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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
Hi everyone For about two weeks I've had consistently high fasting numbers. I don't mean 130 or 140 which I am used to having on occasion, but up into the 200s and even 300s! In the last week my lowest was 234! That's nuts for me! The couple times I…Continue
Hey guys! Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions for traveling with insulin. Typically, I will pack 2 vials of insulin in a lunchbox with ice packs to go on the plane, but a lot of times the insulin will go bad because the icepacks are not…Continue
Here is my story. 30 some years ago I was hospitalized with pancreatitis twice ( probably from excess drinking with my job) and told that I would probably end up with diabetes later in my life. So in fact I did, 32 years later. Dr started me on 500 mg of metformin and that slowly increased over the years to 1000, then 1000 twice a day along with glipizide. My weight yoyoed trying different diets, but finally my doc upped my meds to include Januvia, which I took for about 3 years. I was…Continue
I just picked up my new diabetes alert bracelet. I got lucky and got a 2 for 1 special, so now my husband has one too. :) Then I got to thinking, this one is like a watch band with a two inch ID like band on the front, It opens up and has two stickers for me "This person is a diabetic, check card wallet for info" and "This person has severe allergies check wallet for info". On these cards is all the important info…Continue
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