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help... hi ketones

Started by crys in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by crys 22 minutes ago. 8 Replies

The past month has been crazy... my son's.blood sugars will be in the.normal levels for days... everything is going well.. Then all of a sudden... BAM!!! His bloodsuger is in the high 300's or 400's.. He doesnt feel ill, but has a large.amount of…Continue

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Type 1 and Weight Loss

Started by Steve Mann in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Steve Mann 30 minutes ago. 11 Replies

Hi folks... hope you can provide some guidance here... I am a 54yo M and have had T1D for 42 years. I've always kept in great shape and worked hard to maintain my BG. As I've hit the 50s though, my metabolism has slowed and its taking a lot of extra…Continue

Tags: loss, weight, T1D

Nathan at MGH misinforms on PBS

Started by Nell in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Diabetic Dad 36 minutes ago. 45 Replies

I am hearing David Nathan, MD, Director of Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital say that:Type 1 is juvenile or childhood diabetes. Type 2 is adult onset diabetes.This was on PBS NewsHour just now, Monday 9/15/14. I am totally amazed that…Continue

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Why can't you buy pump supplies at pharmacies?

Started by Sam Iam in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by artwoman 55 minutes ago. 29 Replies

Wouldn't this make things easier?Continue

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Driving in Reverse

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 16, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

Driving in Reverse



How is your driving these days? Not the car, or truck but your diabetic driving. How is that going? Have you…

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A New Movement..

Posted by edenseffort on September 16, 2014 at 9:27am 0 Comments

 

There is a New Diabetes Movement..

 

one to get much needed attention to Type 1 Diabetes

one that may raise some eyebrows - but will get people…

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Over 9 pounds lost and Feeling Good!

Posted by jesikabeth on September 16, 2014 at 4:43am 2 Comments

I started a LCHF way of eating last week, and I am pleasantly surprised with the results thus far. I have lost over 9 pounds in 8 days. WhooHoo!

I saw my doctor yesterday and she was very pleased with my progress.

Plus my blood…

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Enjoying a Diabetic Diet

Posted by Chris on September 15, 2014 at 8:04pm 4 Comments

Hey everyone!



While not a nutritionist or a chef, I do know my way around a kitchen. Having diabetes shouldn't prohibit us from enjoying food! So I thought we could possibly exchange ideas. Tonight's supper was:



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It's been too long!

Posted by Shayla on September 15, 2014 at 7:20pm 2 Comments

I feel kinda bad..I haven't been on here in forevvvveeerrr! It's been a heck of a year, and not in a good way. I've been slacking off major lately. I haven't been testing like I used to back when I was first diagnosed..but I've been fighting this…

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Neuropathy or Claudication?...or Both?

Posted by Tiki on September 15, 2014 at 11:30am 7 Comments

Today I went in to see my primary doctor. The official reason was to follow up on an infected bug bite I've been dealing with since July 3rd. The real reason I was there was to push the issue of terrible leg pain that I've been trying to have…

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