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

Victoza (liraglutide) is a once-daily injection that is currently approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Right now, Victoza comes i…

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New to CGM / Dex Com G4 - will be going in for a trial

I will be going in to try the Dex Com G4. Where would be the best place for me to start so that way I can get the most out of the trial? Wh…

Started by lh378 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-DiabetesLatest Reply

Medicare is Requesting Information on Engagement, Incentives and Behavioral Insights

From CMS: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking input from stakeholders on the possibility of the Center for Medi…

Started by BadShoe in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-DiabetesLatest Reply

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Low dose Insulin challenges and low carb diets

I would like to eat low carb because the laws of small numbers make sense. (Although, the dietitian, and even the CDE would both like for m…

Started by lh378 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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New to diabetes and frustrated

First, THANK YOU for this site! Next, I am leaving for the holiday weekend so if I do not respond to posts right away, it's because I am o…

Started by Lil~Bit in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Are Caused by the Same Underlying Mechanism

Work by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Auckland suggest that both major forms of diabetes, type-1 and type-2, are the res…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest in Diabetes News Forum

9 42 minutes ago
Reply by Jen

Unexplained highs

The last 22 hours have been crappy. A 277 unexplained high at midnight last night and took 10 hours to get under 200. High (for me) all day…

Started by Dee in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Word Association Game

Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not nece…

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics

24183 1 hour ago
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A1C to Blood Glucose Conversion Table

Here is a link to an A1c conversion chart. It shows the blood sugar average that correlates to the A1c score. I keep a copy of this on my r…

Started by Nettie in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Diabetic Wife and Pregnancy

Hi there, My wife and I are both type 1 diabetics and have been for over 15 years. She is currently pregnant with our second child. Sadly…

Started by Richard in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

1 2 hours ago
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In public or Not?

I shared on another post about watching a man, empty his man-bag of his testing supplies and there infront of a restaurant filled with peop…

Started by sdkate in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

55 2 hours ago
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Just started Humalog and...

I just started Humalog two days ago. When I follow the chart I was given by the doctor it does nothing to lower my blood sugar. Example: La…

Started by jnick303 in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

12 3 hours ago
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Study: TuDiabetes member attitudes and experiences

A group of researchers from the Department of Biomedical Informatics of Columbia University is conducting a study of the TuDiabetes communi…

Started by Emily Coles in Diabetes trials, studies and surveys

2 4 hours ago
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