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First appointment

Hi everyone, this is my first post on this forum. I stumbled on this website looking for information on diabetes. I have my first appointm…

Started by GailD

32 Mar 28
Reply by GinaY

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

31 Dec 11, 2013
Reply by Jopwood

Diabetes camp!!! Summer 2012 ~

Left- me Middle- My friend Jasmin. We have been friends for 2 years! Right- My friend Karley, and she has been with me at camp since the b…

Started by Caren

2 Feb 9, 2013
Reply by rick phillips

Do you Wear Medical ID jewelry?

So I'm curious about what other diabetics are doing.... If you could answer the following questions I would really appreciate your feedback…

Started by Alisha Wilkes

280 Mar 22, 2012
Reply by Ella Nurse

Is Tempura Toxic or Something?

I went to a restaurant and ate Tempura for lunch last week. My blood sugar went 225, then 275, then 309 and sat in the 300s for 9 hours bef…

Started by Kathyann

18 Jan 3, 2011
Reply by Lisa

Celebrity Diabetics

Does anyone know what celebrities are diabetic? It's an interesting topic and wasn't sure if anyone knew of any.I think Jay Cutler of the C…

Started by Michael J

18 Dec 10, 2010
Reply by Ron Doyle

Number of Diabetic Americans could triple by 2050

Another lame article (although unfortunately the title probaly holds true) that leads to the unfortunate stereotypes we have to put up with…

Started by KimKat

3 Oct 24, 2010
Reply by KimKat

Why me? Article in Diabetes Forecast Magazine.

I have a free subscription to this magazine so I read this article a few weeks ago. It is now online for all to read.   I remember the day…

Started by KimKat

0 Oct 12, 2010

Boston/New England diabetic dinner/drinks, October 20th, Wednesday, Copley Sq, Boston.

Hi everybody! I wanted to offer New England people a chance to get together downtown in Boston for anyone who can make it, diabetic or frie…

Started by Emily F

0 Sep 8, 2010

Looking to Connect with other Type One Diabetics Diagnosed Later in Life

Hi Everyone! I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetics over a year and a half ago at the age of 29. I'm wondering how other people who freely…

Started by Robyn

40 Jan 11, 2010
Reply by Melitta




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