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AskHealthy is attending Emily Coles's event

Live interview with Gary Scheiner, CDE at TuDiabetes homepage

July 3, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
12-1pm PT3-4pm ET8-9pm GMT Bring your toughest diabetes questions!!  Gary is up for a challenge.Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist.  He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Diabetes Exercise & Sports Association, American Diabetes Association, and Setebaid diabetes…See More
Jul 2
AskHealthy replied to Kate's discussion 'Can Antibodies tests be initially negative and months/years later be positive for LADA?'
"My initial tests were negative, then I had positive tests and the latest test came back negative.... interesting huh?"
Jun 17
AskHealthy replied to PLAZAPU's discussion 'Prediabetes'
"Hey there. I've got LADA too. I am able to maintain "normal" blood sugars with a low carb (50-80g carb) per day. I was not on any insulin for a few months but I began to lose weight and was having trouble getting the weight back on,…"
Jun 17
AskHealthy replied to Flem07's discussion 'Carb counting app' in the group LADA Diabetics
"I use Fat Secret Calorie Counter. It's great!"
Jun 17
thompam and AskHealthy are now friends
Jan 31
AskHealthy might attend Emily Coles's event

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
lotsofshots left a comment for AskHealthy
"You are welcome! I hope you had a good birthday. Any good presents this year?"
Sep 3, 2013
AskHealthy left a comment for rick the "Blogabetic"
"Thank you Rick for the kind bday message!"
Sep 3, 2013
Linda G left a comment for AskHealthy
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Aug 31, 2013
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Aug 31, 2013
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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
AskHealthy joined Amy's group

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
AskHealthy joined Michelle Reinhardt's group


For those who has gastroparesis. Needing more information or just here for support.See More
Mar 5, 2013
AskHealthy joined Phishery's group

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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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 the "Blogabetic" 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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