So if Tu Diabetes becomes a huge social network, will there be a special reward for the first 100 members? Will we have a conference, flown in VIP, all expenses paid for? And for those of us who do not have Diabetes, will we be included in this special treat?

Okay, so i'm asking a bit much but to be quite honest I am very excited to see this group grow as rapidly as it has! Is there a "member online" or Instant Message feature we can add to build another social dynamic into this? I have about a friend request a day, but difficulty communicating or getting to know those asking to be friends.

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Comment by Manny Hernandez on June 13, 2007 at 6:13am
Let me think about that. I am thinking we could set up a chat room for people "currently online" to mingle in? Would you guys be up for that?
Comment by M on June 13, 2007 at 6:36am
Absolutely! *raises hands* That'd be great :)
Comment by Eric on June 13, 2007 at 8:17am
Manny you should hire me to just make suggestions daily :)
Comment by Kerri Sparling on June 13, 2007 at 9:41am
The more mediums available, the more activity you have. :)
Comment by Kathy Barbis on June 14, 2007 at 11:03am
I like the idea of a chat. Message boards can be great, but there is no instant feedback.


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