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    Nathan at MGH misinforms on PBS

    Started by Nell in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by artwoman 39 minutes ago. 34 Replies

    I am hearing David Nathan, MD, Director of Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital say that:Type 1 is juvenile or childhood diabetes. Type 2 is adult onset diabetes.This was on PBS NewsHour just now, Monday 9/15/14. I am totally amazed that…Continue

    help... hi keytones

    Started by crys in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by karen 52 minutes ago. 4 Replies

    The past month has been crazy... my son's.blood sugars will be in the.normal levels for days... everything is going well.. Then all of a sudden... BAM!!! His bloodsuger is in the high 300's or 400's.. He doesnt feel ill, but has a large.amount of…Continue

    Low Blood sugar and extreme Fatigue?

    Started by Meesh in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Tim 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

    So, this morning I had 2 hypoglycemic readings (I'm pretty sure the cause was from me starting a new slightly more intense exercise routine yesterday). I was exhausted during and after both of them, so much so I just went back to sleep.Caffeinated…Continue

    Anti GAD antibodies

    Started by Catvet in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Shadow Dragon 1 hour ago. 9 Replies

    Hi all, I had gestational diabetes with a previous pregnancy (daughter is almost 2) and was on insulin despite following Bernstein's diet as close as I could, averaging 50 g cho day.I have an astute GP who did some metabolic testing after pregnancy…Continue

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    A New Movement..

    Posted by edenseffort on September 16, 2014 at 9:27am 0 Comments


    There is a New Diabetes Movement..


    one to get much needed attention to Type 1 Diabetes

    one that may raise some eyebrows - but will get people…


    Over 9 pounds lost and Feeling Good!

    Posted by jesikabeth on September 16, 2014 at 4:43am 1 Comment

    I started a LCHF way of eating last week, and I am pleasantly surprised with the results thus far. I have lost over 9 pounds in 8 days. WhooHoo!

    I saw my doctor yesterday and she was very pleased with my progress.

    Plus my blood…


    Enjoying a Diabetic Diet

    Posted by Chris on September 15, 2014 at 8:04pm 4 Comments

    Hey everyone!

    While not a nutritionist or a chef, I do know my way around a kitchen. Having diabetes shouldn't prohibit us from enjoying food! So I thought we could possibly exchange ideas. Tonight's supper was:

    Estimated… Continue

    It's been too long!

    Posted by Shayla on September 15, 2014 at 7:20pm 2 Comments

    I feel kinda bad..I haven't been on here in forevvvveeerrr! It's been a heck of a year, and not in a good way. I've been slacking off major lately. I haven't been testing like I used to back when I was first diagnosed..but I've been fighting this…


    Neuropathy or Claudication?...or Both?

    Posted by Tiki on September 15, 2014 at 11:30am 6 Comments

    Today I went in to see my primary doctor. The official reason was to follow up on an infected bug bite I've been dealing with since July 3rd. The real reason I was there was to push the issue of terrible leg pain that I've been trying to have…


    Love my T:slim BUT.......

    Posted by Robyn on September 15, 2014 at 10:52am 3 Comments

    I'm having a hard time with getting the insulin to restart after I change a cartridge. I've spoken with the customer support folks, my Endo, and the pump instructor, and no one can seem to figure it out.

    Anyone having similar issues?


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