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    Remembering Michelle
    debs_bears posted:
    I have been in the hospital for 16 days and got home last night and today got some sad news about Michelle.

    Michelle was a dear friend to many of us here on the diabetes board, she fought hard and long to keep her diabetes in control while battling breast cancer. Though the news might be late - prayers are always needed and never late.

    Michelle has passed away on Nov. 3rd ending her struggle with cancer, I am sure her family will not mind me asking for prays on her behalf. I do not have any more info at this time.

    Missing you already Michelle. Love Deb.
    mrscora01 responded:
    Thanks for posting that Deb. I knew, but was so involved in contacting the family and another little group that she and I both belonged to, that I completely forgot to let the people here know.

    She was a brave and positive lady who faced her illness with dignity, grace, and her sense of humor intact.

    T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
    auriga1 responded:
    Thank you, Deb, for posting that. Michelle's memorial is November 17th. I spent time with her when she was living in Kansas City. A vibrant, vivacious person in a little package. Always showing happiness and love. Very giving and caring. She will be missed greatly.

    She fought for 3 1/2 years with breast cancer. A valiant and couragous struggle for sure.

    Prayers are never late.

    I hope you are doing O.K., Deb.
    flutetooter replied to auriga1's response:
    So sorry to hear this. She was such a trooper!
    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!
    dianer01 responded:
    Thanks Deb!

    I didn't know Michelle personally but she was very kind in her posts and very positive. I learned a lot from her and will miss her.

    accelerate out of the corners
    Michael Dansinger, MD responded:
    Michelle had been such and important, visible, lively role model within the diabetes community. Always eager to support friends and newcomers alike. She will be missed.

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