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Tell the FDA What's Important When it Comes to Living with Diabetes

On November 3, the FDA will host an unprecedented discussion between the diabetes community and its senior agency leadership (both drugs…

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Humana project: fourth question!

Humana provides health insurance to nearly 1 million people with type 2 diabetes. In an effort to better understand and support these Human…

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Humana project: third question!

Humana provides health insurance to nearly 1 million people with type 2 diabetes. In an effort to better understand and support these Human…

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Evidence based review of popular diet aids

Given the strong connection between excess body fat and insulin resistance as a factor in type 2 diabetes, weight loss is commonly on the a…

Started by Vancouversailor

5 1 hour ago
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Allergic to ALL INSULIN

Just recently I have undergone two lots of allergy testing on All Insulin's. The results of the testing have found that i am allergic to al…

Started by PGG

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Reply by Gail N.

Number of times you test a day....type II

I just got word from Medicaid that since my previous provider wrote scripts for only 1 test strip a day (30) in a month, I can only have th…

Started by Cathy Jacobson

54 on Sunday
Reply by aribeth

starting insulin after 2 years

Hi Well after 2 years, we decided it's time to go to the next step. I have been taking Januvia and Metformin max amounts but my AIC has bee…

Started by Nancy Beneteau

18 Jan 20
Reply by Terry

Can someone help me with the math --- figuring lantus dosage

I take 28 units of Lantus a day --- 2 units to prime the pump so to speak, so this is 30 units per day....30 units times 7 days would be 21…

Started by sdkate

7 Jan 18
Reply by angellc

New study applauds mediterranean diet

It appears that those following the half century old recommendations for a low fat diet if you want to avoid cardiovascular problems are lo…

Started by Vancouversailor

28 Jan 14
Reply by Jeff

Low Carb Dieting

Can anyone help me on how to start a low carb eating plan? To be honest, I havte counting calories, just saying! And I have a large appetit…

Started by sister

17 Jan 13
Reply by curlysarah

What is your approach to managing T2 on diet and exercise only?

I have not seen many discussions on this, so please add your thoughts I have been off medications for three years (out of six) last A1c 6.…

Started by GrassEater

9 Jan 12
Reply by Brian (bsc)

How much time?

In another post people were talking about how much time they use treating their "D". I found that interesting and started to figure out how…

Started by sdkate

14 Jan 10
Reply by sdkate

Coordinating family eating

One of the things I have found rather challenging during the 16 years since I was diagnosed with type 2 is that my dietary needs as a diabe…

Started by Vancouversailor

15 Jan 9
Reply by sdkate




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Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co-Founder and President, Steps Down

Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →

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