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Labile Diabetes

In the 1940's, when I was diagnosed, the term "brittle" diabetes was used to describe those diabetics who experienced dramatic swings in th…

Started by Richard157

0 Nov 16, 2009

Prescription drug pricing

From today's New York Times: Even as drug makers promise to support Washington’s health care overhaul by shaving $8 billion a year off the…

Started by Olaf R Saugen

1 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Joe_h

Carb restriction diets and Exercise

Not sure if this the right forum, but I was wondering if there was anybody who followed a low carb or moderate carb diet that also did a lo…

Started by Xanthasun

19 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Xanthasun

Explain to me LADA vs. Type 1 (Not that it makes a whole lot of difference at this point)

A little background -- my mom was dx'd with type 1 at age 17 (40 something years ago). My 9 year old son was dx'd with type 1 at 9 months o…

Started by BrendaK

7 Nov 15, 2009
Reply by Type1

Check blood sugar - When is 2 hours after meal?

Everything says to check blood glucose 2 hours after a meal, but when exactly does that 2 hours begin. I typically do it 2 hours after I ta…

Started by Baby Tee

14 Nov 15, 2009
Reply by Hollie

How Did YOU Make World Diabetes Day Special?

My family held a surprise get together for me, I was hugged many many times, and I even met another diabetic at random (on the subway). It…

Started by Christine

2 Nov 15, 2009
Reply by Christian

Low grade fever/higher BG

So....I've been feeling pretty good lately. I've had a few higher than usual BGs (esp considering my diet as of late) but I was always able…

Started by Beth

1 Nov 15, 2009
Reply by Jennifer

Lows in public, without money.

I was recently at the movies with my friends. The economy is bad on us so this friday my mom couldnt give me any money. I took my insulin a…

Started by Michael H. Hampton

41 Nov 15, 2009
Reply by Jacky

Happy World Diabetes Day to Everyone!

Hello all... I'd like to wish everyone a Happy World Diabetes Day and to say how thankful I am for the world's recognition of this disease.…

Started by Tracy

12 Nov 15, 2009
Reply by Terrie

New Website to Help Cure Childhood Diabetes and raise money for Faustman research

I did a quick poke around and I didn't notice anything posted yet, so here it goes. A new website has launched to help raise funds for Dr F…

Started by Michelle Curtis

0 Nov 14, 2009




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