My Sweet, Stormy, Silly, Saved, Life by Brunetta

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Brunetta replied to artwoman's discussion 'RE: coverage of CGM's'
"I agree that the costs of prevention will go up dramatically, Dave. but what about the long-term costs of what may have been avoided with complications? Dialysis, amputations. etc.. Do we pay now or later? I do not know either. Artwoman and jms have…"
14 hours ago
Brunetta replied to artwoman's discussion 'RE: coverage of CGM's'
"YOU, a little old lady? Ms. Natalie, I think not. LOL God bless"
14 hours ago
Brunetta replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'What D-issues are most important to YOU?'
"My Diabetes issues/concerns; -Lack of proper education on up-to-date treatment/diagnoses paradigms for both medical personnel and for PWD in this country(USA):_All types It is absolutely astounding and dismal how little is known about diabetes by…"
14 hours ago
Brunetta commented on Emily Coles's event 'Live Interview with Dr. Denise Faustman, Director of Immunobiology Massachusetts General Hospital'
"I definitely want to check this out. I am a three- time blood donator to Dr. Faustman's study at Massachusetts General Hospital. I have m et her personally and would love to chat with her again. Fascinating and caring woman is she!!"
16 hours ago
Brunetta is attending Emily Coles's event

Live Interview with Dr. Denise Faustman, Director of Immunobiology Massachusetts General Hospital at TuDiabetes homepage

July 24, 2014 from 11am to 12pm
11am PT, 2pm ET, 7pm GMTWhat time is this where you are?How to watch this live eventDenise L. Faustman, MD, PhD, Director of Immunobiology, Massachusetts General Hospital & Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical SchoolDenise Faustman, MD, PhD, is Director of the Immunobiology Laboratory at the Massachusetts…See More
16 hours ago
Brunetta left a comment for Kathy
"Kathy,I love that video. I have been a fan of "Sweet Honey in the Rock" for decades. Bernice Johnson Reagan, the founder, is from Albany Ga., 22 miles from my home town of Camilla, Ga.. She is also a Spelman college graduate like me. I…"
Jul 11
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Jul 11
Brunetta replied to meee's discussion 'Colonoscopy Questions'
"Thanks for the detailed descriptions, Zoe and Brian. I have been outing off getting a colonoscopy, and at 59 have NEVER had one. Last night I got a vsit from a friend I who mentioned that mother died of colon cancer at 57, then this morning this…"
Jul 9
Rockin' Granny replied to Brunetta's discussion 'Apidra lost and found?'
"I am having the same issue with my insurance company. I finally got them to approve my apidra 120 units before I was out completely. How can we change this and be on their formulary? Who do we need to contact? I pay over 1300.00 a month for…"
Jul 8
Brunetta replied to Brunetta's discussion 'When to consult a doctor- Again?'
"Thanks for the suggestions and concern, Meee, diabetic Dad, and DianaS: You guys ROCK!!!I bought a bunch of those zero water BOBOTTLES( 4 grams carb) revivie with potassium , b-16, and b-12. vitamins. I will start drinking them to night'…"
Jul 8
Diabetic Dad replied to Brunetta's discussion 'When to consult a doctor- Again?'
"I fractured my ankle a couple of years ago. 18 places. I recovered from that okay, but recently I've been having balance issues. My feet don't tingle or feel numb, but for some reason I'm having trouble with balance. Thursday I see a…"
Jul 7
meee replied to Brunetta's discussion 'When to consult a doctor- Again?'
"Hi Brunetta, If you can't see your endo before the trip for blood work, can you go to a walk in clinic instead? I did that when I needed a tetanus vaccine last month because my gp didn't have the shot without pertussis as well. I prolly…"
Jul 7

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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?
To learn more about diabetes from others who. like me, are living with this condition
Date diagnosed
November 10, 1968
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Minimed 522

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At 7:51am on July 11, 2014, Kathy said…
At 2:21pm on April 19, 2014, Kathy said…

Hi Brunetta.
Wishing you a glorious Easter.
So glad we connected on FB!!!

At 10:24am on April 18, 2014, Lloyd said…

oh, that should be Cyclobenzaprine 4% not 45

At 7:32am on April 18, 2014, Lloyd said…

Hi Brunetta,
It is a prescription of
Lidocaine 5%
Cyclobenzaprine 45

At 8:52am on April 15, 2014, Marie B said…
Hi Brunetta, just stopping by to say thanks for being here, you're such a special friend to us. I wish I could say it better.

I saw you were asking about walnut oil. I LOVE this stuff! heavenly in salad dressings. I also use it in a bread I make that has chopped walnuts in it. here's the oneI can get at our local shop-rite. be sure to keep it in the fridge, it goes rancid faster than other oils.
At 3:40pm on April 5, 2014, Kathy said…
At 7:37am on April 3, 2014, Sagwabetes said…

thank you :)

At 9:48am on March 20, 2014, Kathy said…

Brunetta, I made the plaque. It is melted crayon art, where you melt crayons onto canvas with a hairdryer. I loved the way it turned out.

At 12:55pm on March 18, 2014, Kathy said…

At 2:46pm on March 2, 2014, Lois said…

My new shoes were in 2 weeks ago but are now being matched and prepared for the steel brace on the right shoe. They seem soooooo big that I could probably hired out to rural fire departments to stop out forest fires!





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