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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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Wearing OmniPod, wanting to swim! :-(

Hello all, My son has been using the OmniPod for about 9-10 months. He use to be physically more active, but now he doesn't do much. I can…

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Why the lows???

This may sound like a stupid question, but why do we go low? I assume it is because we eat then bolus and then we may have bloused a little…

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more bad advice on television

My friend sent me this link. http://video.foxnews.com/v/3759775700001/im-diabetic-but-love-fruit-should-i-worry/#sp=show-clips What do you…

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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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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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Yellow Fever Vaccine????

I have not had this come up for quite some time. And I have done research online, called the doc (it is still a vacation day I guess), and…

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DKA - 15 years post diagnosis

Hi all! *waves* I've not been active on this site in a while but I wanted to see if there was anyone else out there like me. I was dx 15 ye…

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How Weird Am I? My 13 Year Honeymoon Continues

I've been lurking here for a few months and it's nice to be here among such knowledgeable people! I'll try to give a brief as possible syno…

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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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Diabetic Wife and Pregnancy

Hi there, My wife and I are both type 1 diabetics and have been for over 15 years. She is currently pregnant with our second child. Sadly…

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From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

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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Manny Hernandez
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