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At 4:08pm on November 16, 2014, Linda G said…

From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!

At 3:11am on November 16, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Charlie, Happy Birthday!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill.

At 8:38am on November 16, 2013, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Charlie, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 3:41am on November 16, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)

At 4:06am on November 16, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Charlie....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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!

At 1:54am on November 16, 2012, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 12:04am on March 10, 2012, Natali said…

Dear Charlie,I would want to share about my NGO.
I am currently a chairperson of newly created NGO "Georgian Union of Patients with Diabetes" The Union has been founded in May, 2011 with the initiative of people suffering from diabetes- uniting Georgians (and not only) with diabetes and their family members (since 1988 I have had type 1 diabetes). Union is non-profit organization focusing on diabetes management, protecting the social and health rights access in the society, provides them currently education program known as "Diabetic School" for free. You might know that there are main problems of healthcare and cure of diabetes in Georgia, Since 1996 patients receive insulin for free. For the necessary equipment (syringes, self-control equipment, test-strips etc.) and medications for the treatment and prevention of late complications patients have to pay partly themselves.
Average net salary per month is 300 GEL (120 EUR)
Average pension is 80 GEL (35EUR). of Gorn Union of patienys with Diabetes.
As you see there is difficult situation about healthcare system in Georgia, with my enthusiasm and with the biggest wishes to help them, I wanted to change that hard condition in my country
As newly Organization any type of assistance is very im[portant to us! If you have any kind of idea how to give voice to International and non-goveermental Organizations that exist such type of Union wich would want to help patients with Diabetes in Georgia?!
Yours sincerely,
Georgian Union of Patients with Diabetes (GUPD)

At 4:47pm on March 9, 2012, Linda G said…

Bravo on being a featured member Charlie!

At 5:10pm on March 5, 2012, Linda G said…

At 4:46pm on March 5, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Heartiest Congrats on being a Featured Member. I am a Navy Vet of WW2..not many of us left. Reed

At 4:28pm on March 5, 2012, SEAGATOR said…


At 1:50pm on March 5, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 1:34pm on March 5, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Charlie, here's the Celiac Group

let me know if you'd like other links, we have plenty of vets here too. I am active in a Group called Quilts of Valor, we make quilts for the wounded from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

At 1:30pm on March 5, 2012, catlover said…

HI Charlie- Welcome to TuD. We are glad you joined the community. Congrats for being a featured member.

At 12:10pm on March 5, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

Here's a link to help you get to know more about us:

At 12:09pm on March 5, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Charlie, welcome! Let me know if you have any questions about our community.
we have a group here for those with celiac, let me know if you can't find it.



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