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Struggling with losing weight and my type 2.

Started by Debbie Anderson in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by JustLookin 17 minutes ago. 36 Replies

Hello all I am struggling with my type 2, I have read several books on diabetes, and to be honest they all say something opposite from the other. So needless to say, I am confused. But, it a nutshell, isnt it about cutting carbs? Any help or…Continue

Diabetic retinopathy laser surgery

Started by jeanettephx in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Cinderfella 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

I just had retinopathy laser surgery last week. This week my right eye will be done. Has anyone experienced headaches after the surgery. I have had a tension headache ever since I had the surgery.Continue

Victoza (liraglutide) for obesity: thoughts on weight management, diabetes, and quality of life

Started by Manny Hernandez in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by fayebella 1 hour ago. 32 Replies

Victoza (liraglutide) is a once-daily injection that is currently approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.Right now, Victoza comes in a dose of up to 1.8 mg. On September…Continue

Tags: Novo Nordisk, FDA, obesity, victoza

1 hr at 140 Harmful ?

Started by bjm2363 in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by EBW77 1 hour ago. 102 Replies

Hi everyone! Since I've found out I likely have early LADA, I've been trying very hard to restrict my carb intake. I've read that it's important to stay under 140 as much as possible. To do that, I'm down to eating 25 carbs per meal or less. I'm…Continue

Tags: post-prandial, diet, lowcarb, honeymoon, LADA

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How are the holes in your boat?

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 2, 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments

How are the holes in your boat?

This past week Judith made one of her typically wonderful statements and I do not want it to get lost. The discussion in question centered on a blog I wrote titled “Yelling Fire in a crowded Theater” it is located at:…



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Diabetes: What If?

Posted by Paul Cathcart on September 2, 2014 at 3:37am 1 Comment

We bleed through this disease in more ways than one, but what if? And I’m not proposing some miracle cure, some hogwash alternative remedy beyond the honest diet and exercise. What I am proposing is purely theoretical – a fantasy or nightmare – what would you give up to stop the bleeding? Could you lose time to make time? And this is where it gets rather outlandish; her is the proposal; one year only (12 months, 365 non leap days) in a medically induced coma; where you lay there, sugar…

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D-Parodies for DHF

Posted by MelissaBL on September 1, 2014 at 7:52am 1 Comment

I've started a personal campaign to raise money for the Diabetes Hands Foundation. I'll be releasing music video parodies of songs and changing the lyrics to be diabetes-themed! From now through September 30, you can cheer me on by making a donation at http://www.razoo.com/story/Dparody. Hope you will help me give back to the great folks at TuDiabetes and reach my goal. All of the money goes DIRECTLY to DHF and is tax deductible.

Hope…

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Princeton Researchers working on laser device to test blood sugar

Posted by Emmy on August 31, 2014 at 3:51pm 0 Comments

Its about time! They've got a laser device to test blood sugar working, now they need to make it compact and affordable.

We need the government to approve this device and fund it for all diabetics, so we can drop the lancing/test strip routine!…

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    From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

    Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

    US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

    Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

    Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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