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Type 2 Diabetics - need your help

Hi, Been recently diagnosed as type 2 and would very much like to hear how other type 2's are managing their blood glucose. Please take t…

Started by Mike

13 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Jeannie Wagner

What constitutes a hypo?

I have been having discussions on another forum about what constitutes a hypo. In my belief, it's a low blood sugar, which causes symptoms,…

Started by Hana Rous

25 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Duncan

Counting Carbs vs. Carb Exchanges

I'm a T2 dx several months ago. Since I am also trying to lose weight I count carbs, fats (amount & type), fiber, protein, etc. I've re…

Started by Gerriann Tobkin

18 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Cynthia F.

Is it really necessary for my wife to test her blood glucose level four times a day?

Greetings: Everyday, my wife tests her blood glucose level four times a day (i.e., before B-fast, B4 Lunch, B4 Dinner, and B4 bedtime). Unf…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

14 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Duncan

Advice About Metformin and Amaryl

I have NIDDM Type 2. I was diagnosed many years ago. I just recently got interested in trying to get my sugars under control. Three months…

Started by David

10 Jun 2, 2009
Reply by Mark

Could I have been mis-diagnosed all together?

I'm so frustrated. My BG was all over the place and I finally got a diagnosis in Feb of Type 2 (atypical type 2, thin, etc.). GAD and Islet…

Started by EsMom

29 Jun 2, 2009
Reply by EsMom

Help calculating percentages please!

I'm not very good at math, can someone help? If I want to eat 1500 calories a day, and I want to eat 75 to 100 grams of carbs, what percent…

Started by Patricia Griffith

5 Jun 2, 2009
Reply by Patricia Griffith

A1C Tests

Can anyone tell me how I can guess as to what my next A1c test would be? I have a one touch ultra II meter and it gives me averages but I t…

Started by Jackie

10 Jun 2, 2009
Reply by Jeannie Wagner

Normoglycemic Post-Prandial Numbers

What type of numbers do non-diabetics see two hours post-prandial? I'm curious if the numbers I'm seeing are "well-managed diabetic" number…

Started by Misty

7 Jun 2, 2009
Reply by Jeannie Wagner

stress, BG and eating

I have stopped testing at work because of this and i want to hear about others' experiences and advice. I've found that my job stresses me…

Started by Peter

3 Jun 2, 2009
Reply by Jeannie Wagner




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