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Walmart Launches Humana Rx Plan for Persons Entitled to Part A Medicare or Receiving Part B Medicare

Enrollment period begins November 15h. $14.80 a month, and $2 in store copays.

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

0 Oct 10, 2010

What BG level should you be at 1 hour after eating?

Lately I seem to be hitting about 160-170 1 hr after eating and 2 hours after eating around 90-100.  I bolus 15 minutes before eating.  Are…

Started by Rich

5 Oct 10, 2010
Reply by Helmut

My Lab Reports...August, 2010

My lab report for August, 2010. I have always thought some members here might think I am a fake, and I cannot possibly have very good healt…

Started by Richard157

14 Oct 10, 2010
Reply by Tim

I guess it was for a good cause, but the irony was not so sweet....

I received a tweet from my local police department, earlier this week.  They were having a fundraiser breakfast, today, to benefit the JDRF…

Started by shrek

9 Oct 9, 2010
Reply by Emmy

Does diabetes cause a weaker immune system?

Since being diagnosed as type 1 like 6months ago I have had 3 colds.  I usually average about one a year or so.  Is it a coincidence or doe…

Started by Rich

4 Oct 9, 2010
Reply by Zoe

Are there holidays that you skip?

  It's impossible to enter the supermarket or the drugstore these days without having to walk past a giant display of candy. I really like…

Started by Frances

21 Oct 8, 2010
Reply by Doris D

How to Treat Minor Wounds

For people without diabetes, a cut or a scrape may be a call for a little cleaning, peroxide, and adhesive bandage. They can typically cove…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

0 Oct 8, 2010

Good deals on ebay for cgm sensers and contour strips

Anyone looking for sensors for a medtronic cgm system should check out ebay.

Started by Daddy K

0 Oct 8, 2010

blood sugars under 200mg

if my blood sugars never go above 200 is this a sign of good control

Started by snowangel66

12 Oct 8, 2010
Reply by Anthony Holko

Whats size cannular do you use

I use 6mm cleo 90 and animas inset 30 13mm. I don't have much fat I like to work out .

Started by DMurray

1 Oct 8, 2010
Reply by DMurray




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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