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Chest pain during low

Has anyone else experienced chest discomfort during a low? I had a slight low last evening. BG was 72. I had quite a bit of chest pain unti…

Started by Tom Tuttle

14 Apr 18, 2009
Reply by irene

i found this offer... free strips ... Freestyle

$50 off of a box of Freestyle test strips per month... call 1-866-246-2683 or visit FreeStyle Promise™ to get a card. thought others maybe…

Started by terryok123

9 Apr 18, 2009
Reply by Bijesh

Easier than I thought it would be

So, I'm 7 months into this and it seems to be much easier than I thought to cut the carbs, lose weight, and keep the BG level stable. I gue…

Started by PM Hutch

21 Apr 17, 2009
Reply by Jesse James

Metformin - Reg, ER, XL?

What's the diff? I mean, I understand the difference but do they make a difference? I'm on 1,000 reg Metformin twice daily but it seems to…

Started by Cheri

5 Apr 17, 2009
Reply by Cheri

Is the life expectancy longer for an insulin user?

I was just wondering if there was a study ever done on whether an insulin diabetic lives longer than someone on just oral meds and/or diet…

Started by Kathy

1 Apr 17, 2009
Reply by Renee

Join me a for a workout check-in?

I couldn't find one, but maybe there's a check-in already for working out. Come on, let's start a new group. If you exercise regularly, gre…

Started by Yvonne

25 Apr 16, 2009
Reply by Yvonne C.

Questions on Prandin?

Since 9/08 I have been on Metforim, 500mg, twice a day. I had stomach issues from day one but around 12/08 I did better with it. From Janua…

Started by Teresa Reilly

0 Apr 16, 2009

insulin change

I want to thank Anthony, Gerry and Emmy for their replies. I really appreciate taking the time to answer me the three of you. Anthony, unde…

Started by N.B.

2 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by N.B.

Need More Info

Hello my name is Kasey , and my younger brother of 17 just found that he now has type 2 diabetes , and i was wondering if any body could te…

Started by kasey

4 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by general awareness

taking insulin

I have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1993, first two years was on exercise and diet then until 2008 November on oral tablets. In N…

Started by N.B.

2 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by Gerri




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