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Maeryn and Parrformance are now friends
Dec 10, 2012
Maeryn joined Sarah Kay's group

College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)

This group is for anyone who is in college and a diabetic. The topics discussed include how to handle exam stress and blood sugars, college humor, and all things related!See More
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Manny Hernandez's group

US - Northwest Diabetes

If you live in Oregon or Washington states and you are touched by diabetes, this group is for you.
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Sarah Howard's group

Diabetes and the environment

For those interested in the role that environmental toxins may play in the development of diabetes.
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined pinkyspurse's group

For People With Multiple Conditions

This is a support group for people with multiple medical conditions.
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined dgzee's group
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Manny Hernandez's group
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Sara's group

Athletic Diabetics

For all you athletes with diabetes (or wannabe athletes!) - a place to exchange workout tips and encouragement.
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Kristofer Ruiz's group

Musicians/Music Lovers

This group is pretty self-explanatory. Join for disscussions with musicians and music lovers. Discuss playing, listening, new discoveries, old favorites and that awsome axe you found in grandma's attic.
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Kristen's group

Young Adults with Diabetes

This is diabetics who are young adults (18-29).See More
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined amy mercer's group

Diabetes and Women

A group for women living with diabetes who want to share stories and ask questions about women's health issues: pregnancy, infertility, menustration etc.etc.
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Bill's group

New Diabetics.

This group is for people who just learned that they have Diabetes and anyone who wishes to help them out.
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Manny Hernandez's group

SF Bay Area Team

If you live anywhere around the San Francisco Bay Area and are touched by diabetes, this group is for you.
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Jordan Nogiec's group

Single Diabetic Teens

For Teens who are single
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Sohair Abdel-Rahman's group

Writers & Poets in tudiabetes

Are you a writer or a poet?Have you published any of your work?Do you support Art for Charity idea?See More
Dec 9, 2012
Maeryn joined Merietta's group

Musicians who are effected by diabetes

Do you find that your diabetes gets in the way of your music? Pricking your finger and then playing on them bugging you? Blood sugar drops in the middle of a performance? Highs keep you from practicing? Let's see how we can help each other.See More
Dec 9, 2012

Profile Information

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?
It'll be nice to interact with people who also are type 1 diabetics. I haven't met any since my diagnosis.
Date diagnosed
August 2, 2012
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
I can't get used to the idea of a pump lol.
Tell us more about you (optional)
I'm going to college in Oakland, but I live in Salem, OR. I was diagnosed right before leaving for college, which made everything a pretty huge adjustment. Right now I'm only taking lantus and doing some pretty vigorous exercise, and I'm VERY nervous about the day when I'll start having to count my carbs more carefully and take insulin.

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At 4:04pm on December 7, 2012, Linda G said…

Maeryn, I accepted you in the Diabetes Plus group....though nothing shows to that effect on your page...give it til tomorrow, and you still can't see that club's logo on you page...try again!

At 1:03pm on December 7, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Maeryn...
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,
click on "all groups". 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:
There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Teenagers with Type 1", "College Students with Diabetes" & "Young Adults with Diabetes".
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 12:07pm on December 7, 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 5:42am on December 7, 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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