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To juice or not to juice

Started by cherryred in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods. Last reply by acidrock23 15 minutes ago. 17 Replies

Hi All,This may seem silly but I honestly don't know the answer or have anyone else to ask..Do you ever drink juice? Apple, Orange, lemonade... I am SO sick of water and diet cranberry juice. Last night I woke up at 3 am very thirsty, (I had been…Continue

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Need a hand figuring out where to store my insulin.

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It turns out our fridge has been intermittently freezing my insulin. (figured this out after finding water bottles next to it with ice in them.) I was pulling my hair out trying to figure out why my BG would randomly spike. Once I got a fresh vial…Continue

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Burnout Incognito: Silent but Deadly

Posted by Taylor_B on December 18, 2014 at 1:55pm 0 Comments

A couple months ago (in my blog) I posted an entry about burnout. Well there is something that I didn't realize until today. Burnout can happen without you even knowing. It took a big smack in the face from fellow diabetics to wake me up from my…

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Best A1C Ever

Posted by Kelly on December 18, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Yesterday was C's quarterly endo appointment and it was the best one we've had so far. Usually C is very nervous when he gets his blood drawn. When he was younger his brother and sister would come with us and they would try to distract him by…

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I Am Not Normal

Posted by Tamra on December 17, 2014 at 7:00pm 8 Comments

A bit of a rant...the following is my own personal opinion.

My entire life I have been told by friends, family, and even doctors that I can "live a normal life". That is a very loose term if you look at it from the point of view of a…

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Proof Low Carb Works (for me)

Posted by Sandy on December 17, 2014 at 12:00pm 9 Comments

T2, 35 yrs since diagnosed, never in control, ADA suggestions followed, kidney doctor followed, internal med. doc. followed...NOT.....NOW I found a listening, loving and logical Endo. in Sept....my A1c was 9.5 and killing me. He set me straight…

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New My First Entry

Posted by Christine on December 17, 2014 at 6:15am 4 Comments

I have never done this before. I hope I;m in the right place. I have had diabetes for about 12 years. Totally out of control. I take Metformin,Novalog and Lantus. My sugar are all over the place. I'm just chasing them. In the last week my sugars…

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New Animas pumper!

Posted by Mario on December 16, 2014 at 8:00am 4 Comments

I'm on my Animas Vibe pump for 5 days now. I really love the Animas color screen and the integrated Dexcom CGM ! After 10 years with a Medtronic pump (712-715-722) I was ready for a change!

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