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Old 04-05-2013, 16:47   #1
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Hey Everyone!!

I thought it prudent to finally register since I've lurked so much in the past. I'm a 29 year old man that was diagnosed with Type 2 in late 2011. Although I have that diagnosis I think I'm more the 1.5 or 1 since I've started the insulin about a year ago. Since I don't have insurance I have to pick and choose all the tests that I get and for now the insulin has kept me at a A1C of 5.5...just got that today actually!!

I've always been a healthy person, or so I thought. I ate well, exercised, so forth, but I suppose having this condition means I have even more of a reason to stay heath focused.

Before now I have avoided signing up or talking with like minded people about the D, I guess I didn't want to give into, but alas I think it can only help.

I also came on here for some very specific questions I'll get to elsewhere, for now it's a big hello to everyone out there. Can't wait to improve my health and hopefully help others out when I can as well.



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Welcome!!! Glad you stopped lurking and joined the discussions!

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Hi and welcome to our group if you have any questions at all ask as someone will come along with advice we are friendly but nosy tell us you bg numbers and medications. Please read
WWW Bloodsugar 101 it is written by a diabetic and of great help so welcome from UK

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Welcome aboard . . . glad you decided to de-lurk; as you say, it can only help.




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