabetes. #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Hi Everyone!! Welcome to DSMA-a short and meaningful conversation with peers about life with diabetes. #dsma
Kassie Tyvela @busybetic
RT @StephenSType1: Hello everyone... #Diabetes related tweets for the next hour or so during #DSMA . You can join at http://t.co/wklInUp ...
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Howdy Doody Fellow D-Peeparoonies! :^) #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
holla #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
@BadShoe Thanks! Good to be back. #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
Howdy d-friends! Penny here, mom to Grace, T1 w/ Pod and Dex. G4. Rocking the age of 10. #dsma
Kassie Tyvela @busybetic
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Hi Everyone!! Welcome to DSMA-a short and meaningful conversation with peers about life with diabetes. #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
@betespora hey Jeff! #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
RT @stephenstype1: Hello everyone... #Diabetes related tweets for the next hour or so during #DSMA . U can join at http://t.co/rcrNkUzpR5...
Kassie Tyvela @busybetic
Hi all!! #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@asweetgrace PENNY! #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
@SweeterCherise so excited to join again! :) #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
#dsma & game of thrones
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Hi Everyone!! Welcome to DSMA-a short and meaningful conversation with peers about life with diabetes. #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
@walkthedragon88 hey Maria! #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Good Evening friends. #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
@BadShoe BENNET! Howdy, friend! #dsma
Jules Shore @7shores
RT @SweeterCherise: Hi Everyone!! Welcome to DSMA-a short and meaningful conversation with peers about life with diabetes. #dsma
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
Melissa here. Blogging at http://t.co/pXCYOdcon4. My husband is watching the kids at the moment. DexG4/pump?cozmo?tslim?omnipod #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
Finally made it after a long absence! Lindsey, t1 20 yrs. #dsma
Steve Zabel @zabel311
Game on! #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Intros: Name, connection to diabetes and blog (if you have one). What is your favorite SM platform? #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Intros: Name, connection to diabetes and blog (if you have one). What is your favorite SM platform? #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
@DiabeticEchoes Hey Lindsey! #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
Hello #dsma friends!
Allison @allyncl
Hi all! Ally here,T1, 22. had quite the day on the phone dealing with supply providers and insurance, but you all know how that goes! #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@VictoryBeer. Maybe the best beer ever. RT @BadShoe: Tonight's beverage Victory Hop Devil #dsma http://t.co/Yr7TCukTJJ #dsma
Brian @notmycell
Hello one and all. Brian here just saying hi. Blogging at http://t.co/KBQu9H5y0L and causing general havoc where ever I can. #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
Hello @SweeterCherise! Glad it's Wednesday #dsma
@rcarol9
Rose, T2 since age 18 blog at http://t.co/4qNDQhDrbB #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Brad. T1. More than a human, I'm a Humalog. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@SharaSays Hey Shara! #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
Blog at dLife Blogabetes and twitter is my fav! #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
It goes so fast I'm still trying to catch up from last week:) #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@mikebarry45 Great combo! Plan on logging a few more GoT episodes after the #dsma chat..almost done w/ season 2!
Simcha @simt1dad
Hi all. Curious what you think about the artificial pancreas in the news this week. I wish I could be more optimistic than I am #DSMA
Penny @asweetgrace
Penny, blogging at A Sweet Grace. http://t.co/doSrFZVaV1 SM platform? Sounds intimidating. I like to Tweet and FB, that's it. #dsma
Jim Jordan @jimjordan68
#DSMA. Jim T1D. 27 years pumping 2
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Intros: Name, connection to diabetes and blog (if you have one). What is your favorite SM platform? #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Hey Guys. My name is Jen. I've had T1 for almost 12 years and My favorite form of Social Media is.... TWITTER! #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
Good evening from FDI! #Dsma
Allison @allyncl
blog is http://t.co/0hANv41Vc6 , but I can't promise updates on the regular, tho I enjoy writing when I do. #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
Leanna, type 1 for 5 years as of today(!), blog is http://t.co/ksIv3U1wCB #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
No blog and new to Twitter. But Twitter is my favorite. #dsma
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
Favorite SM platform depends on my goal. FB for socializing, Twitter for news and bitching, TuDiabetes'll always have a place in my <3 #dsma
Phil Burns @dmgolfer
@DiabetesSocMed Phil, proud father to T1D daughter, no blog.. Twitter #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
I'm Cherise (@sweeterCherise)-host. I was dxd w/ LADA in 2004, http://t.co/927QdxEoQ0.twitter is my fav #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
I'm Cherise (@sweeterCherise)-host. I was dxd w/ LADA in 2004, http://t.co/ilxbm9k20A.twitter is my fav #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
Hi #dsma! I'm Shara, T1Dx19yrs, training to be a Pedi Endo and blog at http://t.co/Xaq4lnovsk Love Twitter but my heart belongs to FB!
Maria M @walkthedragon88
Hi All, Maria here - 25 yo, T1D since 2006, blog: http://t.co/Yyee2qazZv I <3 #Twitter #dsma
Sarah @sarah_mulder
Hey #doc! Sarah here, T1 20+ years, blog at http://t.co/7dFYNN6azB , TWITTER! #dsma
Allison @allyncl
@SimT1Dad I thought it is definitely very neat! but I'm with ya, I'm a bit iffy. but great strides! #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@pianogirl416 Happy Diaversary! #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
Forgot to mention. I'm Type 1 for 36 years and Twitter for 2 weeks. #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
Rachel here. T1 blogging at http://t.co/YVRncXpG4I I love all social media and have a purpose for each. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Bennet, Dad to 2 T1D teens T2 myself, Blog at http://t.co/KtnDeRJXfZ Best social platform? Bars are social right? #DSMA
Karen Graffeo, PWD @karenbittrsweet
Hey, I'm Karen. T1 since 79, blog at http://t.co/QQVA5DY4VB, I think all SM platforms are my fav-just depends on my mood that day ;) #dsma
Cheri Pate @princessldybg
Cheri T1 for nearly 21 years http://t.co/jWU7ZiE7cj Fav social media is a tie between Twitter & Facebook :) #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@DiabetesSocMed Sim, wife (37) and daughter (5) are T1D. I'm on the board of a local diabetes org, favorite SM is right here #DSMA
StephenS @stephenstype1
Stephen, T1D for 22 years, blogging at http://t.co/LxlxPi3siA . Favorite platform? I still love blogging best. Love to write #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
and twitter is my favorite because its where I know all you guys :) #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@MNAZLaddie welcome to twitter! #dsma
Patrick McConnell @patrickmcconnel
Patrick, New York, T1, 20Yrs, Omni & Dexcom.... Bitter, Party of One....:-) #dsma
Jules Shore @7shores
Yo. J from Maryland. T2 for 2. Married 20 years to T1 of 52 years duration. Blog at viewthunder. blogspot. com. FaceBook. #dsma
Steve Zabel @zabel311
@dmgolfer Yo Phil. How are things going? Y'all adjusting well? #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@BadShoe Hey hey! #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Welcome to twitter RT @mnazladdie: No blog and new to Twitter. But Twitter is my favorite. #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Jeff here .. Living w/ #T1D since 1984 .. D-Blogging at http://t.co/ARd5a3vV5G .. Fave SM == Twitter #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
#dsma Jenny, in So Cal, Blog at http://t.co/6fBp23Yklj T1 28y, on the #tslim insulin pump :-) HOWDI!
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
@walkthedragon88 Hey Maria, my dex twin! #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Happy D-versary RT @pianogirl416: Leanna, type 1 for 5 years as of today(!), blog is http://t.co/BDKIp3bUYe #dsma
Jenn Claspill @jenclaspill
@DiabetesSocMed Jennifer, T1 for 30 years, no blog. twitter #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
RT @sugarfreesweety: Hey Guys. My name is Jen. I've had T1 for almost 12 years and My favorite form of Social Media is.... TWITTER! #dsma
Briley Boisvert @4thandlife
Briley, T1 since 89, pump & CGM, blog at http://t.co/TvI1xRife3 #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@BadShoe Agreed! I change my vote to bars! #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
@jimjordan68 Hello Jim #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Social watering holes...Facebook, Twitter, and Starbucks. #dsma
C @iamsquee
c. t1 - animas user. blog at c's life (http://t.co/hCY72puDmY). dietitian/diabetes educator. love twitter but only use two SM sites. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@DiabetesSocMed Does Txt message count as a social media platform cause I do a lot of that recently. #dsma
Briley Boisvert @4thandlife
I don't know that I have a fave form of social media. Depends on the day & the people #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Hello, T1 30 years, fave sm: old school lists & forums. #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@CGMBDiabetesDuo Love that! #dsma
Kassie Tyvela @busybetic
Geez I can't even tweet. #bgnow 69 http://t.co/1kZ0IRBmGv #dsma
Brett Farmer @farmer1279
Brett here, have a wife and 3 daughters, 1 with T1D, so I'm swimming in a sea of estrogen w/ a splash of insulin here and there. #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
@SweeterCherise thanks Cherise! :) #dsma
Brian Kurzweil @briankurzweil
Q1. Hey guy's Brian T2 Fav SM is Twitter #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
I'm Sarah, a T1 for 9 years. I blog here: http://t.co/64HIJUInsp. #dsma
Sean M. Oser @seanoser
Sean, T1 23 years, daughter with T1 for 3 years, both pumping for 2. http://t.co/4PacXsIvlU #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@farmer1279 WOW! That's incredible. #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
T1 since 84, no blog acidrock23@ tu forums #dsma
Sara @saraknic
Sara, T1 for 10 yrs, blog at http://t.co/3bdAjgNS6M. I like Instagram. I don't like how early the chat seems to me now in PST! #dsma
@rcarol9
I really like Tumblr and Pinterest, bc I don't really interact w/ other users, I just like looking at posts. #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
@BadShoe It counts...but only if you don't ever use "OMG!" #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Please continue to introduce yourself as you enter the chat. I'll tweet the first question, shortly. #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Please continue to introduce yourself as you enter the chat. I'll tweet the first question, shortly. #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
Love tweeting/texting/facebooking but nothing beats a good old-fashioned note (better if passed in class/work) #oldschoolSM #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
@CGMBDiabetesDuo Love that Starbucks just got listed as SM! #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Join the Bar Party! Vote Bar for best social media platform. A good bar will hold you up! RT @SharaSays: @BadShoe change vote to bars #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Tonights' topic....Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Tonights' topic....Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
@saraknic PST rules! #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
@mikebarry45 hey AR, Laddie (Lathump) from TuD. #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@SharaSays that is true! #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
Chelcie Rice, T1 for 20+ years #DSMA
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Tonights' topic....Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Tonights topic....Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
If you'd like to join us. http://t.co/LdIrnHyNaG RT @DiabetesSocMed: Tonights topic....Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@BadShoe I'll raise a glass to that! #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
@betespora Cool! It was mac & cheese here for dinner, now #dsma chat :-)
Sarah @sarahspillerr
@saraknic Well if it makes you feel better, it seems a little late for me in EST! #dsma
Patrick McConnell @patrickmcconnel
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Tonights' topic....Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
Good topic #dsma
Brett Farmer @farmer1279
@sugarfreesweety fortunately they're pretty low maintenance! #dsma
John @joltdude
T1 for roughly 15 years. Tech guy and pump user. Also interested in epatient issues and quantified self as well as eol #dsma
Allison @allyncl
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Tonights topic....Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma
Joey Polston @jopo1981
@DiabetesSocMed Joe, father of 4yo w/ T1D, twitter>fb, no blog. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
Eeeee! I'm late! #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
RT @sugarfreesweety: If youd like to join us. http://t.co/kBLAFr7uHw RT @DiabetesSocMed: Tonights topic-Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma
Ƀɹǔɳɷ @brunokarlin
t1d @ age44 ~8yrs ago, pumping ~6yrs, not a blogger, use fb but like tw better #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
#dsma as an aside, I'm happy to read the OneTouch VerioSync is approved! BT Sync to my iDevice! FTW...!
Bennet @badshoe
Tonights topic....Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma and how a pint at the bar helps?
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
@saraknic Probably why we often have a lot of east coasters? #dsma
Jim Jordan @jimjordan68
RT. "@DiabetesSocMed: Tonights' topic....Health: The Bigger Picture. #dsma"
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
#Q 1. Diabetes is a physically and financially draining. Does the toll of diabetes affect your overall health? if so, how? #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
#Q 1. Diabetes is a physically and financially draining. Does the toll of diabetes affect your overall health? if so, how? #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@farmer1279 ha ha ha. Are you SURE about that? #teasing #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@rcarol9 I think that's #antisocialmedia ;) #dsma
Steve Zabel @zabel311
@dmgolfer glad to hear it. Doing well. JDRF is awesome. We raised over $625K at our JDRF Gala last weekend. Cha-Ching! #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
Late to #dsma. Exhausted. #bgnow 52 mg/dL. Feeling it in full.
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
More specifically I wish Twitter would show bigger pictures...hard to see what people look like with mini-pics. #dsma
Allison @allyncl
#Q 1. Diabetes is a physically and financially draining. Does the toll of diabetes affect your overall health? if so, how? #dsma
John @joltdude
I have forgotten what a full nights rest feels like #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Q1.Diabetes is physically & financially draining. Does the toll of diabetes affect your overall health? if so,how? #dsma
C @iamsquee
q1 - diabetes affects my mood, which i think can potentially play a role in overall health. usually it pisses me off. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Q1 as a T1D parent the stress at times has had big impacts on physical and emotional health #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
Q1 #dsma I have good insurance, but I get down sometimes, wondering 'Why?' or afraid I'll have problems at work. a little stress.
Maria M @walkthedragon88
@sixuntilme boo! I hope you brought candy! #dsma
@rcarol9
Q1. I think my stress and anger levels are higher than they would be if I didn't have it. Although stress pre-D wasn't much better. #dsma
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
Q1. Diabetes has got to affect my overall mental/emotional exhaustion. I push through it, but damn. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
Q1. Burnout. #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
@Wyld_Celtica_V didn't know about that! Great news #Dsma
Larry @maindog101
Hi. Larry from Canada. T2 for 6 years. Married to inkstain_d #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
Q1. I have a ton of autoimmune issues along with Type 1. It's a party! #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
Q1: Not slept a full night's sleep in 4 yrs. OK, I sleep for the wk G goes to D-camp, So, 4 years minus 4 weeks so far, no sleep. #dsma
@rcarol9
@SharaSays Haha, I get sort of stressed out on SM. So many people, so many opinions, so much to take it. #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
Q1. Yes. How? Sleep is so, so compromised. That's a big issue lately. #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Multi-tasking..listening to #MedXeP and moderating #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
Q1: I'm probably in better physical shape then I would be without D cause it helps motivate me to workout. #dsma
Karen Graffeo, PWD @karenbittrsweet
Q1: I think it makes me more aware of my health overall. I also think it contributes to my feelings of depression. #dsma
Steve Zabel @zabel311
Agree 100% “@BadShoe: Q1 as a T1D parent the stress at times has had big impacts on physical and emotional health #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
@sixuntilme Lots of sweet people here hopefully can bump it up a few points. #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
Q1. I think D affects everyone's mental health. My biggest problem is not stressing too much over it all #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
Q1 #dsma no complications. I exercise a lot and other #s, bp, cho, hr are great. Sometimes I feel a bit nuts though
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
@jopo1981 welcome to #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
It sure does affect mental health. #Dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
#dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Q1. I honestly don't know. I don't have a non-d control self. But how can it not affect it in some way? #dsma
Brett Farmer @farmer1279
@sixuntilme Sorry, my DD would happily send you 4 fruit snacks, that would fix her right up! #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
@walkthedragon88 Had some glucose tabs. Chewed them up with a numb mouth. #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
Q1: $$$ suck of $7,000 last year. Wowsa. That includes $300 spent on juice alone. Yes, I saved the receipts. #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
@pianogirl416 great attitude! #Dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
Q1. Definitely. Recovery, risk, worry/concern is higher. "is this a complication?" runs wild at the slightest thing. #dsma
Sean M. Oser @seanoser
Q1. Different ways at diff times. Can take nearly all effort/attention and drag down but can improve health too with healthier habits. #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
@CGMBDiabetesDuo That's my hope. :) #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Q1: Wow. This is a very tough (loaded) question. I think D may someday cause me complications therefore impacting my health... #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
Q1: It makes me stay up late for CGM calibration and puts me in a bad mood in the middle of school. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@CGMBDiabetesDuo Here does this help? #dsma http://t.co/oxVKup9rRg
@rcarol9
RT @KarenBittrSweet Q1: I think it makes me more aware of my health overall. I also think it contributes to my feelings of depression #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Q1.2: at times it affects my mood and stress level tremendously. which may be causing me to not feel well at times. #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
Q1. It seems to add to the stress... just a bit. Also makes me count my blessings. At least I have access to care & drugs #dsma
John @joltdude
Plus dealing with all the oppurtunistic health issues that ride along with #diabetes is tiring as well #dsma
Allison @allyncl
Q1. yes, somestimes feeling like everything bad is b/c of D. but, mostly when I want the best med coverage and it feels unattainable. #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
@RobCanton Eff fifteen grams. I'm in "consume the fridge" mode, but trying to ignore the urge to consume. #dsma
Douglas Scalia @salguodmai
@walkthedragon88 wish my dreadmill had a computer so I could keep reading #dsma #running
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Yes, it does. RT @fdi_diabetes: It sure does affect mental health. #Dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Q1: The toll of diabetes affects my overall health I suppose... But honestly, I've never measured it in a scientific way. So, IDK. #dsma
Cheri Pate @princessldybg
Q1. Worry about the financial side robs me of sleep & peace of mind. And diabetes complicates every other health issue I have. #dsma
Jim Jordan @jimjordan68
Q1 Not so much physical health as mental health. High standards hard to meet :-) #DSMA
Bennet @badshoe
@sixuntilme Be gooder. #dsma (that should make sense at 52)
Brian @notmycell
Q1. Yes and no. the drain is more when you have that low and something else needing to be done and D has ducked it up AGAIN. #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
#dsma and, for the record, I've got the best A1c I've seen in years. 6.4%!! YAY!!
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Q1. There are days where it can suck the life out of you and other days where it just sucks. I try to counter it by suck-ceding! #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
Q1 Yes, it's especially draining when it messes with my sleep. #dsma
@rcarol9
Q1. In college it was still new, so my stress levels were through the ROOF. Organic chem, neuroscience classes, physics AND learning D #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@Zabel311 I would say the emotional toll is harder. #dsma
Brett Farmer @farmer1279
Q1: Just the protective nature of parenthood is multiplied due to D. #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
@BadShoe It makes sense. Now can you please tell Birdy to fall asleep? She refuses, yet again tonight. :( #dsma #gooder
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
@sixuntilme It's way too early in the week for me to already have run out of Nutella. #dsma
Larry @maindog101
Q1: No real effect other than measures made necessary to treat D itself. As a T2 that = oral meds for me #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
@sixuntilme good! (abouth glc tabs) feel better soon ;) #dsma
John @joltdude
I miss having a cgm. Due to the additional battery cost out of pocket its become u affordable luxury #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Q1: D is annoying as all get out, but I think it makes me stronger than I might be without it. #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
@sixuntilme Agreed, for a lot of us. #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
RT @farmer1279: Q1: Just the protective nature of parenthood is multiplied due to D. #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
@Wyld_Celtica_V awesome job!! #dsma
Allison @allyncl
RT @ProbablyRachel: Q1 Yes, its especially draining when it messes with my sleep. #dsma
Jules Shore @7shores
Q1 In 20 years, I've spent a whole year taking care of Mrs. CABG, Stroke, FemPop bypass, infection, low vision means she can't drive #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Q1.3 I also think D makes me a slow healer have a hard time healing & get scars more easily also when I'm ill takes longer to recover #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@sixuntilme Good night Birdie dream nice of pyromaniac ladies. #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
Q1. Stress of constant D management can make me a cranky puss, and sleep interruptions have big part of that, but overall do ok #dsma
Brian Kurzweil @briankurzweil
@DiabetesSocMed Q1. I started having major panic attacks and anxiety from the second i was DX'd Had to start a medication #dsma
Allison @allyncl
RT @betespora: Q1: D is annoying as all get out, but I think it makes me stronger than I might be without it. #dsma
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
@sixuntilme Mine is jumping from the couch to the coffee table and back. I keep hearing her daddy: "NO" #dsma
Mh80 @mindfulone1
Anxiety about low BG, lack of sleep, unpredictable sugars, not knowing about the future #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @betespora: Q1: D is annoying as all get out, but I think it makes me stronger than I might be without it. #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
Good insurance makes Type 1 easier. #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
RT @betespora: Q1: D is annoying as all get out, but I think it makes me stronger than I might be without it. #dsma
Ƀɹǔɳɷ @brunokarlin
#dsma A1. by now it's too hard to tell what difference t1d makes on overall health because my only control group (me) disappeared on dayzero
Patrick McConnell @patrickmcconnel
Q1, I don't let it effect my overall well being, knowing I have a support team (The DOC) helps enormously... #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
@DiabetesSocMed as a health care provider, I wish all my patients with D knew that, and know they aren't alone #Dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
To Medtronic CGM users: if you could message me with your experiences that would be great. Think of seeing of my insurance will cover. #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
@BadShoe OMG! But seriously, nice pic! #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
RT @PatrickMcConnel: Q1, I dont let it effect my overall well being, knowing I have a support team (The DOC) helps enormously... #Dsma
Steve Zabel @zabel311
No doubt. It is a constant test and struggle to maintain a level head "@BadShoe: @Zabel311 I would say the emotional toll is harder. #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
RT @PatrickMcConnel: Q1, I don't let it effect my overall well being, knowing I have a support team (The DOC) helps enormously... #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@sixuntilme This makes me happy: http://t.co/K39IAvkoPo Christel rides again! #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Ditto. More disciplined. RT @betespora: Q1: D is annoying as all get out, but I think it makes me stronger than I might be without it. #dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
Q1 diabetis has effected my overal health n a positive way. I eat healthy, exercise a lot and mentally it has made me very tough #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
@rcarol9 @KarenBittrSweet #dsma T1 is useful for running w/ body knowledge I think...
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
Q1: Where do I begin without being too dark? Let's just say I've had some really dark days and not sure if they're behind me #DSMA
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
RT @betespora: Q1: D is annoying as all get out, but I think it makes me stronger than I might be without it. #Dsma
John @joltdude
Still not convinced about biopod or wtf its called. Plugging for donations and calling it revolutionary for 5-7 year wait....tease #dsma
DC Scribe @dcscribe1
@asweetgrace I have slept all nite every night for 54 yrs as a T1. I have zero worries. Don't use CGM; meter & food stay downstairs. #dsma
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
It's affected the amount of time I spend on Twitter. ;) #dsma
Ginger.io @ginger_io
.@DiabetesSocMed: So glad you're leading off convo w/ diabetes + overall health. We're focused on support for mental health too : #Q1 #dsma
Allison @allyncl
Q1. my overall D health was in way worse standings before the #DOC #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@sarah_mulder @sixuntilme I see nothing out of the normal in that exchange. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
@sixuntilme This is the low that never ends? http://t.co/gN7cC4A8js #dsma #Type1DiabetesMemes
Simcha @simt1dad
Totally agree RT @BadShoe: Q1 as a T1D parent the stress at times has had big impacts on physical and emotional health #dsma
C @iamsquee
@ChelcieRice right there with you. we can light a candle for each other. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @sweetlyvoiced: It's affected the amount of time I spend on Twitter. ;) #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Good news. Feeling less drained is right around the corner, five years down the road, and behind a bush. #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
RT @sweetlyvoiced: It's affected the amount of time I spend on Twitter. ;) #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@SimT1Dad So what is more stress your T1D or your kid's (I am sure I know) #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
I know you all may think the next question maybe a little crazy, but think about it. #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
I know you all may think the next question maybe a little crazy, but think about it. #dsma
Sean M. Oser @seanoser
Promised 5-10 years I mean inches snow today, but today actually looks much like yesterday. Where have I heard 5-10 promised before? #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
RT @SimT1Dad: Totally agree RT @BadShoe: Q1 as a T1D parent the stress at times has had big impacts on physical and emotional health #Dsma
Brian Kurzweil @briankurzweil
TRUTH -->RT @sweetlyvoiced It's affected the amount of time I spend on Twitter. ;) #dsma
Sara @saraknic
Q1. Financially it stresses me out a little - like the surprise bill today. And I think I weigh a little more than I would otherwise. #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
#Q 2. How does diabetes fit into the bigger picture of your health? #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
#Q 2. How does diabetes fit into the bigger picture of your health? #dsma
Ƀɹǔɳɷ @brunokarlin
#dsma t1d was a health wakeup call and that's the silver lining in the d cloud
Penny @asweetgrace
RT @BadShoe: @sixuntilme This makes me happy: http://t.co/PKwk3ZUTUn Christel rides again! #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: I know you all may think the next question maybe a little crazy, but think about it. #dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
Just saw messed up my intro blog is http://t.co/KcNV9L6HrS #dsma
John @joltdude
The thought of 8 hours of rest and a decent morning bg. What a dream #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
RT @DiabetesSocMed: #Q 2. How does diabetes fit into the bigger picture of your health? #dsma
Sarah @sarah_mulder
Q2. It IS the bigger picture. #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
Q1. Among other things, I haven't slept through the night once since L was DX last year. #DSMA
Melissa Hawkins @hawkinsmelissa
Q1: As a parent & wife of PWD, on 2 alarm nights (both are low at the same time), I don't sleep. Then I tend to overeat the next day. #dsma
Ƀɹǔɳɷ @brunokarlin
RT @sarah_mulder: Q2. It IS the bigger picture. #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
@mindfulone1 low BG and sleep impact is annoying isn't it? non-stop D-Party #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: #Q 2. How does diabetes fit into the bigger picture of your health? #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
Q2. Diabetes IS the big picture of my health. When it sucks, my health overall sucks. When it's reined in, overall health is better. #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
Q 2 #dsma Bigger picture... future? I don't worry as I used to. but I wonder if a new ache or something is the D or just me at 57 y.o.a.
Brian @notmycell
Q2. D is the biggest puzzle piece out there for me. It fits most times, not often and I deal with it. #dsma
C @iamsquee
q2 - i'm a lot more aware of myself, my body, and how i feel (physically/emotionally). #dsma
Karen Graffeo, PWD @karenbittrsweet
Yup, same here!! (Hi Sarah!!) RT @sarah_mulder: Q2. It IS the bigger picture. #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
Q2: Diabetes consumes the picture of my health. I ignore everything else. I haven't seen a PCP in ages -- so embarrassed to say that! #dsma
Cheri Pate @princessldybg
Q2. Mostly it just makes things worse. #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Q2. It fits like an effing Picasso! #dsma
Rob Canton @robcanton
Please help support Diabetes Community Advocacy Foundation and #DSMA, add a #Twibbon now! http://t.co/KVugU3OjNb
Mocha EE @purduemocha
Q2. It's made differences, for sure. It's a piece of the puzzle, mucking with all my other fun health stuff #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Q2: I feel that D controls the bigger picture of my health Everything I do daily is to prevent complications & protect overall health #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Q2 I used to think, "Well, I have #diabetes. Surely I won't get other health problems." #youngnaive #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
Q2. D makes me strive for better health overall. I also cater to my body a lot because I don't want to push and wake up destroyed. #dsma
@rcarol9
Q2. Well, it just sort of adds to everything. Doesn't help w/ anxiety. It's easier to slip into melancholy, but I eat less junk food? #dsma
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
RT @sixuntilme: Q2. Diabetes IS the big picture of my health. When it sucks, my health overall sucks. #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
Q2 Diabetes forces me to take better care of my health in general so I'm healthier now than 2 years ago! #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@asweetgrace @sixuntilme did I just say happy, I need a sign that says Very *Effing* Happy. Almost as happy as every pic. of her kid. #dsma
John @joltdude
Lately the d takes the blame rom my pcp for my health. And my efforts are ignored and discredited #dsma
Steve Zabel @zabel311
Q2 my daughters diabetes has taught me to respect my health and the impact that everything I eat has on my body. #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
Q2: I have WAY more knowledge and care about my health in general because of d. But overall it is the big picture for me! #dsma
Lorraine @colcalli
Yo! Lorraine in the #dsma house. #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
If it doesn't fit...you must aquit. #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
Q2. Diabetes is the first and last thing I consider with my health decisions. But it's not gonna stop me from doing what I gotta do #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Q2. Diabetes care, however, does multitask. Exercise good for blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, mental health. #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
@BadShoe @asweetgrace Bennet & Birdy had a phone chat last week & she's been talking about it since. Calls him "Beanit." #dsma #birdydialect
Patrick McConnell @patrickmcconnel
Q2, "D" Is my get out of jail free card... for everything ... #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
RT @KellyRawlings: Q2 I used to think, "Well, I have #diabetes. Surely I won't get other health problems." #youngnaive #dsma
@rcarol9
Q2. I never took medications before dx, now? You should see my cabinets. I've aged 30 years in 3. #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
Q2. It's related to everything else. Makes me less healthy but makes me work harder at being healthy. #dsma
Jim Jordan @jimjordan68
Q2 it forced me to grow up and over the years has forced me to keep my health in the forefront of my mind daily #DSMA
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Q2. It isn't so much that it fits into the picture, it's more that it completely reframes it. #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
Q2 #dsma my health revolves around diabetes but benefits from having learned to eat consciously. And fighting with insurance, of course...
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@KellyRawlings GREAT point! #dsma
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
Q2. Sometimes I think D looms over my bigger health picture so that it's hard to treat other problems with proper perspective. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
I feel like D is almost like an alien parasite that has it's slimy fingers in all aspects of my health #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Q2. Diabetes fits into my overall health in a lot of ways-illness, thyroid, stress, etc. #dsma
Melissa Hawkins @hawkinsmelissa
RT ‏@sixuntilme Q2. Diabetes IS the big picture of my health. When it sucks, my health overall sucks. #dsma
Amanda @imamandalynn
@Colcalli Lorraine! #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
RT @iamsquee: q2 - i'm a lot more aware of myself, my body, and how i feel (physically/emotionally). #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @DiabetesSocMed: #Q 2. How does diabetes fit into the bigger picture of your health? #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
RT @KellyRawlings: Q2 I used to think, "Well, I have #diabetes. Surely I won't get other health problems." #youngnaive #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Q2 Diabetes is a pain in the ass but emotional health is harder to deal with because slower to meds responce and as much bastard as D #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
@sixuntilme @BadShoe Really, who doesn't call him 'Beanit.'? #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @StephenSType1: Q2 Diabetes is 1st & last thing I consider w/ my health decisions. But its not gonna stop me frm doing what I gotta #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
@rcarol9 My prescription list is so Long! #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @sixuntilme: RT @iamsquee: q2 - im a lot more aware of myself, my body, and how i feel (physically/emotionally). #dsma
Lorraine @colcalli
@imamandalynn :) #dsma
Christina (Tina) @momof3t1s
Hi all - Im here but not here cus Im helping with homework. hope everyone is well. #dsma
Ƀɹǔɳɷ @brunokarlin
#dsma Q2 always finding ways to get around so-called lmitations of being t1d - usually through better planning
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
@Colcalli Hello, friend. #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
@PurdueMocha Makes me different... I have the D so I'm the "Alien" :-) #dsma
Lorraine @colcalli
RT @InkStain_D: RT @DiabetesSocMed: #Q 2. How does diabetes fit into the bigger picture of your health? #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
RT @KellyRawlings: Diabetes care, however, does multitask. Exercise good for blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, mental health. #Dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Word RT @kellyrawlings: Q2 I used to think, "Well, I have #diabetes. Surely I won't get other health problems." #youngnaive #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
Q2: G is incredibly healthy, if not, well, maybe, despite the diabetes and all. Healthy with diabetes? Yeah, that. #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@DiabetesSocMed Q1. Interestingly, my T1D wife is healthier than I am because she takes better care of herself and is more attentive #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@sixuntilme @asweetgrace I had an aunt who called me Beanit. #dsma
Lorraine @colcalli
@sweetlyvoiced Nice to see you. :) #dsma
Cheri Pate @princessldybg
There is an upside. :) RT @iamsquee: q2 - im a lot more aware of myself, my body, and how i feel (physically/emotionally). #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
Q2 pt2 #dsma I think hypos kill germs...
Steve Zabel @zabel311
Q2 it has also taught me to respect and work harder to keep my families health insurance #dsma
Christina (Tina) @momof3t1s
Q2 diabetes and my health - well Im in a constant state of sleep deprivation and stress hormones run the show but im eating better #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
Q2. I quit smoking cigarettes. I used to think it had nothing to do with D, but looking back - it kind of did.. #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
@Colcalli Lo!!!!!!!!!! <3 #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
RT @iamsquee: q2 - i'm a lot more aware of myself, my body, and how i feel (physically/emotionally). #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
Diabetes is the big picture. It always jolts me back into reality when I'm getting lazy, health-wise. #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
Q2: have to say without D I would never have thought twice about my health when I was in my 20s or 30s. #DSMA
Laddie @mnazladdie
I feel healthy despite all the stuff that's wrong it's me. #dsma
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
#Q 2. Diabetes feeds my health habits. I want to live well and be well and see the world thru rose colored glasses. #dsma
Lorraine @colcalli
Q2 - Having trouble with this. As a kid, Caleb goes to the doctor and deals w his health bc I make him. #momsjob #dsma
@rcarol9
@KellyRawlings Never thought of it that way. Now I feel better :) Heart and cholesterol issues runs in my family also. #GeneticJackpot #dsma
Ƀɹǔɳɷ @brunokarlin
wish RT @mikebarry45: Q2 pt2 #dsma I think hypos kill germs...
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @meow_its_sarah: Diabetes is the big picture. It always jolts me back into reality when Im getting lazy, health-wise. #dsma
Lorraine @colcalli
@asweetgrace Hey woman. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@asweetgrace @sixuntilme @saraknic how many beers are we talking? #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
If someone thinks Diabetes is a pain in the A**, They're injecting too hard..... (running and ducking) #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @Wyld_Celtica_V: If someone thinks Diabetes is a pain in the A**, Theyre injecting too hard..... (running and ducking) #dsma
@rcarol9
@Wyld_Celtica_V *Throws Lantus pen* #dsma
Jules Shore @7shores
RT @Wyld_Celtica_V: If someone thinks Diabetes is a pain in the A**, Theyre injecting too hard..... (running and ducking) #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
RT @wyld_celtica_v: If someone thinks Diabetes is a pain in the A**, They're injecting too hard..... (running and ducking) #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@rcarol9 See, all the things you do are powerful x3 or more. #makeseffortworthit #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
RT @Wyld_Celtica_V: If someone thinks Diabetes is a pain in the A**, Theyre injecting too hard..... (running and ducking) #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Q2: Optimistically, I have to say D makes me healthier than I might be otherwise. I mean, it forces me to care & to keep my eyes open. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @rcarol9: @Wyld_Celtica_V *Throws Lantus pen* #dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
Q2 it makes me forget to type #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
RT @Wyld_Celtica_V: If someone thinks Diabetes is a pain in the A**, They're injecting too hard..... (running and ducking) #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@BadShoe I'm not T1D, my wife is (I'm merely asthmatic). But I know she stresses MUCH more over our daughters T1D than her own #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
@KellyRawlings #dsma LOL!!
Bennet @badshoe
Snark RT @Wyld_Celtica_V: If someone thinks Diabetes is a pain in the A**, They're injecting too hard..... (running and ducking) #dsma
John @joltdude
I'm a genetic mess. D is the icing on the cake #dsma
Lorraine @colcalli
RT @betespora: Q2: Optimistically, I have to say D makes me healthier than I might be otherwise. #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Q2. The big picture of diabetes turns out really to be a million snapshots. Every bg test, every a1c, every minute of every day. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @betespora: Q2: Optimistically, D makes me healthier than I might be otherwise...It forces me to care & to keep my eyes open. #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
@walkthedragon88 congrats on quitting smoking! #Dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
RT @betespora: Q2: I have to say D makes me healthier than I might be otherwise. I mean, it forces me to care & to keep my eyes open. #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
@Colcalli #dsma I bet he's smarter than other kids #premed?
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
RT @joltdude: I'm a genetic mess. D is the icing on the cake #dsma <--We of Alien DNA... #dsma
C @iamsquee
@joltdude do these genes make my butt look big? #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@betespora very true. I agree! #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@CGMBDiabetesDuo well said #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
RT @iamsquee: @joltdude do these genes make my butt look big? #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@CGMBDiabetesDuo And it all looks better if you squint a bit .... #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
LOL RT @iamsquee: @joltdude do these genes make my butt look big? #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
@momof2T1s Hi Christina! #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @iamsquee: @joltdude do these genes make my butt look big? >Bwaahhaaahaa #dsma
John @joltdude
I feel like I'm trying to bullride the glucocoaster.... eventually I'll be thrown off and injured #dsma
@rcarol9
@joltdude Oh god, same here. I've just decided to expect that every body part will eventually just fall out. #dsma
Larry @maindog101
Q2: Its important of course. But since T2 is behaving itself, keeping blindness in the back seat is always front and center #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
RT @CGMBDiabetesDuo: Q2. The big picture of diabetes turns out really to be a million snapshots. Every bg test, every a1c, . #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
Too bad I can't pause #dsma for pod change!
Maria M @walkthedragon88
@fdi_diabetes thanks, it's been 2.5 yrs - I think that's the best thing D did for me #nohateforsmokers though #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
@BadShoe @saraknic @asweetgrace Nice. #dsma
Jules Shore @7shores
RT @iamsquee: @joltdude do these genes make my butt look big? #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @SweeterCherise: LOL RT @iamsquee: @joltdude do these genes make my butt look big? #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
@KellyRawlings true dat, Ms. Kelly! :) #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@KellyRawlings My T1D wife said the exact same thing! #DSMA
John @joltdude
Squee: that made my evening. Thanks #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
:D RT @Wyld_Celtica_V: If someone thinks Diabetes is a pain in the A**, They're injecting too hard..... (running and ducking) #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
#Q 3. How do your PCP, Endo & other specialist interact help you focus on your overall health? how would you like them to communicate? #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
#Q 3. How do your PCP, Endo & other specialist interact help you focus on your overall health? how would you like them to communicate? #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @walkthedragon88: @fdi_diabetes thanks, its been 2.5 yrs - I think thats the best thing D did for me #nohateforsmokers though #dsma
C @iamsquee
@joltdude ;) #dsma
Ƀɹǔɳɷ @brunokarlin
Q2. Mostly don't think about t1d, but every time I do it gets 1min of total attention #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
#dsma I'm sure my work and the #tslim made my A1c better. Helps to be able to SEE the insulin pump to use it. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@SimT1Dad Is she on Twitter? #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
@Wyld_Celtica_V Ha! It feels like when I've gone to the doctor this past year,there's a new "development",usually w/ correlation to D #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Q3 Dam these are good questions. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Q3 I think it's silly my PCP runs A1C tests. Let Ms. Endo do that. As in "communicate." #dsma
@rcarol9
Q3. They don't really interact at all, save for some faxing of files. GYN wants to talk to endo if I want babies one day though. #dsma
Jules Shore @7shores
For 20 years I've been offering to give Mrs a shot in the ass. She's never let me. Arms, belly, but not butt. #dsma
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
Q3. I go to my endo and CDE for everything...and have them refer me to specialists. My PCP is for the rare occasion I'm sneezy. #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Q3.How do your PCP, Endo & other spec. interact help U focus on your health? how would U like them to communicate? #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @BadShoe: Q3 Dam these are good questions. #dsma
John @joltdude
Endo is amazing, pcp tries but is more of a traffic cop directing to specialists for other problems #dsma
Christina (Tina) @momof3t1s
Q3- as a mom of cwd our endo in TX would remind me to take care of me. I don't have a relationship with new endo #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
#dsma it's actually the reason I make so many healthier choices today. It gives me a reason to be healthy q2
Sean M. Oser @seanoser
Q3 As a PCP and t1 patient and parent I think communication and interaction need quantum leap improvements. #dsma #dsma
C @iamsquee
q3 - docs r new. just moved here a couple months ago. we have universal health record which is AMAZING. everyone can see everything. #dsma
Maria M @walkthedragon88
Q3. my endo's my pcp pretty much nowadays, occasional university health center & opthamologist. no other doctors atm #dsma
Christina (Tina) @momof3t1s
yes RT @BadShoe: Q3 Dam these are good questions. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
Q3. My Endo takes my health concerns seriously and listens to what I have to say. #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
Q3. They share lab work. Not much else. I'm the hub coordinating it all. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Q3. i would like less encumbered electronic communication with the logistics side of care. Ordering crap. #dsma
@rcarol9
@7shores Aw, my BF is T1 but refuses to give me a shot or lance for BG tests. Says he doesn't want to hurt me, haha :P #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
Q3 #dsma I tell them what to do...
Larry @maindog101
Q3: Recently switched to a new doc. The whole picture seems to be working together and positively so far. Really hope that continues #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
Q3. I feel like everyone focuses too much on D or not at all. I want a mix-it affects my health and my health affects it. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Best health care I ever had was on HMO when endo was also my PCP. Those were the days. Sigh. #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Q3. To start, I would like them to communicate, period. #dsma #fragmentedcare
Christina (Tina) @momof3t1s
true in regards for me and kids RT @iamsquee: q2 - im a lot more aware of myself, my body, and how i feel (physically/emotionally). #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
Q3. My PCP...ummm...she read the paragraph on D back in med school? #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@DiabetesSocMed Q3. We communicate mostly by email and upload pump info online so they can email us changes. It's great. #DSMA
John @joltdude
Really wish there was one stop shopping if your sick, but pcp shuffles you to endo or cde #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
Q3. Reports get shared, but is minimal & sometimes not even that. I feel the onus is on me to ensure the important stuff is shared #dsma
Jim Jordan @jimjordan68
I'm lucky enough to have a Doc that puts my goal in life first, and we plan my treatment around that #shiftwork #DSMA
Joey Polston @jopo1981
@DiabetesSocMed Daughters first appointment with endo is Monday. These answers could help. #insight #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
Q3: By basically giving me the same look my mother used to give me when the principal called home #DSMA
@rcarol9
Q3. Love my endo though, if I have issues she listens & suggests things I can do even if not specifically D-related. #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
#dsma q3 I would like for them to communicate. Period.
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
#Q 3. I'm usually pretty straight forward abt what I will & won't do, then we come up with strategy to make things work for me. #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Q3 I know my Endo cares about my overall health & knows that it's a major part of it but he's not brought it up much, not discussed :( #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
Q 3 #dsma I'd like to see them communicate. I'm the 1 taking my reports 2 ea of them. 4 broken Metacarpal, *I* had to go get CD of Xrayz!
Christina (Tina) @momof3t1s
@BadShoe mail order has sent my kids prescriptions to TX twice despite updating address #dsma
John @joltdude
Not looking for management but hints for dealing with situation #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
Unfortunately often too true RT @PurdueMocha: Q3. My PCP...ummm...she read the paragraph on D back in med school? #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
RT @sweetlyvoiced:. I go to my endo and CDE for everything,have them refer me to specialists. My PCP is for rare occasion Im sneezy. #Dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
#Q 3. My PCP and Endo communicate via EHRs; however, I wish the communication between the two could be a little better. #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
Q3: SIGH. Another reminder that I have no PCP (FOR SHAME!). My ophtho communicates well w/ Endo. I <3 my Endo and feel supported :D #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
Q3. My OBGYN wants to talk with my endo and share lab work when my husband and I want to start a family. #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Exactly. RT @MNAZLaddie: Q3. They share lab work. Not much else. I'm the hub coordinating it all. #dsma
Brett Farmer @farmer1279
Q3 They've only communitcated when stuff went wrong one time, don't want them to do that anymore #dsma #mohyposmoproblems
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @TomSaul7: #dsma q3 I would like for them to communicate. Period. #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
Q3. Want my team to talk to me, not at me. My endo does a great job seeing places where small changes get big results #dsma
Ƀɹǔɳɷ @brunokarlin
Q3. Seeing my Endo we pick one weak point and I work on that until next visit #dsma
@rcarol9
@jimjordan68 Same here. She knows I'm trying to go to medical school one day & works w/ me to not let D get in the way of that. #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
Q3: I don't really have more then an eye doc and my endo so there isn't really much to say. They are both amazing! #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
My endo seems to care more about what my mom is saying than what I do. I talk, then my mom adds something, and I feel left out. #dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
Q3 PCP not accessible when I need him Endo I think is having problems @ home doesn't seem 2 pay attention anymore long story #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @hwitteman: Exactly. RT @MNAZLaddie: Q3. They share lab work. Not much else. Im the hub coordinating it all. #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
RT @hwitteman: Q3. To start, I would like them to communicate, period. #dsma #fragmentedcare
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
Q3 #dsma (Cont) but I am seeing an internist as a PCP, he's not up on a lot of the things my Endo is.
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@SweeterCherise this is why I don't see anyone except my OBGYN and my Endo, what's the point? #dsma
@rcarol9
@SharaSays Is it hard for the doctor to find a doctor? I've always wondered about that :P #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Somehow I think that maybe an understatement. RT @AnnBartlett: #Q 3. I'm usually pretty straight forward #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Q3: I just have a D-Doc. No other HCPs do I have. I'm not made of money you see. ;) #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@KellyRawlings no, I wish she was, but she's reading over my shoulder #technophobe #DSMA
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
Q3: My PCP isn't the greatest. My endo is much better. She seems to care about my numbers & makes sure I understand before I leave #DSMA
C @iamsquee
Q3 - i also work for my endo which gives me an advantage. immediate help when needed. #dsma
Karen Graffeo, PWD @karenbittrsweet
Q3: My eye doc always faxes a summary of my eye exam to my endo. This helps a lot b/c it keeps him in the loop. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Q3 Forgot to mention that "Eye love my ophthalmologist." #dsma
John @joltdude
There is really no me in the supposed team approach when ball is dropped constantly #dsma
Jules Shore @7shores
Q3 Wait. What? Doctors Can Talk to each other? Not in my experience. Patients lose out. #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Q3.5: This is something my Endo could be better at. One time we discussed cholesterol but never overall health really #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
This makes me smile RT @jopo1981: @DiabetesSocMed Daughters first appointment with endo is Monday. These answers could help. #insight #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
BaHAha RT @7shores: Q3 Wait. What? Doctors Can Talk to each other? Not in my experience. Patients lose out. #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
@momof2T1s That happened to me last week! Insulin & test strips went to my old address (9 hours away.) They overnighted a new order. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@SimT1Dad It's as easy as using a meter .... #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
RT @PurdueMocha: Q3. My OBGYN wants to talk with my endo and share lab work when my husband and I want to start a family. #Dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
@jopo1981 if you have questions, please let us know #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
Q3. Love that my endo communicates via e-mail. Not instant feedback, but great to know I don't have to wait 90 days with a ? #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
@betespora You need more autoimmune issues so you have have more docs. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
@meow_its_sarah That's not cool :( #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
RT @KellyRawlings: Q3 Forgot to mention that "Eye love my ophthalmologist." #dsma <--Good one! (Rimshot) Mine is great, too.
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
@walkthedragon88 sounds familiar #dsma
Douglas Scalia @salguodmai
1/3 done #dsma 40 minutes to go
big papa @fish4fun71
@DiabetesSocMed wow sorry I'm late q1 jami age 41 diagnosed 2005 type 1.5 no blog but twitter #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
Q3. I wish my team of doctors were able to communicate more efficiently (they trade lab reports). Most info comes through/from me. #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@rcarol9 Actually, kind of. I left the 1st Endo bc she was in the same hospital where I practice and I felt "too exposed" #dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
Q3 I had 2 think what PCP meant 4 a minute I thought u all new my secret #dsma
John @joltdude
And this adamant about threatening statins or elsenoncompliant thing... #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Q3. Sometimes it's like LAX and Ihave to be air traffic controller. And other times it's like the movie Airplane! #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Q3 And doctors really need to discuss & TREAT overweight, no matter what type of diabetes. I think it gets ignored in type 1. #dsma
Lorraine @colcalli
Caleb's PCP IS his endo. That's awesome. He's awesome. Happy I changed my kids' ped. #dsma
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
@badshoe LOL! Ya gotta get it done, no? #dsma
DiabetesMine @diabetesmine
@stales on #MedXep Q&A -> "There's an #epatient in all of us." -MH @HurtBlogger @iam_spartacus @larrychu @nickdawson @SUMedicine #MedX #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@KellyRawlings @SimT1Dad So are you saying it comes without instructions? #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
@StephenSType1 my endo just doesn't answer my emails. #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
RT @CGMBDiabetesDuo: Q3. Sometimes its like LAX and Ihave to be air traffic controller. And other times its like the movie Airplane! #dsma
Jess @jessmeandd
super-late, but here. HI! #dsma
@rcarol9
@MNAZLaddie @betespora yeah, I'll give you my chronic idiopathic urticaria so you can go to the immunologist too ;) #dsma
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
RT @fish4fun71: @DiabetesSocMed wow sorry I'm late q1 jami age 41 diagnosed 2005 type 1.5 no blog but twitter #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@AnnBartlett Total compliment. #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
@PurdueMocha I know. It can get extremely annoying sometimes, but I don't want to be rude to my mom or the endo and interrupt. #dsma
Brian @notmycell
@JessMeandD HI!! #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
@JessMeandD It's Jess! #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Terrible. :) RT @KellyRawlings: Q3 Forgot to mention that "Eye love my ophthalmologist." #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Q3. I think they do get together to coordinate how much time I wait in the reception area and how outdated the magazines are. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
RT @CGMBDiabetesDuo: Q3. Sometimes it's like LAX and Ihave to be air traffic controller. And other times it's like the movie Airplane! #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@BadShoe @SimT1Dad Yes, and lots of user errors within plus or minus 20% when it comes to correct spelling. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
RT @CGMBDiabetesDuo: Q3. Sometimes it's like LAX and Ihave to be air traffic controller. And other times it's like the movie Airplane! #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
@TomSaul7 I had one once who answered every e-mail with an ad for one thing or another #dsma
big papa @fish4fun71
@DiabetesSocMed q1 stress of keeping my feet and legs healthy #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
@sugarfreesweety :) #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
@CGMBDiabetesDuo Classic! #DSMA
@rcarol9
@SharaSays I shadowed a doc in my home town and he says he goes another town over to see his Endo bc they all work w/ him. Interesting #dsma
Larry @maindog101
@joltdude I think noncompliant was written on one of my report cards. Think I was ten or so at the time #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@KellyRawlings she just laughed
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
@CGMBDiabetesDuo I enjoy aviation metaphors... #dsma #diabeticpilot
Bennet @badshoe
I'm screwed. RT @KellyRawlings: @BadShoe @SimT1Dad Yes, ..plus or minus 20% when it comes to correct spelling. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@CGMBDiabetesDuo Please ask them to carry Diabetes Forecast ;-) #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
@JessMeandD HI!!!! :) #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
That makes you a super-hero! RT @JessMeandD ...super-late... #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @CGMBDiabetesDuo: Q3. I think they do get together to coord how much time I wait in the recept area and how outdated the zines are. #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
@BadShoe No, you are srecwed. #dsma
John @joltdude
Main. If you don't agree with something they tend to deem you no compliant #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@CGMBDiabetesDuo This is my new Facebook game Photo oldest magazine in waiting room #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
@meow_its_sarah Hopefully they'll start asking you since, you know, you're the one who is an expert on you. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@asweetgrace Hee hee hee! #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@rcarol9 The medical world feels quite small! #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
@TomSaul7 @StephenSType1 Email?? What is this you speak of? Mine doesn't share hers with patients :( #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
Changing my site during #dsma? I think yes. http://t.co/Dq2KiK0kk8
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
@KellyRawlings lol! Will do. But it will probably be the issue that says. "Banting Discovers New Drug Called Insulin!" #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
@MNAZLaddie I've just been lucky I guess. Or maybe that's unlucky. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @BadShoe: @CGMBDiabetesDuo This is my new Facebook game Photo oldest magazine in waiting room. >A most excellent contest! #dsma
John @joltdude
Forecast blah. I like Diabetes Self Management.. less shameless self promotion ad more useful #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Got this magazine pic in waiting room yesterday. #dsma http://t.co/ORr870jIPy
Jess @jessmeandd
@mikelcycle @CGMBDiabetesDuo @pianogirl416 @sixuntilme @notmycell thanks for the warm welcome! :) #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
@PurdueMocha I hope so, too. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@CGMBDiabetesDuo You should see the old ones with lots of gelatin recipes. Feed the diabetics gelatin for dessert!! #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@asweetgrace excatyl #dsma
DC Scribe @dcscribe1
@walkthedragon88 Honestly, D is the best thing to happen to me. I'm ridiculously healthy; ref colege soccer, cover wars; zero worries. #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
#Q 4. Would you like to receive peer support to help you focus on all of your health goals? what type of support would help you? #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
@rcarol9 @mnazladdie ouchies! that doesn't sound fun ;) #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
#Q 4. Would you like to receive peer support to help you focus on all of your health goals? what type of support would help you? #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
@InkStain_D It beats hieroglyphics on a burger-stained script pad #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
@BadShoe I'll make sure to include the cover to Playvaveman...and the hot clubbed centerfold. #dsma
@rcarol9
My anxiety therapist has the best magazines. You can tell it's run by all women, French Vogue, latest editions of Washingtonian.. #dsma
Patrick McConnell @patrickmcconnel
Q3, my Endo is still stuck in 1999.. Any communication other than through MySpace would be much appreciated... #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@BadShoe Vintage National Geographic! It might be worth money some day ;) #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Q4 I think peers who pay me incentives would be awesome ;-) #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
Q4. This helps, this kind of peer-to-peer communication. It lightens the emotional load. #dsma
Jess @jessmeandd
RT @sixuntilme: Q4. This helps, this kind of peer-to-peer communication. It lightens the emotional load. #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
Q4: I seriously need support when it comes to exercise. I have the WORST discipline for working out. #DSMA
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
Q3 The only dr. who isn't in the same medical group on the same computer system so they have a clearish picture #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
#dsma q4 I move peer support like the #doc and friends I meet with D. It's good to see how others manage to see what works.
Sean M. Oser @seanoser
Q4. #doc and meeting at D conferences are the best forms of support I've found by far #dsma
Scott Strange @strangely_t1
@BadShoe lol, went to a dr office once in 1994. Saw reader's digest with article on Chernobyl, thought it was a followup.. nope 1986 #dsma
Brett Farmer @farmer1279
@BadShoe I think there's a provision in Obamacare prohibiting new subscriptions by docs, that's how the death panels are funded. #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
I already receive amazing peer support; it's called the DOC! #dsma
@rcarol9
Q4. I would like a gang fellow type 2s to come over and physically force me to go running. #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
Q 4 #dsma Here on Twitter and Facebook. Not being able to drive, the meetings aren't always easy to get too. Just a little convo is nice!
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Q4.Would U like receiving peer support to help U focus on all of your health goals? what type support would help? #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Q4. I would like a semi private group to check in with and be accountable for doing daily health goals. #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
RT @KellyRawlings: Q4 I think peers who pay me incentives would be awesome ;-) * Name your price!* #DSMA
Sarah @sarahspillerr
RT @sixuntilme: Q4. This helps, this kind of peer-to-peer communication. It lightens the emotional load. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
Q4. I like things like this, where I talk to people who "get it" and make me laugh. #dsma
C @iamsquee
q4 - the kind of support i appreciate most is just talk therapy. i talk D all day. sometimes i just want to talk about something else. #dsma
Patrick McConnell @patrickmcconnel
Q4, The support I need is the support I get through the DOC 24/7/365... #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
Q4. I already have some of that w/ blog, twitter, friends w/ D, but a peer buddy system with similar goals/circs=awesome sauce. #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Q4. In a way many already do get it from the DOC. From what I read the support helps immensely, be it information or just a shoulder. #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
#dsma because sometimes what an hcp or endo or whatever suggests doesn't always work for you because you end up changing too much.
Bennet @badshoe
@farmer1279 LOL #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
Q4 #dsma I like kibbitzing with people online a ton. It's helped me focus what I do, even though I don't ask a lot of questions!
Laddie @mnazladdie
Q4. Everything I know I learned online. Thanks DOC! #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
As a patent, I've found that just being in the company of others in the T1D family provides incredibly powerful emotional support #DSMA
Karen Graffeo, PWD @karenbittrsweet
Q4: I feel like I have a great peer support system but in the end I'm the one who has to work for my goals. But the support does help! #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
RT @KellyRawlings: Q4 I think peers who pay me incentives would be awesome ;-) #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@BadShoe It's called #sweatbetes .... #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
#dsma a guy I work with has been pumping as long as I have and we share tips and tricks that we found help better manage bgs
Brian @notmycell
Q4. Peer support does help a bit, but the overall care and decisions come from oneself and their healthcare team. #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
RT @PatrickMcConnel: Q4, The support I need is the support I get through the DOC 24/7/365... #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
Q4. Positive support always helps. By definition, peers walk the walk too #dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
Q4 I actually feel that I get peer support mostly n the form o encouragement instead of judgement ie its ok 2 b crazy & T1D #dsma
@rcarol9
Q4. I need people IRL to go hang out with. It doesn't have to be D-related, hanging out makes me happy which helps w/ everything #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
@KellyRawlings I really dislike gelatin! Makes me seasick. #dsma
Larry @maindog101
Q4: I think that's kind of what we're getting now. :) #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
RT @KellyRawlings: Q4 I think peers who pay me incentives would be awesome ;-) #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
#dsma I'd like to see an endo deal with how hectic my workday is.... And then tell me how to manage my bgs.
Jim Jordan @jimjordan68
Q4 I would love to give peer support more than receive it. Especially to the younger crowd. This isn't the end of the world #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@KellyRawlings Maybe I think I need smaller less public. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @KarenBittrSweet Q4 I have gr8 peer support system but in the end Im the one who has 2 work for my goals. But the support does help #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
RT @patrickmcconnel: Q4, The support I need is the support I get through the DOC 24/7/365... #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Q4. Sure, especially if said peers' support includes babysitting so I can go running or get a decent night's sleep. #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
Right on. RT @StephenSType1: Q4. Positive support always helps. By definition, peers walk the walk too #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
Q4. That's why I'm here! Part of #dsma since almost beginning, & #candoc, and at 12K+ tweets - all of YOU are my peer support group #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
RT @mnazladdie: Q4. Everything I know I learned online. Thanks DOC! #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
RT @CGMBDiabetesDuo: @KellyRawlings I really dislike gelatin! Makes me seasick. #dsma
John @joltdude
sugar free Jello. Isn't that seem like the always offered free food? #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
Me too RT @jimjordan68:Q4 I would love to give peer support more than receive it. Especially to the younger crowd. This isnt the end #dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
@KellyRawlings: Q4 I think peers who pay me incentives would be awesome ;-) #dsma” count me n 4 a cut of that action
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
@rcarol9 amen, sista! #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
Q4: #dsma helps immensely. I learned about #DOC via an in-person adult T1D support group -- great experience/connection on a personal level.
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Q4: Yes, I would... And I do via the #DOC.. The best D-Peer support this growing D-Earthling could ask for! :) Thanks DOC Folk (: #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
RT @KarenBittrSweet Q4 I have gr8 peer support system but in the end Im the one who has 2 work for my goals. But the support does help #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
RT @inkstain_d: Q4. That's why I'm here! Part of #dsma since almost beginning, & #candoc, and at 12K+ tweets - all of YOU are my peer...
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
#dsma get some friends together and bet on BGs. Whoever is closest to the ideal BG/a1c wins the pot;)
John @joltdude
Sometimes its the ability to use the #doc hive to help you think in a haze at 3-4am with a high/low issue #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@joltdude Arrrgh, I'd forgotten about the term "free food!" #dsma
Larry @maindog101
@iamsquee I know what you mean. Moving countries works kinda the same way #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@SharaSays would / do you refer patients to DOC? #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Q4 I guess I use twitter/DOC for peer support but not necessarily with goals. just a place to communicate w/ ppl who r the same as me #dsma
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
#Q 4. Personally, I would love an online d-university with docs, peers, etc to listen & learn from. @Integ_Diabetes is a good start. #dsma
Joey Polston @jopo1981
@DiabetesSocMed I know her Endo is T1D as well. Does anyone else have this? Is it better or is there conflict. I think it will help #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Getting ready for the last question. #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Getting ready for the last question. #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
RT @TomSaul7: a guy I work with has been pumping as long as I have and we share tips and tricks that we found help better manage bgs #Dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Ha! RT @PurdueMocha: RT @KellyRawlings: Q4 I think peers who pay me incentives would be awesome ;-) #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
RT @BadShoe: @SharaSays would / do you refer patients to DOC? #dsma <--I do. even at work. Talk it up!
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
#Q 5. What can we do as a community to help our peers focus on all our individual health goals? #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
#Q 5. What can we do as a community to help our peers focus on all our individual health goals? #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
RT @ChelcieRice: Q3: By basically giving me the same look my mother used to give me when the principal called home #DSMA
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
I need support to remember to put #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: Getting ready for the last question. #dsma
Brett Farmer @farmer1279
Q4: Peer support/info sharing is big, helps me aspire to do as "well" handling D things as I see other parents handle them. #dsma
@rcarol9
@Jopo1981 My CDE has T1. I find it extremely helpful bc she understands the day to day that goes on btwn doctor visits. #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Q4: Something akin to the DOC I mean, but with big picture focus... #dsma
Dr. Richard Billard @1medical2news
RT @DiabetesSocMed: #Q 5. What can we do as a community to help our peers focus on all our individual health goals? #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
Q4 Positive peer support has been crucial to handling the emotional aspects of diabetes. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
Q5 #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
RT @ProbablyRachel: Q4 Positive peer support has been crucial to handling the emotional aspects of diabetes. #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@BadShoe ALL THE TIME! I stop short of actually writing a prescription for the DOC. Maybe I should do that :) #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
Q4: I love that one of my best friends totally understands. If we're shopping and I start acting distracted she'll ask if I'm low :) #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @DiabetesSocMed: #Q 5. What can we do as a community to help our peers focus on all our individual health goals? #dsma
DiabetesMine @diabetesmine
Still haven't convinced my endo to do this. -MH "@BadShoe: @SharaSays would / do you refer patients to DOC? #dsma"
Mocha EE @purduemocha
RT @DiabetesSocMed: #Q 5. What can we do as a community to help our peers focus on all our individual health goals? #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @DiabetesSocMed: #Q 5. What can we do as a community to help our peers focus on all our individual health goals? #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Q5. Listening. Understanding. Supporting. In other words, what they always do! #dsma
Larry @maindog101
@rcarol9 My dog is extremely persuasive. If I don't do the walk thing she won't speak to me #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
Q5: Simple answer is never stop doing things like this. #DSMA
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@Jopo1981 @DiabetesSocMed My Endo is a T1D and I find it incredibly helpful. He is very nonjudgemental. #dsma
Jess @jessmeandd
q4- i feel like the #DOC already supports me in my heal goals, #diabetes and otherwise. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Q5 The first rule of goal setting is to set manageable goals. It's so easy just to let health drift along. #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
I totally didn't carry this around because I forgot the cap. That would be horribly unsafe... #dsma http://t.co/toHSFZrhb4
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
Q5 is to hard #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @ChelcieRice: Q5: Simple answer is never stop doing things like this. #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @ChelcieRice: Q5: Simple answer is never stop doing things like this. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @MainDog101: @rcarol9 My dog is extremely persuasive. If I dont do the walk thing she wont speak to me #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
Just home from @TourdeCureNJ kickoff party. Brenda, T2, dx 07/2002. Didn't catch the question of the day. #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
RT @ChelcieRice: Q5: Simple answer is never stop doing things like this. #dsma
C @iamsquee
q5 - providing support and positive feedback is all we can do. sometimes i just need a cheerleader. #dsma
Jim Jordan @jimjordan68
Q5. Good question IDK #dsma
Mike Barry @mikebarry44
Q5 #dsma tell people not to give up!
Jen @sugarfreesweety
amen, bro. RT @ChelcieRice: Q5: Simple answer is never stop doing things like this. #dsma
Jess @jessmeandd
This. RT @iamsquee: q5 - providing support and positive feedback is all we can do. sometimes i just need a cheerleader. #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
#dsma q5 this? Get everyone involved, have endos prescribe mandatory twitter/Facebook #doc time?
StephenS @stephenstype1
Q5. Support everyone. No exceptions. And incentives are always nice:) #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
RT @StephenSType1: Q5. Support everyone. No exceptions. And incentives are always nice:) #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
Q5. Be a cheerleader and celebrate every small step forward! #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @MainDog101: @rcarol9 My dog is extremely persuasive. If I dont do the walk thing she wont speak to me #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
Q5. Things like this: giving support and advice and being there for the 4AM lows/highs #dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
RT @ChelcieRice: Q5: Simple answer is never stop doing things like this. #DSMA
Jim Jordan @jimjordan68
Agreed "@mikelcycle: Q5 is to hard #dsma"
Melissa Lee, PWD @sweetlyvoiced
Q5. We should talk about our other health goals more openly. #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
Q5. #dsma and #doc is vital. I also think more buddy programs that last and work! Someone who acts as 2nd eyes and ears.
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @StephenSType1: Q5. Support everyone. No exceptions. And incentives are always nice:) #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @JessMeandD: This. RT @iamsquee: q5 - providing support and positive feedback is all we can do. sometimes i just need a cheerleader #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
Q1. The cost of diabetes affects my health when I have to choose between rent and food, rent and test strips, rent and MD appts... #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
RT @ChelcieRice: Q5: Simple answer is never stop doing things like this. #dsma
C @iamsquee
things like this also help: http://t.co/8ULuWRPoYo #dsma
@rcarol9
Q5. Keep the conversation going. People want to know that there are others who want to talk about it too. #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
it seems to me that the overwhelming majority of those who discuss diabetes online are T1 and not T2. Anyone else notice this? why? #DSMA
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
Q5. Also, what's great about peers helping to set goals...is that we understand what REALISTIC and ATTAINABLE goals really are. #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
RT @MainDog101: @rcarol9 My dog is extremely persuasive. If I dont do the walk thing she wont speak to me #dsma <--AWE!! You're owned!
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Q5 Set a date for #Dprom #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
@StephenSType1 Can my incentive be cheesecake? :D #dsma
Karen Graffeo, PWD @karenbittrsweet
Q5: Just sharing can help so much. The power of "hey, me too, we can do it together" has helped me many times. #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @sweetlyvoiced: Q5. We should talk about our other health goals more openly. #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @iamsquee: things like this also help: http://t.co/K6G21Dq2NT #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Q5. continue 2 blog, tweet, Facebook, share photos on Instagram-sharing YOUR story motivates & empowers me to live well with diabetes #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
Q5 I'm all about the buddy system for reaching goals, and the DOC is full of buddies #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
Q2. Diabetes is AN issue with my health, but more easily controlled than my blood pressure or my weight. Then again, I'm Type 2. #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
Q5: It can be discouraging when you see so many negative things happening in the #DOC. But we need to keep working on being a force #DSMA
Sarah @sarahspillerr
Q4: Always cheer people on, even when you feel like you need someone to cheer you on. #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
@SharaSays @BadShoe Trials of referrals to online health communities have not shown benefits. Self-initiation may be key. #dsma
Brett Farmer @farmer1279
Q5: For me it's this: meet people where they are. #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
@DiabeticEchoes buddy programs! Genius! #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
RT @PurdueMocha: @StephenSType1 Can my incentive be cheesecake? :D #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
I'm Lynn and I'm an RD/CDE at FDI. We totally encourage our patients to tweet #dsma. It's great support! #Dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
RT @rcarol9: Q5. Keep the conversation going. People want to know that there are others who want to talk about it too. #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
@KellyRawlings I'd do that. #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
RT @KellyRawlings: Q5 Set a date for #Dprom #dsma
C @iamsquee
SPARKLY DRESS AND DANCING! RT @KellyRawlings: Q5 Set a date for #Dprom #dsma
Patrick McConnell @patrickmcconnel
Q5, Keep telling our story... by doing that we will show others living with diabetes that life goes on.... it can be positive.., #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@SimT1Dad respectfully, it's a more difficult condition, more involved, more complicated- more support needed IMHO #dsma
@rcarol9
@SimT1Dad I'm T2, and yes I've noticed too. We're the majority of the D population but a minority online. IDK why : #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
Q5. The health goals of diabetics are the same as everyone else - stay in shape, eat well & exercise. @DiabetesSocMed #DSMA
Penny @asweetgrace
RT @farmer1279: Q5: For me its this: meet people where they are. #dsma
Sean M. Oser @seanoser
@SimT1Dad I think because T1 is MUCH more self-managed than T2! #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
Q5: by making sure everyone understands that no one has the same needs and goals. #dsma
John @joltdude
Sometimes a pat on the back or even some encouragement or a smile goes a long way ... #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@hwitteman got articles i can read? #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
@KellyRawlings and @_MissCarrieLynn and @Kate_Ireland123 be my dates? #dprom #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
@hoyazoya really? cool. IRL-in real life. #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@hwitteman @BadShoe But I never knew it existed until I was referred. Doesn't hurt to mention it to my patients! #dsma
Arden's Day T1D @ardensday
RT @sweetlyvoiced: Q5. We should talk about our other health goals more openly. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
@KellyRawlings when is #Dprom? #dsma
Dr. Richard Billard @1medical2news
RT @ProbablyRachel: Q4 Positive peer support has been crucial to handling the emotional aspects of diabetes. #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
Q5: I don't know where i'd be without the #doc :) #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
Site change during #dsma? I think yes. http://t.co/gSPPdV0MKR
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
RT @pianogirl416: Q5: by making sure everyone understands that no one has the same needs and goals. #Dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
Q3. Irrelevant because I only have a PCP. When she's referred me out, I've carried paper copies of MY records b/c nobody communicates #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
RT @joltdude: Sometimes a pat on the back or even some encouragement or a smile goes a long way ... #dsma
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
#Q 5. Stay in touch, keep asking questions & give support. #dsma
Drexel Endocrinology @drexelendo
Some do! MT @DiabetesMine: Still haven't convinced my endo to do this. -MH "@BadShoe: @SharaSays do you refer patients to DOC? #dsma"
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@hwitteman True, I wish we could design a smart trial about Twitter rather than those closed communities. #dsma
C @iamsquee
no hogging! RT @TomSaul7: @KellyRawlings and @_MissCarrieLynn and @Kate_Ireland123 be my dates? #dprom #dsma
Arden's Day T1D @ardensday
RT @SharaSays: @BadShoe ALL THE TIME! I stop short of actually writing a prescription for the DOC. Maybe I should do that :) #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Q5 maybe I need to be more open about my specific goals & ask for help in achieving them. #dsma
Scott Strange @strangely_t1
RT @KellyRawlings: Q5 Set a date for #Dprom #dsma << duration + 60 #seeyouthen
Brenda Bell @tmana
Q3. I'd prefer to have an open communications partnership between me and all of my doctors #dsma
Carrie @carrieon21
@TomSaul7 Definitely! When and where?! #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
Q5.5 But I'm always happy to give advice or answer questions- maybe too much! #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
@KellyRawlings Let us know when and where and I'll get myself a dress! #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
RT @KellyRawlings: Q5 Set a date for #Dprom #dsma
Jess @jessmeandd
rock it! RT @meow_its_sarah: Site change during #dsma? I think yes. http://t.co/M4wIZ5jUUN
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@hwitteman @BadShoe But I agree, ppl have to want to change in order to do so. But you never know what might turn the switch for them #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
#dsma I'm off to get a shower and relax. Will be on a bit before bed. {{{HUGS}}}
Steve Zabel @zabel311
The questions and replies have been awesome. Well done #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Q5. Non judgmental support. Be welcoming to all. Be honest about own struggles. Share tips & tricks. Basically, what already happens. #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@sugarfreesweety makes sense #DSMA
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
RT @_MissCarrieLynn: @TomSaul7 Definitely! When and where?! #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
RT @Zabel311: The questions and replies have been awesome. Well done #dsma
Michael Schwab @mikelcycle
I must get sleep! Night D friends #dsma
Larry @maindog101
RT @rcarol9: @SimT1Dad I'm T2, and yes I've noticed too. We're the majority of the D population but a minority online. IDK why : #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@SharaSays so it is part ofteh Art to know whatto say when... #dsma
Carrie @carrieon21
I forgot it was Wednesday #again #oops #dsma
@rcarol9
@seanoser Idk, even if not on insulin a T2 needs to test and make large lifestyle decisions. It's still really up to us. #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Q5: Perhaps a little simplistic, but simple is a "good thing" IMO... So, how can we help each other "remember we are more than D"? #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@rcarol9 very true, and unfortunately growing #DSMA
Brenda Bell @tmana
Q4. It would help if we recognized that many of us have multiple health issues which SHOULD be treated with specialized diets, etc. #dsma
Jamie @jamiewritesstuf
This!! -> RT @joltdude: Sometimes a pat on the back or even some encouragement or a smile goes a long way ... #dsma
Arden's Day T1D @ardensday
Q5. Be transparent about our own shortcomings so that others can feel free to admit their own. Once voiced, these obstacles are easier #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@DrexelEndo @DiabetesMine @BadShoe Especially helpful for families w/ financial/travel constraints (that can't attend support groups). #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @hwitteman: Q5. Non judgmental support. Be welcoming to all. Be honest about struggles. Share tips & tricks...what already happens. #dsma
Friedman Diabetes @fdi_diabetes
RT @hwitteman: Q5. Non judgmental support. Be welcoming to all. Be honest about own struggles. Share tips & tricks. #Dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
RT @rcarol9: @seanoser Idk, even if not on insulin a T2 needs to test and make large lifestyle decisions. Its still really up to us. #dsma
Larry @maindog101
RT @joltdude: Sometimes a pat on the back or even some encouragement or a smile goes a long way ... #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@SimT1Dad I don't want to offend anyone with that answer. 1 time I was @ a conference & all the T2s in the room noticed it by stories #dsma
Simcha @simt1dad
@seanoser true. Also, many T2s are lax in their self care. T1Ds don't have that "luxury" #DSMA
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@BadShoe Yes. You have to feel out who is ready/willing to hear it #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Q5: ... a simple but powerful idea that is sometimes easy to forget ? could be :) #dsma
Mh80 @mindfulone1
Q5. Keeping those who are positive and supportive close by! #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Closing thoughts: #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Closing thoughts: #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
@ArdensDay Very well put. #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
@ArdensDay: Let's pretend I just retweeted your most recent tweet. I didn't have enough characters. #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
@rcarol9 @seanoser @SimT1Dad A lot of folk with T2 don't get the same level of care as T1. Mom was never taught to test, change diet. #dsma
Arden's Day T1D @ardensday
@hwitteman Kind of you to say… thank you! #dsma
Jen @sugarfreesweety
@SweeterCherise great topic & questions this week. we appreciate your work with DSMA #dsma
Sean M. Oser @seanoser
@rcarol9 Absolutely, but doctors tend to cede more T1 mgmt responsibility and share T2 more with patients. T2 definitely self-mgmt too #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Q5 Concentrate less on the differences (altho respect them) & more on the shared goals. I'm tired of the type wars. #dsma
Leanna Zimmerman @pianogirl416
Closing thoughts: I'm gonna cry having to be in class next week instead of being with you all! :( #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @mindfulone1: Q5. Keeping those who are positive and supportive close by! #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
I'll be your D buddy if you'll be mine! #dsma
C @iamsquee
best kind of support we can give is recognizing diabetes is a struggle - no matter what kind you live with. embrace/support each other #dsma
Rachel Kerstetter @probablyrachel
Closing thought: Hoping to spending more Wednesday evenings chatting with you all again! #dsma
Patrick McConnell @patrickmcconnel
Closing, DOC You Complete Me... Well, actually I would need a working BioHub for that, and we all know how that's going... #dsma
Penny @asweetgrace
Closing thoughts: BG of 89 after a dinner dose of 6.85u for 103 carbs. Winner, winner, chicken dinner! #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
Closing: Diabetes is 24/7 but do not neglect your overall health-it's just as important as diabetes. PLEASE DON"T NEGLECT YOUR HEALTH. #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Closing: Diabetes is 24/7 but do not neglect your overall health-it's just as important as diabetes. PLEASE DON"T NEGLECT YOUR HEALTH. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
oh, #DSMA...You make me laugh and smile and I need to do this more often. #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
Q5: Biggest thing is to realize that YDMV and not everyone can "eat anything, as long as I bolus for it" -- nor should many who can. #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
RT @mindfulone1: Q5. Keeping those who are positive and supportive close by! #dsma
Wyld_Celtica_Visitor @wyld_celtica_v
RT @DiabeticEchoes: I'll be your D buddy if you'll be mine! #dsma <--YAY!! You got it!!
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
#dsma ever since I drank that cucumber flavoured carbonated water, my lows have been more frequent #cured #cucumbercure @_MissCarrieLynn
Penny @asweetgrace
@PatrickMcConnel Oh, SNAP! #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @iamsquee: best kind of support we can give: recognizing diabetes is a struggle - no matter what kind. embrace/support each other #dsma
Karen Graffeo, PWD @karenbittrsweet
Closing thoughts: Thanks for always giving me something to ponder on a Wed night & for helping me feel I'm part of something awesome! #dsma
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
Closing: Even on really bad days, kindred spirits can lift you up. And that's pretty freaking badass. #dsma
@rcarol9
@SimT1Dad Well, I have to be stricter w/ my diet due to insulin resistance than my T1 boyfriend. I'm not sure we have much of a luxury #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
Closing thoughts: We should all start a program where we get payed every time we have victories. Small or large. #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
Closing Thoughts: Thanks to all involved in #dsma for putting an awesomely bright filter on the big picture of my health :D
Jess @jessmeandd
RT @sixuntilme: Closing: Even on really bad days, kindred spirits can lift you up. And that's pretty freaking badass. #dsma
Carrie @carrieon21
RT @TomSaul7: #dsma ever since I drank that cucumber flavoured carbonated water, my lows have been more frequent #cured #cucumbercure @_ ...
Penny @asweetgrace
RT @sixuntilme: Closing: Even on really bad days, kindred spirits can lift you up. And thats pretty freaking badass. #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
Closing: The Tour de Cure rocks. Support me at http://t.co/efjOEgQhR9 #RedRider #TeamRed #dsma
StephenS @stephenstype1
Closing thoughts: Lots of great support, encouragement, and tips tonight. Always glad I can make it for #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
Thanks, @DiabetesSocMed, for a gr8 chat. Again. #dsma
@rcarol9
RT @tmana: @seanoser @SimT1Dad A lot of folk with T2 dont get the same level of care as T1. Mom was never taught to test, change diet. #dsma
DiabetesHeroSquad @diabetesheroes
In Closing: To quote Fabolous (which sounds like fab bolus) I'm a movement by myself But I'm a force when we're together. #doc #dsma
Steve Zabel @zabel311
Closing. Y'all crushed it tonight. Was a good night to just sit back and enjoy the answers. Always learning. Love it. Thank you! #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
RT @SharaSays: Closing Thoughts: Thanks 2 all involved in #dsma for putting an awesomely bright filter on the big picture of my health #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
RT @PatrickMcConnel: Closing, DOC You Complete Me. Actually I would need a working BioHub for that, and we all know how that's going. #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
RT @kellyrawlings: Thanks, @DiabetesSocMed, for a gr8 chat. Again. #dsma (Thank you! Teamwork)
StephenS @stephenstype1
RT @sixuntilme: Closing: Even on really bad days, kindred spirits can lift you up. And thats pretty freaking badass. #dsma
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
@TomSaul7 @_MissCarrieLynn I want in on the #cucumbercure, don't leave us hanging!? #dsma
@rcarol9
Closing, back to studying see you all later. #dsma
Carrie @carrieon21
RT @DiabeticEchoes: @TomSaul7 @_MissCarrieLynn I want in on the #cucumbercure, don't leave us hanging!? #dsma
Shara Bialo @sharasays
@CGMBDiabetesDuo BAHAHAHA love the reference #dsma
Sean M. Oser @seanoser
RT @sixuntilme: Closing: Even on really bad days, kindred spirits can lift you up. And thats pretty freaking badass. #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
Also w/ T2, there's a larger preponderance of poverty -- many have to choose between appropriate diet, meds, care and rent, car, etc. #dsma
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
RT @meow_its_sarah: Q4: Always cheer people on, even when you feel like you need someone to cheer you on. #dsma
A Diabetic Comic @chelcierice
@DiabetesSocMed Thank you for providing the outlet and the source #DSMA
Arden's Day T1D @ardensday
I had a rotten day today (non D) but the positiveness that I learned from the DOC made it easy to ignore. Community works. #dsma
Steve Zabel @zabel311
Jackpot “@sixuntilme: Closing: Even on really bad days, kindred spirits can lift you up. And that's pretty freaking badass. #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
@_MissCarrieLynn @DiabeticEchoes @TomSaul7 Turns out the #cucumbercure was for bags under the eyes, not #diabetes. #dsma
Mocha EE @purduemocha
RT @sixuntilme: Closing: Even on really bad days, kindred spirits can lift you up. And that's pretty freaking badass. #dsma
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
Closing: 3rd or 4th time here, I think, and every time I participate in #dsma I get more out of it. Thank you all.
Brenda Bell @tmana
@AnnBartlett "Fake it 'til you make it"? #dsma
Thomas Saulnier @tomsaul7
RT @tmana: @_MissCarrieLynn @DiabeticEchoes @TomSaul7 Turns out the #cucumbercure was for bags under the eyes, not #diabetes. #dsma
YourDiabetesMayVary @diabetesmayvary
Chat was so good I forgot to finish my beer #dsma http://t.co/zXKPe7pkzV
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
@badshoe btw, will you be at the summit this weekend? #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
RT @sixuntilme: Closing: Even on really bad days, kindred spirits can lift you up. And thats pretty freaking badass. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@PatrickMcConnel biohub--is that a little dude who comes in a terracotta pot. Just water & watch him grow! #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
Right now, I just wish I could warm up... #coldapartment #dsma
Betespora (Jeff) @betespora
Closing: Thanks friends. Knowing you all are out there makes everything so much better. I'd be lost w/o you, and I love you all! <3 :) #dsma
Cherise/LADA @sweetercherise
@sugarfreesweety thank you!! I have a great #dsma team and amazing people that support us. :)
Holly Witteman @hwitteman
RT @tmana: @_MissCarrieLynn @DiabeticEchoes @TomSaul7 Turns out the #cucumbercure was for bags under the eyes, not #diabetes. #dsma
Brett Farmer @farmer1279
RT @sixuntilme: Closing: Even on really bad days, kindred spirits can lift you up. And that's pretty freaking badass. #dsma
Bennet @badshoe
@AnnBartlett Yes #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
@KellyRawlings No, that's the David Mendosa Chia Pet #dsma
Laddie @mnazladdie
@KellyRawlings Yes, a chia biohub! #dsma
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
Exactly! RT @tmana: "Fake it 'til you make it"? #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@tmana LOL! #dsma
Ann Bartlett, PWD @annbartlett
@badshoe I will see you there! #dsma
DiabetesSocMedAdvoca @diabetessocmed
Thank you for participating and hanging out with us tonight!! I will post the questions and transcript soon. #dsma
Kelly / Diabetes @kellyrawlings
@MNAZLaddie chia may be the new cinnamon ;-) #dsma
Sarah @sarahspillerr
Good night, everyone! #dsma
Sean M. Oser @seanoser
Where would you implant that? RT @MNAZLaddie: @KellyRawlings Yes, a chia biohub! #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
#bgnow 124 after way too much pasta and biscuits, nice salad, and Original Sin hard cider. Not too bad... #dsma
Brian Kurzweil @briankurzweil
Yes ! RT @sugarfreesweety: @SweeterCherise great topic & questions this week. we appreciate your work with DSMA #dsma
Brenda Bell @tmana
@KellyRawlings Oh, but I LIKE cinnamon. I could probably eat enough to not have to take supplements... #dsma
John @joltdude
RT @iamsquee: @joltdude do these genes make my butt look big? #dsma
Scott Strange @strangely_t1
RT @AfternoonNapper: If you missed the live #MedX Q&A video, you can watch anytime here: http://t.co/Gn2NaQPo84 #MedXeP #dsma #epatient
Kerri / Diabetes @sixuntilme
Hey DOC - @diaTribeNews is in DC and needs an Omnipod. Can anyone help her out? #dsma #diabetes
Jess @jessmeandd
RT @sixuntilme: Hey DOC - @diaTribeNews is in DC and needs an Omnipod. Can anyone help her out? #dsma #diabetes
Bennet @badshoe
DC Help needed: RT @sixuntilme: Hey DOC - @diaTribeNews is in DC and needs an Omnipod. Can anyone help her out? #dsma #diabetes
Phil Burns @dmgolfer
RT @sixuntilme: Hey DOC - @diaTribeNews is in DC and needs an Omnipod. Can anyone help her out? #dsma #diabetes
Lindsey Guerin @diabeticechoes
RT @sixuntilme: Hey DOC - @diaTribeNews is in DC and needs an Omnipod. Can anyone help her out? #dsma #diabetes
 

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