Brock G
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Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Natalie ._c- Nov 16, 2011. 73 Replies

Though out the last 30 years I have been told that if I loose weight my T1 would go away. When I was a child I was told by someone that I may grow out of it. This last week a chiropractor told me…Continue

You know you have been a diabetic so long that!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brock G Sep 16, 2011. 45 Replies

You feel giddy like a kid in the candy shop when you find new gadgets that help maintain your sugar levels! Love the Dex!

Maybe some good news for Type 1's!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Jul 15, 2011. 1 Reply

It looks like in this article that they may have found a way to have our immune systems stop attacking our pancreas and also grow new islet cells!…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for Brock G
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES BROCK!! (You've been away from Tu.diabetes for…"
Jan 11
rick phillips left a comment for Brock G
"Brock, 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."
Jan 11
Linda G left a comment for Brock G
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY BROCK!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Jan 11, 2013
Brock G replied to Haytraut's discussion 'Hot Tubs and Pump Sites'
"I use the same pump as you do. In the past when I went to go soak in a tub I would use some of the bandage tape you can get at CVS. The have a water tight one the kept the adhesive pad from getting wet. When I first started using the pump I had the…"
Jan 2, 2012
Brock G replied to rubidoux's discussion 'Why do people still use Regular?'
"NPH was the only choice when I was Dx. The peaks were never the same from bottle to bottle. It would cause major lows during the night and even during the day. One of the reason why a person may still be using regular insulin is because of the…"
Jan 1, 2012
Natalie ._c- replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"I discovered that adding cinnamon and some sweetener to cottage cheese is quite tasty. But I only do it for taste, not for any supposed medicinal properties. I'm an ol' skeptic when it comes to magical herbs and spices -- it they were so…"
Nov 16, 2011
Anonymous Jim replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"Look at the transplant as a choosing on evil over the other. Have to do that enough in the voting booth refuse to do it with my health."
Nov 15, 2011
Alan S replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"It was first posted several years ago. Then one of my blog readers told me a couple of years ago that the url no longer worked. I thought it was too good to lose so I wrote to the FTC. I was pleased and surprised when they reinstated it :) I notice…"
Nov 15, 2011
Anonymous Jim replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"Have a Holistic food guy at work that has tried to convince me that insulin is poison and If I just did the whole raw food thing my pancreas would regenerate. Told him I basically Whole Food it then he went on how my smoking, drinking and red meat…"
Nov 15, 2011
Alan S replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"The "cinnamon cure" is a perennial post on all forums. Closely followed by various other herbs and spices. Eventually I wrote a "standard answer" to cover it: Cinnamon, Spices, Herbs and Similar Occasionally I add a cinnamon…"
Nov 15, 2011
Mike S. replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"Good one Alan......really funny. Here in the States we call products like that "snake oil salesmen"! (after the tonic sellers in the Old West)."
Nov 15, 2011
Mike S. replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"I think the only cure is a transplant. And not everyone is suitable for that procedure. Even then the patient would be on cyclosporine for the rest of their lives. Who knows the risks involved with that drug over time? Whoever finds the cure will be…"
Nov 15, 2011
Mike S. replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"I did hear the one about cinnamon being the cure. Yeah right! I don't think you'll see me eating cinnamon buns at Dunkin's."
Nov 15, 2011
Brock G replied to Mike S.'s discussion 'Are You Lancet Lazy?'
"I guess I maybe the laziest one here. I may only change the lancet out twice a year. I test about 5 times a day."
Nov 14, 2011
Brock G replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"Thanks for the laughter! I love the part when they included Maronesian healers. Next we need to find out how Romans cured diabetes."
Nov 14, 2011
Scott E replied to Brock G's discussion 'Fun Discussion! What has been the craziest so-called cure you have ever heard for Diabetes!'
"Oh, I remember that guy (mentioned in #3). On the first D-blog I ever followed (which abruptly became dormant nearly four years ago), he used to fill the comments with his ridiculous statements and multiple web links. Poor blogger, he probably drove…"
Nov 13, 2011

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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Date diagnosed
December 11, 1982
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.1
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM

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At 8:26am on January 11, 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 BROCK!!
(You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 12:40am on January 11, 2014, rick phillips said…

Brock, 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 6:31am on January 11, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 3:41am on January 11, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BROCK!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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 4:08am on January 11, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 1:04pm on June 2, 2011, Cathy said…
Hey!! Yea I saw that you lived in Clearwater and I was so excited, lol!!! how are you?
At 7:17pm on May 25, 2011, acidrock23 said…
Nice to meet you Brock, thx for the friend request!
At 1:04pm on April 18, 2011, Jay said…
Brock, welcome to FLA USA and to tudiabetes. Let me know if I can be of any assistance.
At 2:43pm on April 12, 2011, Cara1028 said…
Brock-

I got your mesasge- I just switched from a MM pump to the Omnipod, and I LOVE it! It is so much more comfortable and convenient! I don't think I'll ever go back to a tubed pump again. let me know if you have more specific questions- good luck!

Cara
At 9:37am on April 12, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
 
 
 

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