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I've Had Diabetes for Over 20yrs!

This group is for people out there who were born with or close to born with diabetes and have had it for a long time. I have had it for about 21yrs now and it's very hard to find people and talk to others who are dealing with the same issues I am.See More
Sep 14, 2013
Josh joined Ioana's group
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Diving and Scuba Diving

A group for people with diabetes that are interested in diving, scuba diving, snorkeling, and the likes.See More
Sep 14, 2013
Josh joined Jon Strishak's group
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Type 1 Runners

Are you a type 1 runner? All type 1 runners are welcom irregardless of ability. Halfers, marathoners, ultramarathoners, etc. Let's connect, share, tips, and maybe meet to do some runs togetherSee More
Sep 14, 2013
Josh joined Danny's group
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FLATLINERS CLUB

A club to share your successful and not so successful trends (graphs) from your CGM or Glucose Meters....See More
Sep 14, 2013
Josh joined Andy's group
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Diabetics who run Marathons!

Diabetics who run Marathons!
Sep 14, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Josh
"Greetings Josh..... Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Apr 8, 2011
Kasi left a comment for Josh
"Happy Birthday!"
Apr 8, 2011
Manny Hernandez left a comment for Josh
"Happy birthday, Josh. It's been a while. Hope you are enjoying your birthday!"
Apr 8, 2011

Profile Information

Date diagnosed
April 24, 1987
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump

Josh's Blog

Pardon me while I vent for a moment...

Posted on July 1, 2007 at 6:21pm 2 Comments

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My favorite glucose tablets are M&M's!!!!! I don't feel the need for a package of things that screams "I'm diabetic, and when I get low I can't eat normal food, I have to eat sick diabetes food!!!"

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Major low BG number 1

Posted on June 16, 2007 at 7:40pm 4 Comments

This story took place in August 1987. Imagine if you will, a newly diagnosed type I diabetic 4 months after diagnosis, 13 years old, and attending summer band rehearsals for the first time. I was a big marching band geek, and it all started right after I was diagnosed. I attended a very small school in central Texas, and due to size needs they started you in the high school marching band in 8th grade. So here I was, 13, new diabetic, and rehearsing marching in the 105 degree Texas sun in the… Continue

Those wonderful wacky lows...or something...

Posted on June 14, 2007 at 6:52pm 0 Comments

Sure, we all get low occasionally, but we manage them as best we can, avoid them as best we can. But sometimes, we have those really big lows that are almost amusing to think back on, and leaves you shaking your head thinking "Well, I won't do THAT again...". Don't get me wrong, they're not funny, but they are significant life experiences that I tend to ponder back on from time to time. For me, they always happen when moments in life are out of the ordinary. In the unfortunate 20 years and 2…

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At 7:01pm on April 8, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Josh.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 6:17pm on April 8, 2011, Kasi said…
Happy Birthday!
At 4:26pm on April 8, 2011, Manny Hernandez said…
Happy birthday, Josh. It's been a while. Hope you are enjoying your birthday!
At 8:59am on April 8, 2011, Doris D said…
At 5:19pm on October 13, 2010, Linda G said…

Hey! Just thought I'd pop in and see how's you're doing! How's it all going in your neck of the woods? Anything new?
Any questions? Take a peek at what's new on the home page when you get a chance...
Drop in on the Canada Embassy page, and tell me what you think!
Take care...linda
At 11:55pm on July 24, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Hi, Josh! How's things going? Join me in the 'diabetes in texas'.
At 8:16pm on April 8, 2009, Jayson said…
Happy Birthday Josh! Have a good one!
BTW My fave if sour skittles Mmmmm!
At 9:18pm on April 7, 2009, Lois said…
Josh:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

and many, many more!

Lois La Rose
Milwaukee, WI
At 9:42am on March 31, 2008, Chad said…
At 8:18pm on July 26, 2007, Donald Rich said…
Hi Josh, my drugest told me to buy Lifesavers.
 
 
 

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