Tennessee Diabetics


Tennessee Diabetics

Just a smaller sub-group of the Southeast US group. If you live in TN, come join in. It is just a little more localized.

Members: 97
Latest Activity: Aug 20

Diabetes Forum

OMG! I Cheated!!!!

Started by Jay Carroll. Last reply by Eric Sep 30, 2013. 10 Replies

Levemir side effects?

Started by Jenna Aug 19, 2013. 0 Replies

Where are we from?

Started by Cara. Last reply by Jenna Aug 18, 2013. 37 Replies

Tennessee Gathering

Started by Cara. Last reply by bobwalley Nov 14, 2010. 13 Replies

Inviting new members

Started by Cara Jan 24, 2009. 0 Replies

Meeting each other

Started by Cara Sep 21, 2008. 0 Replies

Tennessee gathering set!

Started by Cara Aug 7, 2008. 0 Replies

Storms 2/5/08

Started by Cara. Last reply by Doris D Jul 11, 2008. 7 Replies

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Comment by shay.t1 on September 4, 2013 at 12:59pm

Hello, I am new to this group and was hoping there would be people close to my area. I am about 10 minutes from Kingsport, Tn, and would love to get together with some diabetics here. Feel free to add me and talk. Thanks you all! (: BTW: I have been diabetic since I was 7, October of 2000, type 1, insulin pump dependent. (:

Comment by Kristi on February 28, 2013 at 7:32am

HI Everyone. I an new to TuDiabetes. I live in Hendersonville. I am coming up on my 20th anniversary for Type I.

Comment by Doris D on April 15, 2012 at 3:27pm

I'm all the way over in West TN myself but why don't u try talking to Alisa she might be interested. Are u guys even close??? OK telling my knowlege about East TN now! LOL!

Comment by palomino on March 23, 2012 at 3:57am

Hi, I'm in Knoxville and was just diagnosed on February 10th. Are there any T1 support groups around?

Comment by Caitlin M on December 13, 2011 at 10:23pm

is anyone up/around?

Comment by koryandrea on September 29, 2011 at 7:16pm
hello everybody! im new here.!
let me tell you a bit about my self, I have diabetes type 1 since i'm 5 years old
so I been diabetic for 16 years now. Im originally from Guatemala but I live in Hermitage TN, Im here to share experiences, make friends, share knowledge and to give support who needs it! =)
even tough I may need more support lol
Comment by alisa on August 19, 2011 at 1:27pm
New to Tudiabetes, but Type-1 diabetic for over 26 years. On a pump (2 different kinds) since 1997. Live just south of Knoxville and willing to be of support and gain support from others in the East Tennessee area.
Comment by Priscilla Wigley on August 7, 2011 at 8:28am
Hey everyone. I have been diabetic for 9 years and insulin dependent for 2 years. I am looking to start a support group in my area which is Manchester/Tullahoma, Tenn. I don't know about everyone else but I sure could use some daily help. Everyday is a struggle. If anyone is interested, look me up and maybe we can help each other.
Comment by Eric on July 8, 2011 at 9:41am
Anyone else here dealing with visual problems? I'm legally blind now and can no longer drive a car....man, what a downer! Talk about inhibiting your social life....
Comment by Doris D on January 28, 2011 at 10:22am
Hey ya'll We like one more person who will enter their A1C on TuAnalyze. Will you be that one person? Go to the top of your page and click on TuAnalyze it will tell you how to do it from there and remember it is private. (no one else can see your A1C) This helps out with research for other diabetics. COME ON NOW!!! LET"S SHOW 'EM WHAT TN IS MADE OF!!!!!!

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