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Alpha Lipoic Acid and Hypos

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristin May 8, 2011. 5 Replies

I started taking Alpha Lipoic Acid as a homeopathic supplement and have noticed greater sensitivity to insulin. Has anyone else experienced this or should I be searching for something else as a cause…Continue

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May 1, 1982
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Well Here I Am.

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 1:17pm 7 Comments

This feels oddly refreshing and I am not sure why I didn't go out looking for this kind of network decades ago. Anyway, I was diagnosed with Type 1 when I was 2 years old. I'm 30 now, so I never had to go through the big life change that many people have to go through when diagnosed. I've basically lived with diabetes my entire life. While it is nice that I didn't have to make a massive lifestyle change in the middle of my teens or 20's, I've never had any idea what it is like to live without… Continue

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At 8:19pm on April 29, 2011, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome Tom!!
At 7:43pm on April 29, 2011, Doris D said…
At 8:07pm on April 28, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community. I see you were searching on "Suicide among diabetics" when you found this site. You'll find some discussions about suicide here. I'm assuming you were just curious about the topic. Because depression is common with diabetes, we have groups on this site specific too depression. You might want to check those out. This community is very supportive and most of us had our share of really down times. The great thing is you can post about it here and be pretty sure to get some supportive responses. It's nice to be among people who understand what it means to be living with diabetes.
At 9:46am on April 28, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO THE BEST DIABETIC FAMILY YOU WILL EVER SEE MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you have a question just ask one of us or go to our Forum and ask it and all of us will try to help you. We're like a family though (you know how all families agree and disagree right? WEll that's us some agree with what ppl say some don't. Families huh?)
Here's a link with loads of info on it to help our new members get to know more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 3:20am on April 28, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!
 
 
 

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