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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Gary
"Gary, 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."
Dec 7, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Gary
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY GARY!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Dec 7, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Gary
"Hello...How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Gary.... Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Dec 7, 2011
brokenpole left a comment for Gary
"Happy Birthday, Gary!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Dec 7, 2011
Kathy replied to Gary's discussion 'Benfotiamine' in the group Neuropathy
"The affect on Blood Pressure isn't huge. Just wanted to let you know to be aware of it."
Jul 8, 2011
neilin replied to Gary's discussion 'Benfotiamine' in the group Neuropathy
"Thanks for your information! I was not aware of the affect to blood pressure."
Jul 6, 2011
Kathy replied to Gary's discussion 'Benfotiamine' in the group Neuropathy
"I think the average dosage is around 600 mg a day but for pain I have seen it go even higher. I think you can read on the http://www.benefotiamine.org a and see what they are using. Remember it doesn't work like the regular type of pain pill…"
Jul 5, 2011
Peetie replied to Gary's discussion 'Benfotiamine' in the group Neuropathy
"Thanks. I have all my annual appointments during the next 2 months. My foot doctor is really good. I see him at the beginning of July. Just joined this group at the end of May. Lots of great tips. Good luck to you with the Benfotiamine. :)"
Jun 13, 2011
neilin liked Gary's discussion Benfotiamine
Jun 13, 2011
neilin replied to Gary's discussion 'Benfotiamine' in the group Neuropathy
"It does make you a bit scared at first. Have you had your tingling diagnosed, yet? Once I was diagnosed with the neuropathy, it made seeking and researching treatment options easier for me."
Jun 13, 2011
neilin replied to Gary's discussion 'Benfotiamine' in the group Neuropathy
"I have neuropathy in my feet, and read your post a few days ago and checked out the website you mentioned. I bought some Benfotiamine 150mg capsules three days ago. The first day, I took one capsule to see if I would have any adverse reaction. Now,…"
Jun 13, 2011
Peetie replied to Gary's discussion 'Benfotiamine' in the group Neuropathy
"Just started to feel the tingling in Feb/Mar. So scared! Thanks so much for this advice!"
Jun 12, 2011
mistercondo liked Gary's discussion Benfotiamine
Jun 8, 2011
Hismouse commented on Gary's blog post 'My Diabetes Story - part 2'
"very sweet story:) are you writting a book of your life:) its a idea:) its a great read for me:)"
Apr 10, 2011
Hismouse commented on Gary's blog post 'My Diabetes Story - part 3'
"Oh darn, I wanted to keep scrolling, your journey is so entertaining to me:) I'm waiting:) lol... keep writting:) Deb"
Apr 10, 2011
Gary liked Manny Hernandez's video
Apr 10, 2011

Profile Information

How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Information to help me manage my diabetes and choose a new pump. Perhaps the chance to help someone with my 20+ years of managing my own diabetes.
Date diagnosed
December 17, 1989
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Deltec Cosmo
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://twitter.com/gkentnc

Gary's Blog

My Diabetes Story - part 3

Posted on April 10, 2011 at 9:44am 1 Comment

After rereading yesterdays blog, I realize I was really on my soap box yesterday...sorry.



It didn't take me nearly as log to adapt to pumping as I thought it might. I had to struggle for a while trying to find a decent infusion site, but eventually found a rotation that worked for me. It also took a while before I learned to trust the pump to do it's job, which it really does very well. Because I am very active at work, walking for several hours a day, I had to develop a routine that… Continue

My Diabetes Story - part 2

Posted on April 9, 2011 at 12:00pm 1 Comment

Before I continue, I would like to say thank you for all the lovely comments to part 1 of My Diabetes Story. I would also like to say how impressed I am with the incredible control that so many of you on TuDiabetes manage as evidenced by your amazing A1C's. I am really impressed and inspired to continue to strive for better numbers of my own. Meanwhile, back to My Diabetes Story.......



So I skipped the hospital stay and started reading everything I could find about diabetes and ways… Continue

My Diabetes Story

Posted on April 8, 2011 at 7:22pm 3 Comments

About a week or so ago, I stumbled across TuDiabetes during my meanderings across the web. Since then,I have been pouring over many of the posts and groups here and to my delight discovering many helpful and supportive insights. What a delightful resource! Though I have only made one posting so far, I have been tempted numerous times. Most of the folks posting here have discovered many of the things which I have that have allowed me to improve the quality of my life with diabetes over the… Continue

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At 11:00am on December 7, 2013, 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 GARY!!
(You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
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At 7:18am on December 7, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Gary, 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 2:20am on December 7, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday, Gary. I wish for you a most wonderful day and many,many more. ENJOY!!!

At 4:17am on December 7, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GARY!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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 4:21am on December 7, 2011, Linda G said…

Hello...How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Gary....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 1:51am on December 7, 2011, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Gary!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 8:34am on April 10, 2011, lisa c said…
Gary. Tell them my full name. Lisa Cypressi. Let me know if you need more info than that. They know me pretty well. Also, they will pay your yearly deductible. Probably too late for this year.

Let me know how it goes.

Thanks again.
At 8:23pm on April 8, 2011, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome Gary!!
At 8:21pm on April 8, 2011, Bug74 said…
Welcome to the TuD family, Gary!! I enjoyed reading your story and look forward to the next post. I'll send a friend request soon.

Take care and enjoy. Check out the resource section when you get a chance.
At 12:33pm on April 4, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Gary - Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
 
 
 

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