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"Why Me?"

Posted on September 15, 2007 at 8:05pm 4 Comments

I am happy to have joined this website. To share and listen to other people who are fighting and are struggling through this epidemic that has struck us. Some of us are still asking ourselves " Why me?" I ask myself this question everyday. When I was diagnosed with diabetes type II on Jan 2, 2o06, I could not believe that this disease had taken over my body and that i had become one more person who's life was cut down ten years. I fell into a deep depression because i knew my life would no… Continue

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At 1:48pm on October 20, 2007, Donald Rich said…
At 5:48pm on October 7, 2007, Donald Rich said…
At 4:25am on September 17, 2007, Manny Hernandez said…
Glad you like it here, Vanessa! :)

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At 7:03am on September 16, 2007, Doris D said…
Welcome!!! Nice to have you here!!! I was a stay at home mom and now I'm a stay at home grandma!! We already have alot in common! I'm a Type 1 and so is my oldest!!
At 5:53am on September 16, 2007, Manny Hernandez said…
Welcome to the TuDiabetes family, Vanessa!!
At 4:33am on September 16, 2007, Luis E said…
Hi Vanessa, welcome aboard!

Here are some tips on how to make the most of the site.

If you find the community useful, we'd be honored if you could link to us on your blog/site if you have one or invite family, friends, colleagues and anyone whom you feel may benefit from it.

And if you know of any other folks who only speak Spanish, please let them know about our sister Spanish-speaking community.
At 12:03am on September 16, 2007, Daena said…
Welcome, Vanessa! I'm another young Type 2. You're not alone! :) BTW, your son is such a cutie.
At 7:47pm on September 15, 2007, Mark H. said…
Welcome aboard Vanessa! I read you post in my discussion check out my reply it may help you out!



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