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Eating Right. What has worked for you?

I'm writing a book about eating right for people with diabetes and including personal stories from those who have found what works for them…

Started by amy mercer

5 Oct 7, 2011
Reply by Christalyn

Diabetes "Camp" for women, San Diego CA October 7-9, 2011

I am thinking of attending this conference. I was diagnosed with Type 1 as an adult, so I never attended diabetes camp....this sounds inter…

Started by Melitta

7 Oct 7, 2011
Reply by Christalyn

abnormal pap smear?

Has anyone had an abnormal pap smear? I am going in for a colposcopy tomorrow am and am very nervous. I'm 40 years old and my paps have alw…

Started by amy mercer

3 Oct 6, 2011
Reply by Cathy Jacobson

scar tissue build up

Does anyone else have hard pockets of tissue on their belly or elsewhere from years of injections? I've discovered that this scar tissue is…

Started by amy mercer

13 Sep 19, 2011
Reply by Emily Coles

plastic surgery

After 25 years of MDI in my belly (and other places), I've developed these little pouches of hardened tissue on my waistline...I'm probably…

Started by amy mercer

8 Sep 18, 2011
Reply by Leilani

I was just wondering...

if any of your have husbands or boyfriends or sig others how do they show they care about your Diabetes, or not care?

Started by Hismouse

13 Sep 10, 2011
Reply by naz

Monophasic birth control pills and hypoglycemia

Has anyone out there experienced hypoglycemia as a result of being on monophasic birth control pills? I just started on them last weekend,…

Started by caprifoglio

2 Sep 1, 2011
Reply by caprifoglio

diabetes myths

I was just reading someone's post about her doctor saying she couldn't wear high heels with diabetes and it made me wonder what other myths…

Started by amy mercer

26 Aug 25, 2011
Reply by PatPie

Hair removal...with diabetes

Hi, I'm newly diagnosed and am just wondering if waxing or epillating is okay with diabetes?....All the wax strip boxes seem to say 'not su…

Started by Kitty

5 Aug 24, 2011
Reply by Melitta

Breast Cancer screening....

Are there any women out there who have undergone breast cancer screening? If so, what was your experience like? Did a doctor or endo ever r…

Started by amy mercer

5 Aug 24, 2011
Reply by picklebird

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