SugarFreeE
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  • Crystal Lake, IL
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SugarFreeE and Christine are now friends
Feb 27
SugarFreeE updated their profile
Feb 18
SugarFreeE replied to SugarFreeE's discussion 'Anyone out there from the Chicago NW Suburbs?' in the group US - Great Lakes Diabetes
"Awesome. Any ideas on where? I'm usually available evenings and weekends though lately I have been working too much (for a snow plow company, so it's been crazy). I enjoy going for hikes, so that's an option when it warms up."
Jan 30
Dave replied to SugarFreeE's discussion 'Anyone out there from the Chicago NW Suburbs?' in the group US - Great Lakes Diabetes
"I'm in for that !"
Jan 21
SugarFreeE replied to SugarFreeE's discussion 'Anyone out there from the Chicago NW Suburbs?' in the group US - Great Lakes Diabetes
"Thanks Dave! Wilmette is too far for me too. There's a group at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington that meets the last Thursday of the month, but there were no insulin users. I'd definitely be interested in meeting in the Schaumburg…"
Jan 20
Dave replied to SugarFreeE's discussion 'Anyone out there from the Chicago NW Suburbs?' in the group US - Great Lakes Diabetes
"Hey everyone, I live in Oswego couple miles south of Naperville. There is a support group held at the Wilmettw Public Library run by Merle Gleeson called Type 1 Diabetes Lounge. They meet 2nd Wednesday evening 7 -8pm of each month - usually 8 - 12…"
Jan 16
SugarFreeE replied to Alicia's discussion 'Single' in the group Single Diabetics
"Great artwork! That does look like Snow White's cottage. Very cool. :)"
Dec 26, 2013
acidrock23 replied to SugarFreeE's discussion 'Anyone out there from the Chicago NW Suburbs?' in the group US - Great Lakes Diabetes
"I think I've made it up to Crystal Lake like once since I've lived here? My aunt and uncle are in Libertyville. I suspect that I'll mosy up there for a run, 10K or so on New Year's day . I dunno if you like running but a bunch of…"
Dec 25, 2013
acidrock23 left a comment for SugarFreeE
"Thanks for the friend add fellow Chicago suburbanite!"
Dec 25, 2013
acidrock23 and SugarFreeE are now friends
Dec 25, 2013
SugarFreeE replied to SugarFreeE's discussion 'Anyone out there from the Chicago NW Suburbs?' in the group US - Great Lakes Diabetes
"Hi Dave. So far I haven't found any groups besides a support group at Good Shepherd Hospital. I went to that once, but felt a bit out of place. I'll let you know if anything pops up. ;)"
Dec 25, 2013
SugarFreeE replied to SugarFreeE's discussion 'Anyone out there from the Chicago NW Suburbs?' in the group US - Great Lakes Diabetes
"Hi acidrock. Hahaha, I'm not up to being a Meetup organizer either! I haven't found any in my area. I have a friend in Naperville and go out there on occasion. My sister lives in Bartlett, which is pretty much in between Naperville and…"
Dec 25, 2013
SugarFreeE and Dave Davis are now friends
Dec 25, 2013
SugarFreeE replied to Alicia's discussion 'Single' in the group Single Diabetics
"Hi Eric, I’m sorry to hear about your troubles. Thanks for sharing. I was referring to able, smart, healthy men that appear to be too lazy to get a job and would prefer to mooch off the women they date. It’s a different story when people…"
Dec 25, 2013
Dave Davis replied to SugarFreeE's discussion 'Anyone out there from the Chicago NW Suburbs?' in the group US - Great Lakes Diabetes
"Hi Erica, I'm in Winfield...I work up in Des Plaines, but occasionally get up to the NW burbs too. If you find a meetup or set one up...let me know. :)"
Dec 12, 2013
acidrock23 replied to SugarFreeE's discussion 'Anyone out there from the Chicago NW Suburbs?' in the group US - Great Lakes Diabetes
"I'm in Naperville but have gotten together with my FB friend Rick who's in Crystal Lake and is a workout monster. I'm not opposed to doing some sort of get togethers and we had a couple of meetups down here but I am too much of a…"
Dec 11, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
I'd love to meet others with diabetes that know what it's like.
Date diagnosed
July 20, 2002
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.8 on 1/29/14 - My first time under 7 since I was diagnosed! The right diagnosis and treatment make all the difference.
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Diet and Exercise
Tell us more about you (optional)
I'm 36 and have had diabetes for 11 years. I was originally diagnosed with type 2, but was re-diagnosed as LADA and started taking insulin in July 2012. I would love to meet other people with diabetes that understand the ups and downs.

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At 12:05pm on December 25, 2013, acidrock23 said…

Thanks for the friend add fellow Chicago suburbanite!

At 9:41am on November 3, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home SugarFreeE...fellow Type 2!!
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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
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AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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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!
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DO THE BIG BLUE TEST (BBT)....For more info, see the upper left hand corner of home page. There's a video there too about the BBT!!!!
C'MON...YOU CAN DO IT!!!!
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Take care....and keep in touch!
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