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  1. Default What color is the awareness ribbon for Type 1??

    I have been told red and I have been told Grey. I need help.
    THANKS.
    Mommy to Devin (9) dx'd 9/20/07
    Pumping with BLUE ANIMAS PING 6/09
    GREY ANIMAS PING 7/13
    Gavin (9) Non D
    Hannah (13 going on 18) Non D

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    Grey is the official color.

    I have seen some ribbons in red, but that is the official color for Aids awareness.
    Diagnosed June '05
    Pumping since Feb '06
    Animas Ping
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    Grey... But I've seen other colors too.

    Stephanie
    Mom of:
    Danielle, 17 (singingdiabetic9993), diagnosed 12/05 at age 12.
    Pumping with an Purple Minimed Revel, Mios
    diagnosed 11/08 with Auto-immune Thyroid, no meds yet
    Matthew, 14, non-diabetic
    Wife of Brian, 22 years

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    Mine is gray with a drop of red blood.
    Jamie - Mom to Julia,
    currently 7 yrs old,
    dx'd 01/22/06,
    pumping since 11/10/06
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    Are you guys buying these ribbons somewhere? For clothes, keyrings, what? I'm interested
    ~Nancy
    Mother to:
    Samantha - 17
    Michael - 13
    Emma - 8 (2/16/05 dx 3/07, dx Celiac 1/10) - Pumping with a Pink Animas Ping!
    as of 9/07
    CGMSing as of 3/26/09 with Navigator, 9/14/12 with Dex 7, 12/5/12 with dex G4

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    It is grey with a red blood drop on the end. DH has a tattoo of it.
    Cheryl
    Mom to 2 wonderful boys
    Anthony 17 non-d
    Christian 14 d dx February 07
    Pumping with Green Animas Ping.
    JDRF Walk Video

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    How come our kids get Grey? what a lame color. Lets change it to rainbow... oh.... ok no. Nevermind that.
    WEll. I like the drop of blood.
    why does it have to be a ribbon?
    Mary Jennifer Dean
    IV League Nurse.

    Nolan, 11, dx'd at 7. Drumming fool and now learnign tenor Sax.
    www.sacwd.org

    www.jendean.blogspot.com

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    Its grey.. I found this and thought it was interesting...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_awareness_ribbons
    K, 11yrs, dx 1/06 @35months
    Pumping Since 7/06 w/ MM
    PUMPING w/T:Slim 5/14
    Apidra
    Celiac dx 5/08
    Cgms-ing 11/07
    Dexcom G4 2/14
    Podding for 'tubing' breaks 4/11

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    Here you go, hope this helps.

    diabetes-ribbon.jpg
    Stepmom to Sydney,11 dxd Type1 11-08-07

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    Would love to get some of these - is there a website that anyone knows of?
    Carol
    Mother of:
    Dylan 17 (nonD)
    Sierra 13 dx'd 12/20/2007

    MDI Lantus/Humalog, soon to be on omnipod

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