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T1 Livabetik T2 Diabetic

Started by A. Barney in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Rob Roy 36 minutes ago. 15 Replies

To change the mass confusion of Diabetes as 1 disease. I call for a Change. type one is now Livabetes, and type 2 can remain Diabetes. That way we will not be all lumped into one categoryContinue

Question about poor site absorption

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Marie B 46 minutes ago. 2 Replies

I'm an Omnipod user, for a bit over a year now. I've read here many times about tubed pump users having poor absorption at a site, pulling the set, and putting in a new one somewhere else.While I haven't experienced this with a pod, I don't see any…Continue

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Low dose Insulin challenges and low carb diets

Started by lh378 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Trudy 1 hour ago. 10 Replies

I would like to eat low carb because the laws of small numbers make sense. (Although, the dietitian, and even the CDE would both like for me to eat more carbs. If I eat the way I like to, I would use 1/2 unit to 1.5 unit Novolog for about 10 to…Continue

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What Frustrates You About Diabetes?

Started by 1DebY in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by uptowngirl 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

JUST VENTING about things that I find frustrating...some things are laughable and some things are not.Ever have anyone to announce your medical condition to a stranger while you are standing there and can speak for yourself? AND you do not want it…Continue

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gastroparesis

Posted by Cody Turner on August 26, 2014 at 7:50pm 6 Comments

After two trips to the e.r., one trip to the doctor's office where I flat out told my doctor to admit me, they finally discovered what has been making me throw up so much this year. I thought I had 3 bouts of the stomach flu but after this last admission and the nausea meds not working they decided to do some tests. After an upper GI that showed food in my stomach after fasting for 12 hours they did a gastric emptying study and discovered I don't digest my food. So now I deal with neuropathy…

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I Felt That

Posted by Tiki on August 26, 2014 at 12:17pm 2 Comments

I think I found a new primary doctor that I will enjoy working with. My old primary just up and left without letting her patients know. I made an appointment with her replacement and went in to see her today. Once I checked in I was informed that this new doctor was not coming in today and I would be seeing someone else. This office is not earning my respect at this moment, but all I need is a referral to an endocrinologist, so I don't care who I see today.

I finally get called back…

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Things only a diabetic knows

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on August 26, 2014 at 6:00am 5 Comments

Things only a diabetic knows



There is a great little graphic floating around from Healthline.com titled the 29 things only a diabetic knows. I laughed so hard as I read it I nearly cried. I hope you go check it out at:…



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Diet plan join me for good health..

Posted by Shoki on August 26, 2014 at 5:22am 7 Comments

Breakfast
Boiled cauliflower and whole wheat roti
Snack
cucumber
Lunch
Tomato syrup. Fresh tomatoes paste cooked on low flame

Dinner
Boiled cabbage.

Tip..
Limited oil to only 1or 2 tea spoons for full day.

Next day add boiled egg white to breakfast

Be generous with beans like green beans and kidney beans.

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