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surfacing after denial

Started by rdk in Alternative Ways of Treating Diabetes. Last reply by Terry 2 minutes ago. 7 Replies

Hi, I'm a 42 year mom of three kids. I had gestational diabetes 4 years ago and managed to get super control with insulin thrice a day, lots of testing, diet and exercise. I could tell you by how many points my BG would fall on walking or rise with…Continue

MODY anyone?

Started by GailD in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Melitta 16 minutes ago. 8 Replies

Does anyone have the MODY form of diabetes? I know there is a group but it is quite inactive.I saw my PA today and we've come up with a diagnosis of exclusion. He initially thought I was type 1 but tested negative for antibodies. A 3 month trial of…Continue

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Started by PumpGirl in Free, unused, non-expired, non-prescription diabetes supplies. Last reply by Jeri B 1 hour ago. 8 Replies

Hi everyone! I have few extra supplies on hand that might be able to help someone out. Please let me know if you are interested in any of the following!Accuchek Aviva MeterApproximately 1000 lancets1 Box of Ketone StripsContinue

Word Association Game

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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

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Posted by l8dybug65 on April 23, 2014 at 8:53pm 0 Comments

I guess I relied on my doctor and wasn't proactive enough. I thought when I had my fasting tests done, they would call me if something was wrong, they never called so I thought everything was OK.
Well, this is my punishment for trying to get healthy I guess. I am eating better, exercising and lost 43 lbs so far. I was told I have gallstones because I lost weight. What a vicious cycle. I was trying to get better not worse. But I made it worse somehow.

14 years ago I witnessed....

Posted by DannyLee on April 23, 2014 at 9:00am 11 Comments

Good morning People Living With Diabetes!... or is it, Good morning People that are Diabetic? I witnessed an elderly woman cyber punch a young man on a Diabetes message board about 14 years ago about the correct terminology (right hand in the air). No joke.

Thought I'd update everyone here at TU that knows me from a few years ago... IM ALIVE! yippee! Nothing worse than a member just dropping off the face of the earth. I am still on top of my Diabetes game (Rocky music plays), never…



Posted by Tiki on April 22, 2014 at 11:38pm 7 Comments

I was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes when I was nine years old. I come from a family of many Type I's. I am told having so many members of the same family that are Type I diabetics is rare. There are five of us, myself, one of my brothers, my father, an aunt, and a cousin. Myself and my brother are the only two still living. My father passed away from a stroke, my aunt from kidney failure, and my cousin from complications of a staph infection, if I remember correctly. The point of this is to…


28-Year-Old Erin Little Is Changing Diabetes Care in India

Posted by Riva Greenberg on April 22, 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

This past January I spent 18 days in Bangalore, India, along with my husband who joined me, helping at a diabetes clinic for the poor. It all came about because I met an amazing young woman in our community, Erin Little. Erin is living in a small, patient room in the clinic and working tirelessly to get access to affordable health care to India's poor. India has the second highest growth of diabetes in the world and 70% of their population live in villages far from any doctor or…



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