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Overcoming exhaustion after a low

Started by Dee Dee in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Dee Dee 27 seconds ago. 8 Replies

Please help! My niece has been having lots of lows, the lantus is set too high. Last night she had a low period for five hours, correct, still low, correct. This makes her extremely exhausted. She has missed lots of school as a result. What's the…Continue

Controlled vs. Uncontrolled

Started by Sarah in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Sensorium139 4 minutes ago. 23 Replies

So, looking at my on-line medical chart, my last endo appointment she put: Type I (juvenile type) diabetes mellitus with neurological manifestations, uncontrolled (250.63).What determines controlled vs. uncontrolled. I've always been 'controlled' so…Continue

neuropathy----what helps? heals?

Started by funomance in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by csb49 51 minutes ago. 1 Reply

Hello Does anyone have any experience or know of anyone who does with what helps heal neuropathy?I have had 4 or 5 months with high numbers and now am feeling numbness in the bottom of my toes and even a little in my fingertips.I have been told by a…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 1 hour ago. 23542 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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14 years ago I witnessed....

Posted by DannyLee on April 23, 2014 at 9:00am 10 Comments

Good morning People Living With Diabetes!... or is it, Good morning People that are Diabetic? I witnessed an elderly woman cyber punch a young man on a Diabetes message board about 14 years ago about the correct terminology (right hand in the air). No joke.

Thought I'd update everyone here at TU that knows me from a few years ago... IM ALIVE! yippee! Nothing worse than a member just dropping off the face of the earth. I am still on top of my Diabetes game (Rocky music plays), never…



Posted by Tiki on April 22, 2014 at 11:38pm 6 Comments

I was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes when I was nine years old. I come from a family of many Type I's. I am told having so many members of the same family that are Type I diabetics is rare. There are five of us, myself, one of my brothers, my father, an aunt, and a cousin. Myself and my brother are the only two still living. My father passed away from a stroke, my aunt from kidney failure, and my cousin from complications of a staph infection, if I remember correctly. The point of this is to…


28-Year-Old Erin Little Is Changing Diabetes Care in India

Posted by Riva Greenberg on April 22, 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

This past January I spent 18 days in Bangalore, India, along with my husband who joined me, helping at a diabetes clinic for the poor. It all came about because I met an amazing young woman in our community, Erin Little. Erin is living in a small, patient room in the clinic and working tirelessly to get access to affordable health care to India's poor. India has the second highest growth of diabetes in the world and 70% of their population live in villages far from any doctor or…


Maybe my control isn't as good as I though It was

Posted by Austin Pereira on April 22, 2014 at 11:45am 4 Comments

I know I keep saying this but I really plan on getting this diabetes under "Real" control... looking at my recent summary I still have a bunch of work to do!

Next one will be a big improvement, I have a Dr. appt in a few days, and I'm also going to try to start self adjusting. Got a…



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