Patricia Barbiero
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  • Hopatcong, NJ
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Patricia Barbiero replied to julez_79's discussion 'Once and for all: Can eating low carb be dangerous for me as a type 1 diabetic?'
"Hi Julez, There is a lot of great information on this website - including quite a few links Youtube interviews of several experts in this area of nutrition, and to peer reviewed literature about low carb / high fat diets:…"
Sep 25, 2012
Relentless-a-matic commented on Patricia Barbiero's blog post 'How did I get here?'
"1) your 113s minimuns: I see that people that get their blood glucose in control bring down their minimums. 2) Many say that gestational diabetes is as good a warning sign as those diagnosed as prediabetes. 3) Since your taking statin drug(s), my…"
Jun 20, 2012
Marie B left a comment for Patricia Barbiero
"glad to have you here with us, thanks for the add. is your dad type1 or 2?"
Jun 15, 2012
Marie B and Patricia Barbiero are now friends
Jun 15, 2012
PatientX commented on Patricia Barbiero's blog post 'How did I get here?'
"it does get better. At some point we have to let our bodies adjust to the lower numbers. Feel like low but its not. I am working on adjusting to being around 100 or so. I feel weird at 4:30 but i am working at not eating carbs but a light snack.…"
Jun 14, 2012
Patricia Barbiero joined Natalie ._c-'s group
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Type 2

A place to discuss EVERYTHING related to Type 2 -- diet, exercise, meds, insulin, complications, emotional stress, family relationships, diabetes police -- everything!See More
Jun 14, 2012
Patricia Barbiero joined shellyj's group
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Metformin 4 us

This group is for people who take Metformin and for those who would like to learn about it
Jun 14, 2012
Patricia Barbiero joined kassie's group
Jun 14, 2012
col09 commented on Patricia Barbiero's blog post 'How did I get here?'
"It does...one day at a time. For many months I was so overwhelmed and I told myself if I could step back and just work everyday just doing the basics I soon wouldn't feel too overwhelmed to start adding tools to my plate to take my care to the…"
Jun 14, 2012
Patricia Barbiero left a comment for Marie B
"Hi Marie - thanks for the welcome! Good to know that we are neighbors as well! =) I am so glad to have found this community."
Jun 14, 2012
Patricia Barbiero left a comment for Linda G
"Linda - thank you so much for your warm welcome. I can't tell you how touched I am at the open arms from this community!"
Jun 14, 2012
Patricia Barbiero posted a blog post

How did I get here?

I have known I was at high risk for diabetes for years. My dad is diabetic...and I had three pregnancies with gestational diabetes. I had a doctor tell me after my daughter that I was 100% guaranteed to develop diabetes based on my risk factors.But what did that all mean? I had followed my doctor's orders during all three pregnancies but no one ever explained to me what it all meant for me or for my babies other than concern that my babies would be too big. With my first son, they didn't even…See More
Jun 14, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Patricia Barbiero
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Patricia.... 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…"
Jun 14, 2012
Patricia Barbiero liked Phishery's group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
Jun 14, 2012
Patricia Barbiero joined Phishery's group
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Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group

This is a group for anyone that is using Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution in full or in part (using a very low carb diet of around 30g/day) to manage their diabetes.
Jun 14, 2012
Patricia Barbiero and brokenpole are now friends
Jun 14, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Support for managing my Type 2 Diabetes
Date diagnosed
May 11, 2012
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Diet and Exercise

Patricia Barbiero's Blog

How did I get here?

Posted on June 14, 2012 at 6:02pm 3 Comments

I have known I was at high risk for diabetes for years. My dad is diabetic...and I had three pregnancies with gestational diabetes. I had a doctor tell me after my daughter that I was 100% guaranteed to develop diabetes based on my risk factors.

But what did that all mean? I had followed my doctor's orders during all three…

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At 4:29am on June 15, 2012, Marie B said…

glad to have you here with us, thanks for the add. is your dad type1 or 2?

At 4:25pm on June 14, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Patricia....
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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 12:00pm on June 14, 2012, Marie B said…

Hi Patricia, welcome to the community! I see you just got the diagnosis. let me know if you have any questions about anything here. I live in Sussex County, just north of you.

At 10:54am on June 14, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.
Here's a link to help you get to know more about us: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

At 8:52am on June 14, 2012, brokenpole said…
Patricia, you are more than welcome. I am glad that I could help your day. There are so many good people here that are so willing to help. All you need to do is ask.
At 1:14am on June 14, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 6:01pm on June 13, 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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