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Traveling to Canada from the Middle East with insulin?

Greetings: My wife and I are traveling to Canada this summer (i.e., in late June) from the Middle East. My wife was only very recently told…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

5 May 19, 2009
Reply by Kristin

If you inject into the arms, how about the back of the arms and what about other parts of the body?

Greetings: My wife is still working out the location of the best injection points on her body. From our research, we think that the abdomen…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

11 May 19, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Niastan Medicine

Is anyone using Niastan (sp?). The doc wants me to start but alots of side affectr including raising glucose levels. Starting on an insuli…

Started by marty peters

3 May 19, 2009
Reply by marty peters

Glucose #'s

What should your glucose #'s be after eating? One hour after. Two hours after. I have read two different things and confused. Sounds like I…

Started by Colleen Davidson

8 May 18, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

Donating Blood

I used to give blood all the time but ever since being DX'd I stopped. The blood bank called me a month or so ago and asked me to donate. I…

Started by Kathy

4 May 18, 2009
Reply by Kathy

Can Metabolic Surgery Revolutionize Type 2 Diabetes Treatment?

"...there is enough evidence that (metabolic) surgery should be considered as an option to endocrinologists in the treatment of type 2 diab…

Started by Manny Hernandez

7 May 18, 2009
Reply by Duncan

Can you take Blood Glucose test anywhere besides the finger tips?

Greetings: My wife takes her blood glucose readings four times a day and her finger tips are getting extremely sore. Her doctors (in Canada…

Started by Marad Assukkeri

3 May 18, 2009
Reply by Jenny

carbs per day

I have recently been diagnosed as having type 2 diabetes. My doctor told me to stay on an 1800 calaroie a day diet. Does anyone know how ma…

Started by Colleen Davidson

17 May 16, 2009
Reply by Gerriann Tobkin

Insulin Dose and Types and question about resistance

I wasn't sure where to post this as there isn't a general forum for all types. I am in the process of trying to learn if I am Type 2 or 1.5…

Started by Zoe

4 May 15, 2009
Reply by Ben Casey

Have any of you had a heart attack?

Hello everyone, I’m trying to learn more about the link between Type 2 diabetes and heart attacks. About half of all people who experience…

Started by Kathryn

0 May 15, 2009




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