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A day of days!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lostt Nov 6, 2013. 3 Replies

I just finished up with my new doc, reviewed all the labs, the previous labs, the data and,"You're not diabetic! In your case, I can do more for you by adjusting your diet and getting you to do…Continue

The things beer does to me!

Started this discussion. Last reply by JustLookin Jul 23, 2012. 6 Replies

It's been a interesting last few days, not overly bad, just frustrating at times, amusing at others! I managed to gather my temper before I ripped into a innocent soul needlessly, not her fault! I…Continue

Howdy! I'm new here!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lostt Jun 7, 2012. 10 Replies

I’ve been branded, tattooed, wrapped and thrown to thee wolves in Apr 2011 by the good Doctor who constantly leaves me perplexed and puzzled as I wonder what’s a pre- diabetic, now a Type 2? “Here!…Continue


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A day of days!

I just finished up with my new doc, reviewed all the labs, the previous labs, the data and,"You're not diabetic! In your case, I can do more for you by adjusting your diet and getting you to do exercising, if you did nothing - at the worst - pre-diabetic"Made my day! :)See More
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This event has already occurred, but you can still see the recording here.JOHN MASTROTOTAROVice President of Research and DevelopmentJohn J. Mastrototaro, Ph.D. is Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Research, Technology and Business Development at Medtronic Diabetes.  Prior to this position, he was Vice President of Global Clinical, Scientific & Health…See More
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
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April 1, 2011
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5.8 , Mar 2012
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Diet and Exercise
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Hmmm… silly, imaginative, curious, motivated, dazzled with curious new concepts or things not caring where it leads… got bored, went back to university… those poor profs! :)

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Reversing nerve damage

Posted on June 15, 2012 at 5:55am 2 Comments

Came across this story in my neck of the woods for those have or experiencing nerve damage issues, looks promising even if they are reinventing a compound that already exists as a topical cream, still in the "pipe", maybe 6 years before release if it gets past phase 3...


Nope, they won't say which compound is the… Continue

Howdy all

Posted on May 5, 2012 at 5:35am 0 Comments

was diagnosed or "branded" in Apr 2011, its been a interesting journey, discovering and learning along the way, fixing things here and there....

Accomplished a great deal in a short time, and that i like! i shrunk and got my sugars under control which suits me! :)

Change is good...Well, at least thats everyone keeps pounding into my head!


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At 9:12pm on May 4, 2012, MatthewHubbard said…

Welcome home! Being diagnosed and living with Diabetes is one of the hardest things anyone can ever go through. However, you no longer have to do it alone. TuDiabetes is a great place to seek support, information, advice, and general friendship. Be sure to introduce yourself on the forums; tell us your story. Also, take part in a conversation or lose yourself in the tons and tons of information. If you need any help or have any questions, feel free to ask! - Matt

At 9:11am on May 4, 2012, catlover said…

HI Lostt- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 1:22pm on May 3, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Lostt....fellow Canadian!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 9:26am on May 3, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 7:39am on May 3, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!




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