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Started by Taylor in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by meee 2 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hey guys! I'm a fairly active person and enjoy running. I tend to jog 2-3 miles at a time, but tomorrow I planned a 8 mile jog (lets hope my legs dont turn to jello!) I was wondering how I should manage my blood sugar? I know I should eat some food…Continue

Worst meter cases

Started by Jen in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Tim 2 hours ago. 7 Replies

I thought the case that came with the original Contour USB was bad. It had a blurry, easily-scratched plastic bit that covered the meter screen, and the meter faced in such a way that it was impossible to test without either removing it or the vial…Continue

Dr. Faustman video July 24, 2014

Started by Terry in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Denise 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

I was only able to catch the first 20 minutes of today's TuD video with Dr. Faustman. What was the main takeaway from this session?Did she say when it's expected that they'd reach the stage 3 clinical trials? What stage are they at now? Stage 1 or…Continue

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More Doctor Pinball

Posted by Tiki on July 24, 2014 at 10:18am 2 Comments

Had another follow-up appointment for the infected abscess on my leg. I really am getting fed up with my doctor's office. I rarely get to see my actual doctor and every time I go in, I am seeing a new doctor and have to reexplain everything that's going on.

So, after explaining to this doctor about what's been going on with this abscess over the past three weeks, she examined it and agreed that it probably started from a bug bite. "I've seen this exact thing before, it started from a…


Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on July 24, 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments

Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

Emily Coles has this discussion running and I think it will be a hot topic (or I hope it is). The link to her post is:…


Bydurion update

Posted by Rubidel on July 23, 2014 at 1:38pm 2 Comments

Blood sugars have stablized with the Bydurion. It has taken about two monthes. Appetite is now more controled than during the first few weeks and b sugars are more consistently 95-120 for the mornings compared to 125-143 of the beginning.

Another Year Has Passed: A Remembrance: The Birth/Death Day of My Son

Posted by Judith in Portland on July 22, 2014 at 7:43pm 7 Comments

2014. Cycling round again. I still like to re-post this every year. TuD is the Home of my Heart and the loss of a child is a constant thread in the lives of women all over the world. It's been a rough year for me, but given how well my daughter is doing this year in "following her bliss", it comforts me to think that Huck, a little less than a year older, might also have been doing really well this past year.

2013….Not sure it gets easier, except one can discipline oneself to…



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