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Happy Valentines Day everyone!

Just wanted to express that sentiment and hope everyone enjoys this special day. We're lucky to be born into this time where there are effe…

Started by 2tall63

4 Feb 14
Reply by Trudy

Saxagliptin: Drug Safety Communication - FDA to Review Heart Failure Risk

Saxagliptin (marketed as Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR): Drug Safety Communication - FDA to Review Heart Failure Risk ISSUE: FDA has requested…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Feb 11

New Type 2

Hi Everyone: I'm a new Type 2 diagnosis and feeling really alone/overwhelmed with everything. I hope I can make some connections here. In p…

Started by falcor

22 Feb 10
Reply by Christopher

Neuropathy in my feet

I have a question for all smarty pants out there. I was diagnosed Type 2 on April 4, 2013. Since my diagnosis I've dropped 62 pounds!! And…

Started by Momma B

6 Feb 10
Reply by Chadha

weight loss & improved control

I am a 52-year-old woman, T2, carrying about 20 lbs above the suggested "healthy" BMI. I'm relatively content at my weight, but imagine gre…

Started by Deborah

37 Feb 9
Reply by Deborah

This drives me NUTS!

I know I complain ALOT about my medical providers, sometimes with good cause, and sometimes just to vent their lack of knowledge. This week…

Started by sdkate

12 Feb 8
Reply by sdkate

Victoza and Bydureon combo

I took Bydureon for few month did not help. I switch from Victoza which worked well. I also started to take Victoza and continued with Bydu…

Started by Sharif Munshi

0 Feb 7

Sick from Lantus or Trajenta?

I have been taking Trajenta for about a month with no issue. Just started taking Lantus last Thursday. The last two mornings I woke up feel…

Started by brrrchillyjen

2 Feb 5
Reply by brrrchillyjen

I Have Come To The Conclusion That I Hate TV Commercials!

So I was working out last night at Anytime Fitness and every machine has it's own personal TV attached so you can plug your ear buds and wa…

Started by Molly

17 Feb 2
Reply by Deborah

Can you use humalog for correction along with Novolin N & R?

Due to insurance restrictions I had to give up my lantus pens :( My endo gave me a dosage to start with Novolin N and R twice per day. I to…

Started by merianb

2 Jan 28
Reply by merianb




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

#OpposeAB1893: California Bill that Burdens People with Diabetes on Insulin

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FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

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