rickart
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  • Annandale, NJ
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rickart replied to Heather's discussion 'Treatment Frustration'
"HELLO You said...."It p***es me off. Why does my health have to worsen before I'm able to get any help? Why can't I try to preserve my pancreas and improve my bg with tiny corrections now... instead of just sitting idly by until my…"
Mar 2
rickart replied to sdkate's discussion 'How do you handle long term diabetic depression?'
"Hi ALL...lurking awhile now but this caught my attn. I am 64, and been depressed most of my life, from when I was school age anyway. everyone here is correct, so this is all great advice. BUT one for sure..its all in our thoughts, and perceptions.…"
Oct 10, 2013
rickart replied to bob maloney's discussion 'What's the record for the days a sensor has lasted?' in the group Continuous Glucose Monitor Users
"man What r u guys using? I use Dexcom, and 8 days (once) is its best...Ive heard there is another CGM out there - but is much more invasive.."
Feb 4, 2013
rickart joined Bernard's group
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Feb 4, 2013
Linda G left a comment for rickart
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home rickart...fellow type 2! 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…"
Sep 20, 2012
rickart is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Sep 20, 2012

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
info networking
Date diagnosed
December 1, 1999
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.8 9/11/12
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, CGM

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At 10:52am on September 20, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home rickart...fellow type 2!
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, 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.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
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AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

 
 
 

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