"well have been talking with my doctor,i have been on omnipod almost two years i have awhile until 65 but even with my insurance the pump is expensive and my a1c has not been great at all i did better in shots,i do have to say i would not go to…"
"well i love my omnipod,so now i am trying for the dexcom and got some very upsetting news in the mail the insurance company denied me i dont think thats fair at all and was wondering if anyone else has had the same problem,thanks derry."
"This is my kinda group people just like me that have A1c levels that are in my range and i am on a pump and for some odd reason when i go to my doctor in february i bet there close to 8 isn't the pump suppose to help bring them down there must…"
"Zoe, what topics have you had recently? We've talked about gyn issues, exercise, carb counting, cure research, dealing with stress, holiday stuff, travelling with diabetes, etc. We get to pick topics as needed, but I really enjoy…"
"Different pyschology at work, agree. No one is being unempathic & that's an insulting statement.
T1s also get pity that we don't want. Also, many T1s are diagnosed as adults, many are also misdiagnosed as T2 & given the wrong…"
"Hello, fellow Nevadan!! :-) For you, support is even harder, because Winnemucca is a small town, really. And it would be too hard to get to Reno for a support meeting. :-(
Did you know that Danny lives in Las Vegas? That makes 3 Nevadans here as far…"
"LOVE your passion!!! I may not be an African American (except in the sense that we are ALL descended from Africa!!), but I certainly care about minority communities. My Jewish ancestors lived under the same horrible conditions in Europe for many…"
"Why in the world are my post being attached to the wrong previous post! I was attaching, I thot, to Natalies posts
Sorry Brunetta that it seems to yours. And congratulations on 43 years of control! You go girl!"
"Yes there are a lot of us T2's that are just popping pills and go on to eat and do just what they want. There is a group here and all seem to be on the ADA diet and all condemn me for low carbing. So I don't go. Most are overweight and…"
"What alot of people do not understand about Type 2 diabetics is to some it is a considered a secret discretion. Almost like a STD. The don't want people to know about. The do not want to be pited. At the age a type 2 is…"
"Hi Cara - We could be sister groups. I started a Type 1 Women's Group here in the SF Bay Area, also with the support of the JDRF. So far we keep ours pretty unstructured and haven't run out of things to say. In January we are going to be…"
"My concern with making a generalization like "type 2 diabetics are less educated" is that it
a) doesn't differentiate between medical education, which is given (or not) by the medical community, and the educational level that the…"
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