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Blood sugar and insulin discussions from non-diabetics

I've noticed that it really irritates me when people without diabetes talk about sugar spikes and insulin as if they are experts. Does anyo…

Started by Matti in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

54 7 hours ago
Reply by cschaub

Raw Vegan Salad Recipes - ENJOY :)

I find that eating Raw Vegan really helps me control my blood sugars and helps me feel well. I am new at eating Raw Vegan but I think I nee…

Started by Nettie in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 8 hours ago

What Frustrates You About Diabetes?

JUST VENTING about things that I find frustrating...some things are laughable and some things are not. Ever have anyone to announce your me…

Started by 1DebY in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

11 8 hours ago
Reply by 1DebY

pump or mdi for better weight control

I switched from a pump to shots about two months ago and have gained 12 pounds. Is the pump better at keeping weight off? Is it the Lantus?…

Started by tonilynn20 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 8 hours ago
Reply by still_young_at_heart


Ok. I hate to bring up something scary, but since I've dealt with some - I wanted to know who else has had to deal with complications and m…

Started by Katrina in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

35 10 hours ago
Reply by Tiki

To Change Insulins or Not To Change Insulins, this is the question

I have used Humulin R insulin for 17 years now; I am a 61-year-old female. I have been without healthcare that would pay for my insulin sin…

Started by Nettie in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

22 11 hours ago
Reply by JustLookin

Poor Grandma!!

A friend sent me this in an email. lol The computer swallowed Grandma, Yes, honestly its true! She pressed 'control' and 'enter' And disapp…

Started by Richard157 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 11 hours ago

Has Obamacare Changed anything for Insurance?

Hi everyone! Forgive me if this has already been hit on as a topic. Because of the new laws with insurance, my folks have informed me that…

Started by Captain in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 12 hours ago
Reply by Captain

Need tips and advice, just starting my new Dexcom

I will be starting my new Dexcom today. I have read through some of this forum, especially Michelle starting up, and I have also read throu…

Started by Melitta in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

34 13 hours ago
Reply by Michelle p

Tape not sticking!

I've been using the dexcom cgm for about 6 weeks. I've had at least 5 sensors that fell off withing 2 days. The tape just seems to not stic…

Started by Jean Leonard in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

24 18 hours ago
Reply by Dave




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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