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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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depressed on my birthday

Today is my 15th birthday, I should be happy but I am so depressed I want to cry. I got exactly what I wanted for my birthday from my paren…

Started by madison

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My worst hypo yet

I woke up at 2 in the morning soaking with sweat, when I tried to sit up the whole room started spinning. It was hard to see because I had…

Started by madison

41 Feb 17
Reply by Negg

Weekly traveler.... What and where to eat?

Hello all, this is my first post on this site. I was recently diagnosed T1D this past Christmas Eve after months of losing weight and uncon…

Started by Jacklo322

24 Feb 16
Reply by yeagen

T1D Newbie

Brand new T1D here. 28 years old and diagnosed last week. I had stomach virus symptoms, and when things weren't getting any better after 3…

Started by KBJ86

6 Feb 12
Reply by Terry

New diabetic

I just found out I have diabetes. I had to go to the doctor for a girl problem, she took some blood tests and said I might have diabetes. S…

Started by madison

213 Feb 6
Reply by madison

This is all new and hard to deal with

Hi, In December i went and saw a doctor for the first time in 10 years because I was constantly feeling nauseous. He run some blood tests a…

Started by Squeeze

11 Feb 5
Reply by meee

Head in the Sand? Stunned.

Hi all I am new to this site and also newly diagnosed with type 2. I am also a total idiot I think, I cant believe I fell for the media rub…

Started by topcat35

16 Jan 29
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Another new person joining the club

Hello everyone! I'm Elena, female, 40, and was diagnosed Type 1 (or maybe LADA) on 9/30/2014. It's been an interesting ride since then, to…

Started by Elena

28 Jan 29
Reply by Elena

Just received a new diagnosis

At this mornings doctor appt I asked my Dr. what my insulin levels were and he said 9 months ago it was 2.6 and since my numbers have becom…

Started by LiL MaMa

292 Jan 28
Reply by Dave

Update On My Diabetes...

Thought I would give an update as to my case. Short Summary: 33 year old Family Medicine physician Diagnosed in June 2014 with HgbA1c of 6.…

Started by Sey

61 Jan 25
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