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how many sugar grams should we have in one meal? I don't know if anyone has ever told me.

Started by kathleen thornton

18 Jun 2, 2008
Reply by Curlzzz2002

Former (Really Former) CBC & EPJ Staff

I was searching for photographs of former CBC staff member Lisa Kenney and came upon this webiste. Dierdre Madden, how are you! Who from th…

Started by Lisa Reavill Wheeler & Rick Wheeler

4 Jun 2, 2008
Reply by Robin Siedman

Hb1Ac does not match your meter reading?

If your recent Hb1Ac test reading comes higher than your meter reading than chances are your post meal 3 and 4 and 5 hours number are much…

Started by A

1 May 29, 2008
Reply by Kristin

New here -- an introduction and of course questions.

Hi, I'm Julie, and I am a brand spanking new Type 2. I have had GD with 3 pregnancies, was diagnosed as prediabetic before last pregnancy,…

Started by Glassjules

1 May 29, 2008
Reply by Doris D

Don't understand the highs and lows sometimes

I am relatively new to this. Found out at Christmas, cut practically all carbs, got my readings down to an average of 86 and lost 50lb. I t…

Started by Mary-Anne

6 May 28, 2008
Reply by Doris D

Search Kindly. Go to link and choose Diabetes Research Institute, then hit SUBMIT. Please vote every 8 hours through Sunday

Beginning Sunday, May 18, and ending Sunday, May 25, the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation will be among the top six finalists competi…

Started by Jan

1 May 25, 2008
Reply by Lynda

I am h aving trouble getting my blood sugar count down

Hi I am new and thought someone out there must have suggestions on getting blood sugar down . . . any suggestions would be helpful.

Started by Evvy

5 May 24, 2008
Reply by Sweeter Cherise

What have you learned about yourself, since being DX w/ diabetes? What has it taught you?

I know we have all had our ups and downs with being a diabetic; no matter what type you are. We always talk about the negative things assoc…

Started by Sweeter Cherise

24 May 19, 2008
Reply by saundra barragan

Toprol Blood Pressure Medication

I was informed this month by a new Endocronologist that Toprol blocks the nerves that detect low blood sugar reactions. My wife works in a…

Started by Steve

2 May 19, 2008
Reply by saundra barragan

Job Requirements

I was in an interview for a job at my place of employment and I was asked if my insulin pump would be a factor in being able to do the job.…

Started by Jeff Persch

1 May 16, 2008
Reply by Katie I.

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