All Discussions Tagged 'women' (13)

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Blood Glucose Control and Menstrual Cycle

Anyone else have a wide range of glucose control over the course of a month? I just figured out this may be related to my hormones (actuall…

Started by CQJ

4 Feb 13
Reply by CQJ

methods of wearing a pump with a dress/skirt

i try clipping it onto the top of my skirt and putting my skirt over it but then i either get a random weird awkward block sticking out or…

Started by CozyD

17 Dec 8, 2013
Reply by Spock

DIABETESSISTERS’ Weekend For Women Conference May 3-5 Raleigh NC


Started by Diabetes News and Interest

1 Apr 14, 2013
Reply by Marie B

What Paul Ryan Thinks of Me……

The issues in this election are vital to us as a community of diverse folks with The D. I believe we should discuss it. Dearly beloved Admi…

Started by Judith

104 Aug 23, 2012
Reply by smileandnod

Catholic Women With Type 1 Diabetes Practicing Natural Family Planning

I was wondering if there were any women with type 1 who are using NFP to avoid and plan their pregnancies and what your experiences were. I…

Started by Elizabeth S.

4 Aug 8, 2012
Reply by Elizabeth S.

Great new peer-ship and mentoring program for women with diabetes, by DiabetesSisters!

VANCOUVER, BC and DURHAM, NC – 12.6 million, or 10.8% of all American women aged 20 years or older have diabetes. Most of these women do no…

Started by Emily Coles

4 Nov 17, 2011
Reply by Emily Coles

Neuropathy? Heart issues?

After experiencing pains that feel like a pulse in my chest and back lasting less than a minute, I have had two echocardiagrams and 2 EKGs…

Started by Sara

22 Oct 6, 2011
Reply by Sp!tf!re

(Women and Diabetes Question) Period Problems?

I have always had trouble with my blood sugar leading up to and during my period. The only way I have ever found to solve this problem is t…

Started by Rebecca

6 Mar 18, 2011
Reply by Sarah Kay

Weight Loss Retreat for T2 Women

I wanted to make you aware of a program that sounds like it could be a great opportunity for some of the members of our site. It is a week-…

Started by Emily

4 Apr 20, 2009
Reply by Blackmajik Womban

Thiazolidinediones may double risk of bone fractures in women with type 2 diabetes, research suggests.

Got this from one of my pharmaceutical newsletters. I'm not type 2 and don't know much about these drugs, but thought it might be applicabl…

Started by Carolyn Deans

0 Dec 10, 2008




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