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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerri Jun 14, 2009. 15 Replies

 

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June 18, 2007
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Oct '07-5.8 Jan "08-5.6
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Cinnamon

Posted on October 15, 2007 at 12:30pm 3 Comments

Anyone taking cinnamon? I know that I've read some type 2s claim that it helps control blood sugar yet I read an article referring to a study done with type 1 children and it didn't effect their A1Cs. I've been taking the tablets with meals and it seems like it has kind of stabilized my numbers. Maybe it's all mental who knows. It's like ginseng or ginko or any herb. No real science behind it but there are those who swear by it. I'm type 1 by the way. Just curious if anyone else has tried it… Continue

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At 4:02pm on January 26, 2015, Linda G said…

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From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DON!!
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At 12:50pm on January 26, 2015, Mari said…

Happy Birthday!

At 3:47pm on January 26, 2014, 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 DON!!
(You haven't commented in a long while. Have you been away?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
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At 4:12am on January 26, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Don, 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 10:11am on January 26, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DON!!
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 4:32am on January 26, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Don. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 7:08pm on January 26, 2009, Debe said…
Happy Birthday!!!!

Debe
At 3:53pm on January 26, 2009, tracy said…
Don - Happy Birthday!!
At 9:01am on October 18, 2007, Ken Winters said…
You're right Don, the value of insurance takes on a whole new significance when we become T1. When I was diagnosed in 1976, a bottle of Lente insulin, some urine test strips, and 30 syringes was all I needed for a months care (approximately $40). Now, between my pump supplies, test strips, CGMS sensors, insulin, etc. my monthly supply cost is more like $700 (luckily, a significant part is covered by my insurance).
If I lost my insurance, I'd have to give up the level of flexibility and control I now have and go back to a much more regimented treatment system. So, for me at least, the option of trying to live footloose and fancy-free is no longer a consideration (of course, 5 kids and a mortgage doesn't help either). When it comes down to it, my health is more important than my job satisfaction. I can pursue fun and creativity outside of my work time.
At 12:32pm on October 16, 2007, Kristen said…
Just say something. They wont get mad. I think you told me that story before. But I wont call you rich any more. I will say Don and then everyone will say DON. They usually forget and follow the first one who says the name. LOL
 
 
 

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