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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by pumpinpatsy, Nov 8, 2008.

  1. pumpinpatsy

    pumpinpatsy Type 2 · Member

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    Hi everyone.

    I just joined yesterday so all is a bit new to me. I am 40, have been diabetic Type 1 for 9 years, and started an Animas pump during the week. Expecting my first cartridge and cannular change tomorrow, so nervous lol.

    I have a little boy who is nearly 4, and my DH and I have been trying to conceive for nearly years now for our second (I have suffered 4 miscarriages).

    I also have Rheumatoid Arthritis which is apparently quite common for those with diabetes, though I was never prewarned about this. I've had that 2 years.

    It'll be great getting to know you all and I look forward to chatting.
     
  2. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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    Welcome to the forum ,Patsy.there are some very experienced 'pumpers' here who will answer your questions.
     
  3. hanadr

    hanadr · Expert

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    Good luck with the next pregnancy and looking after the "little Terror"
     
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    Cameraman · Well-Known Member

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    My wife has Rheumatoid Arthritis and is member of the NRAS Forum maybe of a little help to you?
     
  5. totsy

    totsy Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hya Patsy,
    Welcome to the forum :D
    amanda
     
  6. Jem

    Jem · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum love, hope you find some good friends here - don't forget that if you have a question there are lots of smart people who should be able to give you some decent answers ... free real honest advice from other diabetics. Good luck with everything. Jx
     
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