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I guess I am not a "Diabetic"

Started by Jerry in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Jerry 9 minutes ago. 27 Replies

Ok, so for the last 39 years I have always considered myself a diabetic. I guess I have been wrong, according to what I have been reading I am a PWD (person with diabetes).So . . . Are people with Epilepsy a PWE ? Is someone with cancer a PWC ?Are…Continue

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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by flipper 21 minutes ago. 24346 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

What is your Dexcom sensor record?

Started by Sue59 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Terry 36 minutes ago. 1 Reply

So I've been using the Dexcom since Jan. 2010, and I just beat my record for wearing a sensor. I started using the sensor August 31, and inserted it on my upper arm for the first time. I had always worn it on my stomach. This morning, Sept. 30, I…Continue

diabetes and emotional trauma

Started by MarinaTheBetes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by brboyer 1 hour ago. 36 Replies

Hello all.This is a difficult and heavy topic, that takes a lot of honesty. I can't say for certain that it is everyones truth, but I can say this is my truth:the experience of type 1 diabetes- and possibly type 2, and all types inbetween- is…Continue

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The 'Art' of Blood Glucose Management.

Posted by brboyer on September 29, 2014 at 4:12pm 0 Comments

Reading the blog by edenseffort "Nerves AND Exercise - not a good mix" blog. Sort of inspired me to document this.

As I commented there, I love it when we can nail the ART of blood glucose…


Nerves AND exercise – not a good mix…

Posted by edenseffort on September 29, 2014 at 12:16pm 1 Comment

Eden has been back playing her beloved basketball for one week now after her broken thumb..

Last night she attended a girls only clinic (she plays on a boys team) and was one of the older more experienced girls there.

Coach knows…


I'm Crying Right Now

Posted by Tiki on September 29, 2014 at 12:13pm 6 Comments

It is interesting how you can live for so long believing something because a professional told you it was so. Since 2007, I have believed that I had poor circulation in my legs because a doctor diagnosed it as such. Today I found out that the…


McGregor Park

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 29, 2014 at 6:30am 4 Comments

McGregor Park

A few weeks ago on a sunny Sunday afternoon Sheryl and I went to a new park near our house. It is a rather large park which is not well… Continue

Ah but that was sooooo Gooood

Posted by Georgia boy on September 28, 2014 at 7:09pm 6 Comments

'Honey-do' done. Helped wife clean house. Yeah, I 'll admit it. I've been house broken and house trained. And I'll be the first to say so.

But afterwards she decided she wanted some Churches chicken, mouth watered on that one. So off we go…


Oh No! My A1C

Posted by JD2R2 on September 28, 2014 at 11:23am 6 Comments

I recently went to my doctor to get the blood work results and for my regular check up and come to find out my A1C has managed to climb back up. I went from a 5.5 to a 9.9! There's been a lot happening at work and in life that helped the number…



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