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Linda G left a comment for Glow
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY GLOW!! 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 9, 2013
jrtpup left a comment for Glow
"Pssst.... pass it on! I just wanted to stop by to see if you've done your Big Blue Test Today. Dont' forget that every time you log a Big Blue Test $5 is donated to diabetes charities that are providing life-saving supplies and…"
Oct 23, 2012
Glow replied to Liz's discussion 'Nightmares causing a spike.'
"Thank you for your reply...I am now being taken off metaformin due to excessive muscle pain and weakness and dehydration...I was taking such a small dose, too.."
Nov 17, 2011
Glow replied to rubidoux's discussion 'Do you have any unusual symptoms when you're low?' in the group Hypoglycemic Experiences
"When I'm too low I feel ridiculously irritable, and even Zombielike...can't even think of what to eat or drink until some gram of reason says, find an orange juice..once I broke a lamp (my own) by throwing it into the wall. Once I was…"
Nov 10, 2011
Glow joined Bill's group

Hypoglycemic Experiences

This group is to talk about experiences with hypoglycemic events. At the very least, they are embarrassing. Whether in general or a specific time, you can ask for advice, vent or just talk about what happened among people who understand.See More
Nov 10, 2011
Glow liked Tracy's group Teachers with Diabetes
Nov 10, 2011
Glow posted a status
"I test my sugar 1 -2 times a day and use alternate areas as my fingers are too sensitive..anyone else doing this or am I weird? haha"
Nov 10, 2011
Glow and JaninaWalker are now friends
Nov 10, 2011
brokenpole and Glow are now friends
Nov 6, 2011
Glow posted a status
"I just published an online piece called DOES DIABETES HAVE TO BE AN NIGHTMARE? access it at"
Nov 6, 2011
Glow replied to gbabe's discussion 'What's the best medicine for Diabetics with depression??' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"I used to be on prozac and I cut the dosage way one third of a tablet as it was too sedating. Now I am on thyroid and DHEA and feel alot better (with the metaformin)/Hang in there and don't be afraid to cut down the dosage..if…"
Nov 6, 2011
Glow replied to Barbara's discussion 'I already deal with severe depression and 2010 starts like this... please wake me in 2011' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"Grief is so hard on the mind and soul...I feel for you. The comment about the box is heartbreaking. I can relate as in 1988 I lost my husband,my stepfather who raised me, 2 Uncles and a half sibling who took an overdose. It's like walking in…"
Nov 6, 2011
Glow commented on Brea's group 'Diabetics with Depression'
"My panics and shaking were WORSE until I was put on Metaformin. My depression has eased a bit, since I am on thyroid medication..May I suggest everyone who can afford it, getting their thyroid levels checked? It may help the depression to give your…"
Nov 6, 2011
Glow joined Brea's group

Diabetics with Depression

any diabetics who also suffer from the terrible disease of depression....this is the place where we can all help each other!If you need help now, DIAL 911See More
Nov 6, 2011
Glow updated their profile
Nov 6, 2011
Glow left a comment for Diabetes Feet
"welcome/I joined last week!!"
Nov 6, 2011

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At 4:28am on January 9, 2013, Linda G said…

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 :)
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!

At 8:54pm on October 23, 2012, jrtpup said…

Pssst.... pass it on!

I just wanted to stop by to see if you've done your Big Blue Test Today. Dont' forget that every time you log a Big Blue Test $5 is donated to diabetes charities that are providing life-saving supplies and services.

If you haven't yet, go log a Big Blue Test at If you have, do another!

At 5:20am on January 9, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 3:43am on November 5, 2011, Doris D said…
At 6:19pm on November 4, 2011, jrtpup said…
Welcome! OJ is one of the benefits of being low LOL. I had to drink juice and eat a tootsie roll today!

Glad you found us.
At 8:03am on November 4, 2011, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.
At 8:38pm on November 3, 2011, Linda G said…
I'm delighted to be a friend Glow..... Thank you for adding me :)
linda in canada
At 6:30pm on November 1, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home Glow. Your diagnosis date is still very's it all going?
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take care....and keep in touch!
At 1:09pm on November 1, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. I see you are a recent DX. Please check out our BLOGS,our FORUMS,and check out our many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!
At 12:45pm on November 1, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!! Any questions? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum where you will get a diversty of answers.
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better:



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