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Really low doses of insulin...

As a newly diagnosed T1 my low doses of insulin keep me well-seated in denial. I’m taking 7u of Lantus in the morning and my carb:bolus ins…

Started by A

34 Apr 29, 2013
Reply by Toddy

How can I help my son with type one diabetes?

Hi there, My 13 year old son has recently been diagnosed with type one diabetes and we all coming to terms with this news. At the moment, h…

Started by Vicky

23 Apr 29, 2013
Reply by linsylee


So I'm new to all this and I know alotttt about type 2 but not any other types really. I haven't been truly diagnosed yet but my GP is thin…

Started by Alicia

13 Apr 16, 2013
Reply by nel


Does everyone here suffering from skin boils due to high blood sugar? I suffered a lot since i had been diagnosed.

Started by Michelle De Guzman

16 Apr 12, 2013
Reply by guitarnut

Hypoglycemic episodes followed by high sugar

I've just been diagnosed w/ T1 and I'm having issues regulating my blood sugar post hypoglycemic episode. I've just tried the tablets thus…

Started by Kayley

13 Apr 8, 2013
Reply by Toddy


Sometimes I really want a giant peice of cake! Not a little one, no I want the whole flipping cake! I want to eat like a normal person! I w…

Started by Jim

31 Apr 8, 2013
Reply by Toddy

Have you heard about the new study?

Hello all, Today I've read that a scientist in Newcastle's University said that if you have a diet of 600 cal per day you can eliminate di…

Started by Etramon

53 Mar 23, 2013
Reply by Art

Questions Regarding Diagnosis

I posted in the LADA Group but it was suggested I post in the forum also. I just got the results back from testing for LADA. My insulin and…

Started by LADA_FEAR

15 Mar 17, 2013
Reply by LADA_FEAR

Hello all

I am new here I was DX with diabetes on June 8, 2012 MY PCP whom DX me said I was type2 (I am 30 5"1 weight 115) she did a C-pet. test and…

Started by gap2368

9 Mar 4, 2013
Reply by Melitta

New and questioning...

Hi all- this is my first post. I'm getting some very confusing reports from different doctors and thought I'd post what I've been going thr…

Started by RobinA

23 Mar 4, 2013
Reply by Kathy




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