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Diabetic Meet up in Kent

Discussion in 'Diabetes Events' started by Dan6, Oct 25, 2016.

  1. Dan6

    Dan6 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi having just seen the meetup in london tomorrow i wonder if there is a meetup in Kent?

    If not i am happy to set one up on a regular basis as it would be great to network with others.
     
  2. asparagusp

    asparagusp · Guest

    Welcome Dan. Where is the meet up in London? Any details?
     
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  3. mist

    mist · Guest

    You posted in that thread yesterday..:joyful:
     
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  4. walnut_face

    walnut_face Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Would welcome a group in Kent
     
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  5. Dan6

    Dan6 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ok great il message the owner of the london meetup for some advice and i will see what i can do
     
  6. asparagusp

    asparagusp · Guest

    No the meeting advertised yesterday is in November?
     
  7. Dan6

    Dan6 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah i think i got confused itvis next month!
     
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  8. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    It could have been worse; you could have turned up!

    ;)
     
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  9. Dan6

    Dan6 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thats true at least i would have been able to make the decisions at the meeting. Plus a cheap round of drinks
     
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  10. asparagusp

    asparagusp · Guest

    The way my mind is at the moment with possibly overdosing on Lantus, well that for me would be a distinct possibility! lol
     
  11. asparagusp

    asparagusp · Guest

    Dan why don't you come up to London for the November event?
     
  12. Type1Bri

    Type1Bri Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  13. Type1Bri

    Type1Bri Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Happy to help if you want advice etc and to help you promote it on social media etc
    Where in kent are you? I'm London/kent borders
     
  14. Dan6

    Dan6 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Im down in herne bay i am aiming to come to the london event but depends on trains as they can be a nightmare! Will def accept all the help i can get though
     
  15. asparagusp

    asparagusp · Guest

    Dan so far no one has said they are interested in a Kent meet up. There was another thread a couple of days ago suggesting a Christmas get together again with no interests expressed, so ..... I myself tried to organise a get together of members of a huge forum, around 200000, and only two or three turned up. It was nice though but a lot of valuable energy.
     
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  16. Type1Bri

    Type1Bri Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just accepted your rrquest to the Facebook group for the London meetups
     
  17. Dan6

    Dan6 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Start small think big is what they say right? I guess if we was to have a meetup of a small ammount and it could gradually grow?
     
  18. Shar67

    Shar67 · Guest

    @Dan6
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  19. Type1Bri

    Type1Bri Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The london ones started out with just 7 or 8, in the summer we had a picnic in Hyde Park and over 50 turned up. Once they take off they are great fun
     
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  20. asparagusp

    asparagusp · Guest

    Maybe a smaller Forum or indeed this - https://www.meetup.com. Actually that is an ideal place for you! Good luck.
     
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