"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...
"I wouldn't worry about the arms since she is newly diagnosed and her arms should be OK. I have been shooting for 40 years, and at this point I have tried everything. I like the thighs, arms and stomach. The botoom line is that…"
"I understand that the pill increases the blood sugars. This is why the endos don't recommend its use for a long period of time. My endo and my gyno did not agree and I was in the middle. My gyno had suggested for me to go on…"
"We inherit the predisposition to the autoimmune problem (the gene markers for T1 have been found). Perhaps you haven't heard of your ancestors having it because they did not survive. I was the only one in my family to have it,…"
"Usually when this happens is because the humolog is not covering and/or he may have the Halo effect where the liver kicks in and increases the sugar levels in the early part of the morning (4am-6am)."
"This is good...none of us need that. I think that you are aware of what is happening to you and that is a good thing. You are keeping yourself in check. You are also asking for help on this issue. I guess that since most of us have dealt with very…"
The Diabetes Hands Foundation and Diabetes Advocates Program is proud to announce and congratulate the members of DA who were granted scholarships to attend diabetes conferences in 2013! Thanks to a generous grant from Novo Nordisk, in 2013 we were … Continue Reading
El Centro Nacional de Prevención de Enfermedades Crónicas y Promoción de la Salud en el Estados Unidos encontró que a partir de 2002-2009, el 11,8% de los hispanos mayores de 20 años, que viven en los EU, viven con diabetes … Continue Reading