Robert Yancey
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  • Gardner, KS
  • United States
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Elsa commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"I recently read something about inhaled insulin they are developing and testing. It is a very short acting insulin, and may be easier to use out in public...at restaurants, ball parks, etc than the pens. Regarding cures, they still perform the iffy…"
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shoshana27 commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"I HAD A GOOD DIABETES SPECIALIST IN PARIS, FRANCE, IN 1936. THAT MUST BE WHY I AM SO LUCKY TO BE WELL ( MORE OR LESS ) I WAS ALSO VERY STRICT ABOUT FOOD & EVERYTHING ELSE. IT IS MY NATURE I GUESS."
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shoshana27 commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"THIS PLACE IS AWSOME!"
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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.
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Marie B commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"here Rene, is our dexcom group http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/dexcomusers"
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Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Can anyone tell me about Dexcon or is it Dexcom??, that sounds like Star Wars."
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john commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"I keep seeing TV advertisements for new diabetes medications, but they are always aimed at Type2s. No one seems to advertise regarding new insulin types or new insulin pumps or anything regarding type 1. Being on very limited insurance, I am not…"
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Richard157 commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Hello Rene, many type 1 people have said the same thing on this and other diabetes websites, and Facebook. It is a very common myth, and probably always will be. Buddy,thirty years without a doctor was not good, but the doctors in your and my…"
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Buddy King commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Type 1 since 1951. 63 years and still going strong. Reading Terrie's writing about the boiling and the needles and the urine testing and the general embarrassment for having an illness. Now I can sit in a restaurant, do a blood test (somewhat…"
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Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Richard, I have had diabetes for 48 years and I was once told I must have done something really terrible to have gotten diabetes. So there you go. Many people still think we got it by eating too much sugar."
10 hours ago
George commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Hmmm, lessee.  Ok, for me it's 42 years now.  I've managed, with reasonable control and careful management of food intake, insulin intake, and pushing thiamine (see Google Scholar on thiamine) I've managed to get this far…"
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Robert Yancey replied to Allie Beatty's discussion '530G with Enlite Experience?'
"Hi Allie, Not sure if you've already made your video but here's my Conclusion: Minimed 530G is not ready for the bigtime! I feel like I'm paying to be their beta tester and I don't like it. Here are some of my facts to help you…"
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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Associations and support
Date diagnosed
January 21, 1976
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.3
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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At 12:34pm on September 5, 2013, Gerald said…

Hi all...I haven't been on here for some time. I have had type 1 for 36 years...my brother 37 years. We are both pumpers!!

At 10:56am on March 7, 2012, shoshana27 said…

At 10:56am on March 7, 2012, shoshana27 said…

why don't you try the pump it's wonderful.

At 1:54am on March 5, 2012, shoshana27 said…

no i don't yet have the 75 year medal but will apply

At 2:16pm on July 27, 2010, Doris D said…
At 2:03pm on July 27, 2010, Linda G said…
Best Wishes on your Special Day Robert.....

 
 
 

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