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Viva Las Vegas!!: Diabetes Unconference March 13-15 2015

Started by acidrock23 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Judith in Portland 58 minutes ago. 8 Replies

There was a flurry of activity about the Diabetes Unconference on FB yesterday so I figured I'd share the event here to chat about it. Are people interested in this here? I see Manny is involved according to the website and am always interested in…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Pastelpainter 1 hour ago. 24480 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

My 5 1/2 yo daughter

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

Her hba1c has increased from 5.1 last May to 5.6 yesterday.We had kind of been ignoring this, though we try to eat healthy and avoid refined carbs. I haven't been testing her blood sugars; fasting and post-eating. She is very slim and quite…Continue

Basal or Bolus?

Started by Trudy in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 3 hours ago. 5 Replies

I've been Type 1 for 21+ years and am on MDI. My insulin to carb ratio is a very simple l:10 (Apidra); correction factor an easy 100; and my Levemir basal 3 units in the morning and 5 at bedtime. So what could possibly go wrong? Today I accidentally…Continue

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A very nice surprise

Posted by Lloyd on October 30, 2014 at 8:30am 3 Comments

My A1c's have been good for a long time, but this year they have been going in the wrong direction. 5.4, then 5.6, then 5.8. I've been preparing myself for news that my test results are no longer in the non-diabetic range (4.7 tp 5.8 at the lab I…

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Halloween Memories

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 30, 2014 at 3:00am 1 Comment

Halloween Memories



I was diagnosed with diabetes when I was 17 so as a child I did not have conflicts about candy. By the time I…

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Chasity

Posted by TheDiabetesHero on October 29, 2014 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

I was diagnosed at the age of 5 . I have struggled and fought…

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A Good Doctor

Posted by Tamra on October 29, 2014 at 10:31am 0 Comments

I'm increasingly glad that I ended up with my current primary doctor. He is not perfect, no doctor is, but he meets all my criteria for a good doctor. He listens to me when I talk to him. He takes all my health conditions into consideration when…

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Important advocacy for diabetes care

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 28, 2014 at 2:30pm 5 Comments

Important advocacy for diabetes care

I will be joining several people on October 29, 2014 using twitter to…

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The Fault in Our Stars.. Diabetes perspective.

Posted by Sara_Louise on October 26, 2014 at 3:03pm 3 Comments

I like every other teenage girl on the planet have a great love for romantic movies. TFIOS is one the greatest love stories on the planet. Hazel bumped into Gus by pure accident almost running him into a door! This would soon become one of the…

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