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Tell the FDA What's Important When it Comes to Living with Diabetes

On November 3, the FDA will host an unprecedented discussion between the diabetes community and its senior agency leadership (both drugs…

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Humana project: fourth question!

Humana provides health insurance to nearly 1 million people with type 2 diabetes. In an effort to better understand and support these Human…

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Humana project: third question!

Humana provides health insurance to nearly 1 million people with type 2 diabetes. In an effort to better understand and support these Human…

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Newcastle liver/pancreas T2 remission diet

It costs nothing to do it, you can use normal foods Newcastle university diet aims in 8+ weeks to mimic the rate of ~70% remission, for ba…

Started by jack

10 16 minutes ago
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Differences in diabetic supplies

My insurance company just sent a 2015 update on what medicines they will cover and other changes in the current policy. I am on Humalog rig…

Started by sdkate

14 4 hours ago
Reply by jims

What is your approach to managing T2 on diet and exercise only?

I have not seen many discussions on this, so please add your thoughts I have been off medications for three years (out of six) last A1c 6.…

Started by GrassEater

5 4 hours ago
Reply by jims

Okra for reducing blood sugars.

Found this link on my facebook page. Thought I would try it and see if it works. As the article states, it will not cure diabetes but anyth…

Started by jeanettephx

24 on Tuesday
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Can someone help me with the math --- figuring lantus dosage

I take 28 units of Lantus a day --- 2 units to prime the pump so to speak, so this is 30 units per day....30 units times 7 days would be 21…

Started by sdkate

6 Dec 11
Reply by Terry

Good resource for someone with Type 2 diabetes?

Hello! I have a friend who has Type 2 diabetes but needs a good book or resource to educate him and encourage him. Do you all have anything…

Started by Jessica05

4 Dec 10
Reply by Judith in Portland

Reversing neuropathy in type 2 diabetics

I have had neuropathy for 6-1/2 years with diabetes probably for 10 years. My neuropathy is at moderate pain level with small fiber and lar…

Started by cdredbaron10

73 Dec 9
Reply by Sandy

Do not forget to watch this live interview from Genteel, gentle lancing device

I will be there... Live Interview with Dr. Christopher Jacobs, Ph.D., EE Creator of the painless lancing device, Genteel Added by DesireeS…

Started by Sandy

0 Dec 8

Still have Lantus Questions

I'm relatively new to using Lantus, probably only 4 - 6 months. But do't get a lot of information from medical people, and can't afford app…

Started by sdkate

6 Dec 8
Reply by Brian (bsc)

I'm flaking away

I'm a type 2 on janumet and 27 u Lantus daily. I live in South Dakota, which is known for COLD and dry windy weather. BUT this year, I'm li…

Started by sdkate

8 Dec 7
Reply by Terry




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DHF receives $200,000 grant from Novo Nordisk

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Guest Post: World Diabetes Day 2014 on Twitter… sifting through the data

At Symplur we track hashtags, keywords, user accounts, and pretty much anything else on Twitter that has to do with healthcare. We collect the data and then build countless ways to slice it up so that we’re able to better Read on! →

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