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What is the best way to lose 10-15 lbs?

i am eating fantastic and working out 5 days a week! what am i doing wrong and my insulin is min. and i just can not seem to keep it off! w…

Started by SAMANTHA

2 Jun 30, 2008

steroid-induced Type II

This is a marvelous site, thank you for all your efforts! I'm new to full-fledged Type II, and don't seem to be picking up on what to do fo…

Started by Mardie

0 Jun 27, 2008

Should I go to the doctor???

Been testing consistently at 200-250 for last month. I'm feeling ok but should I go anyways. I don't have insurance but maybe I need to go…

Started by ken wong

13 Jun 27, 2008
Reply by saundra barragan

Does Residual C-Peptide Production Prevent Complications? If so, how can we replace C-Peptides? Study Findings Give Renewed Hope to People with Juvenile DiabetesBy Rosanne Skirble…

Started by Jan

0 Jun 21, 2008

Has anyone here ever had knee replacements?

I need to have knee replacements,and was wondering if anyone has been through this and if so,how did it go? I'm alittle scared.

Started by Liz

4 Jun 20, 2008
Reply by Sweeter Cherise

low bg, but not diabetic?

Is it possible to have low bg and not be diabetic? This happens to me, today I was at 59. is this somthing i should bring up to my doctor?…

Started by Tara

17 Jun 18, 2008
Reply by Linda G

5 things diabetes has taught me

Life is a journey. When I got diagnosed last year with type 2, I consider it to be a little "bump' in the road. Everyday we must learn some…

Started by ken wong

15 Jun 16, 2008
Reply by jenny white

Acceptable BG levels.

I was diagnosed with type one in May.I have been on insulin for a couple weeks now,and everything I read says that a fasting BG of under 12…

Started by Matthew

16 Jun 15, 2008
Reply by Kristin

Lantus solostar reactions?

I have been trying to send this post and it keeps disappearing on me. So here I go again: I have been T2 diabetic for 9 yrs and a month ago…

Started by Ro

5 Jun 12, 2008
Reply by Ro

Bubbles in my Insulin Pen

Hey, Im new to diabetes and taking shots for treatment and noticed there eventually gets bubbles in the insulin cartridge of the pen. I tri…

Started by Marcus Lamparty

6 Jun 12, 2008
Reply by Sweeter Cherise




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