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  • Newport News, VA
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amanda02 replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'How Many Carbs Do You Eat per Meal per Day?'
"Well, I take it seriously. I have been seeing her because I was diagnosed with retinopathy and have been seeing a retina specialist. So I can't ignore it. But she is a GP, and I don't think she sees many people with long-standing diabetes…"
Jan 4
amanda02 replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'How Many Carbs Do You Eat per Meal per Day?'
"dishers, I am puzzled by people like that, too. But my doctor seems to have the same attitude. I even said to her, "you don't really take diabetes very seriously, do you?" And she agreed that she didn't. I think most of her…"
Jan 4
amanda02 replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'How Many Carbs Do You Eat per Meal per Day?'
"I think what meds you are on is also important. People on insulin and sulpherneureas can go too low on low carbs. I follow Bernstein's recommendation of 30 per day : 6-12-12."
Jan 4
amanda02 replied to kirla's discussion 'A1C 14.1 to 5.9 in 4 Months' in the group A1C Below 6.0 On Diet and Exercise ONLY
"I don't know of a test for neuropathy, but it is possible to notice that you are feeling numbness and pain in your extremities. There are tests for retinopathy, which can be a warning sign that you are having complications and will alert you to…"
Oct 22, 2014
amanda02 replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Humana project: second question!'
"Research! Read Dr.Bernstein. Don't believe everything "experts" tell you."
Oct 7, 2014
amanda02 replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Humana project: first question!'
"Get a complete, dilated eye exam. Type 2 diabetes can exist for a long time before it is diagnosed, so you need a thorough eye exam to know where you stand."
Oct 7, 2014
amanda02 replied to BadMoonT2's discussion 'An interesting LCHF video' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"Excellent, informative, and interesting presentation, which is also relevant to those of us who try to follow Dr. Bernstein's advice."
Sep 24, 2014
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for amanda02
"Amanda, Happy Birthday!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill."
Sep 9, 2014
amanda02 commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Diabetics With Eye Problems'
"wonderful news! Best of luck and let us know how things go!"
Sep 2, 2014
amanda02 and JaninaWalker are now friends
Aug 29, 2014
amanda02 commented on Phishery's group 'Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group'
"Fortunately for me, so far I have normal thyroid results. Dr. B. does say that many diabetics may eventually have thyroid problems because, like diabetes, thyroid failure is a hormonal issue, not because his diet causes thyroid problems. I do have a…"
Aug 28, 2014
amanda02 commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Diabetics With Eye Problems'
"Hi, Cinderfella, I am so glad Dr. Wong stepped in.I didn't know what to tell you, but you aren't alone. I've been seeing a retina specialist for two years now for laser treatment and injections. I need cataract surgery, too. The…"
Aug 27, 2014
amanda02 commented on Manny Hernandez's group 'Diabetics With Eye Problems'
"Vikki, Best of luck! I haven't had that experience, but I do have eye problems, so I know how frightening the thought of diabetic blindness can be."
Aug 15, 2014
amanda02 commented on Phishery's group 'Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group'
"Hi Lynn, I've been following Dr. B. for a couple of years. I'm not sure why you are worried about "maintaining weight." Are you afraid you will lose weight? A Low Carb diet is not a weight loss diet unless you want to lose…"
Aug 15, 2014
amanda02 replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'Those who have had laser for PDR' in the group Diabetics With Eye Problems
"Hi Elizabeth, If you haven't already done so, I'd give your doctor's office a call and tell the receptionist what has been going on. She can help you decide if you need to come in immediately, talk to the doctor, or whatever."
Mar 12, 2014
amanda02 replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'Those who have had laser for PDR' in the group Diabetics With Eye Problems
"Hi Elizabeth, I have been undergoing treatment for about eighteen months. Last month, I mentioned that I'd been having a lot of floaters lately. My retinologist wasn't too concerned. He mentioned that they may just be spots of blood from…"
Mar 11, 2014

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
friendship, informatiom
Date diagnosed
March 8, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.4
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Diet and Exercise

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At 4:19am on September 9, 2014, Linda G said…

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From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMANDA!!
The Chat Room on our home page is open daily. Please join us :)
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At 2:44am on September 9, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Amanda, Happy Birthday!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill.

At 4:35am on September 9, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES AMANDA!!
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At 1:44am on September 9, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Amanda Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 6:51pm on January 1, 2013, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes Amanda!

At 1:01pm on January 1, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
HAPPY NEW YEAR, and...Welcome home Amanda!!
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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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Type 2 Teens!!!"(includes young adults)
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 8:38am on January 1, 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!!!

At 7:01am on January 1, 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.

 
 
 

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