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Dealing with Relatives with Diabetes

Hi all of my fellow medical oddities. How nice to have so many who are in this boat with me (nice that you're here for support, not nice th…

Started by Karen in Michigan

3 Mar 23, 2011
Reply by Tom T

Anybody have similar experiences?

Ive been on insulin (pens) for about a month now. Heres a typical daily routine. I check my blood sugar level just before I start work at 7…

Started by Charles Burgess

12 Mar 22, 2011
Reply by Karen in Michigan

I think I am with you guys now!

My gad-65 test came back. I wanted to share the results, and I need your support a little wowed right now. GLUTAMATE DECARBOXYLASE 65 AB &…

Started by Stardust31

22 Mar 22, 2011
Reply by Donna H

Kaiser insurance and pumps

So quick question. I have kaiser HMO in GA and I will be having a phone appt. with my endo tomorrow. Do you guys think that Kaiser would co…

Started by Stardust31

6 Mar 14, 2011
Reply by Rye

What difference does it make?

Hi folks -- I'm newly diagnosed as of mid-Dec, probable type 1. I am 39, have never been overweight, eat reasonably well (vegetarian for a…

Started by kestrel

40 Mar 14, 2011
Reply by Andie

Crazy Numbers - Lows!

Usually when I post a question I have some theories as to what is happening, this time I have none. I've been on my pump 6 weeks and have b…

Started by Zoe

16 Mar 13, 2011
Reply by kellyone

gettin an insulin pump from veterans hospital

Hey all, I am service connected for my LADA 1.5 diabetes. Does anyone know what I need to do to get a pump from the VA? If I use a pump can…

Started by Marty Erickson

0 Mar 13, 2011

Insulin Usage

Not sure if this is the right place but since I'm a LADA on a pump I'll start here. I take alot of insulin. My basals rage between 1.8 and…

Started by Ressy

12 Mar 4, 2011
Reply by Ressy

Victoza for LADA

I was diagnosed with LADA a few months ago. After several doctors diagnosed me first with T2, I was finally referred to a re known speciali…

Started by Silverhill2570

7 Feb 25, 2011
Reply by LiL MaMa

Made a mistake, hospitalized, now I am not able to keep blood sugar down?

Okay, I am not panicking here, but here goes. I eat low carb, Atkins-Bernstein style. I normally take: 18 u Levemir before bed. 1 to 2 un…

Started by Jason Sandeman

27 Feb 24, 2011
Reply by Jason Sandeman




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