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Questions about the honeymoon

Started by Hanna T in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by GoBeavs 20 minutes ago. 10 Replies

I was diagnosed in July of 2014 and my doctor told me that I was in my honeymoon stage and she was unsure how long it would last. I have seen a number of answers to this question online and I was wondering if any of you participated in studies or…Continue

Bedtime bgl

Started by KMB in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by KMB 23 minutes ago. 7 Replies

Need some help! My bgl is 96 as I'm getting ready for bed. The lowest I have been bf bed. Do I need to bring it up? Worried I may drop to low!

Big Blue Testing!!

Started by acidrock23 in Big Blue Test. Last reply by Terry 23 minutes ago. 19 Replies

It's that time of year again, I started at 79, had like 4 Smarties and 3 or 4 jellybeans and did P90X3 Total Synergistics, fun time and finished at 74, movement with weights, plyo pushups, etc. whew, I'm beat. Test---->workout----> test, then…Continue

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Smoothies for Breakfast

Started by Alex in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by acidrock23 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

I started drinking smoothies for breakfast, but I seem to be having trouble keeping my blood sugars regular during the mornings when I have the smoothies. My usual recipe is 8 oz coconut water, a giant fistful of kale or spinach, a banana, 1 cup of…Continue

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Feeling Blue ?!

Posted by edenseffort on October 21, 2014 at 5:39pm 0 Comments

November is Diabetes Awareness Month.

 

November 1st – is Type 1 Diabetes Day…

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Allison Caggia

Posted by TheDiabetesHero on October 21, 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Ten months later, my A1c is 6.5 and I’m still striving to get…

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Is “gluten-free” another fad diet or is there something to it?

Posted by jpulizzi on October 21, 2014 at 9:33am 0 Comments

Lately I have heard a lot about a gluten free diet being referred to as the "next fad diet" (which kinda aggravates me). It may be a fad for some, but for many of us, it is a necessary way of life.

To start, the wheat we are eating…

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Telling who and when?

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 21, 2014 at 2:30am 5 Comments

Telling Who and When?

Just a note to start, I am doing fine and I will write a blog about my surgery and other adventurers later in the…

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Dia-Bad-Ass Eye Appointment

Posted by Tamra on October 20, 2014 at 7:48pm 2 Comments

*As usual, the following is written from my memory of the events. Some things may be inaccurate due to faulty memories. In any case, this is how I remember it:

I had an eye appointment today. My retina specialist examined both eyes this…

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Blow gently in my ear

Posted by twiddlemthumbs on October 19, 2014 at 7:30pm 1 Comment

He blew and blew and blew remind you of any fairy tale well it has been like that here in the Shire today the wind would blow your socks off if it could trees bending leaves swirling like mini tornadoes cats securely hunkered down on the settees…

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