Yaxpac
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Yaxpac replied to Richard157's discussion 'Disturbing Things People Say About Diabetes'
"I do not live in the US. Much of the thinking about D and other conditions (even cancer) is 50 years out-of-date in the Middle East and North Africa -- that is why sites such as this are so important - we rely on the info from them to keep us alive…"
Mar 29, 2013
Yaxpac replied to Richard157's discussion 'Disturbing Things People Say About Diabetes'
"Recently an endo (D specialist) told me I cannot be D because I am not fat and that I want insulin because I am a hypochrondriac! Ahhhhhhhh....."
Mar 29, 2013
Yaxpac replied to dino's discussion 'Are you the chosen one? ... Type 1, that is.'
"Me too! Dx at 42 with 3 young sons."
Mar 17, 2013
Yaxpac replied to Dolores's discussion 'Whats the most annoying comment you've ever gotten about diabetes?'
"I feel for you Leo! I live in the United Arab Emirates. Very few T1s here, lots of T2s. Recently, the head endo at the leading hospital here told me (after viewing multiple bloodwork results) that there is no way way I can be diabetic because I am…"
Mar 16, 2013
Yaxpac posted a status
"Very frustrated that those who are supposed to provide support (phycisians, pricey pricey CDEs) are not helpful!"
Mar 5, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Yaxpac
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Yaxpac!! 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.…"
Feb 17, 2013
Stemwinder (Gary) left a comment for Yaxpac
"Welcome Yaxpax, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for…"
Feb 17, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Yaxpac
"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…"
Feb 17, 2013
Yaxpac is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Feb 17, 2013

Profile Information

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?
Get tips and hints for easier management
Date diagnosed
June 21, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.1
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, CGM, Diet and Exercise

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At 8:08pm on February 17, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Yaxpac!!
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,
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.
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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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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 3:11pm on February 17, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Yaxpax, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions. I’m so glad you are here.

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 4:57am on February 17, 2013, 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 4:53am on February 17, 2013, 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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