Hi my name is jose i live in Houston, Texas. Im 26 years old. And this sort of a rant post. First i wanna thank all the people in this forum, this forum has changed my life. i have i havent completely been thru the diabetes 101 website im still in shock and havent completely accepted my condition but i do check my self thru out the day and seen the affect of food on my body. Thank every one. we may never get rid of it but we will never up. A quote that i have found inspirational its by a mexican general during the mexican revolution. Its better to die your feet, than to live on your knees. Emiliano Zapata.