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At 7:09pm on January 1, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

At 8:47am on April 27, 2011, Betty J said…
So glad to share my experiences with others.
At 10:06am on April 5, 2011, Donna H said…
We all are on and off the site all the time so no worries about timeliness of replies. This is a no pressure community. :) I was first misdiagnosed as a Type 2 and took the diagnosis hard. But I thought -- ok -- this is my opportunity to get healthy. So I took it on as a kind of new mantra. But then I got super sick a few months later -- and was properly diagnosed as a Type 1 (LADA). Devastation all over again. However, I got it together and am taking it on as a be healthy mantra again. Then I found this site which was a godsend. I found other people who were LADA (I had never before met anyone who got T1 as an adult) and I found a place to both get and give information. It has truly been a positive influence.
At 4:01pm on April 4, 2011, Donna H said…
LOL -- although I love the community here, I think I would trade if if it meant no diabetes.
At 7:50am on April 4, 2011, Marie B said…
nope, never been to Africa. I've been to England three times, and my husband's sister has lived there many years. Oh gosh that boboti is very good, I have trouble here finding some of the ingredients, like ketcup manis. I was also thinking of a lovely lamburger recipe I made from my sister-in-law's SA cookbook. We live in a very rural area, next to a 15,000 acre state forest (which happens to have LOTs of good trails for riding).

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/africanswithdiabetes
At 6:54am on April 4, 2011, Marie B said…
hi Spud, you might want to join this Group too

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/athleticdiabetics

also our Admin Bradford (see him at the lower right) is an athletic type1 and cycles a lot. I see you found the Group I was thinking of. We also have a Group for Africa. We have a fair amount of South Africans here. My husband's brother has been there multiple times, and introduced us to some of the wonderful food and wine there. I'm thinking of a dish called boboti.
At 3:48am on April 4, 2011, Linda G said…
Hey Spud....delighted to be counted as a friend. Cycling is something I have done MUCH of (and skiing) here, there and everywhere in my province (well....almost), and skiing in AND out of province and country. But have been off for some years (for the cycling part of it)...it all started with having kids...the rest, well, just happened. I now have another bike, and have big plans for Spring (if the snow could just melt!!)
At 6:30pm on April 1, 2011, Jesus Ingles said…
Welcome to our wonderful cyber home away from home. Hope you stay awhile, if you have any questions or just need some support, please feel free to reach out to any of us since we’re all here for each other. Look around and join any groups or discussions that might be of interest.
At 2:34pm on April 1, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO THE BEST FAMILY YOU CAN EVER FIND MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And like all families we sometimes agree and sometimes disagree, but you know families right?

Here's a link with loads of info on it to help our new member's learn more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 10:37am on April 1, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 10:04am on April 1, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome to the circle Spud...
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.
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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 care....and keep in touch!
At 7:40am on April 1, 2011, Marie B said…
hi Spud, welcome! Here's a page with lots of information helpful to new members

http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

If you have any questions about the community, I'd be glad to help.
We have a large GROUP of cyclists here - let me know if you need a link to it.

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