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March 31, 2009 is 1 year since Mark passed away..

Posted on March 31, 2009 at 10:30pm 5 Comments

Hello to all who come to these posts to either give support, or get some support.

My fiance Mark Robert Joseph Santos, a type 1 diabetic,passed away

last year on this very date.

It has somehow been one full year, and i have no idea how i've got here. He is at peace,

the suffering is gone, but the pain so real, so fresh.

Please pray for him, for us, and for all of the people who live there life as he did, as we did with him.. for


Type 1 Diabetes has changed my Life.. Without personally ever being Diagnosed

Posted on September 4, 2008 at 10:00am 4 Comments

Hello to all,

I'd like to start by saying my heart is with all of you, who continue to fight everyday to make it.

My name is Sherri, I am 32 yrs old, and have 2 children. My son is 12, my daughter 4. I was engaged to be married this past July.

In my heart, always engaged to Mark Robert Joseph Santos.

On March 31st, 2008, in Edmonton Alberta, Canada, my fiancee Mark, was tragically killed while in operation of a semi truck. Mark was a type 1 diabetic, who had… Continue

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At 11:20pm on September 3, 2008, Kristin said…
Sherri, I just saw the photos that you added. I'm so sorry for the loss that you suffered this year... and your children as well. The work that you are doing is an amazing tribute to Mark's life...

It's an honor to have you as a part of our community!
At 9:43am on September 2, 2008, MelissaBL said…
Welcome to our community, Sherri! Did you see we have a group here for Canadians?
At 12:22pm on August 30, 2008, Mike Campana said…
Welcome Sherri, I commend you on your finding a cure efforts!!!
At 3:51pm on August 29, 2008, Karen said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, glad you found us!!!
At 12:06pm on August 29, 2008, Kristin said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes Sherri! Glad that you are here!

Check out this guide for new members. It has lots of tips about finding your way around this community!
At 12:00pm on August 29, 2008, Doris D said…
Welcome to our fastly growing family Sherri!!! Please read our terms of agreement and our new members guide that you can find if you will scroll down your page to the left hand side under a pic of our beloved founder Manny!!!



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