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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
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Friendship and support
Date diagnosed
March 20, 2001
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Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise


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At 8:13am on September 1, 2014, Appeltaart said…

Thank you for the warm welcome!

At 2:41pm on August 31, 2014, catlover said…

HI Reed- I wanted to thank you for the lovely card you sent to Jim and I welcoming us to our new home. It was very thoughtful of you with all that is on your mind these days. I know you are busy with your recovery and relearning to walk again and of course, Russ' health. We do like it here and think we made the right move to a Retirement Community at this time. We do appreciate your thoughtfulness. Have a great week. Cat

At 8:01am on August 31, 2014, wendy said…
At 10:26am on August 29, 2014, Pauly said…

just do the best you can Gator. Your cross is heavy now.


At 12:58am on August 29, 2014, Lil~Bit said…

Thank you so much, Gator!
I look forward to hearing that others are experiencing the same thing and I am not crazy! Or, I am crazy, but I'm not alone! LOL

At 2:26pm on August 27, 2014, Pauly said…

glad to hear from you Gator. All Russ had to do is press the button in the hospital, you wont be able to service his needs like that. do your best. glad your floor is done too.


At 12:48pm on August 26, 2014, catlover said…

HI Reed-Thanks for the message. So sorry for Russ' medical problems. Hopefully he will return home soon. I am glad your kitchen is getting finished. I am sure you will enjoy it. We do love our new place. It is nice not to have steps to climb. Our house is being updated by a contractor and when he is finished we will put it on the market and sell it. Here all the boxes are gone and the only thing left to be done is hang the pictures. Maintenance will be by later in the week to do that. Take care of yourself and stay cool. Cat

At 9:31am on August 26, 2014, KevMom said…

Thanks for the welcome! Stumbled on this site as I was searching for info in Victoza, which I just started taking last week. Immediately found very useful information and kinda comforting to know that others are going thru the same experiences and are so willing to share helpful info, along with kind words and encouragement. Look forward to browsing thru the site and maybe making some new friends along the way! Retired 10 months ago but since then have lost a brother to sudden heart attack at age 66, 3 weeks later lost my ederly mother, 3 wks later birth of new first Grandson (happy thing), then 4 wks later husband had unexpected quadruple by-pass. Now its finally (!) time for me to focus on my health and making sure I hang around for a real long time to enjoy my Grandson. Again, thanks for the welcome!

At 6:00pm on August 25, 2014, Nettie said…

Thank you so much for the welcome Seagator. The first thought that came to my mind when I saw your post is, "I'm not alone anymore."

At 3:50pm on August 25, 2014, Manny Hernandez said…

Don't you worry, Reed! I know how you have been doing: I follow you through the updates you send, my friend!


(that is a photo of our poodle Lucas, giving Andreina a "dog hug" in case, you are wondering)




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