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Anti GAD antibodies

Started by Catvet in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Cyclinglady 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

Hi all, I had gestational diabetes with a previous pregnancy (daughter is almost 2) and was on insulin despite following Bernstein's diet as close as I could, averaging 50 g cho day.I have an astute GP who did some metabolic testing after pregnancy…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 1 hour ago. 24264 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

Nathan at MGH misinforms on PBS

Started by Nell in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Sam 2 hours ago. 24 Replies

I am hearing David Nathan, MD, Director of Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital say that:Type 1 is juvenile or childhood diabetes. Type 2 is adult onset diabetes.This was on PBS NewsHour just now, Monday 9/15/14. I am totally amazed that…Continue

Pumpkin Soup

Started by Tiki in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

I came up with this yummy recipe. I estimate it to serve 6-8 with about 20 grams of carbs per serving (about 1 cup). But I'm new at this carb counting thing so you might want to double check.6 cups vegetable stock 3.5 cups pumpkin puree 1/2 cup…Continue

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Enjoying a Diabetic Diet

Posted by Chris on September 15, 2014 at 8:04pm 4 Comments

Hey everyone!



While not a nutritionist or a chef, I do know my way around a kitchen. Having diabetes shouldn't prohibit us from enjoying food! So I thought we could possibly exchange ideas. Tonight's supper was:



Estimated… Continue

It's been too long!

Posted by Shayla on September 15, 2014 at 7:20pm 1 Comment

I feel kinda bad..I haven't been on here in forevvvveeerrr! It's been a heck of a year, and not in a good way. I've been slacking off major lately. I haven't been testing like I used to back when I was first diagnosed..but I've been fighting this…

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Neuropathy or Claudication?...or Both?

Posted by Tiki on September 15, 2014 at 11:30am 4 Comments

Today I went in to see my primary doctor. The official reason was to follow up on an infected bug bite I've been dealing with since July 3rd. The real reason I was there was to push the issue of terrible leg pain that I've been trying to have…

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Love my T:slim BUT.......

Posted by Robyn on September 15, 2014 at 10:52am 3 Comments

I'm having a hard time with getting the insulin to restart after I change a cartridge. I've spoken with the customer support folks, my Endo, and the pump instructor, and no one can seem to figure it out.

Anyone having similar issues?

For all you T1 Canadians out there

Posted by AlanStJean on September 15, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

If you're in need of some inspiration and support come say hi on our facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/ichallengediabetes

it's a great place to meet other T1 in…

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Diggin' the Insulin Pump!

Posted by jesikabeth on September 15, 2014 at 1:17am 4 Comments

So I've been pumping with my first pump (the Animas Ping) since late afternoon on Friday, making today day #4.

I have to say I'm diggin' the insulin pump! Since hooking up, my blood sugars have been more or less perfect, minus a few (not…

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