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"I am a stronger, a more compassionate, and a more loving human being because I have had to work so hard, and because I continue to work so hard to create a healthy body, a wonderful mind, and my beautiful and loving spirit..." ~ Gabrielle Kaplan (an insulin pump user) But I think it is something all of us diabetics should remind ourselves of!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Betic Blues

 We are all prone to some sadness from time to time and diabetes can definitely increase that tendency.  For some individuals the winter months can bring even more of a challenge and struggle.  Here are some good tips from the d-life site to help with a common case of the diabetic winter blues.....
 Winter Woes

Friday, July 22, 2011

JDRF Advocate Testifies in Congressional Hearing, Urges FDA to Advance Artificial Pancreas Technologies

 On Wednesday, June 20, advocate Pam Sagan will tell her story to Congress about why the FDA needs to act to make better technologies available to people with type 1 diabetes.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011


My profile and personal information can be view more extensively on my personal page. But for anyone who pops on here on a regular basis I thought we could all give a brief introduction here...

Jill Melissa Mormon   -  Northampton, MA

My Age- 30 years         Age Of My Diabetes- 22 years      Type 1 Juvenile Onset

Current Treatments-     Humalog Insulin via Medtronic Minimed Paradigm Revel Insulin Pump in conjunction with the Continuous Glucose Monitor and Transmitor and One Touch UltraLink.

Blog Topic Interests/Ideas:
-Insulin Regiments  - Glucose Control  - Emotional Issues Around Diabetes  - Health Care
-Coping With The Stress  -Recipes   -Family Issues  -Hopes and Fears  -Alternative Approaches

ADA's Step Out Walk to STOP Diabetes...JOIN MY TEAM!!!

If you live in the Western Massachusetts Area Please Join My Team:  Jill's Betic Friends and walk with us or help raise donations on-line as an internet participant.  TOGETHER WE CAN STOP DIABETES!!!!


Or if you would like to sponsor me as a walker and make a donation please visit my personal page!!!


And For More Information About A Step Out Walk In Your Area Visit The Page Below!! 


WELCOME To Jill"s Betic Blog Site!!!!!!

Hi There, thanks for stopping in!

I have been wanting to try and create a place where I can reach out to and connect and share with my fellow diabetic friends, different issues, information, concerns, suggestions, frustrations, and stories about things that only fellow 'Betics could know and understand!!

I look forward to sharing with all of you and seeing what you have to share! Thank you for being here!