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How many of you all tried byetta? And how long did you stay on the 5 mg? or did you go to 10 after the first month? I am on 5mg twice a da…

Started by Ladylace in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

30 Sep 20, 2009
Reply by JerryInPDX

Constantly high and confused????

So when I was diagnosed about two years ago, I was diagnosed as Type 2, I was placed on metformin along with a number of different meds, bu…

Started by Giovanna in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

25 Sep 20, 2009
Reply by etta amy

Sensitivity to bread

Does anyone else here have to take extra insulin with bread? Recently I started to notice that having bread with ANYTHING will send me up t…

Started by NyJonesy26/Ken in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

16 Sep 20, 2009
Reply by Joe Dennis

Fasting with diabetes - my HOWTO guide for those on insulin

So, yesterday was one of the 2 25 hour fasts (no food, no liquid) in the Jewish calendar, and I decided to give fasting a shot. There's a w…

Started by Dov in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

8 Sep 20, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Artificial Sweetenrs common effects

Hi guys: I downloaded this information from a known diabetes website here in my country. I am totally reluctant to use those sweeteners. I…

Started by Ruel B. Garces in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

16 Sep 20, 2009
Reply by Dori S

young and mad

as being a new diabetic one thing that has drove me insane is that you never see a lot of campaigns a lot of runs or walks or buy this or a…

Started by Heather Nicole in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

6 Sep 20, 2009
Reply by Dori S

Insurance Company Charges me for Prescriptions Than Refuses to Send them Out...

Yesterday was the most frustrating day. I placed an order with my pharmacy mail order company. I got a call back, "Sorry, we can't place yo…

Started by Traci in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

7 Sep 20, 2009
Reply by Traci

Save 5.00 dollars on the purchase of Accu-chek Multiclix lancets....

I have 2 coupons if someone wants them.

Started by Diane Faust-Counsellor in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

2 Sep 19, 2009
Reply by Heidi Bruggink

One of those days...

Ever have one of those days where you don't remember crap? Yeah, I think I've check my BS once and oh yeah, forgotten to take my shot after…

Started by Elizabeth in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

5 Sep 19, 2009
Reply by Domo!

Free Style test strips

Started by Candice Carr in Insulin Pump Users Forum

10 Sep 19, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth




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