New Yorkers with Diabetes


New Yorkers with Diabetes

I didn't see any groups that had diabetics from New York State, so I am creating one!

Location: Syracuse, NY
Members: 44
Latest Activity: Jul 30

Diabetes Forum

Meet up

Started by Jessica Edelman Mar 24, 2011. 0 Replies

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Comment by DressyFemme on March 23, 2014 at 6:59pm
I'm a type 2 diabetic, 43, on oral meds, live in Rochester and have had diabetes for 3 years now.
Comment by Arlene on November 16, 2013 at 3:46pm

I also live in Westchester County. I've been using an insulin pump for more than 20 years and the CGM for 7-1/2 years.

Comment by Paul Penna on September 6, 2013 at 1:35pm
I live in Rochester NY and have been diabetic for 11 years using the insulin pump going on over 2 years now
Comment by Hummingbird on August 31, 2013 at 6:56pm
I'm also in westchester county . Nice to see there is a few locals. :)
Comment by Jessica Edelman on May 22, 2013 at 1:08pm
Any Hudson valley peeps?
Comment by Diabeticglasses on April 9, 2013 at 4:16am
I'm in Westchester County. Glad to have found this group!
Comment by bethany on March 29, 2013 at 5:48am
Nobody in the Hudson Valley??!! Well, I've been type 1 for 18 years and I'm currently living in Gardiner, NY with my husband, our 4 month old son, and our two cats.
Comment by cat on February 1, 2013 at 2:34pm

Hi, Brooklynite here, hoping to get plugged in to some NYC support with some other educated T1s. Psyched to be here!

Comment by Matt on October 7, 2012 at 4:47pm

Hello All, I'm from Rome NY. Happy to be part of this NY group.

Comment by Andy on September 11, 2012 at 12:00pm

I haven't heard of any in Ithaca. There's only one endocrinologist in town though.


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