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The Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes: A Realistic Appraisal in 2008

I just learned about this: http://jcem.endojournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/93/12/4633 I wrote to them asking them for a copy of the jour…

Started by Manny Hernandez

16 Mar 26, 2009
Reply by Cheri

My Fingers are so sore!!! =(

My fingers are so sore!!!!! I am testing so often that when I touch any surface they hurt so much. Anyone have any ideas. I switch everytim…

Started by Claudia =)

20 Mar 25, 2009
Reply by Claudia =)

Question for those that can't tolerate Metformin

Hi there - I was put on Metformin 6 weeks ago and while it's controlling my blood sugar quite well (I've only had two or 3 numbers over 14…

Started by EsMom

1 Mar 25, 2009
Reply by Cheri

Thoughts on mixed insulins?

I am using 75/25 Humalog insulin, which I guess is a mix of rapid acting and intermediate acting. I take 10units in the morning and 8 units…

Started by Sweeter

2 Mar 23, 2009
Reply by jayse

21st Annual American Diabetes Alert Day is Tomorrow Tuesday March 23rd ( I know, a bit redundant)

Obviously we know all about this, that's why we are here! But.. Sound the alert anyway! — are you or a loved one at risk for diabetes? The…

Started by Craig

0 Mar 23, 2009

blood sugar dropped after eating dream fields pasta

I ate dreamfields pasta with sauce and a meatball for lunch. I also drank a cup of soy milk. My blood sugar dropped in the 1 hour reading f…

Started by irene

9 Mar 20, 2009
Reply by Yvonne

Carb counting?

Hey, I have just started the carb counting. How many carbs do you have in a meal?

Started by Claudia =)

42 Mar 20, 2009
Reply by Barbie

Do I tell or not?

I recently started insulin as part of my diabetes management routine. My question is... Do I notify my employer and client of this? On on…

Started by Bob Avritt

6 Mar 18, 2009
Reply by Bob Avritt

Can't seem to get my levels to normal

I am new here and fairly new to Type 2 I really dont want to believe I have this crazy disease. I'm 47 and I really hate having to go throu…

Started by Mark Luebbers

135 Mar 18, 2009
Reply by Mark Luebbers

Greetings from Seattle

I've been diagnosed as type 2 diabetic for about 8 years, and followed the meds & testing off and on, getting frustrated with the price…

Started by Gunnar

1 Mar 18, 2009
Reply by Gerri




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