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Hi, I'm a 42 year mom of three kids. I had gestational diabetes 4 years ago and managed to get super control with insulin thrice a day, lots of testing, diet and exercise. I could tell you by how many points my BG would fall on walking or rise with…Continue
Does anyone have the MODY form of diabetes? I know there is a group but it is quite inactive.I saw my PA today and we've come up with a diagnosis of exclusion. He initially thought I was type 1 but tested negative for antibodies. A 3 month trial of…Continue
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Hi everyone! I have few extra supplies on hand that might be able to help someone out. Please let me know if you are interested in any of the following!Accuchek Aviva MeterApproximately 1000 lancets1 Box of Ketone StripsContinue
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
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I guess I relied on my doctor and wasn't proactive enough. I thought when I had my fasting tests done, they would call me if something was wrong, they never called so I thought everything was OK.
Well, this is my punishment for trying to get healthy I guess. I am eating better, exercising and lost 43 lbs so far. I was told I have gallstones because I lost weight. What a vicious cycle. I was trying to get better not worse. But I made it worse somehow.
Good morning People Living With Diabetes!... or is it, Good morning People that are Diabetic? I witnessed an elderly woman cyber punch a young man on a Diabetes message board about 14 years ago about the correct terminology (right hand in the air). No joke.
Thought I'd update everyone here at TU that knows me from a few years ago... IM ALIVE! yippee! Nothing worse than a member just dropping off the face of the earth. I am still on top of my Diabetes game (Rocky music plays), never…Continue
I was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes when I was nine years old. I come from a family of many Type I's. I am told having so many members of the same family that are Type I diabetics is rare. There are five of us, myself, one of my brothers, my father, an aunt, and a cousin. Myself and my brother are the only two still living. My father passed away from a stroke, my aunt from kidney failure, and my cousin from complications of a staph infection, if I remember correctly. The point of this is to…Continue
This past January I spent 18 days in Bangalore, India, along with my husband who joined me, helping at a diabetes clinic for the poor. It all came about because I met an amazing young woman in our community, Erin Little. Erin is living in a small, patient room in the clinic and working tirelessly to get access to affordable health care to India's poor. India has the second highest growth of diabetes in the world and 70% of their population live in villages far from any doctor or…Continue
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