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Are we just completely ignorant about Type 2?

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by David (dns) 18 minutes ago. 23 Replies

I was thinking about type 2 diabetes and conventional treatment. It really got me wondering: When did glucophage deficiency become a malady? The vast majority of people walk around totally deficient in glucophage, and yet they seem quite…Continue

Tags: treatment, type2

Increase time in range? (22-year type 1, manual injections)

Started by mohe0001 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by mohe0001 34 minutes ago. 35 Replies

Do have any strategies that have worked for pushing up the time spent in range? Recently started adding a large source of protein at meal time and that has allowed me to lay off the carbs a bit (thanks, Dave, and everybody else). I think that has…Continue

Hypos during Exercising

Started by Shoehorn in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Alex 41 minutes ago. 18 Replies

Hello All,I have recently been diagnosed with T1. I'm an avid cyclist and ride to work most days. About 25km each way.My Endo has encouraged exercise however I keep finding that I am going low most days on my ride home. I even have carbs and sugar…Continue

please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar

Started by ame e. in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Alex 53 minutes ago. 40 Replies

I am type I on humalog and Levemir. I now have a CGM, which is great, but shows me that my current breakfast does not work-- spikes up and then crashes down.I like eggs, but not every day.I have looked at Dr. Bernstein's book for recipes... found an…Continue

Tags: eating, diet, food, breakfast

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What The Kids Think?

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 24, 2015 at 4:51pm 2 Comments

We are often told what thoughts and feelings our parents with children who are diabetics think and feel, but I wonder what the children of diabetic parents think, or thought as they grew up?

A complete role reversal where the children…

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Juicing and calculating carbs

Posted by Emily on January 24, 2015 at 8:43am 0 Comments

I'm toying with the idea of buying a Nutribullet RX to start juicing but am hesitant to do so due to all the sugar in the fruits. Has anyone had any experience in calculating carbs/insulin for any recipes? Even w/ 'green smoothies' I'm very… Continue

SO THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN'

Posted by Judith in Portland on January 23, 2015 at 10:00pm 5 Comments

How about a little trip down memory lane from an old-timer at TuD? I know I'm not the only one, so please chime in with your own memories from Ye Olde Days!

I had never belonged to any social networking site, though I had lurked at one…

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Diabuddies a second take

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 23, 2015 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

Diabuddies a second take

This past week I read a blog that touched me. Often the blogs that are so compelling to me are found here on…

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"Changes"

Posted by Stoner on January 23, 2015 at 3:45pm 2 Comments

There is sure a lot of talk about “change” here on TuD, and I would like to put my two cents on the topic.



“Nobody likes change.” At least that is what I am told. I like change. I find it weird places. Sometimes if you save that change,…

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3 Months of Diabetes

Posted by Jennifer on January 23, 2015 at 7:56am 2 Comments

Wednesday marked 3 months of Brennan having diabetes. These 3 months have been very difficult adjusting to the fact that I now have 2 kids with diabetes. Brennan is doing a lot better handling his diabetes. He has taken an interest in checking…

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    Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

    Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

    Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co-Founder and President, Steps Down

    Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →

    Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

    DHF TEAM

    Melissa Lee
    (Interim Executive Director, has type 1)
    Manny Hernandez
    (Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

    Emily Coles
    (Head of Communities, has type 1)

    Mila Ferrer
    (EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

    Mike Lawson
    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

    Corinna Cornejo
    (Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

    Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

    DHF VOLUNTEERS


    Lead Administrator

    Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


    Administrators

    Lorraine (mother of type 1)
    Marie B (has type 1)

    DanP (has Type 1)

    Gary (has type 2)

    David (has type 2)

     

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