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Started this discussion. Last reply by rayray Mar 17. 16 Replies

im kinda sorta happy with myself in nov my a1c was 11 its now a 8.5 im really annoyed with some morons out there that said I would feel better about myself if I lowered my suger/a1c well I just did a…Continue


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rayray replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"I wasn't being mean btw im just saying politly u made o sense to me so plz be more specifi"
Mar 17
rayray replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"HUH English plz im lazy cause I don't wanna take 100000000000 shots a day or 800000000000 pills 10 diff times a day I don't wanna check my feet a lot every day I don't wanna check my suger 3/4 times a day don't mind a lil…"
Mar 17
jack replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"with LCHF, you can eat till you are satiated..there is no hunger. there is no calorie counting how can you be too lazy to reduce your carbs and have full-fat cheese, real butter and olive oil. leave the natural fats on meat?"
Mar 17
rayray replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"I ben doing really good with my meds these last few months that's why my a1c went down from 11 to 8 cause I ben very faithfull I haven't changed my diet n I still go days n weeks without insulin n my a1c has improved a lot my diet is…"
Mar 17
Pastelpainter replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"But that doesn't stop you taking Metformin or a long term diabetes drug, which would truly help you feel better."
Mar 17
rayray replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"I refuse cause ik therapy wont work I was in thapry before back in like 03 when I was a teen it made me worse it didn't help 1 bit and also a ride is a problem do you know why most depressed ppl don't seek theapy cause they no it…"
Mar 17
rgcainmd replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"I don't want to sound harsh, but after reading your latest reply, I'm thinking you need some "tough love." You clearly feel depressed and miserable, and you sound like you want to feel better. Then why are you refusing to see…"
Mar 17
rayray replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"ik what to do but im to lazy yeah a low card diet its just that easy im not starving myself lmao if I eat how drs want me to im still hungry that's the problem"
Mar 17
rgcainmd replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"Words of wisdom^^^^^"
Mar 16
Buckley83 replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"Hmm. First off good work on the A1c, that's a solid reduction so it looks like your efforts are paying off. Definitely something to be positive about there, even if you can't feel it mentally, your body is thanking you for it…"
Mar 16
jack replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"i think a low carb diet is 80% for diabetes treatment. if your BG isn't in range ..then you add drugs most diabetics aren't lazy..they seem not to know what to do. it's easier to look after your BG"
Mar 15
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Mar 15
rayray replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"I feel like it is ik you can get diabetes if u eat healthy it can happen to anyone but statistics are most type 2s are overweight im another statistic n I feel like a lazy loser I don't work im 26 still liv at ho,e cant drive for stupid reasons…"
Mar 15
rgcainmd replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"You are NOT a loser. You are not lazy. Lazy people cannot bring their A1C's down from 13 to 8. Diabetes is NOT your fault!"
Mar 15
rayray replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"thank u I feel like ill never change but I guess me bringing my a1c down is a small step it was 13 brought it to 11 now 8 but even though I done good with that it still don't change the fact im a worthless loser and im a EXTREMELEY LAZY TYPICAL…"
Mar 15
rgcainmd replied to rayray's discussion 'depression'
"I'm sorry to hear you are so upset. There are a lot of nice people who are here for you."
Mar 15

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i hope to take care of myself and get rid of my depression
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October 18, 2007
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At 5:46pm on October 12, 2014, shoshana27 said…

welcome to this lovely group we call family

At 3:47am on January 7, 2013, Linda G said…

Hey there rayray....check out this group....might be something for you!!
There's a brand NEW group here at Tu.....
Type 2 Teens!!!
(it's also a group for young adults with type 2!)

At 7:23pm on December 19, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! Thank you for having me as a friend rayray!!
I'm a wife of 33 years (hubby is also diabetic), mom to two grown children, a teacher, and before that an illustrator (still do some) and graphic designer.
Tell me a bit about yourself rayray!!
Keep in touch, ok?

At 9:05pm on December 18, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home rayray!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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!
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 6:22pm on December 18, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 12:18pm on December 18, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 8:22am on December 18, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Ray, welcome to the community! we are glad you've joined. there is def a link between diabetes and depression




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