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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

New A1c/ Average Blood Glucose calculator

I was trying to use the new formula that links A1c to average blood glucose and could not find an online calculator so I wrote one myself.…

Started by Jenny

6 Apr 24, 2008
Reply by Jenny

hypoglycemia unawareness -- is it possible if you're new?

Ok, now this is probably just me getting stressed over nothing, but is it possible to have hypoglycemia unawareness if you're a new (honeym…

Started by Laura Strudwick

12 Apr 23, 2008
Reply by Denise Bevard

newby with a lot to learn

My 24 yr old son walked into a walk in clinic last Saturday with a blood sugar level of 1202 and H1C (?) at 14.2. That is not a misprint. A…

Started by pat m

15 Apr 21, 2008
Reply by elaine peterson

I just got out of the hospital

I'm not new to diabetes I've had it for years but I was homeless with 3 kids for a very long time even though I worked so I didn't take my…

Started by Bonnie Buck

10 Mar 5, 2008
Reply by Bonnie Buck

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
Reply by Maureen


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




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