Hi Guys, -thanks for the greetings and birthday wish. I'm just reading some of my welcome comments now. I have never been in an internet forum or chat before so I'm awkward at best at responding. It has been difficult for my son's first weeks into managing his diabetes. He is highly motivated to making permanent changes in his diet and testing frequently. We thought it would be much easier to get control, so to speak, but there are so many variables to discover such as the insulin to carb ratios, or how many carbs can he handle in his diet without severe sugar spikes. I am so grateful to have found this forum.The years of experience are invaluable, and so many people here are well versed in the latest research and studies which is enormously helpful. Sometimes it takes another mind to spot the good research from the bad. Everyone here has my deepest empathy for the daily struggles in managing their diabetes.
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! →
Last Thursday was November 14, 2013, the day we commemorated the birthday of Frederick Banting. Thanks to him we have insulin today. Early that day the International Diabetes Federation released updated statistics for diabetes worldwide, as part of their update Read on! →