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Hypos during Exercising

Started by Shoehorn in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by MikFly 1 minute ago. 20 Replies

Hello All,I have recently been diagnosed with T1. I'm an avid cyclist and ride to work most days. About 25km each way.My Endo has encouraged exercise however I keep finding that I am going low most days on my ride home. I even have carbs and sugar…Continue

Number of times you test a day....type II

Started by Cathy Jacobson in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by aribeth 22 minutes ago. 54 Replies

I just got word from Medicaid that since my previous provider wrote scripts for only 1 test strip a day (30) in a month, I can only have that many for the Month of November.....I won't even say where or how angry I am.I don't think I test…Continue

Tags: stupid, averages, day, per, teststrips

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Pastelpainter 30 minutes ago. 24824 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

New RELION Home A1c Test

Started by bjm2363 in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by bjm2363 2 hours ago. 11 Replies

I took some advice and searched for another endo. The one I saw in October told me to follow the Mediterranean diet and come back in April; although he did order an A1c that I just got done today at the lab. The new endo was recommended by a nurse I…Continue

Tags: home, test, a1c, relion

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Small Introduction about me [MikFly]: "Mike" Type1 Diabetic diagnosed "summer of being nine"

Posted by MikFly on January 25, 2015 at 1:54pm 0 Comments

Hello fellow Diabetics,

and parents, siblings, family of all types



My History

Diabetic Type1 since 9yrs old. When I got sick of the doctors/nurses injecting me Iinsisted on doing it myself. I'm sure my mom/dad appreciated that… Continue

Secret Identity

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 25, 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments

As a fan of comic books and spy thriller novels, I must admit at times I feel as if I have a “secret identity,” or I have another life.



My secret identity: I can go from an independent, self-sufficient individual to a solely and…

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What The Kids Think?

Posted by Diabetic Dad on January 24, 2015 at 4:51pm 2 Comments

We are often told what thoughts and feelings our parents with children who are diabetics think and feel, but I wonder what the children of diabetic parents think, or thought as they grew up?

A complete role reversal where the children…

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Juicing and calculating carbs

Posted by Emily on January 24, 2015 at 8:43am 1 Comment

I'm toying with the idea of buying a Nutribullet RX to start juicing but am hesitant to do so due to all the sugar in the fruits. Has anyone had any experience in calculating carbs/insulin for any recipes? Even w/ 'green smoothies' I'm very… Continue

SO THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN'

Posted by Judith in Portland on January 23, 2015 at 10:00pm 5 Comments

How about a little trip down memory lane from an old-timer at TuD? I know I'm not the only one, so please chime in with your own memories from Ye Olde Days!

I had never belonged to any social networking site, though I had lurked at one…

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Diabuddies a second take

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 23, 2015 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

Diabuddies a second take

This past week I read a blog that touched me. Often the blogs that are so compelling to me are found here on…

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    Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

    Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

    Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co-Founder and President, Steps Down

    Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →

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    Melissa Lee
    (Interim Executive Director, has type 1)
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    (Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

    Emily Coles
    (Head of Communities, has type 1)

    Mila Ferrer
    (EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

    Mike Lawson
    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

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

    Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

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    Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


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    Marie B (has type 1)

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