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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

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
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