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"My bee man tells me "honey is fine" and that he eats a pound a week.. His diabetes i…"

Helen Howes replied Sep 22, 2013 to Honey vs. Sugar?

8 Sep 30, 2013
Reply by lotsofshots

"My friend said something good to me "You can't live for other people" I don't eat yo…"

Helen Howes replied Apr 3, 2013 to Diabetes is ruining my relationship

23 Apr 3, 2013
Reply by christy

"Cream bun Then another.. HH PS, With Jam"

Helen Howes replied Apr 1, 2013 to When your cured

62 Apr 10, 2013
Reply by Toddy

""Can I catch that from you?" Me "Yes!" < lunges at questioner with tongue out..&g…"

Helen Howes replied Apr 1, 2013 to 29 Most Annoying Things to Say to People with Diabetes

68 Sep 4, 2013
Reply by Lisa Craig

"You need to eat Low Carb, Moderate Protein, High Fat.. It sounds counter-intuitive,…"

Helen Howes replied Mar 20, 2013 to Type 2, overweight, and binge eating disorder

24 Apr 12, 2013
Reply by Zoe

"Low Carb, High Fat, Moderate Protein, My personal favourites are Heavy cream and alm…"

Helen Howes replied Mar 15, 2013 to Best Foods for Sugar Control for Type 2?

7 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Gb

"Why eat carbs?"

Helen Howes replied Mar 8, 2013 to Another Metformin Question

11 Mar 9, 2013
Reply by jims

"Can't help you with the local stuff, but I have taught this. Mindfulness in everyday…"

Helen Howes replied Mar 2, 2013 to Mindfulness meditation... anybody done it?

26 Mar 4
Reply by Stuart

"Metformin takes about 6 weeks to work fully, and the minimum useful dose appears to…"

Helen Howes replied Mar 1, 2013 to Still High Despite Metformin

6 Mar 2, 2013
Reply by guitarnut

"Your diabetes is out of control.. Classic symptoms.. You need to test regularly, and…"

Helen Howes replied Feb 26, 2013 to Denial

108 Jun 20, 2013
Reply by Brian (bsc)




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