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"I am 55 and taking Buproprion for depression. In 2007, I had an episode where my bG was in the single digits. My memory and ability to focus has been declining for a while, but it seems a lot worse now that I'm older and retired. I just had…"
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Posted on January 16, 2008 at 6:51pm 4 Comments

I saw my family dr. last Wednesday for a very painful knee. He has recently become a sort of 5 minute dr. So he diagnosed a sprain, tossed me a handful of Celebrex samples and started to get up to leave. I quickly asked for a physical therapy prescription in case I did not improve.

he quickly wrote one and refused to give me anything for pain, saying "The Celebrex will take care of that." It didn't, so I called the office the next day to request pain medication, which I got. After 5…


NO NO Abilify

Posted on December 27, 2007 at 7:56pm 0 Comments

After I stopped taking Seroquel and started on Abilify I had 2 panic attacks; one on Christmas and one the next day. So that was it for all the trouble I went to with the insurance company. I went back on Seroquel and finally got a good night's sleep, and I haven't had any more panic attacks. My blood sugar was uneffected by the Abilify despite the patient info, and I still don't think Seroquel increases appetite. It's still a strange journey!


Posted on December 22, 2007 at 7:56pm 0 Comments

2 weeks ago I saw my dr and asked if any of my meds didn't work well with my new diabetes diagnosis. He said I should switch from Seroquel to Abilify because Seroquel increases appetite. I had never really noticed that effect, but what the heck. It took 2 weeks of back and forth with the insurance company to ok the Abilify. My dr had told me to quit Seroquel for 2 days before starting . So I didn't read the patient info until yesterday. And I discovered that Abilify can have the side effect of… Continue


Posted on December 2, 2007 at 7:32pm 2 Comments

My depressed self says just stay in bed. My diabetic self says sign up at the Y for a personal trainer. I will never do it alone,even tho it won't be cheap. But it's about my health and quality of life. I never shop; where do you find shorts in Dec? I don't own any Because I HATE them! Another delaying tactic to avoid the pain.

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At 5:16pm on March 31, 2012, jrtpup said…

Hi Jan. We're neighbors, I live in Hockessin. We should try to get together some time ;)

At 9:38am on March 17, 2009, Brigitte said…
Sorry for all. I hope you're well.
At 2:42am on March 17, 2009, Brigitte said…
I am part of the Welcome Committee and was just checking in on you to make sure you are aware of all that TuDiabetes has to offer. We would love to hear from you so click on About Us and please read the New Member Guide where you can read about all the things you can do in the community.
I look forward to seeing you add a photo and to hearing from you again soon
At 9:16pm on September 13, 2008, Sohair Abdel-Rahman said…

At 12:10am on August 10, 2008, Sohair Abdel-Rahman said…
Hallo Jan,happy you are back!
At 1:30am on August 6, 2008, Sohair Abdel-Rahman said…
Hallo Jan,
Reading your page,you sound like many of us,when I feel low,I turn to little nice things around me,my cat,flowers,imagination,drawing,writing and to God,he is there for us forever,created the universe and knows how much life is difficult
At 12:52pm on July 13, 2008, Jonah said…
Hi Jan, just wonderng how you're doing
At 7:34am on March 20, 2008, Gunta said…
Hi Jan,
Life with diabetes is not easy for you, I see. I wish you to find more hope and more positive emotions in spring! It is possible for you too, not only for some people in the world.
At 9:49pm on January 24, 2008, Carrie said…
thanks for reading and addressing my post... i appreciate it (you're the only on that responded, between 2 different message boards)
At 4:16am on January 17, 2008, Loren said…
Thank you Jan! I like fiddling around with graphics :-)
And thank you for adding me as your friend!



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