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birth control pills and blood sugar

I'm 49 and T2. After 4 years on a continous low-dose pill, I went off the pill recently. Within a day, my average bg readings decreased by…

Started by Deborah

4 Feb 3, 2012
Reply by Ginger Vieira

diagnosed as an adult (20 years and up...)

For those of you who were diagnosed as an adult, what was your biggest frustration? did you feel like you had to relearn the basics of eati…

Started by amy mercer

33 Jan 26, 2012
Reply by amy


I wanted to start a forum for us who love chocolate. I love relating to people, and I love chocolate. Maybe I can combine these two things.…

Started by Valerie

1 Jan 4, 2012
Reply by naz

Keeping it all together

Hi ladies! Looking for some best practices from seasoned veterans....how do you keep it all together? BS logs to send to the dr, food (do y…

Started by Tosh05

9 Dec 22, 2011
Reply by naz

Wedding Bells

What did you do to prepare for The Big Day? How did you disguise your pump? Or, if like me you do MDI, did you carry a syringe and bottle o…

Started by amy mercer

14 Dec 4, 2011
Reply by Heather

Crazy blood sugar fluctuations during period?

How do you deal with crazy blood sugar fluctuations before/during your period? During my period, my blood sugar always fluctuates like craz…

Started by Sarah

1 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by latvianchick

Mood swings

I have a lot of different health conditions so its hard for me to work out what is connected to what. Quite a few years ago now I develope…

Started by taniaaust1

4 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Sam I am

Zumba/Aerobics class??

ok, pumping ladies....where do you put your pump when you workout/take aerobics class/take zumba class?? i usually wear my pump in my regul…

Started by Myriah

4 Oct 14, 2011
Reply by Sindhilicious

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




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