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Our Shared Challenge

This is something I wrote shortly after joining this community, it sums up how I feel about our condition. Since then, I've been asked to post it here, I hope you like it;



Diabetes is a complex condition,

For at the end of the day, no one can better understand the challenges we face and deal with, better than those of us who share this condition, having a faulty pancreas.



I believe the experiences we have and share make us stronger, provide us with a 'knowing'…
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Added by Ken on July 24, 2009 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

The Undiscovered Country

I'm convinced more than ever that all of us here are kindred at a very basic level, a physical level, in that our bodies operate differently than others. Yet what I see here is a community of very interesting, intelligent, artistic and talented people, who remain so despite our shared challenge. There is strength in our numbers.

Since being diagnosed in 4/05, I consider myself a traveler of sorts, to 'THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY', AKA The Future, so come along, I'll see you… Continue

Added by Ken on July 1, 2009 at 10:30pm — 6 Comments

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DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

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Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

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