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How can I make the postings I print shorter?

Greetings: This Forum usually deals with some really serious subjects so here is one not so serious so as to give everyone a break. I like…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

1 May 31, 2009
Reply by MelissaM

Diabetes and Acid Reflux?

I have had acid reflux for several years; just one of the joys of getting older! Unfortunately I also have an arrythmia which the acid refl…

Started by Zoe

5 May 31, 2009
Reply by Ellie

Knowledge is first step in dealing with Diabetes

I have been diagnosed with Diebetes Type 2 for more than 3 years. Ihave been more diligent with my medication, exercise, and diet in the pa…

Started by Bob Reveles

3 May 30, 2009
Reply by Mamadog

Diabetes and Liver

I don't hear much talk on the connection between elevated liver enzymes and diabetes Type 2 (NAFL). I have had liver issues for over 10+ ye…

Started by Debbie

0 May 29, 2009

Need advice for an uninsured pre-diabetic friend

A friend came to me this week, worried that she's pre-diabetic. We did some testing, and I think she's right. Her FBG was between 105-120 e…

Started by sweetpotater

2 May 27, 2009
Reply by David B.

Buying insulin and syringes in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada without a prescription?

Greetings: My wife and I will be vacationing in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada this summer. We are bringing enough insulin and syringes with…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

1 May 26, 2009
Reply by nel

Diabetes and Birth Control

My OB-GYN told me it was better for me to avoid a pregnancy for now, and she put me on the pill. I have never taken it, so I asked my Endo…

Started by Beatriz D.

28 May 25, 2009
Reply by Ellie

When you release the fold of skin after you have injected, what should you do?

Greetings: After my wife injects herself, she releases the fold of skin (usually on her tummy) that she pinched at the injection site. As t…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

9 May 24, 2009
Reply by Mandy

Type 2 and being reversed???

I've been pondering about this for days. I'm actually wondering how many replies I'd get out of this discussion. Can Type 2 really be rever…


12 May 21, 2009
Reply by Duncan

More T2's Than T1's Use Insulin Alone In The USA

The Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in the USA has made an interesting report on the use of premixed vs long acting insul…

Started by Richard157

10 May 20, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko




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