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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

Januvia question

Hi - Sorry if this is a question that's already been answered! I've researched it quite a bit and I'm seeing a lot of different views. I w…

Started by EsMom

9 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko

Share Your Story: Diabetic and Out of a Job?

Hey folks! I'm doing a bit of research and I would LOVE if you could share your story with me. Are you or someone you know a type 1 or typ…

Started by Allison Nimlos

0 Apr 15, 2009

First Easter as Diabetic...Glad it's over!!!! Anyone else???

I Love(d) Easter!! I was the family Easter basket maker and baker. I have been so depressed about Easter this year since I couldn't have an…

Started by Kristy S

5 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by Sara H

Need support and reinforcement to get healthy

Hi I am new to this web page and am looking for support. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in Feb 2006. It runs in my father's family an…

Started by Kim Malone

6 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by Kristy S

need assistance immediately

I was diagnosed in 1983. I have had a kidney transplant ('05), have lupus, COPD and am a severe diabetic. The state will not help me. I am…

Started by Dennis Stover

18 Apr 14, 2009
Reply by Manny Hernandez

Metformin-Time release versus the non time release

My endo added the time release 500mg metformin to my regimen of diabetic meds in January. As he was gradually building me to 2000mg (if nee…

Started by David Shoemaker

1 Apr 11, 2009
Reply by Peter Justason

FDA ask to aprove a new drug .....

Health Science Institude reported;A Danish drug maker has ask the FDA to aprove an injectable liraglatide to be called victoza.Sources say…

Started by Joe Dennis

10 Apr 11, 2009
Reply by Joe Dennis

Byetta Discouragement

I started on Byetta in April of 2008 (I can't believe it's been this long already). I started on 5mcg for 2 months, then increased to 10mcg…

Started by Melanie

27 Apr 10, 2009
Reply by Steve Bukosky

Newish to this and we need some help!!

Hello all My partner of 10 years was diagnosed Type 2 in january of this year. His glucose that first night was 247 he was put on metformi…

Started by Aaron

12 Apr 8, 2009
Reply by Cheri




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