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Christmas Cookies Are My Kryptonite

I love them, period. As a young Italian boy there were always mounds of cookies at every family Christmas gathering. Everything and anythin…

Started by Mike Campana in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

4 Dec 23, 2009
Reply by Kathyann

How Often Do You Test Your Blood?

We ran an article this morning on Diabetes News Hound about a pair of recent studies claiming that testing blood sugar daily has only margi…

Started by Christopher Frankie in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

9 Dec 23, 2009
Reply by Terrie

Jogging help!!

Hey everybody, So i've been trying to lose some weight by reducing my carb intake and by jogging. My deliema is whenever i go jogging my bl…

Started by Paul Anderson in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

13 Dec 23, 2009
Reply by Steven Ercolani

New Type 2 in Colorado

Hi everyone. My name is Dan and on October 8, I was officially diagnosed with type 2 diabetes with an A1C of 11.1! But, back on September 2…

Started by Daniel Stamey in New to Diabetes?

11 Dec 23, 2009
Reply by Joe_h

Do You Agree That Tight Blood Sugar Control Can Lead to Increased Risk of Car Crashes?

A new study says that people with diabetes that maintain tigher blood sugar control are at a greater risk of having a car crash. I want to…

Started by Christopher Frankie in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

58 Dec 23, 2009
Reply by Jim

Life in upheaval

I have been very good at following m y program, but I think I hit a speed bump and somehow got sidetracked in the last two weeks. Maybe it'…

Started by Cathy Jacobson in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

15 Dec 22, 2009
Reply by Robyn

How can I help motivate my husband?

My DH has had type one for about 10 years now. He has really struggled the whole time and his lowest A1C was 8.9. It is cause for celebrati…

Started by Cason in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

19 Dec 22, 2009
Reply by MichelleStu

Tips for CDE meet?

[Searched for prior discussions on this topic, without success.] Was diagnosed T1 approximately two months ago, and seem to have finally a…

Started by Muragaki in New to Diabetes?

16 Dec 22, 2009
Reply by FlyWilley

Starting today

My Dexcom 7 plus arrived an hour ago and is charging up. I'm going to start using it later today. (I think!) I'm excited but also nervous.…

Started by Dee in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

5 Dec 22, 2009
Reply by Helmut

New names for 1 & 2

Some times the confusion type 1 and 2 sucks. How about some new ones. I was thinking how about for type 1 something like AutoBeta, B-Auto a…

Started by Keith221 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

9 Dec 22, 2009
Reply by Keith221




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