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What kind of things, for traveling with diabetes supplies and daily life, would you recommend we buy?

Greetings: My wife and I live in Saudi Arabia but this summer, we will be vacationing in Canada. My wife will probably be taking insulin fo…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

4 Jun 6, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Product called Almased

I got my first issue of Diabetic Living magazine today and there's an advertisement for a product called Almased, supposed to help people w…

Started by Patricia Griffith

2 Jun 5, 2009
Reply by Yvonne

Do not ignore your Type 2 it can ruin or change your life drastically and you wont even realize it!!!!

This is my very personal story and you should really think about your life, who you are, have you at all changed and are you just not you l…

Started by Gabriel

2 Jun 4, 2009
Reply by Lucile K.

Make "corrections" when going high with type 2 diabetes?

Are there any type 2's that make "corrections" with humalog when they either dont feel good and fighting a cold with high BS or have made p…

Started by Craig

2 Jun 4, 2009
Reply by Zoe

dawn phenomenom and late night snack

I definitely suffer from DP and I know many people eat a late night snack to help this. I have 2 questions. If my bg is high ( above 140) b…

Started by Jeannie Wagner

6 Jun 4, 2009
Reply by Ellie

How To FIGHT type 2 Diabetes ..A diabetes Guide , A Miracle Breakthrough

Started by Rose

0 Jun 3, 2009

Cost Care Tool for figuring how much you spend on your health and how you can perhaps save!

I posted this in Type 1 diabetes area - but thought I'd peek in and say "hello" and pass this by you all incase you're interested. I've ne…

Started by FatCatAnna

0 Jun 3, 2009

Type 2 Diabetics - need your help

Hi, Been recently diagnosed as type 2 and would very much like to hear how other type 2's are managing their blood glucose. Please take t…

Started by Mike

13 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Jeannie Wagner

What constitutes a hypo?

I have been having discussions on another forum about what constitutes a hypo. In my belief, it's a low blood sugar, which causes symptoms,…

Started by Hana Rous

25 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Duncan

Counting Carbs vs. Carb Exchanges

I'm a T2 dx several months ago. Since I am also trying to lose weight I count carbs, fats (amount & type), fiber, protein, etc. I've re…

Started by Gerriann Tobkin

18 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Cynthia F.




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