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What is your post meal BG target

I keep on wondering what is the normal post meal BG, some says it's 160 below after an hour then 120 below after 2 hours... but I think I'v…

Started by yda1027

3 Mar 3, 2008
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am I the only one out there having trouble quitting smoking? Yes I know it's bad . Yes I know it's bad for diabetics...

Started by jan rohrbough

30 Feb 29, 2008
Reply by Lisa

Diabetes cured by diet alone?

I've heard about people improving their pancreatic function with raw diets and other nutritional methods. Does anyone know about this alte…

Started by Amy

6 Feb 28, 2008
Reply by Libby

Calling all family members of diabetics

This group has been set up by paul for all family members. Plus it has a funky name. Although it's called Hods (Husbands of Diabetics) Mod…

Started by Rebekah Humphrey

0 Feb 26, 2008

The sacrifices are worth it.

I've been reading The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes by Gretchen Becker. [Amazon Link] I wholeheartedly recommend this read. I came across a p…

Started by Mike

3 Feb 22, 2008
Reply by Judith

Wii have diabetes group

I found a good group, but was shocked to find hardly anyone had joined it. The wii is a great way to keep fit. I am sure more people have…

Started by Rebekah Humphrey

0 Feb 21, 2008

Meter accuracy

I have not yet been formaly diagnosed with diabetes but have been told I have insulin resistance. I have two meters. Walgreens TrueTrack an…

Started by Anne

9 Feb 21, 2008
Reply by M

Any Motorcyle riders here?

I was wondering are there any riders here as I have been riding for about 3 yrs now and was wondering if there are any of you out there who…

Started by Linda

7 Feb 19, 2008
Reply by Bill

BS Elevated And I'm Worried

My blood sugars have been elevated the past week and I don't know why. The only thing different is I started on 80mg of Zocor a week ago. I…

Started by Mandy

8 Feb 16, 2008
Reply by Richard157

How do you get started? Any tricks to the trade?

What is your trick to keep on track? What do you do each morning to make sure you do what you are supposed to do? I don't take insulin. I t…

Started by Amanda

2 Feb 13, 2008
Reply by Jenny




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