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Midlands get together

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by monkeynuts, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. monkeynuts

    monkeynuts Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi peeps.

    I was wondering if there would be any interest in a social get together. A chance for diabetics to have a chat and may be a drink! Nothing overly formal, purely a social. It would be nice to meet other diabetics to share different experiences. If there is a genuine interest ill have a look at a few venues in the sunny Midlands.
     
  2. Indiana91

    Indiana91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm from the midlands, would be up for that.


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    Engineer88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I second Indiana91, @Bebo321 not everyone uses twitter?!

    Were are you defining midlands?
     
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    Nottslad Type 1 · Member

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    Yeah I wouldn't mind going, but im in Nottingham so pretty central to most places and easy to get to places from here....
     
  5. monkeynuts

    monkeynuts Type 1 · Active Member

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    What a manic day. Sorry for the late response. I was thinking Birmingham as its easy to get to and plenty of venues. I am only just getting started on twitter so any help would be appreciated :) I have just put a post on twitter to advertise it.
     
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    monkeynuts Type 1 · Active Member

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    Indiana91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    :(


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  8. Engineer88

    Engineer88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    There are a few of us? maybe just a small meet up? or start a facebook page?
     
  9. Bebo321

    Bebo321 Family member · Well-Known Member

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    Hi there,
    If you want to get the message out there, the best way I can think of is to post the suggestion on the gbdoc Facebook page, and then the #gbdoc will tweet it out to the diabetes online community (#doc) (you might regret it if you would prefer a small gathering though!).https://www.facebook.com/gbdoc.co.uk
     
  10. monkeynuts

    monkeynuts Type 1 · Active Member

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    I think it will be a small gathering but it may grow :)


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    sweet_pea88 Type 1 · Member

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    Has anyone got any further with this? I'm just starting on a journey to set up a group in Birmingham for type 1 diabetics. I don't know if there are people who might be interested. It's getting the information out there. Posted etc... :)


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  12. monkeynuts

    monkeynuts Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hello there. Unfortunately there was not a large response. I would be happy to meet with other type1's as personal I don't know any.
     
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    clucker34 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi, I'm type 1 and in birmingham would be happy for a meet up and share some experiences???


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  14. sweet_pea88

    sweet_pea88 Type 1 · Member

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    Oh this is great! Are either of you two on twitter or Facebook? Or would you prefer email address?


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  15. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    I would love to meet up but live an hour away so it's really dependent on when and where as am a mum and work full time too, post an update and remember it's like a snowball, it will gather momentum, bit like my fundraising for JDRF (shamelessly promoting it again... Lol)..
     
  16. ElyDave

    ElyDave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Brum's a bit of a trek for me I'm afraid, but I was thinking the same for East Anglia
     
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  17. sweet_pea88

    sweet_pea88 Type 1 · Member

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    What are you doing for JDRF? I will be running the Birmingham half marathon with the midlands office in October. Well we can sort something out. The group doesn't have to meet on the same day of the week every time?
     
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    monkeynuts Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi there. I'm on twitter @PaulBrothwood - lets get something sorted


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  19. sweet_pea88

    sweet_pea88 Type 1 · Member

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    Well done sweet_pea88,
    Great you're running a half marathon! What an awesome effort.
    Let us know if there is any support or advice we can offer you. Www. teambloodglucose.com
     
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