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You know youre a diabetic when.....

lets make a list of "you know your a diabetic when you "! example. You know your a diabetic when you freak out when your friend eats a ca…

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A free eBook to help you on your 1st year with diabetes

  Will Dubois is a Diabetes Author, Educator and Advocate and a diabetes patient himself. He dedicates his life to help people with diabet…

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No Words to Speak and Nothing to Say... I'm a T1 Diabetic.

I'm a newly dx'd T1 who as a professional communicator can find no words to express how I feel. It's been a little over a month since being…

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Should I be concerned?

Hi, I am new here and I am looking for some advice concerning my current health issues. I am not diagnosed with any blood sugar conditions…

Started by Amyrose

15 Sep 12
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You know youre a diabetic when.....

lets make a list of "you know your a diabetic when you "! example. You know your a diabetic when you freak out when your friend eats a ca…

Started by Kenny!

1351 Sep 11
Reply by Ortiz233

Cut carbs, losing weight, but BGs rising? What's wrong with this picture?

All - I've got questions, and I know you've got the answers, or at least can point me in the right direction. I'm still on my low-carb diet…

Started by Kate

29 Sep 5
Reply by Lil~Bit

insulin injections

I am new to insulin injections using Lantus Solostar and Novolog Pen. My doses are low (about 3 units Lantus, 1 to 3 units Novolog). I have…

Started by lh378

21 Aug 15
Reply by Leah

gastroparesis - mild case, possible neuropathy

Does anyone know whether mild cases of gastroparesis and neuropathy are reversible? I suspect gastroparesis because my post meal blood suga…

Started by lh378

6 Aug 14
Reply by Suhen

getting rid of bubbles in syringes - small dose

Is there a good video that demonstrates how to get rid of bubbles from insulin syringes? (especially for low doses - I only use 1 to 1.5 un…

Started by lh378

6 Aug 10
Reply by swisschocolate

abdominal discomfort slight nausea

Does anyone experience a feeling of stomach/abdominal fullness after just eating a little bit of food? sometimes it's accompanied by slight…

Started by lh378

3 Aug 9
Reply by BillMarcus

New to diabetes - small insulin dosages

I'm new to insulin. Does anyone else use small dosages like 3-4 units Lantus, and only 1 to 2 units of meal time bolus (novolog)? 3-4 units…

Started by lh378

2 Aug 8
Reply by 1DebY

Hayfever, diabetes, and insulin

Is it well known that bad hayfever (I'm allergic to virtually all grasses, oak and olive trees, and a few weird plants on an alien planet i…

Started by Dave

8 Aug 1
Reply by mary

Wife might be diabetic?

Okay, so here goes: My wife has an overactive thyroid that has been treated with pills. We have been having difficulties concieving, so we…

Started by Jason Sandeman

13 Jul 29
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