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More insulin in cold weather?

This week we have switched from controlling lows to sorting out highs. Apparently we want to explore the entire range of problems quickly.…

Started by Katie Zeller

8 Oct 26, 2009
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Nurse-by-phone coaching?

BCBS has mailed me a few invitations to join LifeMaster's diabetes disease management program. It seems like a call center of nurses who co…

Started by Grace

16 Oct 25, 2009
Reply by Brian (bsc)

C-peptide Helps Prevent Diabetes Complications

I am finding articles that indicate that very small amounts of C-peptide can protect against diabetes complications in the eyes and kidneys…

Started by Richard157

13 Oct 25, 2009
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Does anyone know why lancets can not be built into the glucometers?

Does anyone know why lancets can not be built into the glucometers? I was told it was to do with regulatory reason, but can not find anythi…

Started by Prajay Parmar

8 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by Jaclyn

Feeling down about hyperthyroidism

After seeing three different doctors about what I thought were swollen lymph nodes (with BGs consistently 60-80 points above normal), I saw…

Started by Janet

13 Oct 23, 2009
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tiredness in legs?

after playing 1-2 hours , i feel tiredness in my legs , i am 35 year old and have diabetes(1) for last 15 years , i am playing volleyball a…

Started by ravinder

2 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by Marie Torregrosa

Alcohol Swabs and Injections

When I was first diagnosed, I was taught to wipe the top of the insulin bottle with an alcohol swab. I don't use the swab on my skin before…

Started by Elizabeth

23 Oct 22, 2009
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Changing insulin due to site irratation

My son uses Humalog, Animas Ping, and the inset 30s. We get a day and a half to two days per site, I find redness occurs consistently at th…

Started by Courtneyv

22 Oct 22, 2009
Reply by Sarah

Nerve damage due to injury or beginning of neuropathy?

For the past couple of months I have had bouts of tingling and shooting pain down my right arm into my thumb and sometimes my left side of…

Started by KiwiRox

8 Oct 22, 2009
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Hypo Question - have any of you experienced this?

As I was walking to the train this morning, I started feeling my BG get really low very suddenly. It's hard to describe but this is the 2nd…

Started by Rachelle

11 Oct 21, 2009
Reply by Baby Tee




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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

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Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

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