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Nutrition and Diabetes

Nutrition and Diabetes Nutrition is very important in managing diabetes. Not only what you eat, but how much you eat and when you eat infl…

Started by Michael Hutch

4 Nov 22, 2010
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have you thought about the zombie apocalypse?

My friends and I joke around about how long we'd live and what skills we have that would help us in case of zombies. Obviously, I'm not rea…

Started by Samantha

59 Nov 22, 2010
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I got a message on FB,( from Missy) that Missy is ok and getting the help she needs right noi. . She told me that TuD was blocked from the…

Started by Doris D

26 Nov 22, 2010
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Claim of a New Treatment: only 1 insulin shot every month

Future treatment: A patient will only have to take a single shot of insulin to keep sugar levels under control for over a month. Thoughts a…

Started by Jim Allison

16 Nov 22, 2010
Reply by Ron Doyle

Yikes!!! My Endo caught me!!

YES he did!!! He caught me eating a big Sundae from SamsClub (super size). If you are not familiar with it, look here! He had all his worr…

Started by Ahmad

39 Nov 22, 2010
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wishing everyone a great holiday!

Hi all! Id like to wish everyone a very happy and healthy thanksgiving! Id also like to thank everyone for being here for me these past mon…

Started by Realsis77

0 Nov 22, 2010

Are you a wimp when it comes time to inject??

Ok so I've been taking daily shots for over 8 years. But I still act like a HUGE wimp. I hesitate....make a pouting face and hold my breath…

Started by MikeyType1

9 Nov 22, 2010
Reply by Gerri

Carry Case

What is the best compact case for a pen and needles?   What is the best compact case for both two pens and the meter (strips, needles etc.)…

Started by Isaac

3 Nov 21, 2010
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Just watched him on dLife!

Started by Knorris

6 Nov 21, 2010
Reply by Knorris

Repost with better description. I Choose to Live video.

The official "I choose to live" music video. written and performed by South African Kwaito star, Howza (Tshepo Mosese) the song is about th…

Started by Anonymous Jim

8 Nov 20, 2010
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