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I am h aving trouble getting my blood sugar count down

Hi I am new and thought someone out there must have suggestions on getting blood sugar down . . . any suggestions would be helpful.

Started by Evvy

5 May 24, 2008
Reply by Sweeter Cherise

What have you learned about yourself, since being DX w/ diabetes? What has it taught you?

I know we have all had our ups and downs with being a diabetic; no matter what type you are. We always talk about the negative things assoc…

Started by Sweeter Cherise

24 May 19, 2008
Reply by saundra barragan

Toprol Blood Pressure Medication

I was informed this month by a new Endocronologist that Toprol blocks the nerves that detect low blood sugar reactions. My wife works in a…

Started by Steve

2 May 19, 2008
Reply by saundra barragan

Job Requirements

I was in an interview for a job at my place of employment and I was asked if my insulin pump would be a factor in being able to do the job.…

Started by Jeff Persch

1 May 16, 2008
Reply by Katie I.

can you be diabetic and still have tests come out neg?

Hi everyone...I was wondering if anyone could help me out ....first my daughter was dxd w/type 1, almost 1yr ago......but over the past yea…

Started by Tara

5 May 14, 2008
Reply by Tara

It's Better to give than to recieve. Share your Hearts with all of us.

Here's some shared thought 's of love on this day of thanks. Even thou I awake knowing I have to control my blood sugar in my heart, I'am t…

Started by Santa

5 May 9, 2008
Reply by Santa

New to the site!

Hello everyone. I am new to this site. I am 22 years old and was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes about 7 months ago. I was sick for about a…

Started by Rachel

8 May 8, 2008
Reply by Adam

How do they know which type you are?

As the title states. When diagnosed with diabetes, how do the hospital determine which type of diabetes you have? Is there a possibility th…

Started by KIMU

28 May 8, 2008
Reply by Flo

Looking for a little guidance...(this is a long one...sorry)

I'm relatively newly diagnosed (this just past August), at first they thought because of heredity it was type two, but blood work came back…

Started by Meg

14 May 4, 2008
Reply by Meg

Strange Readings

Hello folks I have a question. My glucose reading was 98 before lunch and my reading four hours after was 145. The problem is I only had on…

Started by David

5 Apr 30, 2008
Reply by Linda




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