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Can you get thin without having to eat low carb?

Started by Shark in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Jag1 4 minutes ago. 7 Replies

So I want to know what is the best route to get results:Eating a healthy balanced low carb diet approx. 60ish carbs a day (including a little fruit and starchy veggies like carrots) or an extremely low car diet about 20-30ish carbs a day (only…Continue

Pump to injections / Keto diet & CrossFit

Started by Kiwikrystie in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Jag1 15 minutes ago. 6 Replies

Hi all,This is my first post on tudiabetes!I wanted to get some feedback on a few different topics, hence my 'jam packed' subject heading LOL.Alright, so I have been using an insulin pump up until about 1 month ago. I was on the pump for 18 months…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 23 minutes ago. 23495 Replies

Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not necessary!!)OK...first word: sugarContinue

Meter Results

Started by debsgsd in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Lois 29 minutes ago. 11 Replies

I have been a T2 for 4 months now. Today I received a new meter in the mail as a result of joining Bayer Healthcare. I signed up for the free meter so I could leave one at work and one at home. So after using the control on the new meter. I tested…Continue

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The Ultimate Passover Seder

Posted by diabeticmaven on April 16, 2014 at 1:34pm 2 Comments

My husband and I were invited to my friend Sid’s home for the first Passover seder this year. I know Sid from standup comedy. Actually we are the only two jews that I know of doing standup in our area. Sid always wears a keepah (yarmulkah), so it’s not a secret that he’s Orthodox.

The seder began around 8:30 p.m.– after Sid attended services. There were 22 people sitting at a very long table. There were 7 children under 18 and the rest older. Sid has five children. They were all very…


What is Next? (Blog 200 of 200)

Posted by rick phillips on April 16, 2014 at 9:30am 4 Comments

What is Next?

(Blog Number 200 of 200)

I told Sheryl last week I was a little tired of writing my blog and was looking forward to a break. That is true. It is not that I am tired of writing it as much as I am fresh out of ideas for my next one. I recall when I started I had maybe 10 good ideas…


Diabetic Unity

Posted by Paul Cathcart on April 16, 2014 at 8:58am 2 Comments

I think of us as diabetic brothers and sisters, we share a bond that many married couples of ten years have yet to reach. Of course we don’t deserve each other, but I’m proud to be of your acquaintance.

Sharing a coffee in any café I see the lady before me play the ritual of prick-bleed-strip-test: we nod in accordance and smile a tip of the hat to the other man’s cake.

Testing for a hypo and I know this sleepy head pales in comparison to the parent of the child still too young…


FDA approves once a week diabetes injection: Could you take the drug?

Posted by nc929 on April 15, 2014 at 7:33pm 1 Comment

This story is originally published at EmaxHealth and written by Kathleen Blanchard.


The FDA has announced approval of the type 2 diabetes drug Tanzeum that can helps millions of people with the disease. The injection is a once a week treatment manufactured by the drug company GlaxoSmithKline,…



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