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Update On My Diabetes...

Started by Sey in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by rahul_boston 5 minutes ago. 8 Replies

Thought I would give an update as to my case. Short Summary: 33 year old Family Medicine physician Diagnosed in June 2014 with HgbA1c of 6.0 and Impaired Glucose Tolerance (with basically no Phase-I insulin response.. sugars go up to 200 with around…Continue

Tags: Endrocrinologist, MODY, Intolerance, Glucose, Diabetes

Need a hand figuring out where to store my insulin.

Started by Kevin H in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Kevin H 7 minutes ago. 18 Replies

It turns out our fridge has been intermittently freezing my insulin. (figured this out after finding water bottles next to it with ice in them.) I was pulling my hair out trying to figure out why my BG would randomly spike. Once I got a fresh vial…Continue

Tags: storage, fridge, freeze, insulin

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by flipper 32 minutes ago. 24732 Replies

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

Timing a Bolus

Started by LilliD in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by LilliD 2 hours ago. 26 Replies

I'm using Novolog for bolus now but having trouble figuring out how long before eating to shoot up. I'm still going to 170 or so for meals that would normally send me over 200, so progress, but not where I want to be. The flexpen says to use it 5-10…Continue

Tags: insulin, meals, bolus, flexpen, Novolog

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Again a sad ending

Posted by catlover on December 25, 2014 at 9:24am 0 Comments

It has been a little over 2 years since my last blog. I feel compelled to write again to tell the sad tale of another friend and former neighbor who succumbed to diabetic complications. John passed away last night ( Christmas Eve)after suffering…


The Gift of Love - The Best Gift of All

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on December 25, 2014 at 2:30am 1 Comment

The Gift of Love - The Best Gift of All

This is the fourth of a planned three blogs series exploring the gifts we receive as members of…


What blood type are you? Did you know that some blood types seem to have a tendency towards T2 diabetes?

Posted by Emmy on December 24, 2014 at 11:56pm 0 Comments

I found this very interesting, I know that there are more than 48 known genetic factors involved in T2, I'm wondering if this info will lead to further research that might help pinpoint those most likely to develop T2, and help avoid…


This is definitely going on my wish list!

Posted by Emmy on December 24, 2014 at 6:04pm 0 Comments

At least my husband would be able to use it if I needed it, unlike the kit I have right now...…


Large Study proves about 1/3 of all T1's still produce insulin years after diagnosis

Posted by Emmy on December 24, 2014 at 5:52pm 0 Comments

This could be VERY good news for T1's...…


D Night Before Christmas

Posted by Stemwinder (Gary) on December 24, 2014 at 8:52am 5 Comments

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house

Not a creature was stirring not even a mouse

I had just settled down and was so soundly sleeping

When all of the sudden my CGM started beeping

I arose from my…



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