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From Insulin to Pill

Today my doctor commented me of the possibility of changing my treatment from insulin to a huge probability of taking pill medications to c…

Started by LadyNononoke

9 on Sunday
Reply by LadyNononoke

How did you find out you had Type 2?

I'm just curious to hear how others were diagnosed with Type 2. I think this disease got about a two- to five-year head start on me because…

Started by Kelly

115 Apr 1
Reply by Nancy beneteai

Dear pup,

Oh pup, I remember when I first came on here about a year go and you introduced yourself right away. I remember thinking, "wow, she was SO…

Started by Caren

1 Jan 30
Reply by Jay :33

‘I call it the blame and shame disease’: A Qualitative Study About Perceptions of Social Stigma Surrounding Type 2 Diabetes

Abstract Objectives While health-related stigma has been the subject of considerable research in other conditions (obesity and HIV/AIDS), i…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Jan 19

Help, albumin in urine?

Hello. So, I've had type 2 for at least 7 years. I suffer from bipolar disorder with serious depression. So I did not take any control of i…

Started by Dawnnikki98

6 Jan 17
Reply by Dave

FDA Approves Farxiga to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Farxiga to treat Type 2 DiabetesThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Farxiga (dapaglifozin) tablets to improve…

Started by Lorraine

0 Jan 8

A diabetes project...AND I NEED YOUR HELP!

A few weeks ago I came on here and talked about a kickstarter fundraising thing I was doing to get funding for a photo project involving di…

Started by TheDiabetesHero

2 Jan 8
Reply by Piscesyin

Going for insulin

First, thanks to those people who took the time to educate me on oral meds and insulin. I've done some additional homework, and found there…

Started by sdkate

27 Dec 27, 2013
Reply by jims

Over 3 yrs after RNYGP & Going Strong!

I had the op in Hamilton, Ontario under OHIP program +3 yrs ago, best thing I ever did health-wise. Feel like I'm 30 years younger. A1C con…

Started by Grant Buchan-Terrell

0 Nov 6, 2013

Go straight to insulin?

Hello, I am a new member and have never posted. I just usually read through the forums. I was diagnosed with type 2 about 2 years ago at 31…

Started by ckurpiewski

87 Oct 29, 2013
Reply by Katy80K

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