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GAD Test Results - Help?

So I finally went back to my dr. and had a full panel of antibodies tests. Islet Cell and IA-2 were both negative, but the GAD autoantibodi…

Started by Anita in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

5 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Melitta

Insulin pump at walt disney world

recently i read on this site and others that wearing a pump on rides at disney world could be a problem, is this true ? what do I need to w…

Started by Michael Chappell in Insulin Pump Users Forum

11 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Abby

Diabetes discrimination! Need advice!

So I haven’t worked in long while, 2 1/2 years, as I was my mother’s caregiver until she unfortunately passed away in March. Since then I h…

Started by Nikki H in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

8 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Andreina Davila

Is hypothyroidism a sudden onset?

Hi all, About two weeks ago I came down with a really bad cold. One day I got up and when I went to brush my teeth I looked in the mirror…

Started by Kelly in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

4 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Kelly

Novolog and Weight Gain

I was diagnosed with T2 in August of 2007 and after a few different oral meds I was put on Novolog 70/30. I was told that I would begin to…

Started by Rachel in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

3 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Leo2

Thanks all

Finally go to the endo!!! She changed meds to glipizide and Januvia. This am I had a 177 reading, sad but this is my best so far. I have be…

Started by Caroline Woodman in New to Diabetes?

1 Oct 24, 2009
Reply by Leo2

New here and I have a question. Type 2

Hello to all. Being reading this site alot but this is my first post. Why is is that when I eat my blood sugar goes down? Like last night I…

Started by Jose S in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

12 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by Carly Paro

Savings Alert- Test Strips

I am currently without insurance until November and my test strips (100 ct) were going to cost $96. I bought the Rite Aid generic version T…

Started by Sarah Kay in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

4 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by Gerri

What do you usually do with used test strips?

In public, anyway, I have placed my used test strips in the sugar packets on the table and then hid those in my bag or rolled up in my napk…

Started by itsnotabeeper in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

13 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by Leticia


DEAR ALL ; I am interested in switching to an insulin pump and need your help. I used to have a test pump in 2000 for a couple of months..…

Started by Jadore in Insulin Pump Users Forum

10 Oct 23, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL




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