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Teleconference Endocrinologist?

Started by sweetmom in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by 2hobbit1 9 minutes ago. 14 Replies

I live in a rural setting...far, far away from any pediatric endocrinolgist for my daughter who is Type 1. When we do get the rare opportunity to see a doctor, they mostly talk to me, the mother, and don't really do anything with her. I am the one…Continue

Tags: endocrinologists, teleconference

Sudden, Scary and Stubborn Low!

Started by Lilli in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by 2hobbit1 1 hour ago. 40 Replies

Help, I need advice from some experienced insulin users! Last night I gave myself a small 1.5u Novolog bolus 15 minutes before eating some cheese nachos and juice. Less than an hour later I felt weird (had barely finished eating) checked my BG and…Continue

Tags: Novolog, bolus, stubborn, bruising, lows

Started insulin, please comment the regime I've been prescribed...

Started by krisa in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by krisa 1 hour ago. 36 Replies

Hello,first of all, thank you all who helped me through my panicky times. So I had my endo appointment on 1st and my new a1c is 6,6% (as expected). I told my endo I'm not comfortable having such high sugars regulary (as high as 18,5mmol (333mg) -…Continue

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Update On My Diabetes...

Started by Sey in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by newbeach 3 hours ago. 38 Replies

Thought I would give an update as to my case. Short Summary: 33 year old Family Medicine physician Diagnosed in June 2014 with HgbA1c of 6.0 and Impaired Glucose Tolerance (with basically no Phase-I insulin response.. sugars go up to 200 with around…Continue

Tags: Endrocrinologist, MODY, Intolerance, Glucose, Diabetes

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Baring My Soul

Posted by Tamra on December 26, 2014 at 8:00am 3 Comments

Over this past month I have had four instances where people (diabetic and non-diabetic) have made comments to the tune of: "It's not that hard.", "I'd make a good diabetic, I already eat like one should.", "It's easy for me.". Although these…

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received my insulin pump and where have I been

Posted by blue_unicorn on December 26, 2014 at 3:19am 0 Comments

Hi everyone Im sorry I wasn't around for a while >.<, I was very very busy with my school projects and exams, finally winter break is here :D, did I mention receiving my insulin pump? Ive had diabetes for 5yrs, ever since I begged my mother…

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Christmas surprise!

Posted by Mekenzie on December 25, 2014 at 8:21pm 0 Comments

First of all, Merry Christmas to all! Today we opened one very special present...baby D is a...GIRL! Couldn't be more excited! No names picked out yet but overwhelmed with happiness! I hope everyone had wonderful holidays, and I hope everyone has…

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Again a sad ending

Posted by catlover on December 25, 2014 at 9:24am 0 Comments

It has been a little over 2 years since my last blog. I feel compelled to write again to tell the sad tale of another friend and former neighbor who succumbed to diabetic complications. John passed away last night ( Christmas Eve)after suffering…

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The Gift of Love - The Best Gift of All

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on December 25, 2014 at 2:30am 1 Comment

The Gift of Love - The Best Gift of All

This is the fourth of a planned three blogs series exploring the gifts we receive as members of…

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What blood type are you? Did you know that some blood types seem to have a tendency towards T2 diabetes?

Posted by Emmy on December 24, 2014 at 11:56pm 0 Comments

I found this very interesting, I know that there are more than 48 known genetic factors involved in T2, I'm wondering if this info will lead to further research that might help pinpoint those most likely to develop T2, and help avoid…

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