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Severe Overnight Lows

Does anyone get really low overnight and have to have help coming back? Sometimes I wake up and my husband has been trying to get me to eat…

Started by Lauren

7 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Jessica

can we give 1 or 2 day break for ARB and ACB inhibitors(B.P controlling medicines)

can we give 1 or 2 day break for ARB and ACB inhibitors(B.P controlling medicines) as our kidneys and body also wants relief

Started by ravinder

3 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by nel

My A1c's 1980-2009

As part of my preparation for my taking part in the Joslin Medalist Study I am supposed to have a listing of all my A1c's that have ever be…

Started by Richard157

10 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Brunetta

Fast Acting Carbs aren't fast

Does anyone have a problem when going low that fast acting carbs take 30 - 60 minutes to kick in? If I take fast acting carbs for a low, an…

Started by Brad Ringer

12 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Gerri

Solo insulin pump

Anyone get their sample of the new Medingo (Solo) tubeless insulin pump yet? I got mine in the mail today. Pretty impressive at first glanc…

Started by David

2 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Sophie

Restaurant Tips

My daughter was dx just a few weeks ago. My wife had a commitment last night and my daughter wanted to go out to eat. Her choice of restaur…

Started by Larry D

21 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by jodiiiii


My name is Kristen. I've had diabetes for 8 years now. I am totally unmanaged. My A1c is around 12%- extremely to high. I need some advice…

Started by Kristen Rose

6 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Erin Ball

question - how many carbs do you count for an apple??

I usually count 20 but my bs ends up being high afterwards... so for a normal sized golden delicious would it be more like 30? random ques…

Started by snowangel66

17 Oct 28, 2009
Reply by Jan

What is the best Meter? Thoughts… Please

I’ve been a diabetic for about 5 months. I currently use a Contour because the Reps that visited me in ICU when I got diagnosed gave me one…

Started by Josh Smith

9 Oct 28, 2009
Reply by Erin Ball

Price of Insulin

Hello, I'm new to this diabetes blogging but looking forward to meeting fellow diabetics! I have just arrived in Whistler BC from New Zeala…

Started by Pip Wildman

13 Oct 28, 2009




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