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"Think Like a Pancreas" geared for whom?

The book "Think like a Pancreas" by Gary Scheiner(sp.?) What group of diabetics was it essentially written for? Some books are intended and…

Started by Stuart

14 Feb 1
Reply by Sam

Poem: To Love a Diabetic

To love a diabetic is to be a doctor. It means helping her to remember her medications. It means driving her for an hour to the only 24 hou…

Started by Marps

36 Sep 14, 2014
Reply by Zoe


Original article from IDF The collaboration between independent organisations within the international diabetes community is growing to be…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Jan 28, 2014

Please read this, I am really hurting because of this

I always enjoyed eating. I was overweight for a period of time when I was a kid but never really fat, just chubby. I took SO much pleasure…

Started by danmdphd

27 Jul 30, 2013
Reply by Leah

What does your "low" feel like

Write the short story of a low that you've had! Not "...the I was confused/sweaty and tested..." Try and write a story that shares what's g…

Started by Stuart

10 Dec 1, 2012
Reply by acidrock23


I know many of us are not in America, but today is a day of thanks.  It is not a day for warring, or arguing... it is not a day for whining…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

0 Nov 25, 2010

'Prescription Tattoos' to help diabetics monitor blood-glucose level

Interesting idea for bg level control hopefully come into reality:) "Tattoos are no more just to beautify someone’s body or just way of ex…

Started by amy

1 Oct 26, 2010
Reply by dannyboy

I'm asking again, what should I do?

This has been a summer of medical mysteries and chaos.The latest being, given too much Metformin with an A1C of 5.2......the max dosage is…

Started by Cathy Jacobson

15 Jul 28, 2010
Reply by Cathy Jacobson

How can newly-diagnosed Type 1s be approached to be in studies? Once they are 10 weeks past diagnosis, the opportunity to study the progression of their disease goes away!

I am doing some research on this problem. I know that the family and the patient are in a state of shock with all that they must learn and…

Started by Chris Stiehl

26 Jun 22, 2010
Reply by Chris Stiehl

Is a Carb a Carb???????

  My   questions my seems silly, but  hey it is what it is...   Recently  I went to a new Endo,  after presenting my 7.1 A1c to her  , she…

Started by Magic

8 Mar 14, 2010
Reply by Leo2




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