caloparr
  • Female
  • Bronx, NY
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter

Caloparr's Friends

  • Youssef
  • Emily Coles
  • Elizabeth
 

caloparr's Page

Latest Activity

caloparr replied to Nancy beneteai's discussion 'spouse/family minimizing T2'
"Amen, Nancy. You sound much better now. Thank goodness. Stay well."
Apr 7
caloparr replied to Nancy beneteai's discussion 'spouse/family minimizing T2'
"Listen to me please, Nancy. You've got to continue to focus on staying well and you seem to be doing a great job of it. Please don't slip back by getting hung up on your husband's reaction, or lack of reaction, to what you're…"
Apr 7
caloparr replied to Nancy beneteai's discussion 'spouse/family minimizing T2'
"Dear Nancy, I'm saddened to hear that your husband is not as supportive as you'd like him to be. I'm guessing this might be some sort of denial on his part, and even a lack of being able to handle the situation. So, who cares what he…"
Apr 6
caloparr left a comment for rick phillips
"Well thank you so much, Rick, for all your wonderfully warm wishes. Stay well!"
Jan 16
Linda G left a comment for caloparr
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Jan 16
rick phillips left a comment for caloparr
"Caloparr, 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."
Jan 16
caloparr is attending Emily Coles's event
Thumbnail

NOTE: THE DATE OF THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED TuDiabetes Master Chat Series Session 9: How & Why Hypoglycemia Symptoms Change Over Time at TuDiabetes homepage

December 11, 2013 from 1pm to 1:30pm
1-1:30pm PDT How & Why Hypoglycemia Symptoms Change Over Time, presented by Stewart Lozano In 2011 Teachers College Columbia University launched its solely online Master of Science in Diabetes Education and Management program. This 36-credit inter-professional master's program is offered to clinicians who are currently in or interested in the diabetes field. As part of a course requirement, students will present 'Master Chats' on a variety of topics they have chosen based on discussions…See More
Dec 11, 2013
caloparr shared their blog post on Facebook
Dec 9, 2013
caloparr shared their blog post on Twitter
Dec 9, 2013
caloparr shared their blog post on del.icio.us
Dec 9, 2013
caloparr shared their blog post on Digg
Dec 9, 2013
caloparr shared their blog post on StumbleUpon
Dec 9, 2013
caloparr posted a blog post

Dancing in the Street: A Journey into Wellness

I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in February 2011 during my 23rd year of teaching in NYC's public school system. I intended to quit immediately, however, at the request of my principal, I decided to stay until the end of that school year. During those four months, I secured a Health Coach and Personal Trainer. As a result, I lost 25 pounds and looked and felt so much better. The following month after my retirement from teaching, I began an online course in nutrition. By the end of that…See More
Dec 9, 2013
caloparr joined Felix's group
Thumbnail

Diabetic Food and Cooking

This group is for any diabetics who are into cooking, farming, diabetic recipes, organic and natural foods, or who just like eating really taste stuff.
Dec 6, 2013
caloparr shared Felix's group on Facebook
Dec 6, 2013
caloparr liked Felix's group Diabetic Food and Cooking
Dec 6, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Pre-diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Share stories
Date diagnosed
February 10, 2011
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.1
Type of treatment/devices you use
Diet and Exercise
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://www.happymediumensemble.net
Tell us more about you (optional)
Diagnosed Feb 2011 with full blown Type 2 with A1C of 8.9; lost 25 pounds; A1C lowered to 6.1; as of last check up Oct 2011 A1C remained at 6.1. took an online nutrition class and now run nutrition workshops with adults at local wellness center; my goals are the prevention of obesity and diabetes.

Caloparr's Blog

Dancing in the Street: A Journey into Wellness

Posted on December 9, 2013 at 5:19pm 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in February 2011 during my 23rd year of teaching in NYC's public school system. I intended to quit immediately, however, at the request of my principal, I decided to stay until the end of that school year. During those four months, I secured a Health Coach and Personal Trainer. As a result, I lost 25 pounds and looked and felt so much better. The following month after my retirement from teaching, I began an online course in nutrition. By the end of that…

Continue

Comment Wall (8 comments)

You need to be a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes to add comments!

Join Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes

At 4:30am on January 16, 2014, 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 CALOPARR!!
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 12:48am on January 16, 2014, rick phillips said…

Caloparr, 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 4:39am on January 16, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CALOPARR...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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!
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

At 3:07am on January 16, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,caloparr. I wish for you a most wonderful dat. ENJOY!!!

At 1:33am on January 16, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 5:53am on November 30, 2012, 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 5:45pm on November 29, 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 5:02pm on November 29, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home caloparr....
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.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Take a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
----------------------------------
AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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!

 
 
 

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →

An Open Letter from @AskManny, @DiabetesHF to @NYTRosenthal, @NYTimes

Dear Ms. Rosenthal: I am a person living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 30. I am also the President and co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at connecting and mobilizing the diabetes community. Seeing Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Heather Gabel
(Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator
Bradford (has type 1)

Administrators
Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service