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Grapefruit and metformin may result in high level of lactic acid

The DiabetesHealth magazine featured an article on the study done by South African University pharmacologist, Dr. Peter Owira, who found th…

Started by Varena

2 Nov 6, 2009
Reply by Varena

High BG at school (help!)

I am 13 years old and all of the sudden i am having a really tough time managing my diabetes. I don't know why but the fear of lows is taki…

Started by john johnson

13 Nov 6, 2009
Reply by Nanette Stoots


I just recently turned 21, and you know what that means. BARS ,DRINKING, CLUBS, DRINKING, PARTIES, DRINKING. AHH! I'm a type one diabetic,…

Started by Kristen Rose

25 Nov 6, 2009
Reply by Marsha Krueger

oh to dream!

if you could make ANYTHING carb/fat free what would it be? pancakes thanks! :D

Started by Sophie

18 Nov 6, 2009
Reply by Sophie


Does anyone know if Chromium helps lower blood sugar levels? I heard that this lowers sugar levels in the body?

Started by Marsha Krueger

2 Nov 5, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

Is there a certain level that my blood sugar should be for me to have a 1 carb snack?? Please help:)

I am a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic, and my doctors have told me to make sure I have a one carb snck between meals. The trouble is no ma…

Started by Stephanie Atkins

19 Nov 5, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

alcohal lowers bs?

i want to know , is alcohal intake ur bs for type 1

Started by ravinder

7 Nov 5, 2009
Reply by Sameer Grover


Hey folks, whats been happening???? Been gone for about 1 1/2 years thanks to just plain problems, I don't know if anyone here rembers me o…

Started by Doris D

8 Nov 5, 2009
Reply by Teena

Rebelling teen

Hi, Anyone have a teen that is rebelling in every way about diabetes? After 3 years of good diabetes control and AIC's, he has let it go co…

Started by Dave Shikiar

13 Nov 5, 2009
Reply by Xanthasun


For the past year I have been treated for Type 2 Diabetes because none of the four doctors I went to bothered to do the cpeptide test. So..…

Started by Michelle Ricci

3 Nov 5, 2009
Reply by Libby




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