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New RELION Home A1c Test

Started by bjm2363 in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 12 minutes ago. 9 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

New diabetic

Started by madison in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by pancreaswanted 25 minutes ago. 127 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

Tags: diagnosis, dx, diabetic, new

Update On My Diabetes...

Started by Sey in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 1 hour ago. 57 Replies

Thought I would give an update as to my case. Short Summary: 33 year old Family Medicine physician Diagnosed in June 2014 with HgbA1c of 6.0 and Impaired Glucose Tolerance (with basically no Phase-I insulin response.. sugars go up to 200 with around…Continue

Tags: Endrocrinologist, MODY, Intolerance, Glucose, Diabetes

please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar

Started by ame e. in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Clare 2 hours ago. 39 Replies

I am type I on humalog and Levemir. I now have a CGM, which is great, but shows me that my current breakfast does not work-- spikes up and then crashes down.I like eggs, but not every day.I have looked at Dr. Bernstein's book for recipes... found an…Continue

Tags: eating, diet, food, breakfast

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What The Kids Think?

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 24, 2015 at 4:51pm 2 Comments

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 2 Comments

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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    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! →

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    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! →

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