"Type 1 for 22 years, diagnosed when I was 32. I have 16 and 14 year old daughters, no sign of diabetes, but I worry about it still, maybe not as often as I used to. My mother had been diagnosed wiht Type 2 in her mid-sixties, was healthy and fit in…"
"Actually, I am not surprised she didn't know much about an insulin pump. In the past 7 years with my pump, I have had to explain the basics of how it works to a number of medical folks. They just don't see them very often. As much as we…"
"Hi, Bruce, I'm not sure if I did this right before, so I am posting to your page directly -- YES, PLEASE!!! If you can do the survey, is would mean a great deal to me -- and to "science!" :) It is for married couples, when one or both…"
"The last time? :) I'm in Massachusetts, and I use that grill year round.
And no, it wasn't empty. A couple of years ago I got this thing that the tank hangs on, and tells you when it is getting light. Of course, you do have to look at it…"
"I can't remember the last time I changed it...that is probably not a good sign, right?
To be honest, I rarely have trouble getting a sample, and I pretty much only use one hand (I play guitar a little, so I tend to steer clear of the fingering…"
"I wear a Medic Alert bracelet, and have since I was diagnosed 21 years ago. I have only had it off twice: when I broke the chain on the first one and had to wait for my new one, and when I had an MRI on my shoulder a couple of years ago. I got a…"
Hi, Bruce, I'm not sure if I did this right before, so I am posting to your page directly -- YES, PLEASE!!! If you can do the survey, is would mean a great deal to me -- and to "science!" :) It is for married couples, when one or both have diabetes. You can access the two versions (one for each spouse) from my page, or email me if you'd like me to send them in an email directly to you: firstname.lastname@example.org
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