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Pizza? Pasta?

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Apr 5
elaine peterson replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'night sweats/chills'
"Oh man....sorry. Good luck tonight."
Apr 1
elaine peterson replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'night sweats/chills'
"Congrats on the sleep!!! It's like having a baby....6 hours uninterupted feels like heaven. Here's hoping it continues. Yes, TuD is a wonderful place....so much knowledge and support. I have learned way more here than from my docs and as…"
Mar 31
elaine peterson replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'night sweats/chills'
"Hopefully, the recommended Endo is a woman and will be sympathetic/knowledgable about menopause. Perhaps they will put you on a temp monitor to follow your 24 hour ups and downs. It sure sounds to me as though you do not have that much variation.…"
Mar 30
elaine peterson replied to Cocheze's discussion 'What Will Closed Loop Be?' in the group OmniPod Users
"Thanks, Andy, for the info....and for your work toward making it happen."
Mar 30
elaine peterson replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'night sweats/chills'
"Sorry, but the night sweats transpired before I was diagnosed. I had 6 or 7 episodes over 2 or 3 years. I was diagnosed LADA a few years after, I think. Who knows, maybe related, but I was getting regular yearly blood work, which caught my onset,…"
Mar 28
elaine peterson replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'night sweats/chills'
"One adventure after the other. Sorry."
Mar 28
elaine peterson replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'night sweats/chills'
"For me, the two scenarios had very different feels. Perimenopausal night sweats were drenching heat waves that other than leaving me soaked and cold when my body cooled, felt sort of "cleansing." Pre CGM hypos woke me up before I started…"
Mar 28

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Posted on October 12, 2007 at 5:14pm 9 Comments

Sorry...I am not shy, I just have no clue how to post a photo. This is my dear departed greyhound from an old file. I was diagnosed with type 1, 3 years ago at 50. People wondered how I got "adult onset diabetes" while living such a healthy lifestyle. Hmmm......shows you how uninformed the lucky, general public is. I jumped in and read everything I could get my hands on and started out committed to besting this with tight control. After some scary lows and raging hormonal highs, I have lost my… Continue

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At 6:15pm on March 25, 2014, rick phillips said…

Elaine congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

PS: I know I am a little late I hope you will forgive the lateness of the good wish.

At 8:21pm on March 22, 2014, Linda G said…

BRAVA Elaine!! You're a FEATURED MEMBER!!!

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At 1:32pm on January 26, 2012, Brigitte said…

Welcome my friend in the group France! Bienvenue. How are you. And all my best wishes for this New Year.

At 8:58pm on November 26, 2011, Doris D said…

LOL! Our dogs (yes dogs) sleep with us. For a bit there both the chawas (I know sp) took up my side of the bed and REFUSED to let me sleep on my side. They only wanted their dad to sleep with them. The nuts growled ( yes growled) if I tried to sleep on my side soo the couch was my place til I knocked the crap out of both of them (and my husband) to get my side back now they sleep inbetween us but on the nights my g-daughters or g-son stay with us they reluctanly give up the middle for them LOL!

At 5:44pm on November 26, 2011, Doris D said…

OMG those stupid hot flashes! That was the ONLY time my husband & I agreeed on the temp in the house. LOL!

We're doing fine. How's things with u? It took me about 8 years to get mine gone so that means from 40-48. Hey at the 1st of this year I finally quit throwing the cover off me. Then after a hot flash grabbing them back up b/c I was freezing. LOL!

At 5:06pm on November 26, 2011, Doris D said…

I just read ur reply to Cenderfella. I HATE U I got all the menapause crap at 40.

At 8:32pm on September 4, 2011, shae said…
thanks for donating you are such a wonderful person for donating to finding a cure for diabetes!!!!! : )
At 7:06pm on January 1, 2011, Gus Pearson said…
I talked to my neice and she wanted me to give you her email address:  leannakor@yahoo.com.  This way you can visit and answer her questions.  Take care.
At 11:27am on January 1, 2011, Gus Pearson said…
My neice was wondering if the greyhound was yours and if so she was wondering if it was a girl and could ask questions.



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