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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

Looking for a great Type 2 Endo to co-author already planned book

hi I'm a well-known and widely published magazine writer and author. I have a book on raising a child with Type 1 diabetes, as well as man…

Started by MoiraMcC

4 Apr 22, 2009
Reply by Ellie

Grains Legumes Fruit Veg?

In what combination is the most popular of above for reversing diabetes? Has anyone on here had any success with "Eat to Live" philosophy b…

Started by sandology

3 Apr 21, 2009
Reply by Kristy S

Weight Loss Retreat for T2 Women

I wanted to make you aware of a program that sounds like it could be a great opportunity for some of the members of our site. It is a week-…

Started by Emily

4 Apr 20, 2009
Reply by Blackmajik Womban

Studies finding diabetes drugs not necessarily safe

In my subscriptions the following link to an article I received really got my attention. Three studies have just recently cast lots of doub…

Started by Robert Fenton

1 Apr 20, 2009
Reply by Cheri

Metformin - What's Your Dose?

Just wondering what dosage people are on. I'm on Lantus 2x a day - 20U in am/ 12 in pm. And I'm on 1000mg of regular Metformin 2x a day. J…

Started by Cheri

20 Apr 19, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko

Chest pain during low

Has anyone else experienced chest discomfort during a low? I had a slight low last evening. BG was 72. I had quite a bit of chest pain unti…

Started by Tom Tuttle

14 Apr 18, 2009
Reply by irene

i found this offer... free strips ... Freestyle

$50 off of a box of Freestyle test strips per month... call 1-866-246-2683 or visit FreeStyle Promise™ to get a card. thought others maybe…

Started by terryok123

9 Apr 18, 2009
Reply by Bijesh

Easier than I thought it would be

So, I'm 7 months into this and it seems to be much easier than I thought to cut the carbs, lose weight, and keep the BG level stable. I gue…

Started by PM Hutch

21 Apr 17, 2009
Reply by Jesse James




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