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Thanksgiving and Diabetes!!!

I am on a crusade to bring back the forgotten holiday of Thanksgiving to the forefront. It really disappoints me that from Halloween (All…

Started by Christalyn in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

15 Nov 17, 2009
Reply by Teena

What is in your D.I.A.B.E.T.E.S?

In my D.I.A.B.E.T.E.S...... D - stands for DIET.....the never ending, confusing kinds of DIET which includes the 1200, 1500,1800.... I - s…

Started by Mayla Gallego in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 Nov 16, 2009

Pump site bumps -- what are they?

At some, but not all, of my infusion sites I am left with red and swollen "bumps," oval in shape and about 1/2 inch by 1 inch in size. I us…

Started by Terry in Insulin Pump Users Forum

7 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Ruth

Expirences with seven plus

Hallo, I' m from germany and my english is not so good. But I hope you can understand me. My wife is a diabetic. We read an article about t…

Started by Andreas Thuss in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

2 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Terry

H1N1 Nasal Vaccine

The good news: I finally got my H1N1 vaccine -- the nasal variety. The bad news: I got home, did a little research, and found out that it'…

Started by Jacquie in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Holly Lorenzo


Inspired through my *%$%# insurance company that wants 12 month of BC logs from me for getting the pump processed, I was wondering if reall…

Started by Christine in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

4 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Christine

Labile Diabetes

In the 1940's, when I was diagnosed, the term "brittle" diabetes was used to describe those diabetics who experienced dramatic swings in th…

Started by Richard157 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

0 Nov 16, 2009

What affects fasting blood glucose?

I am curious. Does what you do (like exercise/activity) and eat the previous day affect your fasting reading the next morning? What affects…

Started by Sweeter in New to Diabetes?

6 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Kelly

What to expect at the Endo..

I will have tomorrow an appointment with my PCM to get a referal to an Endo because we think it's time for me to switch to pumping. I alrea…

Started by Christine in Insulin Pump Users Forum

17 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Christine

Food Journals?

My doctor said to keep a food journal so that I know what raises my sugar and what keeps it steady. But he failed to tell me what to write…

Started by Amanda in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Joe_h




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