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Kathy replied to RobinA's discussion 'New and questioning...'
"I would say your doctor is right and you can have both reactive hypoglycemia and diabetes at the same time. As a result I would treat you as if you had both. Usually reactive hypoglycemia is a precursor to diabetes so you don't want to ignore…"
Mar 4, 2013
Kathy replied to Kenny!'s discussion 'You know youre a diabetic when.....'
"when you have to buy an a tote bag since a purse will no longer work because of all the supplies one must carry to take care of one's diabetes."
Mar 4, 2013
Kathy replied to Kenny!'s discussion 'You know youre a diabetic when.....'
"You know you are a person with diabetes and food allergies when you take longer than anyone else to go grocery shopping because you spend time reading not only the nutrional label but the ingredient list as well."
Mar 4, 2013
Kathy replied to MKSSS's discussion 'Too early for Neuropathy?' in the group Neuropathy
"While neuropathy usually happens after years of high blood sugars it can happen to those of us who have not had diabetes that long as well. I have it and it is aggravated whenever I eat corn or corn byproducts. For me avoiding corn helps a lot, but…"
Feb 19, 2013
Kathy joined Brian's group

Keeping Diabetes FUN...!?

Let's keep the "Big D" Fun!Seriously, here's a place where poking a little fun at the situation may lighten the mood- just a bitSee More
Feb 19, 2013
Kathy replied to pro's discussion 'Disability Tax Credit and Type 2 Diabetes'
"I think the only disability that qualifies for a tax credit is if one is blind or legally blind. I know as a Deaf person I certainly don't qualify. Why the discrepancy I don't have the slightest idea but I do know that legally blind people…"
Feb 19, 2013
Kathy replied to brownchops's discussion 'Feet!!'
"First of all, not all foot problems are caused by high blood sugars over a long perid of time. They can also be caused by other reasons. The thing is it sounds like your co-worker has had ongoing problems with his feet for a long time. My question…"
Feb 19, 2013
Kathy replied to Sagwabetes's discussion 'Has anyone here won a Social Security Disability case?'
"Yes there is but I am going to suggest that you get a disability attorney to help you.The attorney will know how to fight for you and how to present your case in the best light. And they will be able to tell you what state your disability needs to…"
Feb 19, 2013

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To share with others going through similar experiences. If there are others who are Deaf and have Diabetes I would love to hear from you.
Date diagnosed
October 1, 2004
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Shots, Diet and Exercise

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At 7:35am on May 7, 2011, Timsma said…
Hi Kathy, I got the email from Mary. Thanks for sharing with us all what has been going on for you. I'm SO, SO sorry for all you've been having to deal with! Glad to hear you stuck to your guns with those doctors. Ugh. I can't imagine having to though. I'm happy to hear she is getting better though, and hoping she will be able to come home soon. I'm sending you many (((((HUGS)))))!!!! Hang tough kiddo!

Hmmm,,,,,,I've typed this message 3 times now, and clicked on SEND, but it isn't sending it to you! What the heck?!?!?! I guess I will have to just post this in your comment area. Sorry!
At 1:30pm on March 20, 2011, Trisha01 said…
Of course it is ok! :), and thank you!
At 7:39pm on March 16, 2009, Linda G said…
Hello! How's it all going Kathy.....do you have any questions/comments/suggestions? Look up some of the groups in tu.diabetes when you get the chance!

I am part of the Welcome Committee and was just checking in on you to make sure you are aware of all that TuDiabetes has to offer. We would love to hear from you so here is a helpful link where you can read about all the things you can do in the community.


I look forward to hearing from you again soon.
At 9:18pm on August 19, 2008, Faelene Ford said…
thanks for adding me. I live very close to shorline on greenwood thought it would be cool to know someone close..I hope you are enjoying the rain I sure am, wash out all the smog. Have a good night
At 1:11pm on June 1, 2008, Kathy said…
Thank you to all of you. I am glad I am here. This is a good way to meet others who understand what we deal with regarding Diabetes everyday.
At 8:38am on June 1, 2008, Doris D said…
Welcome to our family Kathy! Kristian done and said all I was going to so ENJOY and talk all you want to !!!!!
At 8:03am on June 1, 2008, Kristin said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes Kathy! I'm glad that you found this community!

When you get a chance, add a photo of yourself or something/someone that you love!
At 7:48am on June 1, 2008, Scott Strumello said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, Kathy! Glad you decided to join us here!
At 4:24am on June 1, 2008, Terrie said…
Hey Kathy:

Welcome to Tudiabetes. You'll find a lot of Great info and
Wonderful People here. Terrific A1c that you have there. (I can't get mine to move. Oh well, Good that it's not moving upwards).
I hope that you enjoy your stay here. If you have any questions there are plenty of Folks to answer them. Feel free to ask. :o)



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