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Hello from Cumbria

Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by mealsgateboys, Aug 13, 2019 at 2:32 PM.

  1. mealsgateboys

    mealsgateboys Type 2 · Newbie

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    hello my name is Paul and I have type 2, my Husband has type 1 and has been diabetic since 1967 (He has a medal) We live in Cumbria and have been together for 40 years. I am a musician and my husband is a Support worker. We both love gardening and are kept very busy with a lot of hedge cutting....
     
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    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Hello and welcome to the forum.
    I am rather busy with music these days, now that I am feeling better.
    I used to do a lot of gardening, but the garden here is really small, and there just isn't enough space.
    Have you been diagnosed long?
     
  3. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Hello Paul,

    Welcome to the forum. :) Two different types under one roof, must be interesting during meal-times! I see in your profile you take quite a bit of medication. Do you want to try something different (for quite a few of us going low carb meant remission), or just want to meet your tribe? :)

    In any case, have a read around, and if you have questions, throw them out there. There's usually someone around with answers. Actually, more commonly it's multiple someones and a LOT of not-always-agreeing answers, haha. :)
    Have a great day,
    Jo
     
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    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello Paul! Welcome to the squad.
     
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    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello, ello, ello. And welcome. To the both of you. And a medal for diabetes. That's no mean feat.
     
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    Route 66 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Another warm welcome
     
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    mealsgateboys Type 2 · Newbie

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    I think about 4 years but Im controlling it well so Ive been told by me doc.
     
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    cassie091 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Welcome to the club. I've had type 1 since 1959 - 60 years! But that's no big deal. I have been fit and well for all of that time until recently and now have a heart problem. Waiting for an operation to replace my aortic valve. The cardiologists say the cause is age as opposed to diabetes but I'm not so sure. I'm 76 so not completely over the hill.
     
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    cassie091 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Forgot to say I live in Cumbria as well. Kendal to be exact though I hail from a London suburb.
     
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    mealsgateboys Type 2 · Newbie

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    Did you get a medal ?
     
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