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All Discussions Tagged 'blood' (193)

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Is it rude to test your blood sugar in public?

I never had to test my blood sugar as frequently as now (I get lows quite often these days). There was a time I was so predictable, I didn'…

Started by Alicia

35 Apr 9
Reply by Alicia

What do you eat when your blood sugar is low?

I've been eating those God-awful chalky (but life-saving!) glucose tablets for years now, and they do a good job, but I'm getting sick of t…

Started by Alicia

5 Apr 8
Reply by xring

What's scarier: low blood sugar or high blood sugar?

When I say "low blood sugar" I mean a severe hypo, like below 60 mg/dl (and in my case, 40 mg/dl and even 30 mg/dl!). And when I say "high…

Started by Alicia

15 Apr 8
Reply by phoenixbound

What do you do about hypoglycemia unawareness?

I know I don't have hypoglycemia unawareness, so it hasn't come to that (yet). But, I'm a little nervous. I've had type 1 diabetes for many…

Started by Alicia

12 Apr 7
Reply by phoenixbound

What's a good blood glucose meter for a newly diagnosed diabetic?

My best friend was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and you can imagine how overwhelmed she's feeling right now, she's got so much i…

Started by Alicia

8 Apr 6
Reply by swisschocolate

Blood Donations

New to the forums, hi everyone! Does anybody else donate blood? I'm o+ and since I'm almost a universal donor I have a responsibility to he…

Started by Nik

29 Mar 31
Reply by Clare

Pricking fngers

what can I use to help when I prick my fingers for blood sugar test to stop hurting?

Started by jane

7 Mar 12
Reply by Stuart

Insulin Pump and exercise

Hi everyone. I am in a bit of a rut at the moment, and I hope you can help me out. I've recently decided that I hate how I've been treating…

Started by Verity

22 Mar 8
Reply by LorraineK

Nightime Low Blood sugar Monitoring Products

Hi all, I am looking for any & all recommendations for products that are currently available for monitoring (and alerting) you of hypog…

Started by RogerAlyn

9 Jan 20
Reply by meee

Glooko Announces Integration of Wearable Activity and Biometric Monitors into Diabetes Management Platform

Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) November 12, 2014 Glooko Inc., announced today the integration of activity, weight and blood pressure data fr…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Nov 12, 2014




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