Kandace :)
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  • Tacoma, WA
  • United States
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Linda G left a comment for Kandace :)
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Kandace..... 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…"
Oct 21, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Kandace :)
"Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Kandace..... Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going ♥ Do you have any questions or comments?"
Oct 21, 2011
brokenpole left a comment for Kandace :)
"Happy Birthday, Kandace!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Oct 21, 2011
tribalstew left a comment for Kandace :)
"minimed 722, i'm in the army in wa"
Mar 13, 2011
Kandace :) is now friends with Lilly, Kendra and Ryan
Feb 9, 2011
QbMaya commented on Kandace :)'s blog post 'embarrassed of diabetes?'
"I was embarrassed of my pump while I had it so I went off. Otherwise, I could care less who sees me taking a shot or measuring my glucose. That being said, the people in my life are very supportive and even those that are fearful of blood suck it up…"
Feb 9, 2011
Amy commented on Kandace :)'s blog post 'embarrassed of diabetes?'
"Hi Kandace, I think I know exactly how you feel. I used to feel the exact same way, most especially ever since I started using an insulin pump. I first got my pump about 10 years ago, when I went to college. I was so embarrassed to wear a pump and…"
Feb 8, 2011
James Brogan V commented on Kandace :)'s blog post 'embarrassed of diabetes?'
"I have to admit I have been embarrased when I'm out and trying to talk to a girl, I keep my pouch with my Meter, Alchol pads and lancets and pen needle tips on my hip or belt loop at all times while out and Insulin Pen and a pack of Glucose…"
Feb 8, 2011
Jake commented on Kandace :)'s blog post 'embarrassed of diabetes?'
"I know exactly how you feel. I'm not ashamed or anything, I just prefer not to get drilled with questions. This is still very new to me so maybe it will wear off."
Feb 8, 2011
Kendra commented on Kandace :)'s blog post 'embarrassed of diabetes?'
"I think the only thing I am embarrassed about it the fact that when people ask me about it they automatically assume I gave diabetes to myself, which is not the case. I just say we have to keep our head held high and move on. We are just like…"
Feb 6, 2011
TooTall commented on Kandace :)'s blog post 'embarrassed of diabetes?'
"Let me try and relate what I have experianced to you like this.... when I was diagnosed around 22 years ago in elementary school kids alienated me because they were afraid they would catch it and the teachers forced me to eat snacks out in the hall…"
Feb 6, 2011
Jesus Ingles commented on Kandace :)'s blog post 'embarrassed of diabetes?'
"When I was first diagnosed, I did feel embarrased about having diabetes and testing in public. But the more that I took classes and the more I learned, the less embarrased I felt about it. I normally don't test in front of everyone, but I…"
Feb 5, 2011
Chadd commented on Kandace :)'s blog post 'embarrassed of diabetes?'
"I'm not embarressed about having diabetes, what I'm embarrassed about it is having lows in public. I know that is an oxymoron statement. Although, I don't hide my pump or other items from public view. I'm embarrassed in needing…"
Feb 5, 2011
Kandace :) is now friends with chase simonton and Mariah
Feb 4, 2011
Ryan commented on Kandace :)'s blog post 'embarrassed of diabetes?'
"I've never felt embarrassed about having diabetes..BUT..I do get irritated when trying to explain what diabetes is to someone that doesn't know what it is. When someone finds out I have diabetes the usual response I get is, "Oh wow, I…"
Feb 4, 2011
Doris D liked Kandace :)'s blog post embarrassed of diabetes?
Feb 3, 2011

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
A place to go and read about peoples experiences
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
8.1
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm

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embarrassed of diabetes?

Posted on February 1, 2011 at 11:00pm 34 Comments

Hey guys, so lately I have been getting really embaressed about my diabetes. I don't want people to know that I have diabetes so sometimes I don't wear my pump because I don't like when people look at my pocket and ask me what is in my pocket and start asking me a lot of quesitons about diabetes and what it's like and all that stuff. Whenever I am with people who I am not really familiar with I always try to hide my pump… Continue

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At 9:55pm on October 21, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Kandace.....
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 :)
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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!
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At 3:36pm on October 21, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Kandace.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going ♥ Do you have any questions or comments?
At 5:37am on October 21, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Kandance. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 5:25am on October 21, 2011, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Kandace!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 12:55pm on March 13, 2011, tribalstew said…
minimed 722, i'm in the army in wa
At 5:09pm on January 27, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR WORLD WIDE LOVING, CARING, & UNDERSTANDING FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!
At 3:00pm on January 27, 2011, Linda G said…
WELCOME HOME Kandace.......
At 12:44pm on January 27, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Kandace- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 10:38am on January 27, 2011, Marie B said…
hi Candace, welcome! Please join our NW Group
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/usnorthwest
At 10:29am on January 27, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
 
 
 

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