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Help the Big Blue Test Effort at Your Local JDRF Walk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Manny Hernandez Oct 8, 2013. 3 Replies

Last year, a few TuDiabetes and Diabetes Hands Foundation supporters took to their local JDRF walks to share information about and collect Big Blue Tests.…Continue

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Growing Community: Over 30k members on TuDiabetes

Started this discussion. Last reply by MelissaBL Aug 22, 2013. 7 Replies

TuDiabetes! Congrats on hitting…Continue

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The Diabetes Hands Foundation and FRIO Team UP!

Started this discussion. Last reply by jrtpup May 19, 2013. 2 Replies

It's almost summer, and that means it's time to get your FRIO insulin cooling cases, right?How else are you going to keep that insulin cold? I have my own way, but I can't say that a FRIp pack…Continue

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Linda G left a comment for Heather Gabel
"Did you get my message Heather?? These folks are interested in joining...I would just like to give them as leaflet with further info. linda"
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Linda G left a comment for Heather Gabel
"Heather...sending you a pm with my address. I need some flyers (in Eng.) to hand out...there are 5 people in mind whom I wish to invite to Tu. yes...an email would work, but I wanted something more! Wanted a bit of a nice touch. One would be for a…"
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"Welcome to the community!! :-) I use a pump too and was diagnosed less than a year before you. How old were you when you were dxd?"
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"Hello Heather, thanks for the friendship!! I see that it is your Birthday, and I hope it is a wonderful day for you!!"
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Oct 24, 2013
Manny Hernandez replied to Heather Gabel's discussion 'Help the Big Blue Test Effort at Your Local JDRF Walk'
"We are in the process of redesigning the web site (it will be launched very soon), but here it is now: www.BigBlueTest.org. Basically, you test your BG, exercise 14-20 minutes, test again and report your experience on the BigBlueTest web site or…"
Oct 8, 2013
RogerAlyn replied to Heather Gabel's discussion 'Help the Big Blue Test Effort at Your Local JDRF Walk'
"Heather, I keep reading about the "Big Blue Test" on tudiabetes.org but still don't know what it is. What is it? Where can I read about it? Thanks, Roger"
Oct 6, 2013
richthediabetic replied to Heather Gabel's discussion 'Help the Big Blue Test Effort at Your Local JDRF Walk'
"Ah crap. I just saw this post, and the Busse Wood Forest Preserve walk is TODAY, on my birthday. I didn't even know. I hope someone else was able to do that walk for you. I used to live there. It's about 3 hours from me here in Iowa, but I…"
Oct 6, 2013
A discussion started by Heather Gabel was featured

Help the Big Blue Test Effort at Your Local JDRF Walk

Last year, a few TuDiabetes and Diabetes Hands Foundation supporters took to their local JDRF walks to share information about and collect Big Blue Tests.Mike Lawson and I thought, "WHAT A GREAT PLACE FOR BIG BLUE TEST"! It made perfect sense. It was and IS genious!A JDRF Walk is a place where everyone is exercising for at least 15 minutes. A great percentage of the people there have diabetes and everyone else is undoubtedly…See More
Oct 2, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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 meet others with diabetes around my area
Date diagnosed
December 28, 2001
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8.4
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Pump
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Medtronic Paradigm
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http://www.unexpectedblues.com

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Casting Call in Los Angeles: People Touched by Diabetes

Posted on September 10, 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments

CASTING CALL: PEOPLE WITH DIABETES in LOS ANGELES

I am posting to you in connection with our program, the Big Blue Test: testing one's blood sugar, getting active for 14-20 minutes, testing again and sharing the experience on www.BigBlueTest.org.

The Diabetes Hands Foundation is up to it again this year, gearing up to bring you the Big Blue Test even bigger than before!

We're in our fourth year of the Big Blue Test, and so far…

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Type-1er Here and Aiming BIG

Posted on June 18, 2012 at 1:16am 1 Comment

Hi there friends!

"I CAN do this with your help. All you have to do it press share and let the inspiration begin.

Hey there. My name is Heather and I have been living with Type-1 Diabetes for ten years. Every day I not only have to regulate my blood glucose levels by pricking my finger, administering insulin injections, and endlessly counting carbs, but I am also challenged to accept diabetes as a permanent part of who I am. Diabetes is not a disease in my eyes, it is not a…

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New Diabetes Mentor Program Seeking Support

Posted on November 30, 2011 at 2:10pm 7 Comments

Hi there! I'm a 21year old UC Berkeley student and was diagnosed when I was 11. I recently developed and started a mentorship program called Diabetes Relationship Building for Empowering Youth (DRBEY). I have been emailing Manny in hopes of building some community support, and he suggested I appeal to all of you.

Tomorrow, Thursday December 2nd I will pitch the DRBEY program project for a grant that will sustain the program throughout the first year of operation. I am very excited,…

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At 2:46pm on November 22, 2013, Linda G said…

Did you get my message Heather??
These folks are interested in joining...I would just like to give them as leaflet with further info.
linda

At 12:57pm on November 21, 2013, Linda G said…

Heather...sending you a pm with my address. I need some flyers (in Eng.) to hand out...there are 5 people in mind whom I wish to invite to Tu. yes...an email would work, but I wanted something more! Wanted a bit of a nice touch. One would be for a student of mine's family. 10 years old...was dx this week with a bg of 720. So....is that possible?
linda in canada

At 7:56am on November 6, 2013, Richard157 said…

Hello Heather, thanks for the friendship!!

I see that it is your Birthday, and I hope it is a wonderful day for you!!

At 4:03pm on September 5, 2013, Manny Hernandez said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!

At 4:10am on September 5, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES HEATHER!!
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At 12:45am on September 5, 2013, rick phillips said…

Heather Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 1:48pm on August 13, 2013, Marie B said…

here's the pug club that met at that park
http://www.pugslife.org/group/sfbayareapugs

I guess they moved the meetup to another park in SF

At 1:51pm on March 4, 2013, Marie B said…

heather, I don't think I'm following you on Twitter. Im @MarieBe

also, would you post your handle to this Group?
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/twitterbetics

At 6:56am on November 20, 2012, Doris D said…

Hey Heather I missed something...................Anyway Marie B told me in chat to ask u for the brochers after I had send Emily Watson a shout out for them Please send them to me if u need my address I'll pm it to u but I think that Emily has it thanks

At 8:33am on September 5, 2012, Stress said…

Happy Birthday Heather!!1

 
 
 

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