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"My brother and I are both Vietnam Vets and we are both insulin dependent...whats up…"

JohnG replied yesterday to Dept. of Veterans Affairs Support for CGMS

38 yesterday
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"My lipid panel is numbers according to the Mayo Clinic are the same as a ne…"

JohnG replied yesterday to low triglycerides as a marker for insulin sensitivity?

9 yesterday
Reply by Brian (bsc)

"I had good luck with the home tests and there was never more than a .2% difference w…"

JohnG replied on Sunday to New RELION Home A1c Test

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Reply by meee

" 12 stones = 168 lbs...I'm 5'-11" tall and if I weighed 168 lbs. I would jump for jo…"

JohnG replied on Thursday to Weight

4 on Friday
Reply by Sulky

"Sometimes dropping your A1c fast can cause some eye damage also, you could be seeing…"

JohnG replied Jan 21 to Retinopathy

18 on Monday
Reply by niccolo

"If he took the photos and the damage is there,then it's hard to deny. Sorry to hear…"

JohnG replied Jan 20 to Retinopathy

18 on Monday
Reply by niccolo

"Fortuity I have a CGM, I just do small corrections when my pump starts predicting t…"

JohnG replied Jan 15 to Stress Basal?

6 Jan 16
Reply by Crystal

"One of the pumping rules is to use a syringe to correct if BG is over 250 or a corre…"

JohnG replied Jan 15 to Bad Insulin?

13 Jan 18
Reply by Mike Ratrie

"My doctor likes the fact that I have figured it out, after half of my adult life I c…"

JohnG replied Jan 12 to New study applauds mediterranean diet

28 Jan 14
Reply by Jeff

" I can assure you that my body needs some insulin for all foods that contain caloric…"

JohnG replied Jan 12 to New study applauds mediterranean diet

28 Jan 14
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