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Carrie and Tanny Ahmad are now friends
Nov 6, 2009
Carrie is now friends with David K and DiabetesXaminer
Aug 17, 2009
Carrie replied to Paul's discussion 'Show me your simple id tattoos' in the group Inked Diabetics
"Paul, I got this one in 1993."
Apr 21, 2009
Alicia left a comment for Carrie
"yes, Dolphins are beautiful! We just got to feed them at SeaWorld but on our honeymoon in Jamaica we got to swim with them. I can't wait to do that again!!"
Mar 22, 2009
Carrie left a comment for Alicia
"Hi Alicia! Welcome! Love your dolphin pic, we just got back from Bahamas and swam with them. Aren't they beautiful?!"
Mar 16, 2009
Carrie left a comment for Haidee Merritt
"Me too, but thoroughly enjoying my thirties! Wouldn't want to be 21 again."
Mar 16, 2009
Haidee Merritt left a comment for Carrie
"I'm old."
Mar 16, 2009
Haidee Merritt left a comment for Carrie
"I've lived with it for 36 years, hard to believe. A lifer, yup that's me."
Mar 16, 2009

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December 26, 1984
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Damn Insurance Companies.......

Posted on October 7, 2008 at 11:35pm 1 Comment

Stating to get really emotional about trying, and trying to get health insurance for the past 15 years. Only to be denied every single time. I feel like nobody cares, and the people who need this insurance the most and they're lives depend on it, cannot get it! It hurts and boggles my mind that the insurance companies deny anyone with a pre-existing condition. Sorry I am on a soapbox about this, but I am sooooo angry. I have tried to be in the Missouri health pool, and it is something like $800… Continue

Type 1 diabetic pregnancies

Posted on October 5, 2008 at 12:12pm 4 Comments

Hi all!
Wondering if it is possible to carry a baby to term with having type 1 diabetes for 24 years. Been thinking and wondering if I am going to have children, and met a man I would seriously consider it with (love him!) Wondering if any ladies on this site had difficult pregnancies, horror stories and such. Just wondering. I would love to hear about them! Thanks!


Posted on October 4, 2008 at 4:44am 1 Comment

Hello everyone!

My name is Carrie, and I have had type 1 diabetes for 24 years. I have not been hospitalized since I found out I had it. I have not had any medical insurance for years. I pay out of pocket to see doctors and my supplies. I was wondering if anyone could tell me a good insurance company that may cover me. I have been super curious to try the pump. I am on two injections a day. I am so glad to have found this site! Everyone i so caring, warm, and welcoming! Thanks for letting… Continue

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At 5:26pm on March 22, 2009, Alicia said…
yes, Dolphins are beautiful! We just got to feed them at SeaWorld but on our honeymoon in Jamaica we got to swim with them. I can't wait to do that again!!
At 12:43pm on March 16, 2009, Jeffrey said…
Welcome back to TuD! Hope to see you more and more involved.
At 12:39pm on March 16, 2009, Haidee Merritt said…
I'm old.
At 12:39pm on March 16, 2009, Haidee Merritt said…
I've lived with it for 36 years, hard to believe. A lifer, yup that's me.
At 6:47am on December 17, 2008, guy(abetic) said…
i am sorry to hear about your insurance woes- but i have to say...i have been diabetic just as long and i have never once been denied insurance. who exactly are you trying to get insured with????
love your ink too. such a shame you are married. haha. best of luck to you.
At 3:50pm on November 9, 2008, Johnathan Hulse said…
hey how u been ? my tat is up on inked diabetics and my chest is real red cuz it was right after they finished
At 8:15am on November 2, 2008, Johnathan Hulse said…
Hey im new to this site and i saw u were a inked diabetic and i thought that was pretty tight cuz im actually planning to get my first one on the 9th
At 11:23am on October 18, 2008, Emily said…
Oh Carrie, you're thoooo pwetttty! I love you girl and you and Dan will find a way to make the cutest little shrek baby in the world:) I just know it! And I say DOWN with the damn insurance companies! they suck. Hopefully things will change for the better in the near future:) Keep your good lookin' head up!
At 11:00am on October 17, 2008, Andrea said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes! Ditto about the DiabetesSisters site.

Andrea B.
At 2:29pm on October 16, 2008, Myriah said…
you should try www.diabetesisters.org they have a lot of great info, too



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