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  • diabetic software

    Does anyone know where I can get a free download of the diabetic meter software for the freestyle and freestyle Lite meters? I really need this software if I'm going to be able to keep track of my diabetes reading's her regular basis. Thanks.

    By IceFang 0 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-20 01:38:54 -0500
  • What to Eat?

    I often find myself having a normal blood sugar (about 85) around the next meal time. However, I won't be hungry and I know my BG is dropping. I know I have to eat. Any suggestions on what foods are great if you are dropping, need to eat, and are not hungry?

    By wrightkid40 2 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 21:01:26 -0500
  • Pre diabetes- A1c

    First of all diabetes type 2 runs in the family. My moms parents (grandpa passed away was on pills and shots at the end ) grandma is on insulin. Dad is on pills. And a few other family members on my moms side of the family. A few yrs ago I was having some hypo feelings and A1c was done at that...

    By MamaB2007 2 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 19:28:51 -0500
  • $5 Could Tell if You Are Type 1

    I found this to be so great. Sometimes Doctors guess that a patient is type 2 just because of age. When you are an adult and end up with type 1 it's almost like they see you with 3 heads. OR on the other hand, if you have a child that you cannot figure out what is wrong. This simple test can be...

    By GabbyPA 0 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 17:03:51 -0500
  • Wirelessly Connect to Your Phone App

    For those of you who are on the savvy side of technology here is a way to go wireless. Medtronic is working on a way to bluetooth yourself to your CGM app. http://diatribe.org/issues/70/new-now-next/medtronic-guardian-mobile "Medtronic demoed its in-development Guardian Mobile system, which...

    By GabbyPA 0 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 16:58:54 -0500
  • November 3, 2014 LIVE with the FDA

    http://diatribe.org/issues/70/new-now-next/FDA-survey "On November 3, the FDA will host an unprecedented discussion between the diabetes community and its senior agency leadership (both drugs and devices). The event will be live webcasted from 1 - 4 pm, and will include a panel of people with...

    By GabbyPA 3 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 21:14:30 -0500
  • Still Confused

    Hi all, I am new to this forum. I would be obliged if someone could provide more information on my query. I am 35 of age now. I was weighing around 134 kilos during January, 2012. I started going to the gym and began to exercise. However, I did not really and seriously set my target on a diet...

    By advnkrishnaprasad 1 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 15:28:24 -0500
  • Something that has worked excellently for me!

    Guys, if you or a loved one is suffering from diabetes then PLEASE take a look at this video at >> www.ogels.com This is very important info and really works very well. Hope I have helped someone today!

    By Anonymous 1 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 11:14:15 -0500
  • type 2 d/m testing

    10/19/14 How to discipline myself to start testing more frequently? Although I don't make time to test my type 2 diabetes regularly. My diabetic nurse and my (PCP) Primary Care Physician is very proud of my progress I have managed to bring my A1C levels from a 9.9 in January 2014 down to...

    By oink66 11 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-20 03:33:32 -0500
  • Did I have low blood sugar or was it something else?

    I wasn't really sure where to go to ask this, I just googled "blood sugar forum" and this was the first thing that popped up. I recently got a lingual frenectomy and it hurts to move my tongue, so I can only eat liquids and stuff. 2 days in a row I ate a 3.5-4 cup container of ice cream that...

    By Anonymous 4 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 15:02:09 -0500
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  • what is ok sugar levels?

    Last night while at work, my boss got worried and sat me down and had me test my sugar. The first one read 86, a few seconds she did it again and it read 96, and a few seconds later it read 107. During this time my face was looking pail and i felt very weird. I was told to drink lots of water and...

    By rrbslb 5 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 18:23:53 -0500
    Tags: blood sugar
  • Caused type 2 diabetes

    Does anyone else feel that they caused their type 2 diabetes? I don't tell people anymore because I feel I get judged. I don't know how many times I have been told that if I would have eaten better and exercised more I would not be in this situation. Actually, that is far from the truth. I have...

    By Anonymous 9 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 20:51:28 -0500
  • Test results diet

    I went to Docter Friday and got my test results my a1c was 6.9 I was shocked because all my sugar was really high last two weeks been good some day high but mostly great numbers! My cholesteal went down to 150 my bad one was elevated my triclicites were high 200 don't know if my sugar ok then...

    By rolly123 6 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 20:10:26 -0500
  • One Touch Ultra 2 & One Touch Ultra Mini Test Strips - Too Expensive

    I have no insurance & live in California Evan at Walmart 20 go for $25 - $30 Pharmacy Card is no help. Should I buy a different meter with cheaper strips? Or does anyone know of any assistance or programs out there. Thanks in advance.

    By Frndawg 4 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 12:20:42 -0500
  • Just starting

    I just started monitoring my sugar twice daily, I am finding that 20 carbs a day keeps me in the range I should be. No one told me to do this, but years ago someone told me that and I lost all kinds of weight. On my blood test sheet the new range (to me) is 65-99, so in order to stay within that...

    By Anonymous 4 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-18 17:38:28 -0500
  • Continuous glucose monitoring

    Has anyone used a continuous blood glucose monitoring device? I've just been using one for the past week so that my doctor can get a better understanding of my bgls. They said it would not hurt however in the past day or two it has started to hurt A LOT especially every time I bend forward (it's...

    By IzzyTypeOne 3 Replies Latest Reply 2014-10-19 13:55:19 -0500