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caloparr replied to Nancy Beneteau's discussion 'spouse/family minimizing T2'
"Amen, Nancy. You sound much better now. Thank goodness. Stay well."
Apr 7
caloparr replied to Nancy Beneteau'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 Beneteau'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

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
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February 10, 2011
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6.1
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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…

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At 4:30am on January 16, 2014, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES CALOPARR!!
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At 12:48am on January 16, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" 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 :)
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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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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.
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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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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!

 
 
 

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