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Hi everyone, I'm dem63

dem63 Member Posts: 19 Courageous
Hello to everyone , my name is Dimitrios , newbie here , I am Greek living in Manchester from November 2015 and I am stroke survivor which left me with some problems at my left side , mostly to the arm/hand plus diabetic type 2 with insulin.
Nice to found you !!


  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,400 Scope online community team
    Hello @dem63 and a warm welcome to our online community.

    Wow, I am very envious of you having been raised in Greece! How are you finding life in Manchester? I can imagine it's a little different (and colder  :D).

    I'm sorry to hear you had a stroke that's left you with some problems, are you receiving any support with that and your diabetes?

    I can see you've already made some posts on the community which is fab.  Please let us know if ever we can be of help.  Take care and I hope to speak again soon.
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  • dem63
    dem63 Member Posts: 19 Courageous
    edited June 2021
    many many thanks for the welcome Cher !!
    when I first came it was WINDchester , then it was RAINchester , after I got the message for no carrying umbrella with me at all , it was just Manchester :) 
    Stroke happened from uncontrolled diabetes , this incident took place at Greece , I came here and worked all these years with one hand , the right one , left is with spasticity , but because of this some time now I started to have pain with the "good" hand , so I started the PIP procedure .
    I found you accidenally , but you have lot of info and support , so I am happy to be here !!
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 12,477 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @dem63 - & welcome to this friendly & supportive community. Thank you for joining Dimitrios, it's good to 'meet' you. I see you're finding your way around the forum, & I look forward to seeing your posts :)
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 7,436 Scope online community team
    Hello @dem63

    Welcome to the community, glad you've joined us and it's lovely to meet you :) 
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