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T2 & Januvia

Started by Deborah in Type 2 Diabetes Forum 3 minutes ago. 0 Replies

I had controlled my T2 for a few years on a lower carb diet, regular exercise & Metformin. My A1C recently went up from 6.5 to 7.5. My internist wants me to add Januvia.What are your experiences with Januvia? Should I try this? Should I first…Continue

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purcaching infusion set online and Rx request

Started by dina in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by karen 21 minutes ago. 5 Replies

i have a problem to purcashe infusion set online..is there a nescesary for Rx in all shopping store...i have no insurance now and can't communicate now with the company which i bought the pump from.what should i do..my pump stop working because i…Continue

Smoothies for Breakfast

Started by Alex in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Kathy 2 hours ago. 10 Replies

I started drinking smoothies for breakfast, but I seem to be having trouble keeping my blood sugars regular during the mornings when I have the smoothies. My usual recipe is 8 oz coconut water, a giant fistful of kale or spinach, a banana, 1 cup of…Continue

Tags: carbs, smoothies, breakfast

Questions about the honeymoon

Started by Hanna T in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Badlands 3 hours ago. 11 Replies

I was diagnosed in July of 2014 and my doctor told me that I was in my honeymoon stage and she was unsure how long it would last. I have seen a number of answers to this question online and I was wondering if any of you participated in studies or…Continue

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A corner of my desk

Posted by Olivia on October 21, 2014 at 11:32pm 2 Comments

People say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. It's probably actually a person's desk.…

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A bit to do about nothing

Posted by twiddlemthumbs on October 21, 2014 at 10:30pm 1 Comment

My blood sugars are high again 22.5 along way a way from the 7 and below I need since being prescribed metformin my sugars have been high not really helping the situation by noshing cadburys giant buttons Jimbobs back is healing had a severe…

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Feeling Blue ?!

Posted by edenseffort on October 21, 2014 at 5:39pm 1 Comment

November is Diabetes Awareness Month.

 

November 1st – is Type 1 Diabetes Day…

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Allison Caggia

Posted by TheDiabetesHero on October 21, 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Ten months later, my A1c is 6.5 and I’m still striving to get…

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Is “gluten-free” another fad diet or is there something to it?

Posted by jpulizzi on October 21, 2014 at 9:33am 0 Comments

Lately I have heard a lot about a gluten free diet being referred to as the "next fad diet" (which kinda aggravates me). It may be a fad for some, but for many of us, it is a necessary way of life.

To start, the wheat we are eating…

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Telling who and when?

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 21, 2014 at 2:30am 6 Comments

Telling Who and When?

Just a note to start, I am doing fine and I will write a blog about my surgery and other adventurers later in the…

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