Marie Torregrosa
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  • currently live in Sacramento, CA
  • Puerto Rico
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah May 13, 2009. 3 Replies


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Marie Torregrosa might attend Emily Coles's event

Live Interview with Dr. Alan Jacobson "Diabetes and Depression" at TuDiabetes homepage

March 13, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording! Alan M. Jacobson received his M.D. from the University of Chicago Medical School. He has been on the faculty of Harvard Medical School since 1973, and is now Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry. He started the Joslin Diabetes…See More
Mar 11
Marie Torregrosa commented on PJ's group 'Diabetics With Fibromyalgia'
"Igualmente Graciela...mi cunado es Argentino y soy de Puerto Rico, pero vivo en California."
Feb 27
Marie Torregrosa commented on PJ's group 'Diabetics With Fibromyalgia'
"I am T1 45yrs. i have both, polyneuropathies and fibro. I concur, it is difficult, especially if you work. For example, I am at home today 'cause I can't move (raining outside). I cope, but I am worried about work which adds to the stress.…"
Feb 27
Marie Torregrosa joined PJ's group

Diabetics With Fibromyalgia

A group to exchange information and just be there for each other.See More
Feb 27
Marie Torregrosa commented on Timothy's group 'T1 and DUPUYTRENS CONTRACTURE'
"I have it on both hands and feet. It is not a complication, but a predisposition to connective tissue disorders."
Nov 22, 2013
Marie Torregrosa joined Timothy's group


For type 1 diabetics who also have dupuytrens contracture or similar hand conditionsSee More
Nov 22, 2013
Marie Torregrosa replied to artwoman's discussion 'Meeting other TuD's in person'
"can you post when and where the conference will be? I live in Sacramento..."
Nov 20, 2013
Marie Torregrosa replied to Stuart's discussion 'Our minds, our thinking... ???' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"First, I want to thank all of you for sharing your lives with those of us who have lived with DT1 for a long time. This is a place where people understand where I am coming from and where we share similarities. Not everyone gets it! I have had T1…"
Nov 20, 2013
Marie Torregrosa is attending Emily Coles's event

TuDiabetes Master Chat Series Sessions 8 & 9: Informed Consent in Insulin Therapy, How & Why Hypoglycemia Symptoms Change Over Time at TuDiabetes homepage

November 20, 2013 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
3:30pm PDT Informed Consent in Insulin Therapy, presented by Barbara MacDonald4:10pm PDT How & Why Hypoglycemia Symptoms Change Over Time, presented by Stewart Lozano In 2011 Teachers College Columbia University launched its solely online Master of Science in Diabetes Education and Management program. This 36-credit inter-professional master's program is offered to clinicians who are currently in or interested in the diabetes field. As part of a course requirement, students will present…See More
Nov 20, 2013
Marie Torregrosa replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Joslin Medalist Program' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"Tom and Richard, I am curious, when you became diabetic, how was it treated and, where you juvenile diabetics?"
Nov 1, 2013
Marie Torregrosa replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Joslin Medalist Program' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"I need 5 more years...I used to be a patient at the Joslin Clinic back in 1970-71. I wonder if they still have my records..."
Nov 1, 2013
Marie Torregrosa joined Robert Yancey's group

Type1 for 30 Plus Years

For those who've had Type 1 diabetes for a long time. I don't really care how long. Just long.
Nov 1, 2013
Marie Torregrosa replied to T2wifeofaT1's discussion 'I don't even know where to post. Marriage type I, CKD, end stage renal failure, dialysis.. Grrr'
"I agree, and frankly, he probably doesn't have it in him to give anything to you right now--don't expect it. Therefore, you will have to seek support outside your family nucleus. If he wants to die, it is his choice. I don't want to…"
Nov 29, 2012
Marie Torregrosa replied to Roberta's discussion 'Help!! Rapid Weight Gain'
"Yes, it is the insulin. This is why some teenage girls stop using insulin so they can loose weight (they are dying too). One of the functions of insulin is to store fat. Have you checked your thyroid? This might be the problem. Also, age and gender…"
Nov 29, 2012
Marie Torregrosa replied to Karen's discussion 'Eye Exam :('
"Don't worry. I have had "spots" for several years now without progression. This is not to say that you should not be mindful to keep your sugars at bay and to pay attention to your kidneys (you might be spilling some protein) they…"
Nov 29, 2012
Marie Torregrosa replied to MomofMar's discussion 'Fever and ketones'
"I am a T1 diabetic x 54yrs. When I was a kid and became ill, my doctor would push fluids to help with the ketones. What your daughter is experiencing is very common and it is hard when you don't feel like eating and the sugars are slightly high…"
Nov 29, 2012

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At 8:10pm on May 19, 2009, Lois said…

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You're welcome.

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At 7:48pm on May 19, 2009, Carrie J said…
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At 11:16am on May 19, 2009, Stacey :0)~ said…
You're very welcome! Hope you have a fun day!!
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At 9:49pm on May 18, 2009, Lois said…

Welcome and happy birthday!

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At 11:42pm on April 17, 2009, Patti Burns said…
HI Marie, Welcome to tudiabetes! Here you will find alot going on as I have for over a year now lots of friends and support. Good to have you with us. Patti L.
At 8:19pm on April 17, 2009, Scott said…
Hi Marie! Don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions!

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