The Santiago Family, Cortland, Ohio
When Ruby came to stay with me for a month, I slept with her every night. Ruby made me feel comfortable. I was diagnosed with diabetes on April 27, 2000. I was taking 4 shots a day. After 8 months, I got the insulin pump. I like having the pump. It has made my life easiser. I play soccer with it. I go swimming, play basketball, and leave it on in gym. I like to lie in bed with Ruby and my fake pancreas.
I will miss you, Ruby. Have fun on your adventures!
The Santiago Family
Chelsey (11, dx'd 4/2000), Luis (12), Cathy and Luis (Parents) and of course Lucky, our little dog
Rufus and Ruby, the bears with diabetes, is the creation of Carol Cramer, who owns the copyright to Rufus and Ruby. The graphics of Rufus are from Rufus Come Home, written by Kim Gosselin and illustrated by Terry Ravenelli, and are used by permission of the author.
Last Updated: Monday December 23, 2002 11:46:16
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