January 2010 Blog Posts (208)

7 years of a new life...

I've been thinking of y complete life and I have realized that when someone is diagnosed with diabetes it actually means the end of a life style and the start of a new life. I've been living 7 years of a new life and let me tell you, I wouldn't change it for anything.

through all this years I've learned how to manage diabetes, how not to be afraid, how to think of and the most important how to treasure it. I love the moments in which Diabetes isn't that bad, when it is just something… Continue

Added by DSandCT on January 31, 2010 at 6:39pm — 2 Comments

Coffe ?

i am type 1 and i wanted to know if anyone knows how many carbs are in like a cup of coffe because i have not been diabetic for long and havent drank coffe since and was just wondering. Thanks

Added by Brandon Kadlubowski on January 31, 2010 at 4:28pm — 7 Comments

Permalink Leave a Comment Scandalous/Saintly.(A day in the life of a diabetic)

Everyday when I wake up I make a little prayer that my readings are in single figures and then I have hope for the rest of the day that I will have remarkable readings.

Then I see the 11`s and 15`s so I have to take my prayer back and figure out what to eat to balance that out so some lemon tea and toast (one slice by the way) and I do my best to get my carbohydrate count on point, in order to get that remarkable reading I head out for a walk to bring it down from that 11 or that… Continue

Added by Osob on January 31, 2010 at 11:07am — 3 Comments


The advantage of exercising every day
is so when you die, they'll say,
'Well, she looks good doesn't she.'

Added by Qayoom on January 30, 2010 at 9:48pm — 1 Comment

Last Day of Cleanse

Hard to believe it's been two weeks. I do feel like I have more energy now than I did when I started. It wasn't nearly as difficult as I thought it would be, and I probably will do it again sometime. Hard to know if toxins were actually removed from my system, I imagine they were. I had great elimination throughout! I had several low blood sugars to contend with, but not enough to keep me from doing another cleanse in the future.

I'm planning on easing back into a normal diet. Though I'm… Continue

Added by Alisha Wilkes on January 30, 2010 at 6:29pm — No Comments


A smile starts on the lips, A grin spreads to the eyes, A chuckle comes from the belly; But a good laugh bursts forth from the soul, Overflows, and bubbles all around
Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful

Added by Qayoom on January 30, 2010 at 12:45am — 4 Comments


Hi Everyone I have been to the endo and my a1c was way up I have to start insulin I start on monday after I have been to an insulin class I am fine with and I get the month of march off from school becuase of the games I hope everyone is well thanks

Added by shellyj on January 29, 2010 at 7:07pm — 2 Comments

A year since my diagonsis....

Its been a rough year, but I am thankful everyday, I know about my diabetes...

A year ago I was:

Terrified, sad, in denial... What was this, was I going to go blind, loose my legs...kidneys. More importantly, would I be able to be active and be able to support my family, that was the biggest fear. I hid my fear, offering to do laundry only to afford me a private place to cry. I went to my first Diabetes expo, and felt only overwhelmed and terrified.

Now: I am strong,… Continue

Added by JerryInPDX on January 29, 2010 at 9:14am — 3 Comments

Lentil roll

This recipe is for a simple lentil roll.

Red lentils - 1 cup

Paprika - 1 tbsp

Red onion - 1 chopped

Tomato - 1 chopped

Freshly cracked black pepper - 2 tbsp

Red wine vinegar - 1 tbsp

Olive oil - 1 tbsp

Lettuce - cut into thin strips - 1 cup

Whole wheat tortilla - 4

Wash the lentils. Boil the lentils with tomato, paprika, and vinegar. Meanwhile add oil to a pan. Saute the onions until they become soft. Add this to the cooked lentils.… Continue

Added by Kodai on January 28, 2010 at 9:14pm — No Comments



I am very excited because maybe this summer I am going to a diabetes campment that's held here in Monterrey by the "Federacion Mexicana de Diabetes" (FMD; Mexican Diabetes Federation) I am very happy about that i just need to convince my mom for completely! :S haha

I remember that the last time I went, it helped me and my family realize how many people in the world are living with the same… Continue

Added by DSandCT on January 28, 2010 at 8:44pm — No Comments

D-Wacky Packs To Paraody Diabusiness + No D-Blog Day

Over the years, I have featured some postings on my blog (Scott's Web Log, see here and here for a few samples) which featured one of my favorite childhood memories:… Continue

Added by Scott Strumello on January 28, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

should mammograms be a part of the regular diabetes management practises

Ladies please help me out with this question. Should mammograms be part of the routine diabetes management practices. http://twttr.me/c0eP

Added by Ronnie Gregory M on January 28, 2010 at 6:41pm — 7 Comments


thinking of geting a tattoo of a medical alert symbole dos anyone have ay ideas.

Added by Z Money on January 28, 2010 at 6:29pm — 4 Comments

Guest Post for Diabetes Mine

This got published today in Diabetes Mine and wanted to share it here in TuDiabetes.

Thank you Amy, I feel so honored.


The Diabetic Partner Follies, Act 23: Life in the ‘Supporting Role’,

We have a special treat for today’s edition of The Diabetic Partner… Continue

Added by Andreina Davila on January 28, 2010 at 12:00pm — 10 Comments

Thoughts and Prayers

Well it has been AGES since I’ve updated my blog. As many of you know, I’m ‘back’ in school pursuing another degree in Child Studies/Home Visiting with a minor in Family Studies. I’m happy to report that I’ll graduate May 14, YEEE HAWWW! I say all this because last semester took all of my time and energy and that is why there have been no blog updates.

HOWEVER, so much has happened over the last few months. I’ll probably take the next few entries to share some of what we’ve… Continue

Added by Sheri Turner on January 28, 2010 at 9:49am — No Comments

Diabetes Counterculture?

For those of us who have been living in the diabetes world for a year or to, it is very obvious to us that we have our own language and way of doing things. It is common for a mother of a two year old with diabetes who is throwing a tantrum to state in a stern voice, "You had better be high Missy!!" They are used to the odd looks that they receive as people are racing to call Child Protective Services on the parent who seems okay with their toddler… Continue

Added by Barb Wagstaff on January 28, 2010 at 8:30am — 18 Comments

WOW! This really grinds my gears

I'm not joking, I'm actually p***ed atm over this article on Medical Emergencies of Diabetes posted over on Diabetic Insider faithfully copied & pasted here for your enjoyment and perpetuity.


There are certain medical emergencies that are associated with diabetes and some of them are discussed… Continue

Added by Scott on January 28, 2010 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

New Kid on the Blog!

Mmmmm .. cyber world! How I cannot live without you :)

I will be linking my blogs from here to my original journal at http://jerissasays.blogspot.com (or you can just click under the link to "Jerissa Says" on the left hand side of my profile page).

But, let's not jump forward too fast, as I have yet to introduce myself to my new found community.

I am a bubbly, young professional experiencing life to the fullest in… Continue

Added by RissaMae83 on January 27, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Latest A1C - today

Before I start my One Touch Ping ezmanager system that arrived today, I "weighed in" at 6.9 on my A1C's today. My doc is happy and so am I and I'm excited to have the Ping ezmanager system to use as a tool to give me critical info so I can maker that number even lower! I'm ready to micro manage (even more than I already do)!

Added by Julie Ann h on January 27, 2010 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

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