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Continuous GlucosmMonitors

Hello, I am soon going to be trialing a CGM as I no longer have any hypo awareness. My blood usually gets as low as 1.1 then I collapse but…

Started by Jane G

31 Jul 19, 2010
Reply by solobaricsrock

Low carb snacks/treats?

I'm looking for new ideas for tasty snacks that are relatively low-carb ... not necessarily particular brand name products, just something…

Started by Heather

23 Jul 19, 2010
Reply by adam nash

C-Peptide What's Normal?

Hi, Experts here. I got a c-peptide test done. This was done as a fasting test. Following is the result, which is "normal". Result: 1.30…

Started by Super_sally

2 Jul 19, 2010
Reply by Brian (bsc)

angina and high blood sugar

I have been noticing that if my blood sugar goes over 400, my blood pressure goes up over 175/75 and I get pain in my left shoulder and it …

Started by BBach

15 Jul 19, 2010
Reply by BBach

A broken down toy

I sometimes feel like a broken down toy. I'm young but I feel I'm wasting away on the inside. People say "you look healthy" but as soon as…

Started by Jim Allison

18 Jul 18, 2010
Reply by Dennis

Non Diabetic ouchie

So I was on the way out the door this morning, and had a bag of trash to take to the dumpster. All was well, and as I lifted the bag up to…

Started by solobaricsrock

3 Jul 18, 2010
Reply by solobaricsrock

Where to get large print logbooks ?

I was wanting to know if anyone knows of places online or compancies that have large print log books to record BS readings.   Than

Started by Candace

2 Jul 18, 2010
Reply by solobaricsrock

What diabetes?

You know life with diabetes has gotten blissfully regular, trouble-free and almost invisible when this happens:The scene - Yesterday in our…

Started by DC Reporter

3 Jul 18, 2010
Reply by catlover

"She wouldn’t have to worry about treating his diabetes"

"A Las Vegas woman told police she was “happy” her 2-year-old son drowned in a backyard pool, because she wouldn’t have to worry about trea…

Started by Danny

32 Jul 18, 2010
Reply by kiaa_

Joslin Medalist Study / Update, 2010

 I participated in the Joslin Medalist Study on Dec 1, 2009. The study involves an attempt to determine why a significant number of Type 1…

Started by Richard157

5 Jul 16, 2010
Reply by Gerri




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