Gustavo Adolfo Villar
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  • Columbus, Ohio
  • United States
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Gustavo Adolfo Villar replied to Stuart's discussion 'Syringe problem(s).' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"Hello Stuart, I am a type 1 diabetic with 54 years of injections (three times during the first 3 years, and then twice a day thereafter) and just like you, only the 28 gauge will not bend in my skin. I was buying the BD 28 gauge, 1/2 cc, 1/2 inch…"
Jan 15, 2013
Gustavo Adolfo Villar commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Thank you very much Patricia for the link to apply for the Joslin medal."
Nov 10, 2010
Gustavo Adolfo Villar commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"How do you apply for the Joslin medal? I been Type 1 since May 6, 1959 and I am 57 years old now, with some complications , but still in one piece. I have always injected twice a day."
Nov 10, 2010
Gustavo Adolfo Villar joined JDavid's group
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Oct 18, 2010
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Oct 18, 2010
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Sep 1, 2010
Ken Winters and Gustavo Adolfo Villar are now friends
Jan 23, 2010
Gustavo Adolfo Villar replied to Stuart's discussion 'Yes or No CURE... in your lifetime?' in the group Diabetes Veterans
"I agree with your perspective Scott ("there may be a cure") because of the work being done, especially the treatments to address the autoinmune response in T1DM. Even if it's just a "fix" or "patch" to modify your…"
Jul 1, 2009

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
To find diabetic friends, share stories, be helpful.
Date diagnosed
May 6, 1959
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise

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At 4:13am on January 14, 2010, Osob said…
Hey Gustavo wellcome and thank you for the adding me.
Hope to swaps tips on how to get good control and life a healthy life.
Osob
At 9:00pm on November 17, 2009, Steve R said…
Congrats on hitting the big FIVE-OH this year!!!
At 8:26pm on June 6, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
Hello Gustavo,
You can access the Veterans group from your profile page, on the left side, below your friends list.

Take care,
At 8:34am on October 30, 2008, Andrea said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes!

Andrea B.
At 9:02am on October 24, 2008, Olaf R Saugen said…
Gustavo:
Many thanks for your kind greeting! I always say it is easy fo manage diabetes when you are retired. It was a lot tougher when I was an honest working man. One of my biggest helpers was the development of insulins Lente and Novo Lente by Novo Nordisk -- I think in the early 1950s. It allowed me to lead a rich and full life, but in retrospect I did not have good control back then -- my A1cs were well above 7.5 or even 8. With the new tools we have been given (better insulins, the development of the basal and bolus regimens, and for me, most of all CGM technology), the challenges of the past seem formidable, but now I can manage fairly easily.
Welcome to Tudiabetes! I have traveled fairly extensively in your native continent, but, alas, never made it to Peru. I wish I could correspond with you in your native tongue, but if I could you would have to reciprocate and write to me in Norwegian. Perhaps we will stick with English?
Your amigo
-olaf
At 3:00am on October 24, 2008, Terrie said…
Hello Gustavo: :o)

No that little One is not my Granddaughter. She is my Sister's 3rd Grandchild. I do enjoy her though. My Son and his Wife are Foster Parents and do not have any Children of their own yet. My Daughter is dating but is not interested in Marriage yet. So I do not have any Grandchildren so far. So whatever Children I come in contact with I tend to spoil a bit. I will save your Congrats for when I do have GrandKids. ;-) Thank you!

Do you have Grandchildren? Congratulations for having Diabetes that many years. How do you feel and how is your health? What was your last A1c?
I hope that you are doing Well. It is Nice to have you here. Welcome!

*Terrie*
At 5:02pm on October 22, 2008, Karen said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, glad you found us!!!!

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At 4:24pm on October 22, 2008, Sweeter Cherise said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! We're glad you could join.
At 3:16pm on October 22, 2008, Kristin said…
You might also be interested in our Spanish language community EsTuDiabetes.com.
At 3:15pm on October 22, 2008, Kristin said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes Gustavo! Glad that you are here!

Check out this guide for new members. It has lots of tips about finding your way around this community!

When you get a chance, add a photo of yourself or something related to you-- it helps us recognize you in discussions!
 
 
 

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