Helen Howes's Discussions (161)

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"What you need is insulin.. You don't have a Metformin shortage, and you are obviousl…"

Helen Howes replied Apr 4 to From Insulin to Pill

9 Apr 19
Reply by LadyNononoke

"I take a magnesium supplement which definitely helps and will not mess up your sugar…"

Helen Howes replied Apr 1 to sleep aids...yay or nay?

4 Apr 1
Reply by rick the "Blogabetic"

"Gliclazide is a beta-pusher, (makes the remains of your poor strung-out pancreas wor…"

Helen Howes replied Mar 20 to Glicazide+metformin caused weight gain?

3 Mar 20
Reply by David (dns)

"It's much more important that you control your blood sugars than that you worry abou…"

Helen Howes replied Mar 3 to Need to gain Weight

4 Mar 4
Reply by Holger Schmeken

"Your doctor is not helping, nor is that diet recommendation. Sack them both, please,…"

Helen Howes replied Mar 3 to A1c1 levels

28 Apr 1
Reply by Whirlygig

"You need to look at the Book again.. Fibre counts too, and you need not to stuff you…"

Helen Howes replied Mar 2 to For those on insulin -- Dietary Fiber - subtract from bolus or not?

21 Mar 5
Reply by Marie

"When you say "eats healthily" can you describe her diet?"

Helen Howes replied Mar 2 to My Daughter's Blood Sugars Run High

37 Mar 6
Reply by meee

"Will there be a box for "distress caused by health professionals who describe all di…"

Helen Howes replied Nov 22, 2013 to Study of the effects of personality and diabetes distress on glycemic control

19 Jan 7
Reply by Emma

"Weird is a matter of opinion. Other's opinions are not always allowable.. Roll thin…"

Helen Howes replied Oct 28, 2013 to Portable low-carb food for a Type 2

15 Nov 4, 2013
Reply by Marie B

"I see this as a not-very-subtle form of bullying "Look at me, I eat this and I'm not…"

Helen Howes replied Oct 23, 2013 to The Raw Foods Diet

10 Oct 24, 2013
Reply by still_young_at_heart




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