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At 10:15pm on May 17, 2009, Angel Eyez said…
Thank you so much for the welcome!!! Sorry about not getting back to you sooner. And thank you so much for having me read the member guidelines. It is so nice to be able to talk to so many people that know and understand what you are going through. I told my soon to be sister in law about the site so that she can join too. She is also type 2 diabetes. Again thank you so much. :)
At 1:40am on May 17, 2009, Sohair Abdel-Rahman said…
Hello Brigitte,how are you?.I bet you have a beautiful spring around you in your lovely country.I do miss France,last visit was to Grenoble June 2007.
At 9:50am on May 15, 2009, Mari said…
Brigritte...thanks so much for the warm welcome! You live in France huh? I'm planning on dipping in to my travel fund soon and France just might be on my radar. Any recommendations on where to see?
At 7:51pm on May 14, 2009, Tony L said…
Brigitte, thanks for the book information. I am going to look for this at the library next time. I have the calerie king book that is nice and compact. I got it from the Joslin Center for $9.00'S and was well worth it. Just does not have a;lot of resturants in it.
At 6:07pm on May 13, 2009, Tony L said…
Hi Brigitte, yes, its Tony!
I use Novolog and Levimer insulin pens. I have been counting carbs and giving insulin based on what I eat. I struggle with going out to eat anywhere. I either eat at home or bring my food. I have such anxiety about figuring what the carbs are. I have a few books and have been on calerie counter but seems like only fast food places post there carbs. Suggestions?
At 8:13pm on May 12, 2009, Tony L said…
Hi Brigitte, Thanks for the welcome!
I will check out the new users guide.
At 1:15pm on May 12, 2009, Deepak Sevak said…
Brigette - thank you for directing me to the insulin pump user group. I learned a lot from reading what everyone is saying about the pumps. I'm now leaning towards the omnipod. I think it's a better lifestyle choice for me.
At 12:10pm on April 28, 2009, FatCatAnna said…
I didn't think I was eating that much more protein then I usually do - but it was abit more - maybe 3-4 extra proteins a day compared to my regular 4-5 (I'm not a big protein eater). I did reduce my carb intake - so it was between 15g-25g per meal. Snacks tend to be under 15g for me. Like your doctor has told you - take it easy - and don't rush right into - especially if you have been used to not eating as much protein. Also, the protein in my urine - according to the gal who follows Dr. B's religiously - says it could have been a glitch in the test - as I've never shown protein in my urine in all the of the years I've had diabetes (42 years). I can't retest until 5 months from now unfortunately - hate the waiting!!!
At 12:51pm on April 26, 2009, Vasilisa said…
Hello Brigitte! Greetings from Moscow!
Do you live with diabetes together 42 years? You are a strong woman!
At 1:41pm on April 25, 2009, Betty J said…
You're welcome. We are all here to help each other, have a glorious day!
At 9:23am on April 24, 2009, Andres Burgos said…
Hi Bridgitte, thank you 4 the kind words, i'm loving this site so far. Great thing about your nephew, encourage him into the photographic world. Im doing fine, how are doing with your diabetes? All the best from Bolivia. Andrew.
At 5:26am on April 22, 2009, Jennifer Frisbie said…
Thank you Bridgette, bonjour! I was trying to move to paris, a long time ago. How do you like this freestyle meter?
At 12:36pm on April 20, 2009, Batates said…
ur welcoming was sweet as u, merci
At 8:15pm on April 13, 2009, Patti Burns said…
At 11:31am on April 10, 2009, FatCatAnna said…
Brigitte - vous avez de belles photographies! I don't write french very well - am better speaking (I live in Montreal). I see you like to restore chairs - moi aussi!!! I am laughing at some of your pictures - parce que nous sommes regard tellement semblable (okay - I need to cut hair tho' - but c'est vrai non?).
At 7:48pm on April 9, 2009, Jessica05 said…
Bonsoir, Brigitte,
Merci de votre lettre. Si vous ne vous occupez pas, je voudrais pratiquer mon francais dans cette lettre. Je n'ai pas beaucoup d'opportunite souvent! :) (that doesn't seem quite right, but I mean to say: If you don't mind, I'd like to practice my french in this letter as I don't often have the opportunity to practice my french!)

J'espere que vous etes dans la bonne sante. Le diabete est difficile, mais je prends le courage quand je rencontre d'autres comme vous-meme qui ont eu le diabete pendant beaucoup d'annees.

A bientot, Brigitte,
At 8:00am on April 6, 2009, Paul said…
Merci Brigitte, je doit avouer que je ne suis pas un "vrai" compatriote, etant d'origine rosbif... mais je vie en france depuis 15 ans alors je me plait bien ici!
At 10:02am on April 2, 2009, Yvonne C. said…
Thanks Brigitte! I hope to learn a great deal and receive continued support from this community about Diabetes! Best Regards, Yvonne C.
At 2:17pm on March 30, 2009, vicki marcoe said…
Hi Brigitte--When is manny going to be getting in touch with me about getting a picture of me up.Just let me know. Do you still work and what kind of work do you do> Have a great week. Talk to you later---Vicki
At 12:34pm on March 30, 2009, Sarah M said…
You are welcome :)
looking forward to getting to know you more and share experiences with you.
Take Care.



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