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What is the best Bread for Type II

I am trying to cut back on my carbs and breads but I do like them occasionally, what brand bread have any of you found that does not raise…

Started by Debbie Anderson in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

37 Dec 29, 2009
Reply by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

infected big toe

my right great toe has been infected for about 4.5 years. callous. has anyone ever used a removable walking cast to offload?

Started by nancy annette pratt in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

7 Dec 29, 2009
Reply by nancy annette pratt


I have been on a mm722 for two weeks, still fine tuning my basal. The first was bad but getting better. Have had some problems with quick s…

Started by Dlrdon in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 Dec 29, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Ketones: Dealing with them

"Ketones are formed when your body uses fat for energy; they are a byproduct of rapidly burned fat (or excessive fat burning) and in the ca…

Started by Manny Hernandez in Diabetes Treatment, Cure

2 Dec 29, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth

will this ever get better?

my b/f just started his insulin about a week ago. but even with using the insulin faithfully his blood sugar is still sky high, in the 500'…

Started by victoria in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

20 Dec 29, 2009
Reply by victoria

C peptide of 6.1 why do I need an antibody test.

I wrote a couple of days ago that my endo is suspicious that I may have LADA and ordered a C peptide test. That came back high (6.1) and sh…

Started by Scott Davis in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 Dec 28, 2009
Reply by Melitta

My first indulgence since Dx

I found out about being T2 in early July this year, and have religiously avoided any junk food, or even something close to it. I did find s…

Started by John Brush in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

25 Dec 28, 2009
Reply by Gerri

I found a keeper!!

I went to yet a new Endo a few weeks ago and after going over my history and meds his first question was "why do the other doctors have you…

Started by Samantha in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

14 Dec 28, 2009
Reply by Gerri

Accu-check Compact

Hi guys! i recently got an Accu-check compact in the post from my uncle in Germany (he also has diabetes) only problem is its in MMol if a…

Started by Moodi Moodz Kay in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

5 Dec 28, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

The Smell Of Alcohol

My diagnosis occurred in 1945 when I was 6. There were no diabetes types back then, all of us were given insulin to help with our fight aga…

Started by Richard157 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

11 Dec 28, 2009
Reply by Dave    _




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