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All I want for my birthday is a Cure.....

      It has not been that long since I was diagnosed with Diabetes. When I was given the news that day a lot of thoughts were rumbling around in my head. I remember thinking about my wife and kids then some of the things I wanted to do in life and if I could still get out there and do them. I remember one thing I kept thinking was how much I really hope Diabetics are allowed to drink Milk ( I LOVE MILK ) after speaking to the doctors and dietitian I was relieved to find out I can have…

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Added by Mikeonline2821 on April 24, 2012 at 6:40am — No Comments

What do you do with your strips??

After thinking about what to do with these strips in a "useful" manner I decided I would put words together every once in a while (I would say once a week but I have such a crazy schedule we will see) and post them here. I would also like to make a little video of them after a while and put it to music. So if you have…

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Added by Mikeonline2821 on April 9, 2012 at 8:00pm — 6 Comments

Wow... we just need 10 minutes more explanation I think....

       Ok so as many post on this web site and many others that I have read over the past few months I think I have found 2 people that had a doctor that cared enough to really sit down with their patient and explain this "DIABETES" to them. I think I got the same 5 minute visit from a dietitian and 2 minute discussion from my Endo. While recovering from a scary case of DKA. I was in the Hospital for more than 20 minutes it would not have been a bad idea to bring me a video or stay in my…

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Added by Mikeonline2821 on March 28, 2012 at 8:55pm — 15 Comments

I JUST HAVE THE FLU!!!.....

     I thought it would be interesting to put my story down on paper. Though I will give some details I will leave the LONG story for my book…. Yeah sure I will write it someday…. Anyway, here it goes.

     I work for a communications company and I currently handle the projects from concept to sign-off. I am the one that takes the theory of the idea and makes it work in front of customers in the real world. I started out testing these radio systems then moved to technical support and…

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Added by Mikeonline2821 on March 13, 2012 at 8:52pm — 13 Comments

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FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

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