All Discussions Tagged 'fat' (16)

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Friend made home made pizza dinner for me, and the husband, tonight. It's usually very awful for me. How do I say no, or limit myself??? Please help!

They've already made it, and I don't want to be offensive... Maybe I can somehow manage some, this time, and tell them next time to try som…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

21 Jan 27, 2010
Reply by Ivan E. Cao-Berg

Are air bubbles harmful?

I was wondering about the air that goes into the body when injecting insulin or when using the pump, we do our best to remove it before inj…

Started by Ahmad

5 Dec 16, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Do you know the difference between saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol?

One of the dietary recommendations is to limit saturated fat, trans fat, and cholesterol. However, I find that most people are still very c…

Started by Lorena

10 Jul 26, 2009
Reply by Peter

Injection Sites & Fat Lumps

So today I learned a new word - Lipohypertrophy It's basically when we keep injecting on the same spot and get those fatty lump lumps. I…

Started by dino

7 Aug 14, 2008
Reply by Heather

Body fat on buttocks may help reduce risk of developing type 2 diabetes

This article from BBC News is making the rounds. Were it not a finding from Harvard, I'd probably discard it right away. "Body fat found u…

Started by Manny Hernandez

4 May 10, 2008
Reply by debb

eating more fat

So I went into the nutritionist today and, after looking at my (meticulous) food & blood glucose diary, determined I needed to eat more…

Started by Laura Strudwick

6 Mar 24, 2008
Reply by Jen




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