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Edgepark & Dumb idea

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Chadd commented on Christina Luis's group 'Free Stuff'
"In our city, we are told to put in a large bottle, like laundry soap bottle, and duck tape it and mark sharps. I'm like really... I did talk to my pharmacist, he said he can take it have it destroyed. I found an article from the EPA..…"
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Living Alone with Diabetes

Individuals with diabetes who live alone face the usual complex self-management challenges that all PWDs face. Living alone, however, brings additional challenges. Only a few are noted here. Some "aloners" (new term?) face personal and medical safety issues with hypo unawareness, acute illnesses (who makes the chicken soup for flu?), and injuries, to name a few. Some may run higher than desired BGs during sleep to avoid a hypo reaction. There are unique challenges with planning, prepping, and…See More
Jun 15
Chadd replied to Chadd's discussion 'Edgepark & Dumb idea'
"They told me they don't send bills out, but the bill is through your insurance company of the "Explanation of Benefits". Don't know about others, but have to pay up-front before they send it out and will not make payment…"
Jun 12
Jessica_Strickland replied to Chadd's discussion 'Edgepark & Dumb idea'
"I use to get all my pump supplies from Edgepark. I didn't like the company but that's jsut my opinion. When I would order supplies from them I'd get them but would never receive a bill until it was past due. Then they'd get upset…"
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Chadd commented on Chadd's blog post 'Peterson Diabetic Cookbook'
"sorry - should have proof read first."
Jun 11
Stress commented on Chadd's blog post 'Peterson Diabetic Cookbook'
"Very Nice - I don't mean to be picky but the Dijon Chicken recipe cooked for 30 hours might be a little tough to chew"
Jun 11
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August 3, 1979
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Chadd's Blog

Peterson Diabetic Cookbook

Posted on June 9, 2014 at 9:57am 3 Comments

Diabetic cookbook that our family has been working on over a few years. Thought to share.



Posted on May 13, 2014 at 8:31am 3 Comments

Hard day today. Nothing seem to be going to well. Filled out my paper for for last wishes. Not much to say. Always think when I go to bed will I wake up when it's time. Will I ever know the differwnce.

So tired of feeling sick. Tired of having high blood sugars. Would like to live a normal like. Haven't had a decent pay check for 3 months. Bills all over the place.. just want to throw in the towel and be done. Would it be hard. Just plain tired



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