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Happy Holidays from Diabetes Hands Foundation

Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Emily Coles 25 minutes ago. 2 Replies

Hi TuDiabetes friends and family!It's hard to believe that 2014 is drawing to a close already.  This has been an action-packed year on TuDiabetes, and at the Diabetes Hands Foundation, and 2015 promises to be…Continue

Tags: 2014, New Year, Diabetes Hands Foundation, DHF, holiday

Statins

Started by twinchick in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Vancouversailor 3 hours ago. 42 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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Chronic Insomnia

Started by CALily in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by CALily 3 hours ago. 25 Replies

Does anyone else suffer from some sorta insomnia? this has been going close to three weeks,sleeping problems!ive tried OTC drugs,like sleepezzd and zzzquil,they did work,but i feel after a bit,they didnt!so then i started melatonin 5mg,it…Continue

Tags: apnea, sleep, insomnia

Update On My Diabetes...

Started by Sey in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by angivan 6 hours ago. 14 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

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Christmas surprise!

Posted by Mekenzie on December 25, 2014 at 8:21pm 0 Comments

First of all, Merry Christmas to all! Today we opened one very special present...baby D is a...GIRL! Couldn't be more excited! No names picked out yet but overwhelmed with happiness! I hope everyone had wonderful holidays, and I hope everyone has…

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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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    From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

    DHF receives $200,000 grant from Novo Nordisk

    Grant given to support programs aimed at bringing together people touched by diabetes for positive change BERKELEY, CA: December 4, 2014 – Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF) has received a grant of US$200,000 from Novo Nordisk to support programs aimed at Read on! →

    Guest Post: World Diabetes Day 2014 on Twitter… sifting through the data

    At Symplur we track hashtags, keywords, user accounts, and pretty much anything else on Twitter that has to do with healthcare. We collect the data and then build countless ways to slice it up so that we’re able to better Read on! →

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