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Just started Humalog and...

Started by jnick303 in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by jnick303 7 minutes ago. 11 Replies

I just started Humalog two days ago. When I follow the chart I was given by the doctor it does nothing to lower my blood sugar. Example: Last night i Had a Cheeseburger on rye bread and sweet potato fries. My sugar was 101 right before I ate. I took…Continue

Tags: high, post-prandial, carbs, insulin, Humalog

Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism

Started by Diabetes News and Interest in Diabetes News Forum. Last reply by Sam 12 minutes ago. 6 Replies

Work by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Auckland suggest that both major forms of diabetes, type-1 and type-2, are the result of the same mechanism.The findings, published in the FASEB Journal, provide compelling evidence that…Continue

Self-monitoring study for people with type 2 diabetes

Started by Emily Coles in Diabetes trials, studies and surveys 12 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Researchers from Columbia University are looking for individuals with type 2 diabetes to participate in a self-monitoring study. The purpose of the study is to collect a set of data to develop and test a predictive mathematical model of blood…Continue

Tags: research, type 2, survey, study

Study: TuDiabetes member attitudes and experiences

Started by Emily Coles in Diabetes trials, studies and surveys 16 minutes ago. 0 Replies

A group of researchers from the Department of Biomedical Informatics of Columbia University is conducting a study of the TuDiabetes community. They are interested in understanding users’ attitudes, motivations, and behaviors, patterns of…Continue

Tags: interview, survey, study, research, community

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24 Hours

Posted by LovetoHike on August 28, 2014 at 7:11pm 3 Comments

What have you done for the past 24 hours? Some people I know have woken up and realized summer was over and their kids had their first day of school today, some other people I know are trying to keep the remainder last few days of summer before college starts back up. However you've spent your last 24 hours I have a question... was it in an ongoing never ending battle with yourself to save your life?

Welcome to a rough 24 hours in the life of a Blessed Diabetic who fights 24/7/365 to…

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Yelling Fire in crowded Theater

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on August 28, 2014 at 5:00am 2 Comments

Yelling Fire in crowded Theater



What is free speech and how does it apply in this community? Free speech is of course a protected right by the First Amendment of the Constitution of United States of America. The First Amendment reads as follows:



“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or…

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An apology...

Posted by Manny Hernandez on August 27, 2014 at 4:40pm 9 Comments

I owe the community a clarification and an apology, in particular to those that participated in our Live Interview about the Medicare Coverage for CGM that took place yesterday.

As I wrote on this blog entry, Diabetes Hands Foundation (the nonprofit…

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    From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

    Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

    US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

    Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

    Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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    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
    (Development Manager, has type 2)

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


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    Bradford (has type 1)


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

    Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

    Gary (has type 2)

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