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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
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Date diagnosed
May 15, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.2
Type of treatment/devices you use
Diet and Exercise
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http://twitter.com/yardism
Tell us more about you (optional)
http://about.me/chadyarbrough

Latest Activity

yardism liked Elizabeth's blog post Monkey adjusting: diabetes explained to a jealous sibling
Dec 2, 2012
Emily Coles and yardism are now friends
Nov 28, 2012
Nicole replied to yardism's discussion 'Design Opinions?' in the group Inked Diabetics
"Love the first one!"
Nov 26, 2012
yardism replied to dino's discussion 'Word Association Game'
"Discarded"
Nov 24, 2012
yardism added a discussion to the group Inked Diabetics
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Design Opinions?

I started another thread, but it seems to have been lost in the shuffle...http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/inkeddiabetics/forum/topics/first-tattoo-under-considerationBut, here are the latest designs I've been toying with. These are much more personal to me, but I'm still having a lot of ideas. I really want to get one, but I also really don't want to have buyer's remorse...…See More
Nov 24, 2012
yardism replied to dino's discussion 'Word Association Game'
"drunk"
Nov 23, 2012
yardism replied to dino's discussion 'Word Association Game'
"assault"
Nov 22, 2012
yardism updated their profile
Nov 22, 2012
yardism replied to yardism's discussion 'Yardism's Photo's' in the group Photography
Nov 20, 2012
yardism replied to yardism's discussion 'Yardism's Photo's' in the group Photography
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Nov 20, 2012
Robert Mitchell replied to yardism's discussion 'Yardism's Photo's' in the group Photography
"Both. the best that I have is a male Candidan Goose coming at me protecting the nest"
Nov 20, 2012
yardism replied to yardism's discussion 'Yardism's Photo's' in the group Photography
"Thanks Robert, The Heron or the Hawk?"
Nov 20, 2012
yardism joined Manny Hernandez's group
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OneTouch Users

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Nov 20, 2012
Robert Mitchell replied to yardism's discussion 'Yardism's Photo's' in the group Photography
"Love the shot of the bird. Great timing on that"
Nov 20, 2012
yardism replied to yardism's discussion 'Yardism's Photo's' in the group Photography
Nov 20, 2012
yardism added a discussion to the group Photography
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Yardism's Photo's

Here are a few shots I've recently taken that I Like. I mainly shoot nature. Being in the Bay Area of N. California gives me LOTS of subjects to shoot... I hope you like some of them.See More
Nov 20, 2012

Yardism's Blog

So Many Cures

Posted on November 2, 2012 at 8:56pm 4 Comments

Ever since I've been diagnosed, just a few months, I've learned that quite a few of my friends know of a cure. This didn't really come as a surprise to me, since so many people seem to have a cure for every major injury, illness or problem someone else has. It has become kind of a source of humor to me over the years. For some reason though, this is different. Probably because I have something that will with me for the rest of my life, and could potentially even cause my death.

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At 12:18pm on October 27, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home yardism!!
May 15th....a mere 5 months ago! How's it all going?
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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DO THE BIG BLUE TEST (BBT)....For more info, see the upper left hand corner of home page. There's a video there too about the BBT!!!!
C'MON...YOU CAN DO IT!!!!
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Take care....and keep in touch!
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At 12:10pm on October 27, 2012, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to TuDiabetes! let me know if you have any questions about our community. Please check out the BigBlueTest

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it's an opportunity to get Roche to donate up to $100,000 to worthy charities helping diabetics in need.

At 7:20am on October 27, 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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