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Old 07-08-2011, 06:23   #1
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Hi everyone, I' m new to the forum. Looks like a lot of useful information.

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Old 07-08-2011, 06:32   #2
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Yes, welcome.

DxT2: 1/26/2010: 6'2" 268lbs. A1C 7.8, FBG 266
A1C: 1/2010: 7.8 ; 6/2010: 4.7 ; 9/2010: 5.1 ; 12/2010: 5.2 ; 4/2011: 5.3 ; 9/2011: 5.3

Completely Off Medication December, 2010.

9/2011 Lab Work Results (4/2011 in parenthesis)
A1C: 5.3 (5.3)
Cholesterol: HDL 134 (133) LDL: 53 (53)
Triglycerides: 29 (30)
Current Weight: 195

I am sometimes too "harsh". I feel that sometimes one must be "harsh" to get the point across.
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Old 07-08-2011, 06:39   #3
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Hi Virginia and welcome! Feel free to ask any questions you need answers to or just babble away about anything. We're great listeners.

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Old 07-08-2011, 07:09   #4
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We're glad to have you with us and looking forward to learning more about you. It's a great group here with lots of helpful answers for those who need them.

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Old 07-08-2011, 07:13   #5
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Hello, Virginia . . . welcome aboad. I hope most of our information is useful, but if you catch us in a weird mood, it can get a little wacky sometimes.

Tell us a little more about yourself - we look forward to getting better acquainted.

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Old 07-08-2011, 17:37   #6
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Hi, Virginia! Welcome to the club you never dreamed you'd want to belong to. Glad you are here. Tell us more about yourself and your questions.


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Old 07-09-2011, 03:30   #7
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Originally Posted by Virginia Garcia View Post
Hi everyone, I' m new to the forum. Looks like a lot of useful information.
Hi and welcome from the tropical Philippine islands.

Hope you'll jump right in and enjoy everyone's company.
Lots of good people here and willing to share thoughts and information.


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