"In my 46 yrs of T1, (since 1967 at the age of 10), I've never read anything more profoundly insightful about the psychology of long-term Type 1 than this post of yours, Stuart.
I've become very disinterested in message forums and websites…"
Research is being done at the Massachusetts General Hospital- Immunobiology Lab in Charlestown, MA on the destruction of the autoreactive T cells, cells that destroy the insulin-secreting cells of the pancreas, with a very inexpensive…"
"There's not an easy yes or no answer to your question. The eternal optimist in me says Yes.
During my 43 year experience with genetically Brittle Type 1 Diabetes I have seen enormous advances in Diabetes management, medications and therapies.…"
"Bump, thought Id nudge see if there were new thoughts/views on the topic?
What do the techniques of meditation do SPECIFICALLY for our particular diabetes issues??? Can it effect hammer toes? Will it reduce my blood pressure, or our blood sugar if…"
"Darn Taoists… always moving places -ggg-
A particular flavor(s) of the "grand ultimate" fist art??? Thirty years is a decent amount of time to understand-study something. Look forward to hearing more..."
"Close but no cigar…
Any idea if they are doing any SATELLITE studies (i.e. locations off-site)??? I'm not anywhere near Boston, nor likely to be but possess decades of experience & data for someone to use if they only ask……"
"Karen How do WE do it every blessed day… it is a good question!
I was young once, and many things happened… all of us cope the very best we are able. Children are not as fragile as we often think. They are strong, and so are we all."
"Actually, the frantic research in T2 is good to see. Not only have genetic markers been identified but one was published this week that actually codes a protein that seems to protect people who would otherwise be T2. Ther research into metabolic…"
"The Diabetes Research Institute is funded by private donations and by some very successful labor unions. You need to know that there are some very wealthy people who have kids with type 1 and they want the cure. That's where the millions of…"
"Apology absolutely accepted, I don't believe in a conspiracy theory, but I do know cures take money. There is only so much to go around. So where do you spend the money and where do you make it? Doesn't mean those working on a cure…"
"Actually, it's the poor T2's who will never see a cure in their lifetime. T1 is metabolically simple compared with T2, and as KennyB said, there is a lot of effort going into curing T1, and while I don't expect to see it in MY…"
"I didn't mean to insult you. I'm sorry if I did. You see I touched the cure with an Islet Cell transplant as I donated my body to seek a cure for all of us. I was insulin independent for over two years. I personally know how hard the…"
Thanks for the link Stuart !! ...what a timing on your part...we saw out Vet ( who does teach Tai Chi ) on our walk the other day , who handed me a pamphlet re starting dates in our Community and I found this on FB https://www.facebook.com/TaiChiMastery?ref=stream . I have not committed myself to joining his group :) PS...another story : his daughter is an insulin pumper
Thank you again for commenting on the November 2011 picture .I hope someone can answer your question about the name and that you will be able to locate a youtube video of this set ...let us now please.Please help me with locating your discussion about Martial Arts ??
Hi Stuart ...thanks for commenting on the November 11 on my page ...I don't know the answer to your question " chi gung practice" ??? ; I did read on your page ,that you started a discussion about Martial Arts ...and plan to have a look :)
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