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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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Date diagnosed
October 5, 2012
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At 8:48pm on November 1, 2012, Manny Hernandez said…

BTW, have you started doing the Big Blue Test? I just shared this on Facebook:

Please share this post on your Facebook and tag 20 close friends on it. We need your support to reach 20,000 entries!

You don't need to have diabetes to help people with diabetes! November is Diabetes Month.

Please do Big Blue Test every day until November 14 (World Diabetes Day). For each entry, the Diabetes Hands Foundation receives a $5 donation from Roche Diabetes Care, to help people with diabetes in need.

You can enter your exercise numbers on the web site (www.BigBlueTest.org) or using the iPhone app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/big-blue-test/id570887902?mt=8&uo=4

At 8:47pm on November 1, 2012, Manny Hernandez said…

OMG... your story is exactly like mine. You have LADA!!

At 9:44pm on October 31, 2012, Manny Hernandez said…

This has become a very special place over the years thanks to the people that make it what it is. I am glad you are finding it useful.

What endo are you seeing, if you don't mind me asking?

At 11:21am on October 31, 2012, Manny Hernandez said…

Hola girl!!! I am so glad to see you here. It sucks that were diagnosed with diabetes, but see? You are not alone!


At 10:41am on October 10, 2012, Marie B said…

hello and welcome! hope you can join us on Friday, Manny and Emily will be live on the home page with us, and we can ask them questions from the chat room


it will be a great way to learn more about our community. let me know if you have any questions about us.

At 10:19am on October 9, 2012, jeffojeda said…

Welcome to the Dia group. Cute picture.. was it your wedding day?

At 1:55am on October 9, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 11:28pm on October 8, 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!




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