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At 8:51am on August 29, 2013, Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes said…

Thank you for taking the time to share your Hurricane Sandy story, Scott. It’s live on Discuss Diabetes now. My best, Laura K.

At 6:07am on November 8, 2012, jrtpup said…

Our Annual Campaign is coming!

Would you consider helping by writing a short comment/testimonial about your
experiences at TuD? The main message for the campaign this year is that no
one with diabetes should ever feel alone. Messages from our community give
people a real-life, personal sense of how valuable TuDiabetes is to each of
us, how it's changed our lives, etc.

If you can, please include a photo of you doing something diabetic (if that
makes sense LOL). Please post to this group
(, or message to me from my page.

Thanks my friends!

At 3:48pm on October 31, 2012, Trudy said…

Hi Scott. I was happy to read on your blog that you and your family are OK despite the lack of power. Best luck to all of you.

At 4:04am on July 12, 2012, jrtpup said…

It's sooooooo hot here. Hope you're staying cool!

At 9:05pm on July 4, 2012, Linda G said…

At 3:35am on May 30, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Scott, I just was wondering how you are doing, I'm sure the kids are keeping you busy.

At 4:44pm on May 20, 2012, jrtpup said…

Spring has sprung here, what a beautiful weekend yet again! Hope yours was too :)

At 7:55am on May 7, 2012, Trudy said…

Hi Scott, I just read your blog on Sure-Ts. One nice thing about that metal needle is that you can move it without replacing the whole set. You need to tape it down when you move it, though; cloth tape works just fine. I always use a little cloth tape on the adhesive anyway, double insurance that it's not going to pull out. I use Apidra, whose instructions say to use it 2 days only in the pump, as does the instructions of the Sure-T. I can sometimes get a little longer by moving the needle. I think other people have found ways to use it longer yet; 2 1/2 to 3 days is the max for mine to work. Quick sets are not bad, not as good as Sure-Ts for me.

At 8:25am on March 30, 2012, Trudy said…

Hi Scott. I just read your blog, "Uh oh". My comment: I don't use the butter compartment for my insulin, I use a vegetable bin. I also keep a good thermometer in there with my precious hoard. I've never dropped a bottle of insulin -- yet, but a pen or two have survived an accident. Have a good weekend!

At 3:20pm on March 24, 2012, Linda G said…

Fear not Scott...and enjoy your hectic life. Before you know it, the kids have sadly flown away!!

At 2:24pm on March 24, 2012, Linda G said…

At 6:50pm on March 18, 2012, Trudy said…

Hi Scott. I just thought I'd tell you that I enjoy your blog, Rolling in the D. I haven't commented on it because I really prefer to just comment here on TuD, but it's bookmarked and read. Cheers!

At 8:30am on March 1, 2012, manish thakur said…

thanks scott for encouraging me.... one thing i also want to ask u that has diabetes made any effect on ur married life ,,,i mean ur desire for sex and love making ,,, is it reduced or is same as it should be for a non-diabetic...plz i am also looking to get married but m afraid that my sex power will reduce after marriage...

At 9:51pm on February 29, 2012, Sagwabetes said…

well DUH I was halfway into a box of andes mints!!
All smiles.

At 8:28am on February 29, 2012, MKSSS said…

Thank you!

At 5:44am on February 29, 2012, manish thakur said…

and scott u have mentioned that u have switched to insulin pump in 2008 ,,so before 2008 u were managing it with insulin shots... and u managed it with shots for around 26 years....that's great.. u r an example of inspiration for me ,,,otherwise I have lost all my hope to further cope up with diabetes...

At 5:39am on February 29, 2012, manish thakur said…

Dear Scott,,thanks for ur valuable replies,,, and I find it really encouraging for myself by seeing ur example that u are managing ur diabetes since 1981 ,,that is the time when I was even not born,,,i was born in 1982 and got diabetes in 1998,,,and since then I am on insulin shots and really worried about my future ,,but you have set an example for me by keeping ur diabetes under control since the last 31 years and having no complications and leading a healthy life and u also got married and have childrens too...u r superb...

At 6:38pm on February 20, 2012, Kelly Collins said…

That's so interesting, I was 7 years old and diagnosed with diabetes after I had the chicken pox too. I have always thought there was a relation, do you?

At 4:06pm on February 20, 2012, lisa c said…

thanks Scott! we are all here for each other!

At 9:31am on February 17, 2012, Sagwabetes said…

Yeah... I also sort of feel like it holds me more accountable.
"Oh, you made x,y,z mistake? You should be able to listen to people yell at you for it" lol



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