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lets make a list of "you know your a diabetic when you "! example. You know your a diabetic when you freak out when your friend eats a ca…

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A free eBook to help you on your 1st year with diabetes

  Will Dubois is a Diabetes Author, Educator and Advocate and a diabetes patient himself. He dedicates his life to help people with diabet…

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No Words to Speak and Nothing to Say... I'm a T1 Diabetic.

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You know youre a diabetic when.....

lets make a list of "you know your a diabetic when you "! example. You know your a diabetic when you freak out when your friend eats a ca…

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insulin injections

I am new to insulin injections using Lantus Solostar and Novolog Pen. My doses are low (about 3 units Lantus, 1 to 3 units Novolog). I have…

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gastroparesis - mild case, possible neuropathy

Does anyone know whether mild cases of gastroparesis and neuropathy are reversible? I suspect gastroparesis because my post meal blood suga…

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6 Aug 14
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getting rid of bubbles in syringes - small dose

Is there a good video that demonstrates how to get rid of bubbles from insulin syringes? (especially for low doses - I only use 1 to 1.5 un…

Started by lh378

6 Aug 10
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abdominal discomfort slight nausea

Does anyone experience a feeling of stomach/abdominal fullness after just eating a little bit of food? sometimes it's accompanied by slight…

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3 Aug 9
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New to diabetes - small insulin dosages

I'm new to insulin. Does anyone else use small dosages like 3-4 units Lantus, and only 1 to 2 units of meal time bolus (novolog)? 3-4 units…

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2 Aug 8
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Hayfever, diabetes, and insulin

Is it well known that bad hayfever (I'm allergic to virtually all grasses, oak and olive trees, and a few weird plants on an alien planet i…

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8 Aug 1
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Wife might be diabetic?

Okay, so here goes: My wife has an overactive thyroid that has been treated with pills. We have been having difficulties concieving, so we…

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13 Jul 29
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Head in the Sand? Stunned.

Hi all I am new to this site and also newly diagnosed with type 2. I am also a total idiot I think, I cant believe I fell for the media rub…

Started by topcat35

14 Jul 4
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A free eBook to help you on your 1st year with diabetes

  Will Dubois is a Diabetes Author, Educator and Advocate and a diabetes patient himself. He dedicates his life to help people with diabet…

Started by Manny Hernandez

15 Jun 30
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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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