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Autonomic Neuropathy

Started by Richard157 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Richard157 1 hour ago. 10 Replies

Autonomic Neuropathy (AN) is more common among diabetics, and is especially common after 25 years of diabetes. Here are the more common symptoms from the Mayo Clinic:" Dizziness and fainting upon standing caused by a drop in blood pressure.Urinary…Continue

Tags: sweat, nerves, dizzy, an, neuropathy

Anyone else feel like diabetes supplies are engulfing your house?!!!

Started by PumpGirl in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by PumpGirl 5 hours ago. 3 Replies

Does anyone else feel like diabetes supplies are engulfing your house?!! I love to organize and would love to see pics of the way your organize your supplies!!!…Continue

Tags: Supplies, Animas, Dexcom

Best Pump out there?

Started by melepele in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by melepele 7 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi everyone! SO, I am fairly new to TuDiabetes in that I created this profile more than a year ago and haven't been on here for quite a while (YIKES)!Anyhow, just a quick question, which I am quite sure you all have seen on here:What is the best…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Terrie 7 hours ago. 24739 Replies

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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Just..asking for some prayers.

Posted by Mekenzie on December 28, 2014 at 12:30am 1 Comment

As some know, I recently had a scare. I will be 20 weeks pregnant on Monday, and had to go into the hospital because of some pretty intense cramps and some bleeding two days ago. To cut a long story short with this topic, I am home on strict bed… Continue

Lixisenatide and lantus

Posted by Joel Steinberg on December 27, 2014 at 2:01pm 0 Comments

Ijust completed a trial diabetes program using Lixisenatide and lantus in one solostar pen. Lixisenatide is approved in New Zealand and Europe .

At the conclusion my HA1C was 5.1.

To me the combination of a Glp 1 like lixisenatide or…



Posted by Jen on December 27, 2014 at 10:00am 9 Comments

I just found out that my insurance does not cover any portion of the Dexcom (receiver, transmitter, sensors). I've already made the decision that if it wasn't covered I would still buy it on my own, because a CGM is something I have been wanting…


Baring My Soul

Posted by Tamra on December 26, 2014 at 8:00am 8 Comments

Over this past month I have had four instances where people (diabetic and non-diabetic) have made comments to the tune of: "It's not that hard.", "I'd make a good diabetic, I already eat like one should.", "It's easy for me.". Although these…


received my insulin pump and where have I been

Posted by blue_unicorn on December 26, 2014 at 3:19am 0 Comments

Hi everyone Im sorry I wasn't around for a while >.<, I was very very busy with my school projects and exams, finally winter break is here :D, did I mention receiving my insulin pump? Ive had diabetes for 5yrs, ever since I begged my mother…


Christmas surprise!

Posted by Mekenzie on December 25, 2014 at 8:21pm 1 Comment

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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