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On August 9, 1969 the beatles were photographed crossing the road which was used for the Abbey Road Album Cover - Thanks Caren!!

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At 3:32pm on August 20, 2014, Jenny said…
Thank you! :-)
At 10:37am on August 19, 2014, marky357 said…

thanks Rick

At 11:28pm on August 18, 2014, Rpit said…

Glad to have found you guys... thanks a ton for the warm welcome rick. Just got admitted in the hospital with a 450 glucose level to find out i am diabetic (which kind still don't know, but i hope its a type 2)

At 6:33pm on August 18, 2014, MomOfFive said…

Thank you so much! Glad I found you all! :)

At 6:44pm on August 16, 2014, Carollynne said…

Thank you Rick for the nice welcome!

At 12:35am on August 12, 2014, Navjot Singh said…
Thanku rick fr d welcome :) i hope I will learn a lot from u about diabetes :)
At 4:32am on August 11, 2014, Judybus said…

Thanks for the welcome. I'm so glad for the support. I have so much to learn and seem to have landed in just the right place.

At 11:02pm on August 10, 2014, Cath said…

Thanks Rick! I had a wonderful time with my family and I hope this year is gonna be great! hugs!!

At 2:49pm on August 9, 2014, Vikki said…
Thank u for the warm welcome. Very happy to be here.
At 6:13am on August 9, 2014, Debbie4512 said…

Thanks for the welcome!

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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
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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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Why does Mo’ Ne Davis matter

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 5:00am 1 Comment

Why does Mo’ Ne Davis matter

And why she matters to diabetics



So have you heard about the girl named Mo’ Ne Davis who is a 13 year old pitching phenomenon playing in the Little League World Series? She is the first Little Leaguer (boy or girl) to appear on the…

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School Starts

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

School Starts



Well around my town school is underway in a big way. By and large parents rejected the idea of year round school, but do not mind earlier starts with more vacations. In other words they like year round school just not the name, year round school. Starting before Labor Day and getting out in mid-June with a 4-5 week summer vacation is fine and is precisely what…

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Five things Diabetics really need to know

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 2:00am 1 Comment

Five things Diabetics really need to know



This week I appeared as a guest blogger on Karen Graffeo’s site Bitter~Sweet…





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Poppa why do you drink coffee?

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 4:30am 5 Comments

Poppa why do you drink coffee?

That was one of the many questions my granddaughter asked me over the weekend. ‘I like it’ I said. Long pause… why she asked? Well Madison it tastes good. No it doesn’t was her answer. Proof in her mind she had caught me in a lie. She went ahead and played with the cars. I felt awful. I mean how could I explain to a 6 year old that tastes…

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Robin Williams

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 4:30am 2 Comments

Robin Williams



Are you tired of hearing about Robin Williams? I am not. Remember even the funniest people suffer depression, are lonely, need help sometimes. I have battled clinical depression for years as do many diabetics. I am not ashamed to say I seek and receive treatment for the issue. I have at various times been pretty mentally low and needed help to pull me back. If…

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