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

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Kathy left a comment for Brunetta
Brunetta replied to Troy's discussion 'My boss thinks I can cure my type one diabetes by diet and exercise.'
"Great news.. Glad you advocated for yourself, Troy!!"
Oct 15
Brunetta replied to Wanderingbookworm's discussion 'On the pump and feel exhausted'
"Check your b12. Pernicious anemia occurs when the body cannot absorb b-12 and uwse it properly. It is a co-mobid autoimmune disorder with type one. I had it in 2002, and was constantly so tired I had to pull over to the side of the road and nap in…"
Oct 14
Brunetta replied to Troy's discussion 'My boss thinks I can cure my type one diabetes by diet and exercise.'
"Troy, educate him as best as you can. Everyone's suggestions for the gentle approach first, are ok.. but he cannot fire you for wanting to stay alive. If he still will not allow you to take your insulin at work, or anything else to maintain…"
Oct 14
Brunetta replied to Melitta's discussion 'rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults'
"I came across this article on FB, coincidentally, just now. It talks about the dirreing subtypes of diates, and the historyie of how it is determined or labeled, in plain English. I hope this helps.. You may have seen it already and it may be…"
Oct 14
Brunetta replied to 1DebY's discussion 'Low Carb Food- Your FAV?'
"cheese( all types); nuts,"
Oct 8
Brunetta replied to Karen's discussion 'I want one'
"I think it will be in the U>S> within a year to 18 months.. I do sincerely believe that in my lifetime, if there is not a cure for diabetes, there will be technological advances, just like this one, that will make the everyday management of…"
Sep 22
Brunetta replied to Atish's discussion 'Diabetics considered as handicapped?'
"Limitations are fluid and depend as much on attitudes, preconceptions, and feelings as they do on reality. wonderful /statement. Your command of the English language and ability to convey such precise nuances of meaning is formidable, Jen. I agree…"
Sep 20
Brunetta replied to Bailey's discussion 'CGM and Injections'
"I have ridden this once, Acid. ONCE was enough. LOL"
Sep 20
Brunetta replied to MattE's discussion 'Self Diagnosing LADA?'
"so I can worry and fuss over my BG 24/7...Hmm is it better, yes but some days I wish I could just do that injection of the old stuff and enjoy my day. So do I John , LOL type one 46 years pre-glucometer: I did but one shot a day for over 25 years!!…"
Sep 20
acidrock23 replied to Brunetta's discussion 'Grrr... Strips for Medtronic Paired Glucose Meter no Longer covered by my insurance'
"When I got the CGM, I was sort of annoyed to have to disconnect the linked meter but once I got used to a slightly different rhythm, it didn't bug me any more. It always bugs me when insurers, whether they are private or public, do this sort of…"
Sep 16
Brunetta and Buddy King are now friends
Sep 16

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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 2:29pm on October 21, 2014, Kathy said…
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…




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