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Started by ColinT

4 Sep 17, 2010
Reply by Doris D

Dawn phenomenon, or something similar

Does anyone here find that they have a rise in blood sugar if they get up and don't eat, but are fine if they are just sleeping?I'm Type 1,…

Started by Jen

3 Sep 17, 2010
Reply by Tim

Prednisone lowered blood sugars

Hi,  Last month I was on prednisone (60 mg tapering down to none for 24 days) for a severe poison ivy infection and my fasting blood sugars…

Started by Elaine

5 Sep 17, 2010
Reply by Gerri

Types of Insulin

My Endo has now approved me for Humulin-N (NPH), and Humulin 30/70, after I told him I was having problems with lows on the 70/30, but stil…

Started by JustLookin

6 Sep 16, 2010
Reply by Gerri

Natural Sweetener Any one here try this. What you think

Natural Sweetener Instead of Chemical Sweeteners available in the market, a Natural Sweetener derived from natural sources is good for dia…

Started by DMurray

16 Sep 16, 2010
Reply by Stacey :0)~

d words that bug me

The word 'diabetes' used to bug me. I didn't mind saying "I am a diabetic", but I seriously avoided saying "I have diabetes". I know, right…

Started by Tim

6 Sep 16, 2010
Reply by Tom T

you talkin' to ME?

If you could talk to your diabetes, what would you tell it? ok, I admit it. Every once in a while I talk to my diabetes, personifying it.…

Started by Tim

4 Sep 16, 2010
Reply by KimKat


thanks everyone for the warm welcomes :)

Started by nicole

0 Sep 16, 2010

Stem Cell Poetry Contest

Just got this from a friend: "In celebration of Stem Cell Awareness Day (October 6th), the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (…

Started by No-Sugar Added® Poetry

0 Sep 16, 2010


My endo really wants me to get a Dexcom monitor. Can anyone that uses one or has in the past tell me more about it. Is it a nuisance? I alr…

Started by blondie55

7 Sep 15, 2010
Reply by Leo2




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