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Sick + Diabetes = Blah ... What's your sick day routine?

SO i've had the inevitable "it's just a respiratory virus, not the flu" thing since Sunday. Lots of fluids and mucinex and nyquil is all th…

Started by Sagwabetes

3 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by Teena

Nightmare on my Street!

This morning I woke up to find the little toe on my left foot infected . I've feared foot problems from the first day of finding out I was…

Started by Joe Dennis

17 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by Gerri


diabulimia is not officially coined a term in the medical world, but it is used to describe when diabetics, usually type ones omit their in…

Started by Kristen Rose

21 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by Baby Tee

A1C issues

Well this week I had a wake up call and frankly I am puzzled. For years, my A1C has been a pretty steady 6.0 to 6.3. i do not even remember…

Started by rick (aka: #blankieboy)

18 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by Michelle Hughes

the complications of complications (recent trip to ophthalmologist)

perhaps this is an unpopular subject in these forums. perhaps i'm just avoidant and don't want to think that complications from diabetes ca…

Started by Tziporah

1 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

I feel like crap! (and need some support)

I saw a new endo on 10/20/09. This is the first endo I have seen in....well, years. I was under the care of my pcp and I promised myself th…

Started by Beth

15 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by Jan

Humalog or Humulin U500

Hi there, I am a new pumper. I seem to be exhibiting signs of extreme insulin resistance. I am desperately seeking any Canadian who is curr…

Started by Mic Amos

2 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by Cynthia F.

need help with basal rate changes!

Hey all- I've recently been fiddling with my basal rates to eliminate a nasty spike in morning blood sugar. Trouble is, it seems to goes f…

Started by lane jaeckle santos

7 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by lane jaeckle santos

Diabetes (Free) Dreams

The other morning I woke up after a particularly vivid dream, and it occurred to me that diabetes was nowhere a part of it. It was nothing…

Started by Tom Goffe

18 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Tom Goffe

sick day/insulin resistance from hell

So, I've been having my usual through the roof stress at work (actually, probably more than usual) and haven't been getting enough sleep, w…

Started by Dov

12 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko




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