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when someone has diabetes and neglects it

I have recently had a few experiences of good friends who developed Type2 Diabetes and are either in denial or just totally not dealing wit…

Started by Negg

6 Sep 2
Reply by Timbeak48

Lows with Metformin and Novonorm?

I'm concerned about re-starting Novonorm again before meals. My morning readings have risen, as has my A1c to 8.1... Last time I was on it,…

Started by Vanessa

6 Aug 31
Reply by twinchick

New to insulin -- sudden cold symptoms

Hi, everyone -- I started insulin yesterday and it may be a coincidence, but I felt like my sinuses started to fill up right away. Today I…

Started by Kathryn

6 Aug 23
Reply by Kathryn

someone annoyed me with something they said

HI I haven't been able to spend much time on social sites lately but tonight my FIL said something that irked me and I need to rant to some…

Started by Nancy Beneteau

4 Aug 18
Reply by Rob Roy

At my wits end..

I know I never come on here anymore and normally when that is the case and I post again.....I get ignored. But I need to get this out so I…

Started by KimKat

64 Aug 18
Reply by GRBernard

Allergic to ALL INSULIN

Just recently I have undergone two lots of allergy testing on All Insulin's. The results of the testing have found that i am allergic to al…

Started by PGG

44 Aug 18
Reply by JustLookin


I HAVE BEEN A DIABETIC FOR 6 YEARS. I overcame my own shock of my diagnosis. Learned about it so I could teach family members about it. A l…

Started by 1DebY

13 Aug 13
Reply by 1DebY

Anyone for Bydureon?

Bydureon is time released byetta that is a shot taken once a week. I am about a month into the treatment and would like to hear from others…

Started by Rubidel

4 Aug 4
Reply by Linny

Can Bulimia trigger Type 2?

I have been wonder this for years. At the time of diagnosis of 'pre-diabetes' I was just starting recovery from severe Bulimia. I had been…

Started by jesikabeth

7 Aug 3
Reply by jesikabeth

Anyone else Pumping U-500 ?

I am a T2 diabetic...heavily insulin resistant. I am also a fairly new "pumper". Was doing MDI until about 2 months ago and then got onto t…

Started by Slybrock

1 Aug 1
Reply by Brian (bsc)




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