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Brenda commented on Brea's group 'Diabetics with Depression'
"Natalie, I understand. My high sugars mess with my emotions. Since I live with bi-polar, it is so hard to get a good depression med with the flux in emotions. I too find it hard to live under these conditions. My last inpatient for suicidal…"
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"♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES BRENDA!! ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥…"
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Brenda left a comment for Brenda
"Thanks to all the wonderful Birthday Wishes. It tickles me to have received them."
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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Brenda
"Brenda, 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."
Dec 20, 2013
Brenda replied to TimmyMac's discussion 'Fasting blood labs and passing out?'
"I feel sorry to hear you had to go through this. The blood monsters make me creepy anyway. If he/she doesn't get it the first time, I have to leave. Maybe it was the needle. Maybe it was the lack of food. But next time don't let them jab…"
Aug 3, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
If you chose "other" above, please tell us who that is.
and spouse
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
I'm hoping to meet others who have the same symptoms and what they do about it
Date diagnosed
June 1, 1990
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
9.7 12/18/13
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Shots
Tell us more about you (optional)
A1C at 9.7. On Metformin, Glimiperide, and 100 units of Lantus

Brenda's Blog

1/31/13

Posted on January 31, 2013 at 6:07am 2 Comments

Well, I have been logging all of my numbers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Taking oral glimipiride, NovoLog 3 times a day on a sliding scale, Lantus 72 units once a day, plus dear old lizard spit Byetta 10 twice a day. Boy does that Byetta make me sick.

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At 5:36pm on December 20, 2013, 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 BRENDA!!
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

At 2:59am on December 20, 2013, Brenda said…

Thanks to all the wonderful Birthday Wishes. It tickles me to have received them.

At 12:48am on December 20, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Brenda, 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 12:21pm on December 20, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 6:13am on December 20, 2011, brokenpole said…

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

At 4:38am on December 20, 2011, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Brenda ♥
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 2:29am on December 20, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 6:08pm on December 20, 2010, Linda G said…


Greetings Brenda..........

Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 8:47am on December 20, 2010, Doris D said…
At 5:53pm on March 22, 2009, Linda G said…
Hello! How's it going Brenda...any questions/suggestions?

I am part of the Welcome Committee and was just checking in on you to make sure you are aware of all that TuDiabetes has to offer. We would love to hear from you so here is a helpful link where you can read about all the things you can do in the community.



http://tudiabetes.com/notes/New_Member_Guide



I look forward to hearing from you again soon.
 
 
 

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