No one likes to be spammed!! Our volunteer administrators work very hard to keep spammers out of this community, but the spammers get savvier and trickier all the time. If you receive a spammy message or comment on your account please let us know!
Hey yall -Just wanted to let you know I found you can eat hemp as a grain, and unhulled hemp is very affordable (sort of like quinoa).Traditionally roast it like buckwheat or kasha and serve as a rice. I'm amazed by this food. You can eat bowls of…Continue
Saw this on diabetesmine and wanted to share. I dont know much about this therapy but just a little bit of reading it certainly looks interesting!We’re making big strides towards a band-aid sized device implanted under the skin of people with…Continue
I had an appointment with my endocrinologist who told me that if I ever got tired of using an insulin pump, I could use the new inhaled human insulin(it is actually powder) that is ingested orally by Unit. I looked it up for the manufacturer ManKind…Continue
I've been watching what I eat, using Myfitnesspal app, and going to the gym (although am limited to what I can do because I recently hurt my ankle.) So how am I GAINING weight???I am eating approx 1600 calories a day. It seems as though since I was…Continue
If you are posting a blog from another location, please post the entire thing, with a link to that other location. Blogs containing only links will be removed.
I had been diagnosed with insulin resistance since 2005, I was 25 years old. I was in recovery from a long battle with Anorexia and Bulimia, and my mother who is a nurse realized my breath was smelling 'sweet'. I went to an endo, who did a 2 hour blood glucose test on me, and voila insulin resistance. I was put on 500mg of metformin a day and sent away with instructions to come back every 3 months for something called an A1c. And, of course, to eat right (yea, thanks for that... everyone at…Continue
My blood sugars were amazing while I was away at a week-long workshop! I brought all my own food due to allergies; the only thing I ate from the cafeteria was some fruit and some plain salad. Despite that I still had two days where I felt awful. I'm not sure what the cause of that was, but my blood sugars were great. The highest I went was, I think, 11.4 or something and I had no lows aside from a handful of readings in the high 3s.
The weird part is that the minute I got home the…Continue
Had another follow-up appointment for the infected abscess on my leg. I really am getting fed up with my doctor's office. I rarely get to see my actual doctor and every time I go in, I am seeing a new doctor and have to reexplain everything that's going on.
So, after explaining to this doctor about what's been going on with this abscess over the past three weeks, she examined it and agreed that it probably started from a bug bite. "I've seen this exact thing before, it started from a…Continue
Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!
Emily Coles has this discussion running and I think it will be a hot topic (or I hope it is). The link to her post is:…
Welcome to the TuDiabetes chat!! We have some rules for its use:
1. Keep all conversation in the main room PG13
2. Do not use the chat for any form of promotion, including promotion of events, services, products, unapproved fundraising, and research.
3. Members should never advise other members to start, stop, or change a dose of a medication that is routinely prescribed, controlled, or overseen by a medical professional.
4. Use your common sense and common courtesy! We are real people here, with feelings, even though we can't see each other. So be kind. Be polite. Bring your best self to these interactions so that we may all feel safe and welcome in the chatroom.
See the TuDiabetes Terms of Service for more detail on what's appropriate on the site and in the chatroom, and note that we do review the chat retroactively, and warn/suspend members who abuse this feature.
If you encounter technical difficulties in the chat, check out Ning's supported browsers.
Disconnected (33 online)
You are disconnected from chat. Connect to join the chat.
Sign up to chat on Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes.