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CA bill to label sugary sodas, says sugar consumption leads to diabetes

State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and the California Medical Assn. said the legislation is necessary because research links sugary drink c…

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rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults

Hi: As many of you know, I write a lot of blogs on misdiagnosis of adult-onset Type 1 diabetes (adults with new-onset T1D who are misdiagno…

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I was talking to a few peeps about this some say it's an awful smell some think it is pleasant. Just about everyone has something else they…

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help... hi ketones

The past month has been crazy... my son's.blood sugars will be in the.normal levels for days... everything is going well.. Then all of a su…

Started by crys

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Type 1 and Weight Loss

Hi folks... hope you can provide some guidance here... I am a 54yo M and have had T1D for 42 years. I've always kept in great shape and wor…

Started by Steve Mann

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Nathan at MGH misinforms on PBS

I am hearing David Nathan, MD, Director of Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital say that: Type 1 is juvenile or childhood diabet…

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45 2 hours ago
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Any word on the faster-acting insulin that is being tested?

Does anyone know what they are calling it? I'd like to start keeping tabs on it. I did try to get into the clinical trial in my area, but t…

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Love and Diabetes

How does your loved one support you- or not? What could he/she do better? How has he/she surprised you with actions of support? Love is wo…

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Poem: To Love a Diabetic

To love a diabetic is to be a doctor. It means helping her to remember her medications. It means driving her for an hour to the only 24 hou…

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Hot Insulin

I got an Express Scripts shipment from UPS at my door a few minutes ago. I replenished both my Lantus as well as my Apidra two nights ago,…

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paleo diet

i m suffering from type 1 from long time and i m 28 years old, i recently heard about paleo diet. Have any one tried it? i have few concern…

Started by Rajesh Khanna

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Reply by Brian (bsc)

Any harpists out there?

I'm a recently diagnosed T1 and I play harp. I'm wondering whether there are any other harpists here who might have some strategies for sav…

Started by SS

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Blood sugar and insulin discussions from non-diabetics

I've noticed that it really irritates me when people without diabetes talk about sugar spikes and insulin as if they are experts. Does anyo…

Started by Matti

78 on Saturday
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