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Live Interview with Drs. Edward Damiano and Steven Russell, creators of the Bionic Pancreas at TuDiabetes homepage

October 31, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording!Drs. Damiano and Russell are part of a collaborative group from Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital working together to make automated blood glucose control a reality. Engineers from Boston University have developed a closed-loop artificial pancreas blood glucose control system that uses frequent measurements…See More
Oct 30, 2013
AskHealthy replied to Hummingbird's discussion 'Breast biopsies' in the group LADA Diabetics
"All you can do is keep doing your best to keep your body healthy. Some things are out of our control, but you can bet that keeping your blood sugars in check is doing good for your body one way or another! best of luck with the biopsy. Stay strong!"
Sep 4, 2013
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"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
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"AskHealthy Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Aug 31, 2013
AskHealthy replied to LADA_FEAR's discussion 'Awaiting Diagnosis Have Questions' in the group LADA Diabetics
"Hi there, Your situation sounds really similar to mine. When I went to the doctor in November with blurry vision, I got tests done and had an A1c of 8.6 and blood sugar of 303. I was put on amaryl and within a week came off because of hypos. I was…"
Apr 7, 2013
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LADA Diabetics

Do you have Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults? Need support in having this type of Diabetes. Do not understand much about it? Join us as we discuss, support and learn more about LADA!See More
Mar 5, 2013
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Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group

This is a group for anyone that is using Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution in full or in part (using a very low carb diet of around 30g/day) to manage their diabetes.
Mar 5, 2013
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Pre-Diabetics Group

This is a group where you can voice your questions, if you are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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Mar 5, 2013
AskHealthy replied to Funkyt1diabetic's discussion 'LADA Endo Recommendations in DC Area?'
"Hello! I am the sister and finally got on tudiabetes. The docs dont know how to diagnose met yet. Technically my glucose tolerance test came up as impaired glucose tolerance as opposed to diabetes but when this all started I had an A1C of 8.6. My…"
Mar 5, 2013
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"Thank you! Nice to "meet" you!"
Mar 5, 2013

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At 12:02pm on August 31, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES AskHealthy!!

At 3:54am on August 31, 2013, rick phillips said…

AskHealthy Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 7:26pm on March 5, 2013, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes AskHealthy!

At 5:47pm on February 20, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome AskHealthy, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions..

Here’s a place that might interest you.

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 2:58pm on February 20, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 4:49am on February 20, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home AskHealthy!!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take a look at the group..."Type 2 Diabetics".
AND....groups for folks with more than diabetes to contend with,
such as
..."Diabetes Plus".
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
Take care....and keep in touch!

At 3:46am on February 20, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!




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