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Ketones-sick day

My 9yr old daughter has a small amount of ketones today. Her BS is high, even without eating (overnight into morning). She developed a coug…

Started by Shirley Reynolds

1 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Naomi

Back Pain (kidneys?)

So, I'm a diabetic without insurance currently, and haven't had it for the past 3 years or so. I make my insulin stretch way longer than I…

Started by Lisa

1 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Marcus

Yesterday, Living Cell Technologies announced the successful first implant of its DIABECELL® in Auckland.

what is this

Started by ravinder

3 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Don

Why oh why does Canada suck so bad at getting stuff...

I have been debating the idea about getting a pump for such a long time and the only reason i haven't is because i didn't like the idea of…

Started by Billy Williamson

11 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Billy Williamson

Forgot to Bolus and feeling kinda dumb about it...

The tital pretty much sums it up. I ate dinner around 7:30 then at aprox. 9:45 I thought about it that my pumps 2 hour bg reminder should m…

Started by Leanna

3 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Leanna

Diabetic Tidbits...My Life...

I do not see my Diabetes as a DISABILITY...I see it as an ABILITY! I do not take part in the Americans with Disabilities Act because I choo…

Started by Ali

0 Nov 2, 2009

Omni Pod or Medtronic minimed paradigm?

I met with my diabetic educator last week and we decided that I will start using an insulin pump to manage my diabetes (because I'm NOT in…

Started by Kristen Rose

16 Nov 1, 2009
Reply by Danielle

Tamiflu Raising Blood Sugars?

Hi Everyone- I am on a 10 day course of 75 mg Tamiflu once daily since Sunday, because my twin sons tested positive for Influenza A (most…

Started by Laura Wood

5 Nov 1, 2009
Reply by Martina H Milligan

Good Endo in Chicago?

Does anyone have a recommendation for a good endocrinologist in Chicago? I currently see a GP who I like a lot, but would prefer to have a…

Started by Sarah

3 Oct 31, 2009
Reply by Tim

Thyroid problems -- and confusion!

My thyroid has been swollen and sore for about six weeks. By pushing hard, I've had the blood tests and thyroid uptake and scan. Now I'm mo…

Started by Janet

2 Oct 30, 2009
Reply by Janet




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