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Is Anyone Else on 500mg per day of Metformin??

This is the second doctor who has me on 500mg per day of Metformin. I am using the Extended Release form now and am tolerating it better. B…

Started by Twixcookie in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

65 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Varena


curious if any body who is a diabetic is a registered organ doner? I suppose that organs such as the pancrease wouldn't be able to but othe…

Started by Sophie in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

8 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Varena

Very active... What to eat...

Hi Guys, I wanted to ask everyone about what to eat when very active. I jog 6k, 4 times a week and then walk 6k each of the other 3 days.…

Started by Paul Curwen in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

11 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Terry Keelan

Does your doctor have a clue?

Gonna rant now, your choice to read or ignore me :-) In July, I was dx'd T2. My A1c was 6.8 and I failed the fasting glucose test pretty b…

Started by John Brush in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

32 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Cathy Jacobson

Different Fingers = Different Readings ?

Hi Everyone, I know this may be a strange question and I should just blog it . But, does anyone get different BG readings from different f…

Started by Carly in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

7 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Carly

Making Sense of Diabetes - Winners for Week 1 (Sight)

It is so inspiring to see the submissions we receive when we run diabetes awareness projects. Making Sense of Diabetes is no exception to t…

Started by Manny Hernandez in TuDiabetes News

11 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Joe Zen

Unwelcome change in Forum layout!

Dear Manny, Please bring back the previous layout for the Forum page. I liked it that I was able to see the list sorted by "latest activit…

Started by John Smith in TuDiabetes Tech Questions

9 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Zoe

Ping a ling

Just got my ping pump and it rocks I'm just on saline but it still rules no more shots and it's totaly not a pain in the ass!

Started by Bryand in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

2 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Mike S.

what drugs makes your BC go wild?

Thought it would be interesting to know what kind of drugs make your BC hard to manage? I got last year a steroid shot - bad mistake, will…

Started by Christine in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

11 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Christine

What is your Guilty?

Guilty may not be the correct word to use. But it got your attention. Many times I find myself in certain predicaments High BS, Low BS, du…

Started by DARGIRL in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

5 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by MaiaJane




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