Michele Kennedy
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  • Durham, NC
  • United States
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Scott Wilkins replied to Michele Kennedy's discussion 'Anyone Have Pain and Weakness in Buttocks and Thighs - Peripheral Artery Disease?' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"I had similar symptoms, but found out that I'm one of the types that Lipitor doesn't work right. Once I stopped taking that, my pain and weakness cleared up. If you on this drug, check with you doc about that."
Nov 16, 2012
Janice replied to Michele Kennedy's discussion 'Anyone Have Pain and Weakness in Buttocks and Thighs - Peripheral Artery Disease?' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"Hi Michele, For the past few months, I've been experiencing the same symptoms. I haven't yet talked to my doctor about it, because I don't want him to put me on more medications. One thing that works on a temporary basis, is Extra…"
Sep 8, 2012
Michele Kennedy replied to Michele Kennedy's discussion 'Anyone Have Pain and Weakness in Buttocks and Thighs - Peripheral Artery Disease?' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"Yes, those have been ruled out. It's not a nerve pain. It's more like a dull ache and extreme weakness. Thanks for the suggestion though :-)"
Aug 26, 2012
catlover left a comment for Michele Kennedy
"Hi Michele- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community."
Aug 26, 2012
Sue R. replied to Michele Kennedy's discussion 'Anyone Have Pain and Weakness in Buttocks and Thighs - Peripheral Artery Disease?' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"Has your doctor ruled out sciatica/disc problems? I had that and it luckily cleared up within a few months."
Aug 26, 2012
Frank Marcus Sabatini replied to Michele Kennedy's discussion 'Anyone Have Pain and Weakness in Buttocks and Thighs - Peripheral Artery Disease?' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"I've been Type 1 since 1957 and have had peripheral artery disease for about 15 years, I have 28 inches of stents in my legs all placed in numerous angioplasty procedures. I now have my legs "roto rooted" about every 6 months. My…"
Aug 25, 2012
Michele Kennedy is now friends with JaninaWalker and shoshana27
Aug 25, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Michele Kennedy
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Michele... 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.…"
Aug 25, 2012
Michele Kennedy replied to Kimb's discussion 'How many of us 20+ers have another autoimmune diagnosis?' in the group I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!
"Hi All. I've had type 1 for 32 yrs. I also have hypothyroidism, although oddly, after about 10 yrs on meds (low dose), I no longer needed my Synthroid, and my bloodwork has now been normal for over 10 yrs. I also have Psoriatic Arthritis, and…"
Aug 25, 2012
Michele Kennedy joined Kayla's group
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I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!

This group is for people out there who were born with or close to born with diabetes and have had it for a long time. I have had it for about 21yrs now and it's very hard to find people and talk to others who are dealing with the same issues I am.See More
Aug 25, 2012
shoshana27 left a comment for Michele Kennedy
"WELCOME MICHELE TO THIS WONDERFUL SITE."
Aug 25, 2012
Michele Kennedy added a discussion to the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
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Anyone Have Pain and Weakness in Buttocks and Thighs - Peripheral Artery Disease?

Hi all. I'm brand new to this site. I've had type 1 for 32 yrs. I have been diagnosed with a few complications - neuropathy in my feet, cataracts (newly diagnosed - just watching for now), kidney disease (but it's been stable for a long time), hypertension, high cholesterol, retinopathy. I also have Psoriatic arthritis.But, by far, my most limiting problem is weakness in my legs that makes it impossible for me to any longer walk more than a few blocks. Some days it's impossible for me to…See More
Aug 25, 2012
Michele Kennedy replied to Sam I am's discussion 'Complications--not the common ones we are warned about....' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"Hi all. I'm brand new to this site. I've had type 1 for 32 yrs. I have been diagnosed with a few complications - neuropathy in my feet, cataracts (newly diagnosed - just watching for now), kidney disease (but it's been stable for a…"
Aug 25, 2012
Michele Kennedy joined Robert Yancey's group
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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.
Aug 25, 2012
Michele Kennedy joined Manny Hernandez's group
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For users of any model of the Medtronic Minimed Paradigm insulin pump.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin…See More
Aug 25, 2012
Michele Kennedy is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Aug 25, 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?
support
Date diagnosed
November 9, 1980
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Paradigm
Tell us more about you (optional)
Type 1 for over 30 yrs. Pump user for over 15 yrs. Current in nursing school pursuing second career as a nurse practitioner specializing in diabetes.

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At 9:12am on August 26, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Michele- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community.

At 7:30pm on August 25, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Michele...
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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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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!
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 6:53pm on August 25, 2012, shoshana27 said…

WELCOME MICHELE TO THIS WONDERFUL SITE.

At 2:49pm on August 25, 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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