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New diabetic

Started by madison in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by niccolo 31 minutes ago. 125 Replies

I just found out I have diabetes. I had to go to the doctor for a girl problem, she took some blood tests and said I might have diabetes. She had me come back the next morning for more tests, they took so many blood vials I wondered if I had any…Continue

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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by madison 1 hour ago. 24820 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

New RELION Home A1c Test

Started by bjm2363 in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Terry 3 hours ago. 2 Replies

I took some advice and searched for another endo. The one I saw in October told me to follow the Mediterranean diet and come back in April; although he did order an A1c that I just got done today at the lab. The new endo was recommended by a nurse I…Continue

Asante Snap Trial, Week One

Started by DrBB in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Terry 3 hours ago. 13 Replies

I caught the Asante Snap video-chat here on TUD a year or so back and was very interested. I was only about a year into switching from MDI to a (Medtronic) pump and had a lot of frustrations. It was too soon for my insurance to cover changing to…Continue

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What The Kids Think?

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 24, 2015 at 4:51pm 1 Comment

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 1 Comment

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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