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  • Boston, MA
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by nel Aug 21, 2010. 8 Replies

How would you feel if your diabetes was GONE?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janny Aug 5, 2010. 46 Replies

Anyone taking Lantus and uninsured?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Domo! May 17, 2009. 3 Replies


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"What a face... Thanks for sharing!"
Oct 17, 2014
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Jul 19, 2014
lizzistardust replied to Kathy's discussion 'Very HIGH blood sugars in Early pregnancy instead of LOWS?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Mine went up rather than down also, with both pregnancies, even though I had always heard you're likely to have lows at first. Not my body's plan!!!"
Jan 20, 2013
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1-2pm Pacific timeWhat time is this where you are? Join us for talks with two TuDiabetes members who have earned the Joslin Diabetes Center "gold" medal for living with diabetes for over 50 years!  Who better to give us an historical view of life with diabetes?  Hear their stories and ask questions.See More
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"He is precious, so cute!"
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Hello Everyone, thanks for stopping by! Here are some random facts about me: I usually end up choosing the broken shopping cart, with wheels that stick. I speak Portuguese. My cat eats romaine lettuce. I'm a portrait artist. I can use their, there and they're in their proper contexts. I love the discovery channel. I think that racism is silly. I'm not elderly but I love Canasta! I think tomatoes are gross. I'm trying to be a better Christian. I believe that flossing is essential. I've never watched Mary Poppins. I tried to memorize the dictionary when I was 12. My favorite color is burgundy.

"A wise man learns from others mistakes and a foolish man learns from his own"

"People ought to do what they want to do, what else are you alive for?" -James Baldwin

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At 7:09am on April 13, 2012, Angela said…

Hi Kathy! I too see Dr.Takoudes and I love her!! How was your birth experience at Beth Israel? Nice to meet you!

At 6:49am on April 9, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 6:36am on April 9, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Kathy...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 12:27am on April 9, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Kathy!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 9:09pm on August 15, 2011, Robyn said…
Beautiful Baby!! We were Dx'ed the same year with this wonderful "D".
At 12:40pm on June 10, 2011, Angela said…
Hi Kathy! I just wanted to say hello.I saw you are in Boston and thats where I get my diabetes care.I live 3 hrs away but its so worth the drive! I saw you on "oh baby".Congrat's on your little one :)!!
At 1:51pm on April 9, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Kathy.....
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 8:18am on April 9, 2011, Doris D said…
At 10:21am on December 7, 2010, 870allamerican said…
Hey Kathy, Just saying hi from another new englander.
At 3:47pm on December 5, 2010, Brunetta said…
Hi Kathy!! HowR U? last time this year I was in Boston, but it was not as cold as we are NOW in Ohio about 25 degress. but I am having a fabulous birthday
God Bless



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