"Well, I mean, what else can you really say? Everyone has faults and weaknesses, but to see anyone as a lower life form because they're different than you is just ignorant. Diversity is not only essential to our mental maturity it's…"
I am not new to diabetes in the least. I was diagnosed in 1987 at the age of 4 with Type 1, and i've been a Minimed pump user since 2000. Diabetes has always been there but i don't think it has ever been center stage for me.…"
"Hi everyone, I am a fairly new Type 2. I was dx on May 31st of this year. Until April of this year I was with the one I thought to be the love of my life. I was with her and her 3 kids for about 6 years. My world, at that time crashed down around me…"
"I know exactly what you mean...I wear mine like a badge of honor. It's not an easy thing to go through 30 years with diabetes...I'm not emberassed by it at all. If someone wouldn't date me because of this, I wouldn't want their…"
"Yeah, I know how you feel...I had to retire from a supervisory position because I had to stand all day and I started getting wounds on my feet that wouldn't heal, while at the same time I lost alot of my vision, so I had to go on disability for…"
Hi Karin! Welcome to Tudiabetes. There are many friendly people here and lots of support and advice. I have T2 as well and I'm taking Metformin along with watching my diet and exercising. BTW, I think your cat is adorable.
Welcome to the TuDiabetes family, Karin. I am a project/product manager too. What area do you work on?
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