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Diabuddies a second take

Posted on January 23, 2015 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

Diabuddies a second take

This past week I read a blog that touched me. Often the blogs that are so compelling to me are found here on TUDiabetes. There is a reason for that. Aside from two efforts I seldom read other blogs. I write enough blogsI am afraid of copying something I have read (inadvertently of course) without providing proper attribution to the author. I figure if I do not read other blogs I cannot really copy someone else’s idea.



The difference with blogs on TUdiabets is that I have responsibilities here that require me to read bogs. So I have to admit to being amazed by how good our community blogs can be. This past week I read a terrific blog titled Diabuddies by Sumattox. Here is the link to the blog:



http://www.tudiabetes.org/profiles/blogs/diabuddies



I hope if you have not read her work you will and give her a comment so we can encourage her writing. It is worth a close read



What struck me about the blog is a particular line about meeting diabetics in the wild. I can’t say I know many wild diabetics (that was not her point) but her phrasing stuck me as a little bit funny. The thought of wild diabetics made me chuckle. I have this imagine of diabetics climbing poles and rushing into large open spaces chanting odd slogans like: free me from my pump, or cut the disease not the tubing or maybe give us more flavor less carbs. I often think of some nutty stuff.  Anyway back to the point. It is cool to meet diabetics I do not know. So I agree with Sumattox meeting diabetics (even wild ones) in the wild is great.…



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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
nothing really
Date diagnosed
June 21, 1974
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.2 (Yeah that is better, go Rick)
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Shots, Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
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medtronic
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At 3:00am on January 23, 2015, Sarthak said…

Thanks rick...
I am also glad to get such friends...

At 6:39pm on January 22, 2015, 77346 said…

Thank you for the add and the welcome. Not happy I have diabetes, but glad I found this site!

At 2:19pm on January 21, 2015, Hoss said…

Being a Christian, I was not a fan of Lennon who cursed God.

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