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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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Can't help myself ! Need your help

I'm a T1 and an insulin pump user. I thought i would be able to adjust basal settings on my own but the erratic readings made me perplexed.…

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Controlled vs. Uncontrolled

So, looking at my on-line medical chart, my last endo appointment she put: Type I (juvenile type) diabetes mellitus with neurological manif…

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Bedtime Snack?

I have seen many discussions about breakfast foods (helpful) but I need some snack suggestions. Yes, I know that I should not eat a bedtime…

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neuropathy----what helps? heals?

Hello Does anyone have any experience or know of anyone who does with what helps heal neuropathy? I have had 4 or 5 months with high number…

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7 4 hours ago
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Type 1 and Gallbladder issues

I have had type 1 for over 30 years, and I have recently been having Gallbladder issues. (I use a pump) I have also had quite a bit of rece…

Started by KimK

3 7 hours ago
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Thoughts on Dr Berstein's book?

Has anyone read Dr Bernstein's book about his low carb way of living? I have recently read it and am very interested in what he has to say,…

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Going from Novolog to humalog

My daughter must switch from novolog to humalog due to insurance. I know everyone is different but is there a general theme on the differen…

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Overcoming exhaustion after a low

Please help! My niece has been having lots of lows, the lantus is set too high. Last night she had a low period for five hours, correct, st…

Started by Dee Dee

9 22 hours ago
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How Kids are Told they Have Type 1 - Survey Request

My name is Michele Palk and I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 3. I am a Master of Psychology student in Toronto, Ontario r…

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Heart Surgery and Low Blood-Sugar

several months ago I had triple bypass surgery and have noticed since then that I can no longer "feel" when my blood sugar is getting too l…

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#OpposeAB1893: California Bill that Burdens People with Diabetes on Insulin

A couple of days ago I learned that the California State Assembly is considering AB-1893 Sharps waste, which in (if approved) will mandate that: “Sharps sold to the general public in California shall be sold with a sharps waste container Read on! →

FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →

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