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Whey Protein for T1?

Started by Melissa Price in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by acidrock23 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

Just read a promising study (i think it is a study that has been repeated by two different researcher teams over the past decade) with findings that support whey protein consumed before meals to assist T2 diabetics. Does anyone know if this benefit…Continue

Hello!

Started by AlexanderB in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Judith in Portland 6 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hi! I'm so glad I found this place! I was just diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes this past week. I was put on Metformin/Glipizide pill (500mg/twice a day) and Lipitor. My initial reading on Monday morning was 359 and my reading this morning was 201. I…Continue

Tags: glipizide, lipitor, metformin, eyes, fuzzy

Lows and how to treat them

Started by Alisha in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Mocha 7 hours ago. 24 Replies

I was wondering how everyone deals with a low. Do you eat a certain amount of carbs and wait for it to come up. I'm having really bad lows that don't come up for what seems like forever and I eat and nothing happens so I eat something else then I…Continue

What's in your bag?

Started by sdkate in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Babs 7 hours ago. 51 Replies

This may seem silly, and guys you can bow out if you want, or answer if you will. I have a bad neck and degenerative disc disease in my upper back and neck....so purses and bags are a problem for me.I am wondering what you carry in your…Continue

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Type-1 and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Posted by joshualevy on October 24, 2014 at 7:10pm 1 Comment

A reader of this blog asked me what I knew about the relationship between Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Type-1 Diabetes.  I didn't know anything, but over the last few weeks, I've been looking through the research.  There is not a…

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Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

Posted by Tamra on October 23, 2014 at 7:26pm 2 Comments

This is purely my own experience and opinion.

There are arguments out there that claim taking vitamin and mineral supplements does nothing to help improve health. That they are a waste of money, and in some cases can be harmful. Some state…

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Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.

Posted by Dan P on October 23, 2014 at 5:30pm 9 Comments

So, today was my 6 month endo appt. No big deal, right? Well today while talking to her, I was overwhelmed by so many emotions. Pride. Joy. Luck. Amazement. And guilt. Why guilt? Ill get to that.

I dont really blog much, but wanted to…

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Achy Breaky Chest

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 23, 2014 at 3:00pm 4 Comments

Achy Breaky Chest

Well it’s over. I mean it’s not completely over, but most of the way. The hard part at least is done; I am…

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My gallbladder related stuff is unfortunately not over

Posted by Sensorium139 on October 22, 2014 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

I thought it'd all be over when I got it removed and the stones removed from my bile ducts/stents put in

Unfortunately , I still have a biliary stricture, meaning my biliary ducts are narrowed. I had my 3rd ERCP today with HIGH HOPES that…

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A corner of my desk

Posted by Olivia on October 21, 2014 at 11:32pm 4 Comments

People say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. It's probably actually a person's desk.…

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