"When I was originally diagnosed in 1994 I was told I could no longer give blood. The they changed it so that I could. I can't now because of other meds I take. I didn't even realize they had put a ban on pp who used beef or pork. I guess…"
"Hi everyone! If you are looking for local adults with Type 1 to meet in person, check out ACT1 (Adults Coping with Type 1) right now we have three seperate support groups. I love when new people join because new perspectives are always welcome."
"I was the same as you. I thought I was safe, till I wasn't, lol. Trust me that 10 seconds to test is really worth it. Especially if you are getting better control. The more lows you have the more likely you will stop getting symptoms for them.…"
"I sit on the fence here. I want people to understand that Type 1 does not mean fragile. However I do have seizures from lows and when people hear that they have one of two reactions: 1.OMG did you forget to take your ____(insert OJ and/or insulin)?…"
I'm not very active in the group(not due to any reason other than I have a wacky schedule at home!), but I live in Northern NJ. I am a Type 1 for the past 39 years. You can contact me anytime you like! Welcome to the group!
Welcome! You are so brave to fight diabetes& its complication gastroparesis!. I have the same experience since 2000 but my endo doesn't care! Can you please tell me how your gastroparesis was diagnosed?
Here are a few tips on how to make the most of the site. I invite you check out the different groups we have: there's an excellent chance you will find more than a few that you can identify with.
If you find the community useful, I'd be honored if you could link to us on your blog/site if you have one (maybe sending a bulletin to your MySpace friends) or invite family, friends, colleagues and anyone whom you feel may benefit from it.
Also, if you know of any local newspapers, TV or radio stations that you feel could be interested in writing about our community, please let them know about our recent Press Release, announcing the community: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/8/prweb546849.htm
Last, if you run into Spanish-only speaking folks, please let them know about EsTuDiabetes.com, our sister Spanish-speaking community.
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Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →