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cure for diabetes ?

hi,               Recently i came to know that there is an organization operating in US called TREE OF LIFE , that gives cure for all kinds…

Started by vinodh

18 Feb 7, 2011
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Yay or Nay to Halftime??

Yay for me.

Started by Karen

4 Feb 7, 2011
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How do you bolus for salad and vegetables? How do you bolus for fat and protein? Also, WHEN do you bolus for these types of foods? Thanks…

Started by LiL MaMa

6 Feb 7, 2011
Reply by Danny

Anyone use the Smart Charts or the Balance and Stretch Diabetes Management books? Logbooks?

If you use the Smart Charts - do you take the time to graph your BG with the line on the top of the page? Have these helped with pattern ma…

Started by SPRITE'S MOM

0 Feb 7, 2011

Humulin N vs Lantus...which one is better and why?

My daughter is currently on Humulin N and we are thinking about switching her to Lantus.  I was wondering if I could get some opinions on w…

Started by Jillx4

3 Feb 7, 2011
Reply by Brian (bsc)

amoxicillin and false blood sugar readings?

I was prescribed amoxicillin for a sinus infection, my blood sugars have been fine previous to taking it, however all of a sudden when i st…

Started by snowangel66

3 Feb 7, 2011
Reply by Brian (bsc)

By John S. Wilkinson

Things I found out being Type 2 Diabetic for 28 years. Things I learned in 28 years of diabetes No one knows what causes Diabetes, Type 1…

Started by Natalie ._c-

0 Feb 6, 2011

Humalog vs Novolog

My daughter is taking Novolog a better medical????

Started by Marie

1 Feb 6, 2011
Reply by Gerri

A Rested Pancreas

If your pancreas is rested and relaxed and you unrest it how long will its ability to overcome BS last?

Started by Claire Perrett

0 Feb 5, 2011

OmniPod vs Animas Ping

I know this has probably been discussed here many times before.......but........ I have been on the OmniPod system since November 2010. I…

Started by Acoustic Avenger

18 Feb 5, 2011
Reply by Jan




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