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Programmers, computer hardware lovers, web wizards with diabetes are all welcome in here.
Jan 27, 2010

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September 20, 1998
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Posted on October 13, 2007 at 5:15am 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with Diabetes some 9 years ago. It has been an uphill battle from the very beginning. I was iniially considered to have had Type 2. I spent a couple of years very miserable on oral meds like Glucophage. Within 9 months of diagnosis I lost 100 pounds. I was very sick. I finally ended up in the hospital with DKA. Now many years later I am finally getting a pump. I chose the Medtronic Minimed 522. I know my life and control will be much better. I am excited to start it next week.… Continue

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At 7:20am on October 16, 2007, Joe said…
Hi Robert, I've had my MM pump (722) for a year now and I think it's great. Welcome.
At 2:23pm on October 14, 2007, Manny Hernandez said…
Welcome to the family, Robert! I am glad about your switch to the pump. I am a pumper too: Minimed as well, but the 515.
At 5:37am on October 13, 2007, Doris D said…
Welcome to our growing family Robert! Another Type 1 goody! I'm a Type 1 too and so is my oldest!!
At 9:44pm on October 12, 2007, Chris Bishop said…
Hi Robert
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