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Young Adults with Diabetes Discussions (37)

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Hey guys! I want to let you know about the Students with Diabetes National Conference, May 31 - June 2. It's an opportunity to connect with…

Started by Paige

0 Apr 23, 2013

Just Tired

Hi Everybody. My name is Kevin and right now I'm just overwhelmed with dealing with diabetes. I wanted to go out tonight to a club to dance…

Started by socaking

1 Apr 10, 2013
Reply by Melody


Hello everyone. I hope it's okay, I wanted to post a couple of links people might like. I' a firm believer that life is easier with the cor…

Started by Serin-Tais

0 Jan 4, 2013

protein in urine

Hey all I have been a type 1 diabetic for 20 years, I recently had blood work done and my doctor told me I have a small amount of protein i…

Started by Sharray

8 Nov 5, 2012
Reply by Cherise


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nicole Johnson, MPH, MA, DrPH (student) USF Health, University of South Florida www.s

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

4 Oct 28, 2012
Reply by Danielle

Dang LOWS!!!!!!

I can only eat so much! Today starting at 10 am I had a blood sugar 71 I was about to go into town which is about 35 min. away so I wanted…

Started by Emily Whiting

7 Oct 8, 2012
Reply by angie

I'm too OLD! :0(

LOL. This would be the day that I pull my first grey hair from my head, and then notice that I am tooooo OLD to be a part of this group. HA…

Started by KML

2 Oct 8, 2012
Reply by angie

Diabetes Retreat in Chicago August 17-19th! *Are you going?

Started by Krystle

6 Jul 10, 2012
Reply by Krystle

Venting and Friends

Hello,  I know this is more a rant then a discussion. Well, it has been about two years since I was diagnosed so for a year and a bit I was…

Started by Carly

19 Jul 4, 2012
Reply by Jennifer

Share your story and help with a project!

Hi, My name is Sara Hollingshead and I am currently working on an Honors project at William Smith College and am looking for some help. I’v…

Started by Sara H

7 Feb 24, 2012
Reply by Cherise




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