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Lada in waiting

Started by katy in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by krisa 52 minutes ago. 22 Replies

Hi! Anyone feel like helping me think?I was diagnosed with Type 1 during TrialNet, but my A1c is 4.7 and I only have high BG during the OGTT. (Or if I eat a bunch of carbs all at once outside of the laboratory, but I don't really eat that kind of…Continue

When to make a fuss?

Started by CQJ in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by krisa 57 minutes ago. 76 Replies

I don't know if I have LADA or something else diabetes. I had reactive hypoglycemia for years growing up (actually diagnosed when I was in college) and I had gestational diabetes 3 times (12 years ago, 9 years ago, and 7 years ago) and used insulin…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 5 hours ago. 23510 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

FDA approves Tanzeum to treat type 2 diabetes

Started by Lloyd in Type 2 Diabetes Forum 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/275644.phpThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tanzeum (albiglutide) subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control, along…Continue

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Excitement, Excitement, Diacrap, Sadness and Dr. Lips

Posted by bagpipegirl on April 17, 2014 at 5:25pm 2 Comments

Excitement #1: tomorrow I have an appointment to start up my CGM. Fingers crossed that it will help to give me some insight with when my afternoon lows start so I can figure out the correct basal. I live alone so night time lows can be really nerve racking and I hope it will help me to wake up before I get to looooooooooooooow.

Excitement #2: right after my cgm appointment I am driving down to Maryland with my mom and oldest niece to…

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Good news for me

Posted by Lloyd on April 17, 2014 at 11:54am 3 Comments

This is off topic, but good news I would like to share with friends. First, the background. In 1970 I injured my right shoulder. In 1980 I had Bristow surgery on it, where they shorten all the ligaments and do other things that restrict your motion, all with the purpose of keeping your shoulder from frequent dislocation.

That has been completely successful, but I now have osteoarthritis in that shoulder. I have been taking celebrex for years, and before that vioxx (now withdrawn from…

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New here! Thanks for all the welcomes!

Posted by kamap on April 16, 2014 at 6:51pm 2 Comments

Newly diagnosed diabetic. Scared, confused, but determined to beat this. My mother died from this horrible disease, but I am determined not to.
A bit about me, divorced mom of one grown daughter. I have three furbabies at home, my cats, Chaos, Jack and Sparta. They are fun and can be brats too. I live in AZ. I work in the medical insurance billing industry. Here to find friendsand learn together.

My Dawn Phenomenon

Posted by Austin Pereira on April 16, 2014 at 6:30pm 9 Comments

Its not everyday that I wake up high, but its most days. I was at 101 today, which is about as perfect as anyone could get. But my meter is right there telling me that my 2 week before breakfast average is 242. I felt pretty good today though! It usually takes me until noon to get out of a funk.

I've tried cutting out carbs before bed, which is pretty hard at dinner time. With my hectic schedule sometimes I don't eat dinner until close to 8pm. I also have Celiac disease, and what that…

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