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How to Treat Minor Wounds

For people without diabetes, a cut or a scrape may be a call for a little cleaning, peroxide, and adhesive bandage. They can typically cove…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

0 Oct 8, 2010

Any ideas on precautions to take with CWD and divorce?

I'm not sure if I am in a unique situation or not but back ground is I have been involved in a divorce for 6 years now. My son was diagnois…

Started by Julie

2 Aug 6, 2010
Reply by Teena

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

More than 300K people with diabetes in Haiti need our help

We've all heard about the tragic news of the catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti. Someone on Twitter asked how many people have diab…

Started by Manny Hernandez

27 Jan 25, 2010
Reply by Manny Hernandez

What about Diabetic Reversal for $39.95

I saw this while surfing. anybody tried that book or it may just be online information.

Started by Suzanne Johnson

8 Jun 1, 2009
Reply by Domo!

Can you recommend a good (tester) meter for a Australian.

No online ordering. It has to be on the NDSS and Diabetes Queensland Website.

Started by Brent

7 Mar 21, 2009
Reply by Anne

A guy walks into a bar...

Now that I've got your attention, I hope. Nope, this isn't a discussion about drinking (or not drinking). If laughter is the best medicine…

Started by Gerri

51 Jan 5, 2009
Reply by saundra barragan

BS's change for now reason?

Yeah well i have been noticing lately that my BS's go up for absolutely no reason sometimes. Because I've noticed that i could be at 144,…

Started by Chaos

6 Jan 2, 2009
Reply by Chaos


So I found these Splenda packets with 1g of fiber each. I had two cups of coffee this morning and snuck in 4g of fiber without much effort…

Started by dino

13 Oct 30, 2008
Reply by Maureen




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