Pennsylvania Diabetics


Pennsylvania Diabetics

Trying to round up all you guys and gals from PA.

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Latest Activity: Mar 12

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Meet up in the Philly area!!

Started by Lex. Last reply by peaches Feb 9. 4 Replies

HEY! I was wondering if there is a meet up group in the Philly area. I would love to meet and hang with some peeps with similar struggles as I. If not would anyone be interested in meeting…Continue

Hi Guys! We are having a Diabetes Meet Up this Friday 4/18, 8pm @ 111 Crawford Avenue · West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Started by 1HappyDiabetic. Last reply by 1HappyDiabetic Apr 18, 2013. 1 Reply

I know it is last minute but a few of us are presenting at the CHOP diabetes event on Saturday and we have time on Friday night to meet.Location 111 Crawford Avenue · West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania…Continue

Just moved from MA to Reading

Started by Kristen. Last reply by Lex Feb 12, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi All, This past December I moved to PA from MA. I am in Reading area (Mt. Penn/Pennside). Does anyone have an endo they can recommend? I don't have a car and use the BARTA bus, however my roommate…Continue

Berks County - Type 1 Group

Started by Amy. Last reply by Kristen Feb 12, 2013. 12 Replies

Hi! I'm a mom of four, living in Berks County.  Julia, my youngest, was diagnosed with Type 1 on March 3rd of this year - the day after her 8th birthday. I'd love to meet other parents of T1 children…Continue

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Comment by Amy on October 21, 2009 at 9:12pm
Phillies Won tonight! World Series here we come! Yahoo!!!!!!
Comment by Amy on October 21, 2009 at 8:51pm
Hey Hannah! I am in Wayne. I am not far from you. Anyone doing the JDRF walk for the Cure this Sunday in Philly or Bucks County?
Comment by Mikey Irish on October 21, 2009 at 7:28pm
Hello Rebecca. I'm pretty new here but "met" Joanne and Peter pretty much off the bat...everyones been great.
Comment by Rebecca on October 21, 2009 at 7:25pm
This is great! I met all these people online but since we started talking on here I didn't realize that some of you live within 20 minutes of me! It's nice to know I have some local diabetes friends. :)
Comment by Mikey Irish on October 21, 2009 at 7:13pm
Hi Hannah
Comment by Hannah McD on October 21, 2009 at 6:51pm
Proudly representing Phoenixville, PA here. :)
Comment by Mikey Irish on October 21, 2009 at 6:41pm

How are you Joanne? Enjoying the game?
Comment by Joanne on October 21, 2009 at 6:33pm
Well just in case anyone wonders .... I'm from Allentown. Just waiting to see a few more people here.
Comment by Mikey Irish on October 21, 2009 at 5:40pm
OK I mentioned the general plan of bowling as an activity while talking to my daughter and shes tellin me about this "Glow bowling" ??? Apparently they have disco lights and music and turn the lights down and have balls that glow somehow or some damn thing... lol. I must be gettin old. She says its a pretty cool party tho lol.
Comment by Mikey Irish on October 21, 2009 at 2:35pm
Hey all. Im from Media in Deleware County right outside of Philly. Sure, bowling sounds fun. I rarely do it and I always suck but I usually have a lot of fun whenever I do go. Im game...count me in.

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