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Higher fasting BG- Is the honeymoon over?

I was diagnosed last April with LADA and have managed to keep in good control with a combination of low carb eating, exercise and occasiona…

Started by Libby

4 Jan 4, 2008
Reply by Libby

Balance between life and living

I went to get a checkup the other day and as usual everyone in the doctors office gave me their advice on how to live as a diabetic. "Don'…

Started by Chuck Lin

8 Jan 4, 2008
Reply by Mollie

Lots of questions...

I feel like I'm posting so much on this forum, but I have many questions. FIrst, I'm Type II. My doctor has led me to believe, or rather ki…

Started by Jenna

3 Dec 25, 2007
Reply by George

Had a great laugh, thought I would share it

A friend and I were talking and we were talking about me leaving tomorrow and how I could be considered a threat as I carry juice boxes and…

Started by Cody Turner

11 Dec 23, 2007
Reply by Deepnagi

Is anyone still taking Avandia?

If you are...there has been a couple of new studies that I would encourage you all to read who are taking the prescription drug. http://ww…

Started by Greg

0 Dec 19, 2007

Do you get your Autonomic Nervous System tested?

I know many of you are unfamiliar to this concept of diabetic testing, which is why I thought this current topic in the medicial field woul…

Started by Greg

7 Dec 17, 2007
Reply by Greg

Just wanted to give some advice to anyone flying during the holiday season

I just got off the phone with TSA as I am flying next week to MO. I asked them what I needed to do to get through security with juice and s…

Started by Cody Turner

1 Dec 13, 2007
Reply by Unicornzzz

Meet the Face of Change

I have agreed to participate in the Meet the Face of Change Exhibit. I will be in my first "photo shoot" next week. Who else is involved in…

Started by Travis Grubbs

27 Dec 9, 2007
Reply by Debbie

what is A1 c?

I was diagnosed with type 2 about 6 months ago while in the hospital for congestive heart failure. I saw an endocrinologist while in the ho…

Started by phillip

15 Dec 9, 2007
Reply by Lahle Wolfe

When sugar is testing high before a meal

Hey guys, I am looking for advice as to what I should be eating if my sugar is testing high before a meal. I do know that meal skipping is…

Started by Dan Design

21 Nov 24, 2007
Reply by James S. Anderton




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