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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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WHAT DOES INSULIN SMELL LIKE TO YOU?

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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Pumping vs MDI - A Case for Both

I am flip flopping on Pumping or using MDI to manage my diabetes. I can argue for both. Pump: Mentally better, once it is set right. MDI: M…

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75 8 hours ago
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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…

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54 8 hours ago
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Complications

Ok. I hate to bring up something scary, but since I've dealt with some - I wanted to know who else has had to deal with complications and m…

Started by Katrina

35 12 hours ago
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Has Obamacare Changed anything for Insurance?

Hi everyone! Forgive me if this has already been hit on as a topic. Because of the new laws with insurance, my folks have informed me that…

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3 14 hours ago
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Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?

Simple word (unless someone can show me how to do a poll here) (:::Z Yes or No... do you BELIEVE there will be a cure within your lifetime…

Started by Stuart

771 yesterday
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ADHD and Diabetes

I'm sure this type of question has been around before but this is from an adult perspective. I was diagnosed Type 1 in May 2014. I've had A…

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0 yesterday

Pump pain

Does anyone else have difficulty finding places on their stomach for their pumps? I am noticing that I feel the insulin when I bolus now. I…

Started by Kristin

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Other Than the Obvious, What Causes Drops in Blood Glucose?

So far, my list includes: - insulin doses out of balance with carbohydrate intake - very low carb intake, skipped meals, fasts (with no dos…

Started by Eucritta

20 yesterday
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Appology

It has come to my attention that this topic is a very volatile subject. If I offended you by my post, I am sorry. Instead of calling me nam…

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18 yesterday
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And on the other hand, we have a different BGL

Hi everyone, Weird question, but have you ever done 2 BGL readings right after each other, but on different hands? I just did (and yes, I w…

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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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