"Hi Nel. You're 100% correct Gluten is not (and is not related to Glucose) Gluten is a protein not a carbohydrate or sugar. Although if you have celiac or a gluten sensitivity the damage it does to your digestive tract can have an impact on how…"
"I feel your pain I'm super lean as well and can't inject into my thighs. Have you considered going to a pump? It made it a lot more bearable for me. 1 injection every 3 days to insert the cannula then on to the next site. I never had a…"
"Getting mine in 2 weeks. If you can easily cover them up you shouldn't have any trouble getting a job. It's not mandatory to disclose tattoos anywhere I'm aware of especially if they're hidden during your work duties."
"Yeah, the USDA database is large, but it's easy enough to remove items you don't plan on eating, or nutrients you don't plan on tracking. I, for one, don't really go in for seal oil ice cream, so I leave it out of my database.…"
"I feel for you I've been there. And am usually there again whenever I'm thrown into a new social situation where people don't understand the realities. I think all you can really do is try to educate them, and put conditions on your…"
I am 'this guy' (Johan Degraeve) :) that wrote HelpDiabetes
The US fooddatabase is a bit too huge for my application. For this English application I used an English version of the Norwegian fooddatabase. This fits on most device…"
Hey AllAnyone know if there's a free (or relatively inexpensive) database or list (.txt, .csv or .sql format if possible) of foods and Carb/Fiber values on the net anywhere? I'm writing an application that would make use of this.Cheers,LiamSee More
Welcome from TORONTO, where INSULIN was discovered by BANTING & BEST, JULY 30 1921, check out www.restorethebantinghomestead.com. In my daily checking of this website for new contacts, there seems to be an increasing numbers of people from VANCOUVER, would it be possible to set up your group? A start would be to call 5DIABETICS in your area EVERYDAY, it would serve 2 purposes, let someone know you CARE, and could SAVE A LIFE. . Why dont your Vancouver group celebrate JULY 30, INSULIN APPRECIATION DAY , by having an AMIGO MOSAIC FEAST, work with dietitans and put on a feast that would highlight healthy food choices for people with all kinds of illnesses or diseases. On that day I will be calling all insulin-users, worldwide, to join me, in silence, and give THANKS for this Canadian medical "miracle" giving hundreds of millions of us a chance for a healthy lifestyle TODAY. Keep In Touch firstname.lastname@example.org
A couple of days ago I learned that the California State Assembly is considering AB-1893 Sharps waste, which in (if approved) will mandate that: “Sharps sold to the general public in California shall be sold with a sharps waste container Read on! →
If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →