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Timing a Bolus

Started by LilliD in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by LilliD 36 minutes ago. 29 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

Update On My Diabetes...

Started by Sey in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by Dave 43 minutes ago. 13 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

Statins

Started by twinchick in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Dave 1 hour ago. 39 Replies

From what I am reading it is being suggested in the new guidelines that all diabetics should take a statin. I am not on one. I am concerned about side effects. Do you take a statin? How do you do? Nancy

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Counting Tools

Started by Tamra in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Dave 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

In my journey to good health I have found I count carbs and protein more and more.I make use of nutrition labels, certain books, recipe information, etc. I also surf the web and have found many websites that are made for nutrition information…Continue

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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...…

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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...…

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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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