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      11 Nov

    Sorry I have been away for so long...RL just took the wheel for a while but I have put it in park and decided to stop at the best rest stop on the net....missed ya'll

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      08 Apr

    D2 for 2 years , A1C=9 before my meds and watching carbs aevrage numbers of 250 daily , now since Metformin and glipizide 500mg/20mg. and lower carbs my numbers average 100-140 .

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