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michwelle and Teri are now friends
Nov 10, 2013
Clare commented on Teri's blog post 'Alisa'
"I'm sitting here crying, for her pain and for her suffering, and for her love and for all that you went through. I am so sorry for your loss and I thank you for sharing the story of strength."
Dec 8, 2012
catlover commented on Teri's blog post 'Hello'
"Teri- So sorry for your loss. We appreciate your wanting to share your daughters' story, sad though it may be. We hope it brings support to others who are finding themselves in that position. I am sure you know she is at peace. With much love.…"
Dec 8, 2012
Pastelpainter commented on Teri's blog post 'Alisa'
"Teri, you have my heartfelt sympathies. It must be dreadful to see a daughter suffer like that. Hugs, Maureen"
Dec 7, 2012
Teri posted blog posts
Dec 7, 2012
KML commented on Teri's blog post 'Hello'
"Hi Terry, I am so sorry for your loss. Welcome to the family, hopefully we can be as much of a support to you as you are to us."
Dec 7, 2012
jrtpup commented on Teri's blog post 'Hello'
"Teri, if people choose not to read it that's fine. Please blog whatever you think is useful!"
Dec 7, 2012
Emily Coles commented on Teri's blog post 'Hello'
"Welcome to the community, Teri.  I'm terribly sorry to hear about Alisa, but really glad you've joined us to share her and your stories, and hopefully help others and yourself in the process.  Diabulimia is definitely a terrible…"
Dec 7, 2012
Teri commented on Teri's blog post 'Hello'
"Thank you so much for the welcomes! I wanted to blog more but it's so sad I wasn't sure if the ugly truth of what this disease does would be to much for some. My story is long and painful but if it helps one person live than I have done my…"
Dec 7, 2012
Teri replied to dino's discussion 'Word Association Game'
Dec 7, 2012
jrtpup commented on Teri's blog post 'Hello'
"Teri, I'm so sorry you lost your daughter. How wonderful that you are here to help other from your experience! We do have a Diabulimia Support group here. If you're inclined at some time, please blog more of your story. I'm sure it…"
Dec 7, 2012
Teri commented on Jacq Allan's group 'Diabetics with Eating Disorders'
"I lost my daughter to what started as Diabulmia this past July. She was one month shy of her 28th birthday. She suffered with this for many years and the outcome was a slow suffering death. I want to help anyone I can:)"
Dec 7, 2012
Teri joined Jacq Allan's group

Diabetics with Eating Disorders

Diabetics with Eating Disorders is a not for profit organisation. Research shows that female type one diabetics at 2x the risk of developing anorexia or bulimia, & 40% of 15 – 30 regularly manipulate or omit insulin in order to lose weight.See More
Dec 7, 2012
Teri joined Mariah's group

Angels Above Us

This is a group for those of us who have lost a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, tubal pregnancy, loss of a child later on in life, etc. A group to connect to others who have experienced this painful loss and hope for the future.
Dec 7, 2012
Teri liked Mariah's group Angels Above Us
Dec 7, 2012
Teena commented on Teri's blog post 'Hello'
"Truly so sorry for your loss...And thank you so much for your gesture and intentions. I am sure that you will be able to help a lot and your experience-sharing sincerely appreciated."
Dec 7, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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I am the mother of a beautiful young women that passed away in July from complications from diabetes. The complications all stem from a struggle she fought for over ten years.Diabulimia. The suffering that took place during her life is more than any one person should ever have to go thru. If I could change the life of one girl or woman suffering from this and help them before it takes their life, then I will have done my daughter proud

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Posted on December 7, 2012 at 5:18pm 2 Comments

As I am typing this I am listening to, what became my daughters ring tone and "her song", If i die young by The band Perry. Its a beautiful song about a life cut short.

thats my story: my daughter was diagnosed at the age of 12 with type one Diabetes. we all weere educated about it and she began her journey of being insulin dependant. she started high school and learned quickly how to make herself thin and stay thin by manipulating het insulin. on and off for all four years of high…



Posted on December 7, 2012 at 4:36am 8 Comments

Hi everyone

I'm new here and just wanted to say hello and share my story. My Daught er, Alisa, passed away from complications from Diabetes. She struggled for many years and on July 21st, one from from her 28th birthday she died.This all stemmed from her trying to manage her weight during high school. What I know now to be Diabulemmia. I don't have Diabetes but I have lived it for the past 16 years in ways that I hope others will not have to. Please feel free to ask any questions. I want… Continue

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At 12:20am on December 7, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 11:00pm on December 6, 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!!!

At 9:45pm on December 6, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Teri.
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
I wish to express my sympathy by saying how VERY sorry I am, to learn of the loss of you daughter. How awful.
I answer to your wish to help out others with this terrible condition, I have included the names of a few TuDiabetes groups.
Take a peek at these when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". 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:
There are groups here for young people, and parents of children with diabetes, such as....
"Teenagers with Type 1", "College Students with Diabetes", "Young Adults with Diabetes",
"Parents of Kids with type 1" and "Kids with Diabetes".
As are a couple of groups for those with eating disorders....
"Diabulimia Support" and "Diabetics with Eating Disorders".
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!




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