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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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?
Date diagnosed
February 17, 1980
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas Ping

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dgzee replied to Carly's discussion 'A Mess' in the group Diabetics with Depression
"Glad you said something Carly! I don't always tell someone what's going on right away…"
Soren Fan commented on dgzee's group 'Diabetics with AD/HD (hyperactivity welcome but not required)'
"Hi Mario, Hi everyone, I'm 53 and I was diagnosed with ADD a few years back. The diagnosis…"
Nov 8
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Nov 7
dgzee is attending Emily Coles's event

Live interview with Michael Stevens, "Breaking Down Diabetes" at TuDiabetes homepage

October 21, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
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Nov 2
Applepam left a comment for dgzee
"Sorry it took me so long to respond to friend request. I had no clue this existed. Found it by…"
Oct 30
Applepam and dgzee are now friends
Oct 30
dgzee replied to Stuart's discussion 'Sorry Honey...' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"Thanks for your kind response. I trust your instinct on the matter Stuart. Is time helping you two…"
Oct 28
dgzee left a comment for Bionic Referee
"Thanks for the friendship... ~Dawn"
Oct 21
dgzee and Bionic Referee are now friends
Oct 21
dgzee replied to Stuart's discussion 'Sorry Honey...' in the group Type1 for 30 Plus Years
"".. I think there are other pieces too I can't quite articulate, not yet. " Stuart,…"
Oct 20
dgzee left a comment for mohe0001
"Wow. That *is* a friendly squirrel... You actually got it to wear a hat?"
Oct 17
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Oct 17
dgzee liked Kathy's photo
Oct 17
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Oct 17
dgzee commented on Kathy's photo


"What a face... Thanks for sharing!"
Oct 17
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"Don't even think it (re. being an annoyance, etc). Its good you're here! It's not…"
Oct 17

I've been a type I Diabetic since age eleven and don't believe that Diabetes should be considered a "tragedy." More of an annoyance this medical condition that demands my time, attention, and a seemingly endless supply of cash. An annoyance I take very seriously because, if I don't, that's when things get weird. .

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At 5:44am on October 30, 2014, Applepam said…

Sorry it took me so long to respond to friend request. I had no clue this existed. Found it by accident this am.

At 11:26am on October 17, 2014, mohe0001 said…


At 10:30am on October 17, 2014, mohe0001 said…

Thanks for the friend request, I didn't even see that functionality on here. Hope my numerous postings, of late, dont get annoying. I really like this site.

At 8:22am on June 5, 2014, gw said…

Hi, thanks for the friend request! Off to the Endo right now, lets chat more later.

At 2:33pm on March 16, 2014, ivinghoe said…

thanks for the friend invite..I`m sorry I didnt see the request until tonight!

At 2:09pm on March 13, 2014, Marie B said…

you beat me to the friend add! already had your profile pulled up.

At 2:07am on February 1, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Dgzee, it is always great to be friendly with the coolest people. Thank you for being my new super friend.


At 11:47pm on January 31, 2014, Linda G said…

Hello! Thank you for having me as a friend dgzee!
I'm in Canada...in the southwestern part of the province of Ontario. I'm a wife of 34 years (hubby is also diabetic), mom to two grown children (one 29, the other 27), a grandma to 4 lovable little boys, a teacher, and before that an illustrator (still do some) and graphic designer....I speak French fluently, I read, history fascinates me, I paint, sing, walk, garden, ski, ride my bike....did I mention "read"? I love having friends over, I bake/cook, am an eclectic music lover, an animal lover...the ocean...ah the ocean...it speaks to me! Oh...and I have diabetes (and a few other things).
Nice to have you as a friend!!! Tell me a bit about yourself and keep in touch, ok?

At 1:02pm on January 31, 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.

At 12:11am on January 31, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Dgzee, 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.

Dgzee's Blog


Posted on July 22, 2014 at 8:05am 0 Comments

This is my first blog post here at Tudiabetes.com.

For the last few months, I've been fortunate to enjoy the assistance of a close friend in complying with the daily drudgery of monitoring my sugar levels. He lives in California, I in Illinois and at least a couple of times a day he BlackBerry messages and tells me to check my blood sugar or message back where I am.

Yes, I see some of you there in the back row smirking and raising your eyebrows. Lol. Perhaps not everyone… Continue



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