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Hypos and not waking up

Started by anagantios in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by mohe0001 1 hour ago. 38 Replies

Hey Tu, long time no see! I have a question and I was hoping someone could give me some advice.I have always had trouble waking up in the morning if I am low or have gone low late in the night. I will wake up several hours later than normal and…Continue

Word Association Game

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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

Well I tried it - infusion site in left boob

Started by artwoman in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by swisschocolate 2 hours ago. 85 Replies

I think it was here at TuDiabetes that I read about some other women trying it. I wanted to give the usual places a rest - so I went for it. Easy-Peasy. I used the comfort-detach which has a really short 90 degree metal cannula. So it doesn't go in…Continue

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Reversing neuropathy in type 2 diabetics

Started by cdredbaron10 in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by cdredbaron10 2 hours ago. 12 Replies

I have had neuropathy for 6-1/2 years with diabetes probably for 10 years. My neuropathy is at moderate pain level with small fiber and large fiber getting worse throughout my body including chest, throat and other places that I would never have…Continue

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What is Next? (Blog 200 of 200)

Posted by rick phillips on April 16, 2014 at 9:30am 3 Comments

What is Next?

(Blog Number 200 of 200)



I told Sheryl last week I was a little tired of writing my blog and was looking forward to a break. That is true. It is not that I am tired of writing it as much as I am fresh out of ideas for my next one. I recall when I started I had maybe 10 good ideas…

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Diabetic Unity

Posted by Paul Cathcart on April 16, 2014 at 8:58am 1 Comment

I think of us as diabetic brothers and sisters, we share a bond that many married couples of ten years have yet to reach. Of course we don’t deserve each other, but I’m proud to be of your acquaintance.

Sharing a coffee in any café I see the lady before me play the ritual of prick-bleed-strip-test: we nod in accordance and smile a tip of the hat to the other man’s cake.

Testing for a hypo and I know this sleepy head pales in comparison to the parent of the child still too young…

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FDA approves once a week diabetes injection: Could you take the drug?

Posted by nc929 on April 15, 2014 at 7:33pm 1 Comment

This story is originally published at EmaxHealth and written by Kathleen Blanchard.

http://www.emaxhealth.com/1020/fda-approves-once-week-injection-could-you-take-drug

The FDA has announced approval of the type 2 diabetes drug Tanzeum that can helps millions of people with the disease. The injection is a once a week treatment manufactured by the drug company GlaxoSmithKline,…

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What I have learned (Blog number 199 of 200)

Posted by rick phillips on April 15, 2014 at 6:00am 8 Comments

What I have learned (Blog number 199 of 200)





Last year about this time, I was contemplating what could I do that was big, might be meaningful and could be useful? I decided to write 200 Blogs in one calendar year and place them on the TUDiabetes site. So on April 29, 2013 I posted a blog titled “Introducing Rick”. Its first line went like this



“I doubt anyone will want to read this or any other post I put here. I mean…

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