Kelly Rawlings
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Health care insurance after graduation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Xanthasun Mar 5, 2010. 2 Replies

I think tudiabetes is great because ...

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People with diabetes who love Harry Potter

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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?
I want to feel the diabetes love.
Date diagnosed
September 1, 1973
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.7, 7, 6.9, 7.2, 7, 7.4, 6.7 (take that, diabetes!), 6.7, 6.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
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I live diabetes and work in diabetes! As a magazine editor for a major diabetes volunteer organization, I get to champion awareness and support on the clock and in my spare time. I think the diabetes online community ranks close to insulin in helping me live well. You can find me on Twitter (Wednesdays, especially, at 9 pm Eastern for the moderated Diabetes Social Media Advocacy chat, follow #dsma). Thanks, online friends, for fighting the good fight against diabetes of all types. I want cures. And #dprom, of course.

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At 8:11am on November 21, 2012, SEAGATOR said…


I got a great Thanksgiving gift...I do not need knee replacements. Shots and medication.

Have a great day.


At 12:37pm on November 19, 2012, SEAGATOR said…


I am seeing the orthopedic surgeon tomorrow for my knees. No doubt shots. I am going to ask him if there is a pain po;; O can take between shots.

BG 106.

Have a wonderful holiday.

Cold dreary rain here.


At 4:48pm on November 13, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Good evening. How are things with you today. How about recipes for we old folks who cannot eat onions garlic tofu good se4nsible recipes like Mother made BUT for diabetes.

I have been busy. Tomorrow is TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY) I am the 5th year as Leader. I belonged in MA too. Have lost 56 pounds and have kept it off 20 years. It is hard work.

Take care take time to relax.





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