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"Think Like a Pancreas" geared for whom?

Started by Stuart in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Mari 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

The book "Think like a Pancreas" by Gary Scheiner(sp.?)What group of diabetics was it essentially written for? Some books are intended and written primarily for a very specific group...Is/was the book intended for Type 2 diabetics fundamentally? Or…Continue

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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Pastelpainter 1 hour ago. 24837 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

Feeling scared

Started by Jennifer in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

I'm hoping maybe someone could give me some good advice,since last week my blood sugars have been running between 170 and 300.my insulin requirements have gone up dramatically . I am on a insulin pump and the humalog that I use usually lasts me one…Continue

New diabetic

Started by madison in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by Lorraine 4 hours ago. 184 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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Don't let the fear of the highs and lows, keep you from trying.

Posted by Mekenzie D on January 31, 2015 at 8:48pm 0 Comments

In the end of the day, you have a choice.. You have to choose what is important and what is worth fighting for.. Although I didn't choose diabetes, it chose me. There are some things I have chose, but I have to decide what is worth it and what…

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The Wall

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 31, 2015 at 5:54pm 1 Comment

Have you hit a wall? Is there someone thinking or telling you there is no wall, “it’s all in your head,” “you can beat it,”etc., etc.?

There’s a wall. Maybe you haven’t hit it. Maybe, you’ve found a way through it, around it, or over it.…

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It has been one year

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 30, 2015 at 2:00pm 14 Comments

It has been one year

On January 28, 2015 many of us marked the one year anniversary of the passing of…

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Shooting Lasers

Posted by Tamra on January 28, 2015 at 6:32pm 4 Comments

*The following is a recounting from memory. Certain details may be inaccurate due to faulty memory or misunderstanding of medical lingo, etc.*

Several months ago I had lens replacement surgery for a cataract that had already…

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Short and Sweet

Posted by Lloyd on January 28, 2015 at 12:51pm 5 Comments

New A1c today, 5.9. Under 6 for eight years.
T2 for 21 years, no complications.

-Lloyd

Who Do You See When We Go To The Doctor

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 28, 2015 at 3:30am 10 Comments

Who Do You See When We Go To The Doctor

Wow, I am so darn busy all of a sudden. Does anyone else get this…

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    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

    Corinna Cornejo
    (Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

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