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Blood Pressure Meds and increased BG

I've read that blood pressure meds can increase the BG levels. I usually take mine in the AM - does anyone take theirs in the PM? Does it m…

Started by Cat

0 Dec 29, 2010

Advice for Dads Out of Control Blood Sugar

Okay so I need a little bit of Father has type 2 diabetes and has NEVER taken care of himself and is overweight with high blood…

Started by LiL MaMa

15 Dec 28, 2010
Reply by Anthony Holko

Tu Members - Lets link on Facebook....

  This is me, Michael Hutch!/MichealHutch

Started by Michael Hutch

5 Dec 28, 2010
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Positive Alcohol Blood Test

I recently had a blood test come back positive for alcohol and I don't drink.  Will high blood sugars make this happen?  I am at a loss as…

Started by Beth

4 Dec 28, 2010
Reply by Jennifer

Get your replacement strips from ABBOTT

If you were affected by the test strip recall..... make sure you get your replacements.  Those strips are too expensive to not get replacem…

Started by Christalyn

0 Dec 28, 2010

L- Arginine anybody?

Its a new health supplement. To help dilate small blood vessels. Does anybody take it ?why?   While I'm at it, what about?? brewer's yeast…

Started by Michael Hutch

0 Dec 28, 2010

Just wondering

I've had Type 1 Diabetes for 37 years noe (2 years from it having a pancreatic transplant but that's a WHOLE other story) I was wondering i…

Started by Doris D

19 Dec 27, 2010
Reply by Emily

Abbott Recalls Test Strips

I just saw this posted on another board so thought I would post the link here.

Started by Kelly WPA

6 Dec 26, 2010
Reply by Jake

Were you aware?

Congress renewed a large multi-year grant for research on Type 1 diabetes. Seems like there's hope yet!

Started by Natalie ._c-

3 Dec 26, 2010
Reply by Suftroml


  Kwanzaa is from December 26 to Friday, January 1 and is normally celebrated by the African American community.  The 7 principles of kwanz…

Started by Christalyn

2 Dec 26, 2010
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