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Michael Dobies replied to Raven Hughes's discussion 'Anyone from Washington?'
"Hello Raven, I used to be but have since left. I can't say I miss all the rain over there. :-)"
Feb 23
Michael Dobies commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Hello All, Just got signed up to run a Half. It's been a long time since I've done any substantial running and never for this long. I'm glad to have found this group and will absorb any knowledge of experience I can soak up from you…"
Feb 21
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Diabetics who run Marathons!

Diabetics who run Marathons!
Feb 21
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Feb 19
Michael Dobies replied to Valerie's discussion 'What about you?'
"1. Cranberry juice, not really by choice, but it works best. 2. Not sure what it's called, but it doesn't make a lot of noise and it's somewhat soft. 3. The one-touch ultra-link 4. bottom shelf in our bathroom. 5. I don't use…"
Jan 4, 2012
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Dec 21, 2011
Michael Dobies replied to Ms.Tookie's discussion 'My first day on Tudiabetes! Yaaay!!!'
"Welcome to Tudiabetes, Ms. Tookie. I hope you find encouragement here!"
Dec 12, 2011
Michael Dobies replied to Robyn's discussion 'UPDATE...NOV 28th Vitrectomy 8:30 AM'
"Thanks Marie for the news. I'm really glad it went well for Robyn!!"
Nov 28, 2011
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Nov 18, 2011
Michael Dobies posted a status
"Ingenious Marketing or Complete Annoyance? You Decide."
Nov 18, 2011
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"please vote 4 my Jeep story on Facebook…"
Nov 17, 2011
Michael Dobies replied to Robyn's discussion 'UPDATE...NOV 28th Vitrectomy 8:30 AM'
"I'll be praying for you Robyn that all goes well for you! Michael"
Nov 17, 2011
Michael Dobies posted a status
"I need your help! Can you please vote for my Jeep story on FB(as much as you can as often as can, THX):"
Nov 11, 2011
Michael Dobies posted a status
"I need your help! Can you please vote for my Jeep story on FB(as much as you can as often as can, THX):"
Nov 10, 2011
Michael Dobies replied to Mike S.'s discussion 'Dumb People Comments!'
"Totally agree!"
Nov 9, 2011
Michael Dobies replied to Mike S.'s discussion 'Dumb People Comments!'
"This cracks me up!"
Nov 9, 2011

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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?
Support & Friendship.
Date diagnosed
November 24, 1978
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Paradigm Veo

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At 11:17pm on October 7, 2011, Joanne said…
Michael, Just wanted to write and say thanks for all the love, support & prayers during this past week. It was a deeply tragic and sad time for our family and very difficult for both Pete & Becca . Hoping to just have a quiet Sat/Sunday till he has to go back to Pittsburgh and just be able to enjoy the fact we have each other. It was hard to watch Rickey's family suffer thru this tremendous heartache.
I appreciate the friendships I have here. You guys are just so great.
Love, Joanne
At 10:24am on September 18, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Michael.....
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 5:25am on September 18, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday to my great friend,Michael. I wish for you a most wonderful day and many,many more. ENJOY YOUR DAY!!! Reed
At 4:50am on September 18, 2011, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Michael!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 5:57pm on August 10, 2011, Julia said…
Yeah! It is pretty hot! Camp did make a huge difference and I met someone that lives fairly close to me. They kept our readings a little on the high side because I think they didnt want us to go low. They gave us glucose tabs if we were under 100! Camp was the best experience ever! I wouldnt be surprised if I went back next year.
At 4:02am on July 26, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Michael I was tinkering with my computer and wiped everything out plese if you want send me a friend request. Reed,the Seagator
At 8:10am on May 23, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Hey,Michael. Just sent you a message and just saw the house photos they are great. So glad you found this place. Much happiness to all the Dobies. Reed
At 5:20pm on January 19, 2011, Robyn said…
Thank you Michael!! My eyes will be okay...good doctors and thankful for the treatments. Have a good day and take care.
At 9:43am on October 1, 2010, Emily said…
Hi Michael,

I lived in CO my whole life-Evergreen growing up and Boulder for school. I moved to Washington in January for a job working in Type 1 research at Benaroya Research Institute.

What is your story? How did you end up in Golden?

Take care,
At 9:33am on September 30, 2010, Doris D said…
Come 'on back Michael! Missed you!

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Tudiabetes iPad app?

Posted on June 30, 2012 at 8:45am 2 Comments

Has anyone built or begun looking at building a tudiabetes app for the iPad?

I'm curious what anyone would like to see in it if it got created; features options etc?
Who knows I might get motivated to build it just maybe....


Power Steering Pump... the rest of the story.

Posted on November 22, 2010 at 5:40am 0 Comments

So Shirley, Mercy & I were driving to Costco, we got to a light which was prior…


Has anyone ever heard this story?

Posted on May 2, 2010 at 6:50am 14 Comments

So I was talking to my Doctor last visit and she stated there was a patient(Wasn't her patient);
two years after being diagnosed, who was complaining
about how painful her finger sticks were. That patient's Doctor asked her: "Well,
how often do you change your lancits"?

The patient replied. "Oh, you can change them?"



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