"First, I want to thank all of you for sharing your lives with those of us who have lived with DT1 for a long time. This is a place where people understand where I am coming from and where we share similarities. Not everyone gets it!
I have had T1…"
3:30pm PDT Informed Consent in Insulin Therapy, presented by Barbara MacDonald4:10pm PDT How & Why Hypoglycemia Symptoms Change Over Time, presented by Stewart Lozano In 2011 Teachers College Columbia University launched its solely online Master of Science in Diabetes Education and Management program. This 36-credit inter-professional master's program is offered to clinicians who are currently in or interested in the diabetes field. As part of a course requirement, students will present…See More
"I agree, and frankly, he probably doesn't have it in him to give anything to you right now--don't expect it. Therefore, you will have to seek support outside your family nucleus. If he wants to die, it is his choice. I don't want to…"
"Yes, it is the insulin. This is why some teenage girls stop using insulin so they can loose weight (they are dying too). One of the functions of insulin is to store fat. Have you checked your thyroid? This might be the problem. Also, age and gender…"
"Don't worry. I have had "spots" for several years now without progression. This is not to say that you should not be mindful to keep your sugars at bay and to pay attention to your kidneys (you might be spilling some protein) they…"
"I am a T1 diabetic x 54yrs. When I was a kid and became ill, my doctor would push fluids to help with the ketones. What your daughter is experiencing is very common and it is hard when you don't feel like eating and the sugars are slightly high…"
"Gracias Manny!! So many of us thought that we couldn't have children because of our Diabetes (at least 40 years ago). Anyway, against all odds, here we are...we wre born in the right place at the right time.
Thank you so much for your hard…"
"In addition, men may suffer erectile dysfunction if diabetic neuropathy is present. All I have to say is be safe and protect your self---use a condom. It will keep you from getting infections. Also, watch out for yeast infections...
So you have heard of Giving Tuesday, right? Maybe you have seen the hashtag: #GivingTuesday. If you are like me, confused by all of the messages pointing in different directions floating around social media, you may be wondering, “What is Read on! →
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