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The MODY test

Started by KimKat in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 2 minutes ago. 2 Replies

So all my Type 1 tests were negative.. My dr mentioned I could get a MODY genetic test. I need to call my insurance to see if they cover it.. Anyone have any idea what it would be called? I ask her but it takes her a while to respond sometimes.. She…Continue

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Hypos during Exercising

Started by Shoehorn in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Sarah 22 minutes ago. 22 Replies

Hello All,I have recently been diagnosed with T1. I'm an avid cyclist and ride to work most days. About 25km each way.My Endo has encouraged exercise however I keep finding that I am going low most days on my ride home. I even have carbs and sugar…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 28 minutes ago. 24825 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

Am I the only one who never had any meaningful 'diabetes instruction'?

Started by Scott A in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by David (dns) 46 minutes ago. 15 Replies

I read Dr Bernstein's book shortly after my initial T2 misdiagnosis, and then went to the mandatory diabetes classes where they taught me how to use the meter that I had already been using for a week or two. Then they told me to eat way too much…Continue

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Small Introduction about me [MikFly]: "Mike" Type1 Diabetic diagnosed "summer of being nine"

Posted by MikFly on January 25, 2015 at 1:54pm 0 Comments

Hello fellow Diabetics,

and parents, siblings, family of all types



My History

Diabetic Type1 since 9yrs old. When I got sick of the doctors/nurses injecting me Iinsisted on doing it myself. I'm sure my mom/dad appreciated that… Continue

Secret Identity

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 25, 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments

As a fan of comic books and spy thriller novels, I must admit at times I feel as if I have a “secret identity,” or I have another life.



My secret identity: I can go from an independent, self-sufficient individual to a solely and…

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What The Kids Think?

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 24, 2015 at 4:51pm 2 Comments

We are often told what thoughts and feelings our parents with children who are diabetics think and feel, but I wonder what the children of diabetic parents think, or thought as they grew up?

A complete role reversal where the children…

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Juicing and calculating carbs

Posted by Emily on January 24, 2015 at 8:43am 1 Comment

I'm toying with the idea of buying a Nutribullet RX to start juicing but am hesitant to do so due to all the sugar in the fruits. Has anyone had any experience in calculating carbs/insulin for any recipes? Even w/ 'green smoothies' I'm very… Continue

SO THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN'

Posted by Judith in Portland on January 23, 2015 at 10:00pm 5 Comments

How about a little trip down memory lane from an old-timer at TuD? I know I'm not the only one, so please chime in with your own memories from Ye Olde Days!

I had never belonged to any social networking site, though I had lurked at one…

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Diabuddies a second take

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 23, 2015 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

Diabuddies a second take

This past week I read a blog that touched me. Often the blogs that are so compelling to me are found here on…

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    Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

    Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

    Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co-Founder and President, Steps Down

    Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →

    Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

    DHF TEAM

    Melissa Lee
    (Interim Executive Director, has type 1)
    Manny Hernandez
    (Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

    Emily Coles
    (Head of Communities, has type 1)

    Mila Ferrer
    (EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

    Mike Lawson
    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

    Corinna Cornejo
    (Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

    Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

    DHF VOLUNTEERS


    Lead Administrator

    Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


    Administrators

    Lorraine (mother of type 1)
    Marie B (has type 1)

    DanP (has Type 1)

    Gary (has type 2)

    David (has type 2)

     

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