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Posted on August 23, 2008 at 3:30pm 3 Comments

Six years ago, I told my endocrinologist, "yeah ok"... to all his directives regarding my new T2 diagnosis. After all, I was seeing him for Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and was more concerned with THAT condition. I kind of "poo-pooed" the T2 dx. I took the glucophage, but really wasn't consistent with exercise, low carb diet, or monitoring my BG levels.

Instead of weight coming off, The weight would come on, and not BUDGE when I attempted to step things up a few notches. After reaching my… Continue

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At 9:11am on September 27, 2011, SAMANTHA said…
hi lisa i noticed you are in cali . I wanted to stop by and say hello. I am in cali as well orange county.
At 6:32pm on October 30, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
At 12:20pm on September 17, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
Hope you can make it to the meet & greet in San Francisco next Tuesday:
At 8:31pm on September 13, 2008, Sohair Abdel-Rahman said…

At 7:44pm on August 25, 2008, Sohair Abdel-Rahman said…
Thank you very much Lisa for your comment and greeting in Arabic? Very sweet about the little girl.I am glad I am a pediatrician because I can hug my patients.Kids are the best thing in life.I have 2 grown up children who are great,loving and helping others.
Wish to see you in poetry club,love your kind smile
At 7:33pm on August 25, 2008, Karen said…
Little kids with diabetes are amazing to me and have such courage. When I was 8 and diagnosed I think it might have been easier as tight control was not even known about. I had one shot in the a.m. and went about my day, snacking and eating my meals and went totally by how I felt, easier, but I am sure I was high most of the day, oooo and ended up in the ER too many times, my poor parents. Well anyway Chicago is beautiful, I live in a suburb. My husband was in CA last week and this week he is in GA, poor guy. Weather today here was to die for, humdity has left us and it was low 80's all day, did your husband tell you that??!! :)
At 7:51pm on August 24, 2008, saundra barragan said…
Hi Lisa,
Thank you for the good wishes. You have certainly been through the mill. I have to smile about the shared experiences of visitors. But today I spent a good amount of time laughing with one of my grandsons. He just loves Chuck Norris and brought his new Chuck Norris book over to read to me. This was the funniest thing I have heard for a long time. The house was full but everyone came to see what was going on. I will have to find out the true name of this book. It is worth buying for the laughter. It was so nice to see everyone and the kids. I am tired and will go to bed early, but I feel stronger and am no longer afraid. I have received so much caring and support from so many people and have met new ones like you. I truly appreciate the friendship and sharing and support Our family here means so much to me. I am so glad you are part of us and my new friend.
Blessings be to you
At 7:29pm on August 24, 2008, Federico Romano said…
Thanks for the comment, as you might figured out I'm Iralian and Swedish, Federico not really a Swedish name, great H1Ac, good luck
At 5:59pm on August 24, 2008, Scott Strumello said…
Welcome to the TuDiabetes community, Lisa!
At 1:16pm on August 24, 2008, Melissa Lee said…
Lisa, great start to your profile! And I love to see you've joined so many groups. Just to introduce myself, I'm MelissaBL, one of the admins. I'm a teacher myself, and a type 1. Glad to have you aboard.

You know, you might ask Kristin here about Hashimoto. I think I read where she was talking about being diagnosed with it.



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