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I think it was here at TuDiabetes that I read about some other women trying it. I wanted to give the usual places a rest - so I went for it. Easy-Peasy. I used the comfort-detach which has a really short 90 degree metal cannula. So it doesn't go in…Continue
I have been a T2 for 4 months now. Today I received a new meter in the mail as a result of joining Bayer Healthcare. I signed up for the free meter so I could leave one at work and one at home. So after using the control on the new meter. I tested…Continue
First (and /final) Facts: Ohio winters can begin early, and persist in length, variability and severity. Though it was 56 today, four days ago it was 25, gloomy icy. I took an unfortunate tumble on the front sidewalk of my home. I badly Twisted my…Continue
Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not necessary!!)OK...first word: sugarContinue
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This story is originally published at EmaxHealth and written by Kathleen Blanchard.
The FDA has announced approval of the type 2 diabetes drug Tanzeum that can helps millions of people with the disease. The injection is a once a week treatment manufactured by the drug company GlaxoSmithKline,…Continue
What I have learned (Blog number 199 of 200)
Last year about this time, I was contemplating what could I do that was big, might be meaningful and could be useful? I decided to write 200 Blogs in one calendar year and place them on the TUDiabetes site. So on April 29, 2013 I posted a blog titled “Introducing Rick”. Its first line went like this
“I doubt anyone will want to read this or any other post I put here. I mean…
The results of two reviews of the effect of chromium supplements in people with type 2 diabetes have provided strikingly different results. Since this mineral has been viewed as a natural treatment option for diabetes for many years, it’s time to take stock of the conflicting information.
Chromium is a mineral that has been shown to boost the activity of insulin, according to the National…Continue
Hi. I have been reading with interest your blogs about being allergic to insulin. I am a type 1 diabetic...diagnosed at 35. I have been on a pump (most recently MiniMed REvel) for close to 10 years. I first started having problems with the CGM...getting irritation and the occasional boil at the insertion site. My endo would relentlessly urge me to use the CGM so that I could better control my overnight GB's. I told him that I would often get irritation at the site and that I was not willing…Continue
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