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Steve D. Ph.D.
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Steve D. Ph.D. replied to Nancy Beneteau's discussion 'spouse/family minimizing T2'
"Hope you work it out. there are so many more healthy alternatives than there were 30 years ago. Green Jello gets pretty tiring..."
Apr 6, 2014
Steve D. Ph.D. replied to Nancy Beneteau's discussion 'spouse/family minimizing T2'
"Hey, I got used to Type 1 being minimized by family a long time ago. My mom would ask me why I was buying so many insulin syringes; once she told me if I was too good for whatever sugar sweetened cereal she had out I didn't need to visit any…"
Apr 6, 2014
Steve D. Ph.D. commented on Emily Coles's blog post 'Make Our Checks Matter'
"why is a two-tier system so bad?"
Jul 8, 2013
Steve D. Ph.D. commented on Emily Coles's blog post 'Make Our Checks Matter'
"It's not quite clear to me what we are asking for. To stop sales of cheaper meters? I looked at the underlying studies, and the analysis looked quite informative. Indeed, I see why my insurance covers the meters that they do: They were among…"
Jul 7, 2013

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Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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March 19, 1983
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At 6:33pm on September 13, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Steve....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 5:00pm on September 13, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 11:36am on September 13, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Anyway we can help just ask us! Come join us on our live chat on the bottom of our homepage. Here's a link to help u on ur way

At 10:38am on September 13, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Steve, welcome to the community! let me know if you have any questions about us, and feel free to join us in the chat room near the bottom of the home page anytime. Kathy's a great friend to me here.

At 8:57am on September 13, 2012, Kathy said…

Oooh, I didn't notice the rainbow in your pic until now. Just lovely.

At 8:56am on September 13, 2012, Kathy said…

Hey Steve - we're neighbors (in a general sense of the word).
I live in Minneapolis and grew up in central Minnesota.
TD is a fabulous, versatile community with something for everyone, ranging from technical info,, problem solving, emotional support and some fun socializing.
Be sure to check out the chat room.
And, if you ever get to the cities, I'd be happy to meet you.
Welcome. Nice to have you with us!

At 6:04am on September 13, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!




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