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angivan commented on Stela's group 'Diabetics with kidney problems'
"I want to talk about CKD more, too. I'm just Stage 2, but my endo is concerned and doesn't want it to get any worse. I've been eating low-sodium for about 6 months now, and it's been rough at best. 1500mg/day goes really fast!…"
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Diabetics with kidney problems

If you are having problems with kidneys due to our diabetes, this is the group for you. Let us exchange tips on how to manage urea and kreatinine levels and how to cope with diet regimes.
Mar 7
Natalie ._c- commented on Stela's group 'Diabetics with kidney problems'
"Thanks for your reply, Janice. I'm not even eligible for a transplant because of my age (going to be 67 on March 7), and it's not in the plans right now, because I'm not THAT far advanced. I do have a dietitian, but she isn't…"
Feb 21
Janice commented on Stela's group 'Diabetics with kidney problems'
"I wish you well, Natalie. It's not an easy disease to live with. I wish I had talked to more people prior to getting my transplant, as there are no support groups for recipients where I live. Good luck with everything, and God bless. If you…"
Feb 21
Natalie ._c- commented on Stela's group 'Diabetics with kidney problems'
"Janice, I appreciate your willingness to talk about it! I've just been diagnosed with what turned out to be stage 3b kidney disease since last fall. The kidney nurse is optimistic that it won't progress rapidly, but I don't know -- my…"
Feb 21
Linda G commented on Stela's group 'Diabetics with kidney problems'
"That's but 2 months ago Janice! Perhaps people are busy....perhaps they got the answers they wanted. Some members don't necessarily post a comment, but nevertheless READ the comments and take it from there! :)"
Feb 21
Janice commented on Stela's group 'Diabetics with kidney problems'
"I just realized that I'm the first one to respond to this post since December 10, 2014. Why is that? If people need to talk about kidney disease, let's talk about it. I feel like I've been silenced for so long, not only because of t1…"
Feb 20
Janice commented on Stela's group 'Diabetics with kidney problems'
"I was diagnosed with T1 diabetes and hypothyroidism in 1993. Due to bad control for many years, I developed kidney disease and had a transplant four years ago. I was never on dialysis, but I probably should have been. I was extremely fortunate that…"
Feb 20

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At 7:18pm on April 8, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Stela.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 9:12am on April 8, 2011, Doris D said…
At 1:46am on October 24, 2007, Marston A said…
Hi Stella, glad you could join TuDiabetes. What is the Diabetes status like in Serbia?
At 5:15pm on October 23, 2007, Stela said…
Thank you all very, very much! I have already talked to some of you directly... Still trying to figure out the proper use of thin Ning site of ours, LOL!
At 4:53pm on October 23, 2007, Joe said…
HI Stela! welcome!
At 12:36pm on October 22, 2007, Libby said…
Hi, Stela,
Welcome to Tudiabetes. I have never been to Belgrade, but I did visit Serbia back when it was Yugoslavia in 1968, and my daughter's boyfriend is Croatian. I grew up i n England but live in the U.S. now.
At 5:51am on October 22, 2007, Chris Bishop said…
Hi Stela,
Welcome to the family. Its great to have you here and great to see type 1s making their presence known. Glad to see you are so involved in Diabetes in Serbia. We need to make sure that people are supported and educated all around the world.

Here are a few tips; on how to make the most of the site. I invite you check out the different groups; we have: there's an excellent chance you will find more than a few that you can identify with.

If you find the community useful, please:
-Link to us on your blog/site (if you have one).
-Invite; family, friends, colleagues and anyone whom you feel may benefit from it.
-Consider making a donation by clicking on the "Donate" button on the right side of the page, to support the work we do.

Also, if you know of any local newspapers, TV or radio stations that you feel could be interested in writing about our community, please let them know about our recent Press Release, announcing the community:;

Last, if you run into Spanish-only speaking folks, please let them know about;, our sister Spanish-speaking community.

We look forward to hearing from you and sharing your experiences with us.

take care and stay in control.
At 5:46am on October 22, 2007, Bernard said…
Welcome Stela

Please look at the groups section of TuDiabetes, you'll probably find lots of useful groups there.
At 5:05am on October 22, 2007, Doris D said…
Welcome to our growing family Stela!!!! Another Type 1 from the 70's! Goody!!! I got diagnosed about 6 years before you in 73!



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