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Treating rebound highs

Started by ryryguy392 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Alex 21 seconds ago. 1 Reply

So as I sit here and ponder how high I am going to end up after (over?)correcting a low, I wonder, how long do others wait after a low before correcting a rebound high to avoid setting off the roller coaster for the rest of the day? I just had a low…Continue

Tags: rebound, correction, hypo, low

Post DKA/ Advice needed

Started by Barbara in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Barbara 15 minutes ago. 4 Replies

I have just come home from a 4 day stint in the ICU with a life-threatening case of DKA. I have always had relatively good control, so I am still in shock. They were never able to find out why my insulin had stopped working. No infection was…Continue

Still a Type 2....Type Weird!

Started by KimKat in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by KimKat 37 minutes ago. 32 Replies

It has been a while since I have been on here.. Lot of problems in life specially recently.I was dx'd 5 years as a Type 2 even though I don't fit the typical profile. I was told I made plenty of insulin and went on Metformin. I am skinny and always…Continue

Tags: negative, skinny, tests, lada, 2

The MODY test

Started by KimKat in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by KimKat 39 minutes ago. 14 Replies

So all my Type 1 tests were negative.. My dr mentioned I could get a MODY genetic test. I need to call my insurance to see if they cover it.. Anyone have any idea what it would be called? I ask her but it takes her a while to respond sometimes.. She…Continue

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Moving my blog posts

Posted by Emmy on January 26, 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Because of the upcoming changes to TuDiabetes, I am in the process of moving all my blog posts to my blog at http://therockinmyshoe.blogspot.ca/

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Good News!

Posted by Shayla on January 25, 2015 at 9:14pm 1 Comment

So I'm kinda bad at keeping up with this! (sigh) life just gets in the way sometimes. Anyways, good news...I FINALLY got a dexcom cgm!!!!! yay! :)

I was talking to my CDE about how I have a lot of trouble with affording a cgm and one of…

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Nexplanon and Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by tori112392 on January 25, 2015 at 5:07pm 1 Comment

Hi I was just curious if this had happened to anyone!So two weeks ago I got the nexplanon birth control in my arm, ever since then my blood sugars have been out of control. Like 300-400. I will go to bed at 190 and when I wake up it's in the 300.…

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"Dear Abby" and Diabetes Etiquette

Posted by Tom Goffe on January 25, 2015 at 4:06pm 3 Comments

A writer to "Dear Abby" is squeamish and uncomfortable when a co-worker with diabetes tests their blood glucose.

I'm squeamish and…

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Small Introduction about me [MikFly]: "Mike" Type1 Diabetic diagnosed "summer of being nine"

Posted by MikFly on January 25, 2015 at 1:54pm 3 Comments

Hello fellow Diabetics,

and parents, siblings, family of all types



My History

Diabetic Type1 since 9yrs old. When I got sick of the doctors/nurses injecting me Iinsisted on doing it myself. I'm sure my mom/dad appreciated that… Continue

Secret Identity

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 25, 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments

As a fan of comic books and spy thriller novels, I must admit at times I feel as if I have a “secret identity,” or I have another life.



My secret identity: I can go from an independent, self-sufficient individual to a solely and…

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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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