AmberMarie
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Linda G left a comment for AmberMarie
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES AmberMarie!! (You haven't been commenting in a…"
Feb 5
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for AmberMarie
"AmberMarie, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Feb 5
brokenpole left a comment for AmberMarie
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Feb 5, 2013
Linda G left a comment for AmberMarie
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY AmberMarie!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us…"
Feb 5, 2013
shoshana27 commented on AmberMarie's blog post 'MY Diabetic Story'
"i was diagnosed w. type 1 when i was not yet 3. that was 76 years ago. there were no meters, pumps, disposable syringes, pens,...etc...don't give up just keep going & take care of yourself."
Oct 19, 2012
KML commented on AmberMarie's blog post 'MY Diabetic Story'
"Realizing that you need to make changes is the first step towards your success. You can and will do it Amber. What a beautiful young girl you are, now take charge of your life and create your own destiny. You are the master of your fate and captain…"
Oct 19, 2012
Padraig liked AmberMarie's blog post MY Diabetic Story
Oct 19, 2012
AmberMarie is now friends with QueenDiaBeatThis and andrea
Oct 18, 2012
Betty J commented on AmberMarie's blog post 'MY Diabetic Story'
"Amber, you've done no better or worse then more of those who were dxed in childhood. I was dxed in my teens which by itself is difficult and then there wasn't the technology that is available today...I've lived with this disease for…"
Oct 18, 2012
acidrock23 commented on AmberMarie's blog post 'MY Diabetic Story'
"Yikes! That's a very hair-raising story! I did *A LOT* of crazy stuff when I was younger, and still do occasionally, but generally kept my BG sort of in line so the party didn't stop. I'd look into finding something to be interested…"
Oct 18, 2012
QueenDiaBeatThis commented on AmberMarie's blog post 'MY Diabetic Story'
"Hi AmberMarie! I'm 24 now and was diagnosed a month before my 18th birthday, just before I went off to university. I also abused myself with my diabetes because I was upset over different issues in my life. When I was 20 my parents got a…"
Oct 18, 2012
Megan S commented on AmberMarie's blog post 'MY Diabetic Story'
"Hi AmberMarie It's never too late to start on the right path. Well done for picking yourself up and starting to make the right choices! And don't forget that your brother has seen and learnt from you - I bet that's one of the reasons…"
Oct 18, 2012
AmberMarie posted a blog post

MY Diabetic Story

It all started the summer before 4th grade. I was 10 years old and enjoying the summer like a normal kid except for my frequent bathroom breaks and water breaks. I was drinking a lot and using the bathroom very frequently ... my parents thought nothing of it and just associated it with the hot weather from summer. Soon i began to loose weght and my family members became concerned and insisted that my parents bring me to the doctor to get checked out. My dad didnt think anything was wrong so my…See More
Oct 18, 2012
A blog post by AmberMarie was featured

Diabetic Friends

Hello!I am new to the site. I joined this site because i am a type one diabetic and i have been struggling with it for the past couple years. I dont know anyone with diabetes and im looking to get to know some people! So tlk to me :)See More
Oct 9, 2012
Brian (bsc) commented on AmberMarie's blog post 'Diabetic Friends'
"I'm so glad you found us. You aren't alone and now that you know, I hope you never have to feel that way again."
Oct 9, 2012
ABChris left a comment for AmberMarie
"Hey thx for the add. :) You can talk to me about diabetes whenever you want."
Oct 8, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Meet people my age with diabetes that can help me get back on the right track
Date diagnosed
September 9, 2004
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
15.2
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Mini Med
Tell us more about you (optional)
I am a Type One Diabetic. I was diagnosed in 2004. It deffinetly was life changing. I have been making poor choices when it comes to me diabetes and i am looking to find people to share my story with and connect with to help. I was the first person on my mom and dads side to be dagnosed with diabetes. My borther was recently diagnosed and its really hard to connect with him on a diabetic level because he is in very good control of his diabetes where i am not.

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MY Diabetic Story

Posted on October 18, 2012 at 9:19am 6 Comments

It all started the summer before 4th grade. I was 10 years old and enjoying the summer like a normal kid except for my frequent bathroom breaks and water breaks. I was drinking a lot and using the bathroom very frequently ... my parents thought nothing of it and just associated it with the hot weather from summer. Soon i began to loose weght and my family members became concerned and insisted that my parents bring me to the doctor to get checked out. My dad didnt think anything was wrong so…

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Diabetic Friends

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 2:42pm 5 Comments

Hello!

I am new to the site. I joined this site because i am a type one diabetic and i have been struggling with it for the past couple years. I dont know anyone with diabetes and im looking to get to know some people! So tlk to me :)

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At 4:24am on February 5, 2014, Linda G said…

♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫
Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES AmberMarie!!
(You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is OK)
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 4:22am on February 5, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

AmberMarie, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 8:48am on February 5, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 5:26am on February 5, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,AmberMarie. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 4:26am on February 5, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AmberMarie!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 9:12pm on October 8, 2012, ABChris said…

Hey thx for the add. :) You can talk to me about diabetes whenever you want.

At 6:01pm on October 8, 2012, Leann said…

Hi Amber, Just wanted to say Hi and welcome. I know it helps me to be able to vent or have someone know what you're dealing with day in and day out. Feel free to vent away! :) Take care!

At 5:23pm on October 6, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home AmberMarie...
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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There are also groups here for young people, and parents of children with diabetes, such as....
"Teenagers with Type 1", "College Students with Diabetes",
and "Young Adults with Diabetes".
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 5:35am on October 6, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!

At 3:22am on October 6, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

 
 
 

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