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0 Feb 28, 2009

Sleep and affect on BG numbers

Just wondering if anyone can share their experiences with whether not getting enough sleep causes higher BG numbers? My numbers have crept…

Started by Teresa Reilly

28 Feb 26, 2009
Reply by Mr. Peachy

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

I learned about this syndrome not too long ago and I want to see how it is affecting people who have diabetes type 2. Hopefully learn more…

Started by Luisa Gonzalez

0 Feb 26, 2009

sugar alcohol question

ok, I'm 4 weeks into this life and doing well, all things considered. I'm doing much better than I would have believed with cutting carbs f…

Started by Michelle

3 Feb 25, 2009
Reply by Glucoholic

Study indicates 69 percent increase in number of type 2 diabetes cases in the UK.

On its website, BBC News (2/24) reports that, according to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, the "UK i…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Feb 24, 2009

Health Engage Diabetic Software with OneTouch Ultra 2 Monitor

Has anyone had the the Health Engage Diabetic Software with OneTouch Ultra 2 monitor sync with a mac using Leopard. I have tried all kinds…

Started by John Emrys

2 Feb 22, 2009
Reply by JerryInPDX

Basal only when BS over 400?

I was just diagnosed. I'm sure there are many more tests in the works. But does that even make sense?!? My doc did a glucose test (not fast…

Started by Diana

39 Feb 22, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

Diabetes application for ipod touch

Hello friends, i tried to search and try to find some helpful application for Ipod touch but it came with a negative reply. Maybe I made a…

Started by Ramon Paulino

2 Feb 22, 2009
Reply by Ramon Paulino

A New Era In Blood Glucose Monitoring????

An American Diabetes Association (ADA) survey found that "21 percent of adults with type 1 diabetes never checked their blood glucose. Of t…

Started by Richard157

1 Feb 21, 2009
Reply by Ellie

Parental history of type 2 diabetes may increase risk for a range of cardiometabolic risk factors in Asian-Indian teens, research suggests.

MedWire (2/19, Grice) reported, "A parental history of type 2 diabetes increases the risk for a range of cardiometabolic risk factors inclu…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman

0 Feb 21, 2009




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