Who won the TuDiabetes Awards 2009?

TuDiabetes Un-Certified Educator:
“Her posts are a great combination of personal experience, openness to others’ point of view, and careful research into diabetes issues.”

The winner is MelissaBL:

TuDiabetes Creative Mind:
“Because he is the king of creative videos! I don’t think there is anyone who puts more time and energy into thinking up meaningful topics and addressing them in fun, interesting and informative videos and discussions.”

The winner is 1HappyDiabetic:

TuDiabetes Geek:
“He has the most insightful posts about the technology and science of diabetes and diabetes-related devices. I trust his judgment on these topics and look forward to his contributions.”

The winner is Holger:

TuDiabetes Comedian:
“His cheeky sense of humor, deep and abiding appreciation of 80s music, and willingness to share so others can learn keep me coming back for more of his wit and wisdom. His blogs are sometimes outrageous, always outstanding.”

The winner is Danny:

TuDiabetes Life Coach:
“We love her! Always helpful and right there to pick people up when they’re feeling down. And don’t forget the best hair on the internet!”

The winner is Robyn:

TuDiabetes Good Eating Fan:
“She is a very active and helpful member. She is always giving great advice on low carb eating. She should be your friend.”

The winner is Gerri:

TuDiabetes Active Lifestyle Fan:
“Two years in a row, running the Long Beach marathon; he’s also run two half-marathons. He exercises 30 minutes every day.”

The winner is Terry Keelan:

TuDiabetes Crusader:
“She is an active and inspiring advocate in Canada. She encourages others to advocate for their own personal health. And she encourages them to advocate to help ensure the various systems–diabetes organizations, government, insurance providers, and hospitals–meet the needs of people with diabetes. Plus, she is extremely cheery and nice.”

The winner is Nel Peach:

Congrats to all the winners. Besides the GranolaGourmet box those of you in the US will be getting, in the coming weeks, Andreina will be sending you a badge you can sport proudly on the header of your profile page!

OMG, I am very suprised and feel very honoured. I thank you all for voting me. I think I speak for many when I say that the last year was not easy. We face economical challenges and developments that change the reality of our health care. We need to raise our voice and take a stand for our cause. I have learned so much from this community. Valuable and unique knowledge that comes from the experience of many people. I wish you all a happy new year 2010 and fruitful discussions to come…

Happy 2010 to you too, Holger!! You are a great example for us, man. Thanks for sharing your knowledge with the community.

I am in tears (believe me : HAPPY ones; not sad ones !) …several reasons : laughter, disbelief, awe struck, speechless and all those words I can’t even think off .
My heartfelt THANKS to this community …2009 was a good year …more to come in 2010 …let’s keep on sharing ourselves .
All the BEST for you and your families; I’ll wave to you , while carrying the Olympic Torch , Jan . 27 .

Best for you and your family, Nel!!!

We want to see those pics with the torch. PRIDE!!

I am shocked! Really! The Award should go to all of the members, YOU have all made me feel so accepted and touched my heart and soul with your kindness. Thank you, I am honored. I have found a place that I can come to and just be ME, and it is okay.
Well, I must go do my hair now! LOL XO

I’d like to thank the Academy, my agent, my director, my producer, my mother & on-line recipe sites:)

I’m quite honored & flattered. Thank you!

Congratulations to the award winners. Honored to be in their company & to be part of this vital & wonderful supportive community. I learn something new here every day. There’s always a smile, a warm shoulder & invaluable info from our members who share with an open heart.

LOL!! :slight_smile:


Congratulations to each and every one of you!!!

You sooooooooooooooo deserve this, Gerri! Actually, I would also vote you in as Miss Congeniality, too!!

Congrats everyone!

Congrats to ALL!!! :slight_smile:

We want video acceptance speeches :slight_smile:


Here’s a thank you video from 1HappyDiabetic:

I was just going to say that I’d be intimidated to video anything with 1HappyDiabetic participating & poof–he’s already done one!

LOL!!! He’s the “KING OF VIDEO” for something! :wink:

But that doesn’t mean you can’t do one, Gerri.

I just watched 1HappyD’s video …more laughs :slight_smile:
And please do not count me in with providing a video acceptance speech , OK …have NO clue how to .

Wow! I'm completely gob-smacked, surprised and honored!! Congratulations to all the winners. You all put so much into tuDiabetes and increasing understanding and awareness for the rest of us. It's an honor to be counted among you!


WoW! You clearly earned YOUR award Terry :slight_smile:

Online recipe sites… lol you had me there!