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January is Thyroid Awareness Month!

As Diabetics, we should get our thyroids checked often, in order to prevent treatment complications, raised levels of cholesterol, and othe…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

13 Nov 12, 2010
Reply by Gerri


Take 2 cups of 1/2 and 1/2 and heat it to 105. Add 1/4 cup of good non-gelatin plain yogurt. Whisk together, put in a (VERY CLEAN) mason ja…

Started by Lisa

0 Nov 12, 2010

Remembrance Day in Canada! Off Topic but important

A Veteran is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank cheque payable to their country for an amount up to and including their…

Started by HockeyDad

2 Nov 12, 2010
Reply by Anthony Holko

Testing blood sugars arm or finger tips?

Does everyone use there finger tips to test blood sugars? I like my arm but my Doctor said no use your finger tips.But it hurts....Any tips…

Started by Diane Faust-Counsellor

19 Nov 12, 2010
Reply by BadMoonT2

Insurance loss

Hello everyone,   I'm going on disability and will not be able to get Medicare Insurance for 24 months. I cannot afford $550.00 a month for…

Started by Matt

13 Nov 12, 2010
Reply by s6954118

where is the weirdest place you found one of your gluclose test strips?

Hi all I thought it might be funny to tell stories of the weirdest places we found one of our test strips at. I had one stuck to my shoe an…

Started by Realsis77

22 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Lucile K.

Do you refrigerate your opened vials?

Once my vials are open I never refrigerate them.  They stay out at room temperature for about a month and then I open the next one.  I alwa…

Started by Rich

10 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Tracy K

Perspective - Glass half empty or half full

In another thread I was talking about looking for patterns in numbers and the color coding I used for my logbook. After I posted that I loo…

Started by Zoe

6 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by spica

First run in with D police

Ok this has been bugging me since the other night was a little low at work(wow go figure), and was snacking on a Snickers bar and had a co…

Started by Anonymous Jim

3 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

Just have to share what my daughter said today

Got home from work this morning to find my oldest daughter awake wanting her usual "Drink n Snack please Daddy". I break out a treat for he…

Started by Anonymous Jim

10 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Anonymous Jim




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