NYC Type 1 Diabetics

A group for type 1 diabetics living in New York City

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*Good* NYC Diabetes Clinics/Endos?

Started by Taylor Bennett. Last reply by DFresh Sep 12, 2014. 9 Replies

Cinnamon pills?

Started by nelson. Last reply by Hummingbird Aug 31, 2013. 5 Replies

bg testing

Started by shoshana27. Last reply by nelson Feb 23, 2013. 6 Replies

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Comment by cat on February 2, 2013 at 8:46am

I went to one at Joslin when I was diagnosed, about 18 years ago and it was all T2s who were completely uneducated. I wrote it off til now. Realizing I'm feeling really isolated with this disease!

Comment by Wren on February 2, 2013 at 5:37am

I'm interested in a NYC group, too. I feel like this should be easier to find than it is!

Comment by cat on February 1, 2013 at 7:23pm

will do melissa! Just started thinking about it, will see what I can turn up

Comment by Melissa M. on February 1, 2013 at 6:59pm
Hi Cat- I live in nj and work in they city and have been trying to find support groups as well, but so far haven't come up with much. Let me know if you find anything!
Comment by cat on February 1, 2013 at 2:53pm

Hi guys! New to the group, T1 here looking for support and buds (I don't have any diabetic friends!) in NYC. Any support groups out there?

Comment by Te on September 18, 2012 at 3:12pm
Yayy..I have been looking for a group like this.People that live in New York,I dunno I just feel better knowing people in my vicinity share the same feeling I do. No one around me has diabetes so this group make it kinda close to home......:) hi everyone
Comment by Wren on June 30, 2012 at 8:11am

My PCP referred me to Dr Liao as well, but she was so booked that her office manager referred me to someone else- Dr Nandi, who I have seen once and have not made up my mind about yet. My impression was that she doesn't have that much experience yet, which I'm trying to keep an open mind about. I am curious to hear about Dr. Liao and any other endo recommendations in NYC!

I am on a moderately low-carb diet (40-70 carbs/day) and I do not want an endo who is going to tell me to eat more carbs and take more insulin!

Comment by Maisie's Mom on June 29, 2012 at 6:49pm
Hi, everyone. I'm new to this group/community, but have been T1 since 1980. I'm looking for a new endo/internist in Manhattan to replace my much-beloved doctor who died last April. I'm now on my third )o: I have an appt with Dr. Emilia Liao. Does anyone on the list have experience with her?
Comment by shoshana27 on May 7, 2012 at 5:52pm

i live in forest hills & my endo is dr. aharon in great neck.i have t1 since 1936 am now 78+

Comment by Eliot LeBow LCSW on August 8, 2011 at 9:59pm
Hi everyone! I am now offering the first group session for all new group member for FREE and all groups in August are Half-off. For More details

Thank You Eliot LeBow LCSW.

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