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Dear friends, I am happy I found this forum. I am diagnosed last year with Type 2 - A1C 6.5. No meds yet..struggling to maintain

Started by Chinni

6 Jul 7
Reply by Alan S

anyone get genetic testing related to diabetes?

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22109281 lots of associated problems with the T allele, but my CT is a little better than TT. I posted m…

Started by v/prediabetic

4 Jul 3
Reply by Lilli D


MAYBE ONE DAY THE UPS AND DOWNS WILL BE WORTH AS MUCH AS THE A1C...but today the A1C takes priority. What I have learned is that Diabetes i…

Started by 1DebY

4 Jun 26
Reply by 1DebY

Oh no.... No more popcorn!

I absolutely love popcorn and mistakenly thought since it is a high fiber snack, it would be much better than the potato chips I really wan…

Started by GailD

32 Jun 20
Reply by GailD

can't go off insulin?

The other day my mom told me that once you go on insulin you can't go off of it. In the case of my son who is type 1 he obviously can never…

Started by Tanyanona

13 Jun 20
Reply by funkynassau

BBC article on T2 helped by eating two meals a day

My husband gave me this link. Don't think I could do it... http://www.bbc.com/news/health-27422547

Started by Infodigger

16 Jun 18
Reply by OldTech

Lap band Surgery and the effects on T2 Diabetes

Some of you know that I have been fighting my State Health Benefit Plan that is being managed by BCBS. After months and months of phone cal…

Started by Stoner

2 Jun 15
Reply by Fraser

Infected Teeth

My husband is 91 years old and has been a type 2 diabetic for at least 20 years. He takes metformin and repaglinite plus atenolol and amlod…

Started by Nancy

11 Jun 12
Reply by greeneyes82

Invokana for Type 2...questions

Hi..I am 60 and have had Type 2 for 20 years. Over the past year or so, my blood sugar has been raging despite a pretty complete drug regim…

Started by Mike Jarboe

24 Jun 10
Reply by spirit7

Newly diagnosed T2 reversal research

Well here's a good one for the T2's anyhow...ok, not if you've had it a while but some interesting research: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/magres/r

Started by Nyadach

8 Jun 9
Reply by Jag1




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