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CA bill to label sugary sodas, says sugar consumption leads to diabetes

State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and the California Medical Assn. said the legislation is necessary because research links sugary drink c…

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rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults

Hi: As many of you know, I write a lot of blogs on misdiagnosis of adult-onset Type 1 diabetes (adults with new-onset T1D who are misdiagno…

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WHAT DOES INSULIN SMELL LIKE TO YOU?

I was talking to a few peeps about this some say it's an awful smell some think it is pleasant. Just about everyone has something else they…

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Yellow Fever Vaccine????

I have not had this come up for quite some time. And I have done research online, called the doc (it is still a vacation day I guess), and…

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more bad advice on television

My friend sent me this link. http://video.foxnews.com/v/3759775700001/im-diabetic-but-love-fruit-should-i-worry/#sp=show-clips What do you…

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DKA - 15 years post diagnosis

Hi all! *waves* I've not been active on this site in a while but I wanted to see if there was anyone else out there like me. I was dx 15 ye…

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How Weird Am I? My 13 Year Honeymoon Continues

I've been lurking here for a few months and it's nice to be here among such knowledgeable people! I'll try to give a brief as possible syno…

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Blood sugar and insulin discussions from non-diabetics

I've noticed that it really irritates me when people without diabetes talk about sugar spikes and insulin as if they are experts. Does anyo…

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Diabetic Wife and Pregnancy

Hi there, My wife and I are both type 1 diabetics and have been for over 15 years. She is currently pregnant with our second child. Sadly…

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Minimeds Guardian REAL-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

I am thinking about getting Minimed's CGM and was wondering what peoples thoughts on it were. Love it/Hate it? Any other suggestions for a…

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Pumping vs MDI - A Case for Both

I am flip flopping on Pumping or using MDI to manage my diabetes. I can argue for both. Pump: Mentally better, once it is set right. MDI: M…

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Complications

Ok. I hate to bring up something scary, but since I've dealt with some - I wanted to know who else has had to deal with complications and m…

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Has Obamacare Changed anything for Insurance?

Hi everyone! Forgive me if this has already been hit on as a topic. Because of the new laws with insurance, my folks have informed me that…

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From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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