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Experience Switching to Paleo Diet

Disclaimer: I am not preaching or saying this is what you should do even though it has been very helpful for controlling my sugars. I just…

Started by DFresh

11 on Sunday
Reply by Buckley83

Infusion set allergy

Curious to hear from other people who developed an allergy to the cannula in their infusion sets (but not the adhesive) and how long it too…

Started by Jen

13 Mar 26
Reply by Maria Bear

Miss Manners "draws the line" at testing BG in public

Unbelievable! Miss Manners says: never test blood glucose in public. Go to the bathroom on the airplane instead of doing it discretely at y…

Started by Dan F

75 Mar 12
Reply by Patricia

Can diabetics donate blood?

Can we? What about the insuline or other medications we take? And how safe is it for us?

Started by Timm

10 Mar 12
Reply by Bear

I understand DENIAL but it annoys me when Diabetics complain about their health and don't take care of themselves.

I have been a Type 1 Diabetic for 32 years now and the older I get the more I want to smack stupid upside its head. My cousin Patty died fr…

Started by david-1968

62 Mar 9
Reply by david-1968

Interested in a Diabetes Teen Youtube Channel?

Hello! I was sorta thinking last night.... I wanted to see if anyone was interested in maybe making a youtube channel about diabetes! First…

Started by Caren

0 Feb 15

FDA's New Guidance on Blood Glucose Test Strips | A Sweet Life

Written by Catherine Price of ASweetLife.org It’s difficult to make the FDA’s new guidance on blood glucose test strips sound sexy, but I’…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

7 Feb 4
Reply by Richmatik

What was your last A1c reading?

My A1c always is a 6.8 and 7.0 and my Dr. feels that it needs to be in the 5.0 area.  I feel that I would have way too many lows at 5.0 and…

Started by Bella

111 Feb 4
Reply by 2hobbit1

Does Any Other Diabetic Have Spherocytosis Or Family Member With The Blood Disorder !

I was diagnosed at 13 with Type 1 Diabetes, at 14 my Doctors saw that my Spleen was swollen and then the endless blood work started. I am 4…

Started by david-1968

0 Feb 4

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

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