Kirk Slusher
  • 62, Male
  • El Paso, TX
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim May 17, 2014. 9 Replies


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Jim replied to Kirk Slusher's discussion 'Long termer'
"Same here, I hate shots and drawing of blood at Dr office. Must be a control issue! One time I nearly passed out and had to lay down for a few minutes."
May 17, 2014
rick (aka: #blankieboy) replied to Kirk Slusher's discussion 'Long termer'
"40 Years for me on June 21. From Day 1 I gave my own injections. I even ask if I can give my own Flu shots, everything, I hate someone else giving me an injection. i swear I can lay the ti[ of a needle on my skin and tell if giving the injection in…"
May 17, 2014
Brunetta replied to Kirk Slusher's discussion 'Long termer'
"I have had diabetes for 46 years, I agree with you Kirk:Test, take meds, test, take meds, control your food intake, test!!! However, I am not at all OCD, just vigilante. And HE is with us always. Thanks , Kirk God Bless, Brunetta"
May 17, 2014
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_Danny_ replied to Kirk Slusher's discussion 'Long termer'
"You are the man Kirk! You have inspired me since the early days of the DOC. Keep on fighting the good fight."
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Kirk Slusher replied to Kirk Slusher's discussion 'Long termer'
"Test, take meds, test, take meds, control your food intake, test!!!"
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At 6:18am on July 14, 2011, Linda G said…
Thanks for the reply Kirk! 54 years with diabetes. You were but a little squirt when diagnosed. Do you remember life B.D.? (Before Diabetes)
You're doing're A1c is a work of art, and judging by your profile pic, you are very active. Looking forward to hiking with your great grand kids :)
I'm 2 years younger than you, however haven't had it for nearly as long....but dang it, I'm going to be skiing with my oldest grandchild this Winter (he'll be turning 4 in November)!!
Keep at it!!
At 4:47am on July 14, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Kirk......
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 7:24am on February 14, 2010, noor said…

At 4:13pm on January 7, 2010, clarence haynes said…
Dear KIRK, Thanks for wanting to be involved.At my young age of 92, I am amazed at the info that can be gleaned by learning to use this technology especially for diabetics over 90 making a difference all over the world.Our BLUE ROSE DIABETES FOUNDATION website will be up and running soon.We are a group of diabetics helping those who falls through the cracks.Check out our website, give us your opinion and seehow you can contribute.Your story needs to be told of how one that follow the rules CAN live a healthy diabetes life.Will keep in touch. AMIGO
At 8:40pm on August 29, 2009, Muhammad said…
Its really Great the fact that you lived all this years with diabetes and had no complications
I wish you love, health and happiness foreverr :)
At 10:52am on July 15, 2009, Linda G said…
You're welcome Kirk. Nice to have you in the fold....take care, and keep in touch....linda.
At 5:27pm on July 14, 2009, Linda G said…

Best Wishes on your Special Day Kirk. Wow....AMAZING A1c!!!
At 4:11pm on July 14, 2009, Chelsea said…
hi happy birthday
At 8:53am on July 14, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
Happy birthday, Kirk!!! Have a great day!
At 8:17am on July 1, 2009, Tiffany Rodriguez said…
yea i test when i wake up, b4 brkfst, 2 hrs after, b4 lunch, 2 hrs after, b4 dinner, 2 hrs after and if i go to sleep late i test again before i do my Lantus and if i wake up middle of night low, test twice. so 7 to 10 tests a day. I take a shot every meal and at night lantus, between meals if i've ate fast food or sweets, ill take another shot to correct, so between 4 - 6 shots a day.



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