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Sotomayor's Doctor Says Her Diabetes A Non-Issue (A1c levels consistently under 6.5%)

"Judge Sonia Sotomayor's physician has penned a letter proclaiming Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee to be in "very good health" with fe…

Started by Manny Hernandez in Diabetes News Forum

0 May 28, 2009

Being poor, diabetic and uninsured

My father owes a TON of money for bills at the moment and can't afford to get my strips that I need. He wants me to try to cut back a tiny…

Started by NyJonesy26/Ken in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

18 May 28, 2009
Reply by NyJonesy26/Ken

Noob in Denial

hi all I am new to diabetes and also just recently joined TuD. I am 24 and started developing the classic symptoms of diabetes in about Ju…

Started by annona in New to Diabetes?

14 May 28, 2009
Reply by Mark Hagen


What is ya'lls experience and results with them? Can it help with the diabetes? Do you drop afterwards/ what precaution do you take if any…

Started by Joy in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

6 May 28, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Supplements lowering bg

I decided to see a preventive holistic md. He ran extensive blood work, stool, urine, and hair analysis tests. I was deficient in a couple…

Started by Kim in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

20 May 28, 2009
Reply by Jan

are there any people on here who have fybromyalgia as well as there diabetes?

hi guys new on here and am having some serious health body aches all over,left and right side in the pelvic area,bad ache in uppe…

Started by andrew statham in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

11 May 27, 2009
Reply by Marie Torregrosa

Feeling blue

Just found out my A1C was 7.7. I can't remember the last time it was that bad. I started the omnipod in January. February my A1C was 7.0. B…

Started by ANTONIA RETMAN in New to Diabetes?

1 May 27, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

Type 1 and the MMR vaccine

Recently I was tested to see if I have immunity to mumps, measles, & rubella from childhood vaccines I'd received. Turns out I have no…

Started by MU in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

2 May 27, 2009
Reply by Suzanne

Pumpers how many insulin bottles??

How many bottles do you get per month?? Is one enough, also how often do you change the tubing and cartridge-do you change them at the same…

Started by Joy in Insulin Pump Users Forum

19 May 27, 2009
Reply by Cathy

Need advice for an uninsured pre-diabetic friend

A friend came to me this week, worried that she's pre-diabetic. We did some testing, and I think she's right. Her FBG was between 105-120 e…

Started by sweetpotater in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

2 May 27, 2009
Reply by David B.




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