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July 22, 2014 from 10am to 11am
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Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, is the founder and medical director of the obesity clinical program at the Joslin Diabetes Center. He is the creator of the Joslin Why WAIT™ program, the world’s first clinical program designed to help patients with diabetes lose weight and reverse the progressive course of their disease. Dr. Hamdy is the co-author, with Sheri Colberg, of The Diabetes Breakthrough a 12 week weight loss program modeled after Why WAIT.

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    We Don't Treat That

    Started by lotsofshots in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Dave 29 seconds ago. 101 Replies

    I went to the doctor today and after a two hour appointment I was told that I was not going to be given a prescription for Insulin. Yikes. It was because I was Type 1. "We don't treat that. You need a consult to an Endo. How about Septemeber?" Run…Continue

    Why is no medical establishment or any pump company doing a sanity check on the data they are getting?

    Started by Yerachmiel Altman in Diabetes Treatment, Cure. Last reply by Zoe 5 minutes ago. 1 Reply

    Why is no medical establishment or any pump company doing a sanity check on the data they are getting?No doctor even questions if someone is CORRECTLY calibrating a sensor, if they are using the current blood sugar reading to calculate a meal bolus,…Continue

    Tags: Type, 1, Meter, Sensor, Pump

    Pump Vacation Anxiety

    Started by Bree in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Mike Ratrie 51 minutes ago. 11 Replies

    Hello Everyone,I have been on a pump for 16 years, since I was 13 years old and was at my endo today and she recommended a pump vacation. Well, she recommended I try MDI - as it wasn't available when I went on a pump all those years ago. I will be…Continue

    Word Association Game

    Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 52 minutes ago. 24036 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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    Sanity Check

    Posted by Yerachmiel Altman on July 22, 2014 at 9:19am 0 Comments

    Why is no medical establishment or any pump company doing a sanity check on the data they are getting?

    No doctor even questions if someone is CORRECTLY calibrating a sensor, if they are using the current blood sugar reading to calculate a meal bolus, etc....

    1. I do NOT believe the pump/sensor/meter combo is anywhere near "good enough" to make a decision about someone's care, I am ONLY suggesting that something which would upload all available data, do a "sanity check" on it…
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    Posted by dgzee on July 22, 2014 at 8:05am 0 Comments

    This is my first blog post here at Tudiabetes.com.



    For the last few months, I've been fortunate to enjoy the assistance of a close friend in complying with the daily drudgery of monitoring my sugar levels. He lives in California, I in Illinois and at least a couple of times a day he BlackBerry messages and tells me to check my blood sugar or message back where I am.



    Yes, I see some of you there in the back row smirking and raising your eyebrows. Lol. Perhaps not everyone… Continue

    Diabetic attack

    Posted by merna1999ms on July 22, 2014 at 6:15am 0 Comments

    So guys this is like a lyrics parody about diabetes of the song heart attack by DeMI LOVATO if you know her, so here are the lyrics:

    "Diabetes Attack"

    Eating my snacks all up

    ‘Cause I don’t wanna feel low

    If I ever did that

    I think I’d never have my blood sugar low

    Never put my diabetes out on the line

    Never said "Yes" to the right snack

    Always had trouble eating what I want

    But when it comes to you, I’m never good enough

    When I don’t…

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    The Straw, Best Invention Ever!

    Posted by Tiki on July 21, 2014 at 8:40am 0 Comments

    I originally posted this to my Blogger account (TamraGarcia.blogspot.com) on Feb 20, 2014.

    On February 18th I had the first of , hopefully, only three eye surgeries. These surgeries are meant to help clean up and prevent more damage from Diabetic Retinopathy.

    It all started many years ago, about seventeen years, I think. I was young and had good health insurance, but I was wild and didn't care about taking care of my health. I went in for a routine yearly eye exam and was told…

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