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Research on Fat Shaming

Started by AngelaC in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Eucritta 13 minutes ago. 19 Replies

Several years ago, a friend of mine walked into the new Hollister's that had opened up near the kiosks where we worked. She was definitely not the typical Hollister customer, being in her late 20s, not exactly experimental in her fashion choices,…Continue

Tags: shaming, shame, fat

Type 1 Diagnosed Later In Life

Started by Hanna T in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Eucritta 24 minutes ago. 25 Replies

I'm newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes as a 24 year old. I was wondering how many people are in the same boat.Continue

Tags: adult-onset, slow-onset, lada, type1

I guess I am not a "Diabetic"

Started by Jerry in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by JohnG 1 hour ago. 45 Replies

Ok, so for the last 39 years I have always considered myself a diabetic. I guess I have been wrong, according to what I have been reading I am a PWD (person with diabetes).So . . . Are people with Epilepsy a PWE ? Is someone with cancer a PWC ?Are…Continue

Tags: lol, diabetic, PWD, silly

Lows and weight gain

Started by Maddie in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Tim 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

So I have read that getting lows can cause weight gain because it forces us to eat sugary foods and drink things like juice that are super high in sugars. My step sister just said that in her class she was told diabetics can have weight fluctuations…Continue

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Camp Chinnock

Posted by Tiki on October 1, 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Not long after I was diagnosed with type I diabetes, my parents sent me and my brother, also a type I, to a diabetic camp called Camp Chinnock. I was both excited and worried to go away for two weeks. This camp, I was told, was just for type I…

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Amy

Posted by TheDiabetesHero on September 30, 2014 at 2:20pm 0 Comments

I have learned to accept you and have tried to be one with you.…

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The 'Art' of Blood Glucose Management.

Posted by brboyer on September 29, 2014 at 4:12pm 0 Comments

Reading the blog by edenseffort "Nerves AND Exercise - not a good mix" blog. Sort of inspired me to document this.

As I commented there, I love it when we can nail the ART of blood glucose…

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Nerves AND exercise – not a good mix…

Posted by edenseffort on September 29, 2014 at 12:16pm 2 Comments

Eden has been back playing her beloved basketball for one week now after her broken thumb..

Last night she attended a girls only clinic (she plays on a boys team) and was one of the older more experienced girls there.

Coach knows…

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I'm Crying Right Now

Posted by Tiki on September 29, 2014 at 12:13pm 8 Comments

It is interesting how you can live for so long believing something because a professional told you it was so. Since 2007, I have believed that I had poor circulation in my legs because a doctor diagnosed it as such. Today I found out that the…

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McGregor Park

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 29, 2014 at 6:30am 4 Comments

McGregor Park



A few weeks ago on a sunny Sunday afternoon Sheryl and I went to a new park near our house. It is a rather large park which is not well… Continue

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