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Filling the syringe correctly for a mixed dose and another question?

Greetings: My wife is a diabetic and I am giving her twice daily injections. I never realized how big my hands were until I held a syringe…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

0 May 5, 2009

Can you make a mixed dose of insulin in advance?

Greetings: My wife is a diabetic and I am giving her twice daily injections. Maybe because it a mixed dose, I am somewhat nervous about put…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

0 May 5, 2009

Glucose monitor question

Hi everyone - I have two glucose monitors (both are OneTouch, just different models). I just realized today that they read about 20 points…

Started by EsMom

8 May 1, 2009
Reply by Nancy

Reporter seeking your advice for the newly diagnosed for a series of news articles

I'm a freelance medical reporter who writes for magazines, newspapers and various websites about many issues including diabetes and our hea…

Started by Karen Rafinski

1 May 1, 2009
Reply by Karen Rafinski

Bone Marrow Biopsy & Type 2

Has anyone had a bone marrow biopsy and how did it go being diabetic? I have a high white blood cell count and found out today that I have…

Started by Elaine

0 Apr 30, 2009

New A1C numbers

I was diagnosed with T2 in late January after being sick and dying the entire month of December and first part of January. I decided to go…

Started by Jeremy

10 Apr 30, 2009
Reply by Jeremy

Back from Endo - Glad/Sad/Mad/Confused

Background - T2 for 15 years, most of which spent in denial. Somewhat controlled on metformin, then met + glyburide. 6/08 - moved across co…

Started by Cheri

20 Apr 28, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko

Menu planning

Hi, my name is Patricia, I was just diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes a week ago. I am scheduled to meet with a Nutrionist next week, but unti…

Started by Patricia Griffith

23 Apr 27, 2009
Reply by Yvonne

Just added: Ready, Set, Let's Go (a brand new exercise check-in)

Okay, I couldn't think of a better name for this group. It's an exercise check-in for ANYBODY who wants encouragement and support to work o…

Started by Yvonne

11 Apr 23, 2009
Reply by Yvonne C.

time of testing

I'm a type 2 currently on no medication and control through exercise and diet. I was diagnosed last June. I have read in various places tha…

Started by Scott

7 Apr 23, 2009
Reply by Ellie




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Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

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