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  • Warm Someone's Heart

    In early November, I was sitting in a meeting in our conference room at the police station. Our Area Commander was meeting with Commanders in her command along with the three community presidents. She suggested a coat drive. My first thought was great idea will we have enough time. I came home...

    Just Joyce
    By Just Joyce 1 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 19:49:10 -0600
  • roll cake

    i am coming to all of you because i cannot find a recipe i found. I was a low carb black forest roll cake with marichino cherries in the cream filling and the recipe used almond flour instead of grain flour. I have searched my emails, this site, the internet, pinterest, and i cannot remember...

    By kimfing 10 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 21:00:57 -0600
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  • D-Life slideshow: Flu Fact or Fiction?

    While this may be a controversial subject at points there is no denying that Flu and cold season is upon us. Often they are the subject of a great many misconceptions as well. Take a look at this slideshow from D-life and see what Dr. Seth Feltheimer, an associate attending physician, and...

    By jayabee52 14 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 18:57:31 -0600
  • Type 2 Out of control readings

    I have normally had an easy or fairly easy time with my blood sugars but for the last eight weeks, my readings have been over 7, sometimes up to 13. I tend to forget my afternoon meds but have been focusing more on remembering. I have an alarm set on my phone but tend to delay getting up to...

    By karen7t2 9 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 14:19:53 -0600
  • Pregnancy and type1 diabetes

    Hi, I am planning to have a baby and I have type1 diabetes... Any advice??

    Iuliana Angela
    By Iuliana Angela 2 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 10:44:32 -0600
  • Diabetes Discussion

    Tonight I was at a monthly board meeting. One of the board members graduated from college in 1946 and diagnosed with diabetes in the 1950's. has been married to his wife who he met in college. He went into the military and married his wife when he was 30 years old. He has never been on insulin...

    Just Joyce
    By Just Joyce 16 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 18:06:10 -0600
  • survey ... meter storage

    just wondering, 'cause these things I do, where/how do you store your meter/strips/lancing device? I'll go first ... All in a zippered pouch in my desk drawer in my bedroom. your turn, go ...

    By haoleboy 11 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 22:15:52 -0600
  • BG readings

    Sometimes when I test, I get a number that I think is really off, so I will test again. If the two numbers are too far apart, I will test a third time and take the middle reading. Ie; today, while out it was time for me to test. The numbers were 76-88 and 77, So which one do I take? What do...

    By suecsdy 4 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 11:27:26 -0600
  • A1C lowering it

    I'm gonna have Bariatric Surgery in the New Year but need to lower my A1C to 10 or lower. It's 14 now. I read somewhere about some natural stuff that helps. Does anyone know of it?

    By police95 11 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 11:06:02 -0600
  • DKD Research Project

    My name is Nyree Young, I work with The Henne Group (www.thehennegroup.com). We are a small medical research company in San Francisco. I am posting here to see if you can help us with our new project. I graciously received approval for posting under discussion from Aleah Keffer, Community...

    By Eeryny 1 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 08:37:58 -0600
  • salads

    does anyone know of some good salad recipes, I had to go into a shelter a few years ago, they had salad salad salad. I got a serious burnout from it. salads usually help my carbs and food portion control. im having a hard time getting back into salads because of the burn out if you have any new...

    By melodynelson11@yahoo.com 5 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 08:39:37 -0600
  • Organic Coconut Sugar

    I love, love, love my coffee in the morning. However, since being diagnosed with Type II, I have not been enjoying it has much. I have tried: Truvia, Splenda, Equal, Sweet N Low, Stevia and they all taste horrible. A good friend of mine who just beat breast cancer told me about coconut sugar. ...

    By YankeeGirl78 10 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 22:31:55 -0600
  • blood sugar and stress

    I just found out our son that lives in Arizona is in the hospital. After I heard that I checked my sugar and it was 170. first time high today. How does everyone deal with stress with being sweet. I never have dealt with stress that good. I know he's going to be ok but this is the first time...

    rhett t
    By rhett t 7 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 05:42:18 -0600
  • feeling cheated ... yet again.

    I was diagnosed as a type 2 in 2007 with an A1c of 10.0. At that time I was advised that I should try and get my A1c to under 7.0 in order to avoid complications. 3 months later my A1c was 6.6 ... at which time I was told that I should get it to under 6.0 in order to avoid complications ... 4...

    By haoleboy 11 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-19 17:04:21 -0600
  • Christmas Party Trouble

    I just had a pretty scary part of the day today. My sugar went down to 68, and I was trying to sit down to eat my lunch. Someone did bring my tray for me. Then, I fell, but someone did catch me. My body did lay on the floor, but I didn't hit my head hard. I did not eat the snack that they had...

    By Nyu-chan 6 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-18 14:29:17 -0600
  • Dexcom and the Artificial Pancreas

    I keep reading on the Facebook Dexcom group page about the Dexcom sensors failing, or equipment needing replacement. Can you imagine what would happen if, a few years from now, you were wearing an Artificial Pancreas (AP) and a false reading from the Dexcom component in the AP occurred? You could...

    By Richard157 1 Replies Latest Reply 2014-12-18 05:55:09 -0600