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Do you ever have a glass of juice, just because you want to have a glass of juice and bolus for it? Sometimes I just want some OJ with my…

Started by Karen

17 Nov 7, 2009
Reply by rainbowgoddess

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Have any of you gotten this or know someone who has this? I went to the opthamologist June 28 and both of my optic nerves were swollen. Th…

Started by Baby Tee

11 Nov 7, 2009
Reply by Baby Tee

Crazy blood sugars!

I woke up this morning at 7:30. My sensor showed I was 63. My meter showed 65. I was being lazy and restoring Windows on my computer.... Ye…

Started by Mike

4 Nov 7, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Flu shot=High BG's???

I don't know if this has been asked already, but here goes: So I got the seasonal shot today, and this evening my BG is pretty out of whack…

Started by Di

6 Nov 7, 2009
Reply by Carey

Grapefruit and metformin may result in high level of lactic acid

The DiabetesHealth magazine featured an article on the study done by South African University pharmacologist, Dr. Peter Owira, who found th…

Started by Varena

2 Nov 6, 2009
Reply by Varena

High BG at school (help!)

I am 13 years old and all of the sudden i am having a really tough time managing my diabetes. I don't know why but the fear of lows is taki…

Started by john johnson

13 Nov 6, 2009
Reply by Nanette Stoots


I just recently turned 21, and you know what that means. BARS ,DRINKING, CLUBS, DRINKING, PARTIES, DRINKING. AHH! I'm a type one diabetic,…

Started by Kristen Rose

25 Nov 6, 2009
Reply by Marsha Krueger

oh to dream!

if you could make ANYTHING carb/fat free what would it be? pancakes thanks! :D

Started by Sophie

18 Nov 6, 2009
Reply by Sophie


Does anyone know if Chromium helps lower blood sugar levels? I heard that this lowers sugar levels in the body?

Started by Marsha Krueger

2 Nov 5, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

Is there a certain level that my blood sugar should be for me to have a 1 carb snack?? Please help:)

I am a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic, and my doctors have told me to make sure I have a one carb snck between meals. The trouble is no ma…

Started by Stephanie Atkins

19 Nov 5, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings




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