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"I took Januvia and metformin together and it gave me such bad stomach problems that…"

PatientX replied Dec 2, 2009 to Medication options for type 2 treatment

16 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Brian (bsc)

"Why are you concerned about the carbs? I personally dont think you can cut out all t…"

PatientX replied Nov 28, 2009 to Weight Loss

9 Nov 28, 2009
Reply by Bob Simpson

"At first I never got a diagnosis either for type 1 or 2. I was at 1000 when I went t…"

PatientX replied Nov 26, 2009 to Diag with type 1 four months ago and still making insulin. Is this normal?

10 Nov 30, 2009
Reply by Janet

"I am a type 2 and I think my eating habits have impacted other people more this year…"

PatientX replied Nov 26, 2009 to Depressed on Thanksgiving

15 Nov 28, 2009
Reply by rainbowgoddess

"I think this would be great, I am a type 2 but I test about 10 to 11 times a day and…"

PatientX replied Nov 23, 2009 to UltraSound non-invasive blood glucose monitor (Doesnt look like it out yet)

5 Nov 23, 2009
Reply by Gerri

"I had the same issue or similar issue. I even went to the eye doctor and he told me…"

PatientX replied Nov 23, 2009 to Blurred eye site at dusk

4 Nov 24, 2009
Reply by Joe_h

"Cathy, i have learned over time that other people cant make us diabetics follow a pa…"

PatientX replied Nov 22, 2009 to Talk to me about type II's on insulin.

8 Nov 22, 2009
Reply by AngelaC

"What I know I have only read in books about the time, seen in musesums, spoke to peo…"

PatientX replied Nov 15, 2009 to I REMBER MOMMA -A DIABETIC ALSO

24 Nov 23, 2009
Reply by Peter Germano

"Here is my funny, or insensitive. I dont know which yet. After I was on insulin for…"

PatientX replied Nov 13, 2009 to "But you don't look like a diabetic."

59 Nov 19, 2009
Reply by Joanne

"I would think that the way you would solve the problem of relying on the one system…"

PatientX replied Nov 11, 2009 to Automated “Artificial Pancreas” Controls Blood Glucose Levels in Diabetes Patients for First Time

8 Nov 11, 2009
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