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  • A1C

    So I have my A1C test at the end of this week and I checked my meter as it says my average BG for this month is 230, so my A 1C would be 9.65(looked it up). I was wondering if I could get my A1C lowered if I kept a strict eye on my levels this week? Let's say I keep my numbers at 120, how much...

    By collinsvannah 0 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-31 23:51:31 -0500
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  • Hypoglycemia

    I'm pretty new to all this and have not had too many issues with hypoglycemia. Actually, the two previous episodes were both on a Tuesday because I was over scheduled and did not take time to eat correctly (or at all). I reviewed my schedule and deleted quite a few things so I would make sure to...

    By debcox 4 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-01 05:36:29 -0500
  • Please help

    Ok so I myself am not a diabetic, however the love of my life is. My boyfriend was hospitalized and diagnose with type 2 in October if 2013. Since then he has been in denial. He has done nothing to control his diabetes. He does not take his medicine nor does he check his blood sugar or eat right....

    By Anonymous 1 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-31 16:39:39 -0500
  • living an exceptional life

    I get really tired of diabetics (and others dealing with chronic illnesses) complaining of not being able to live a normal life. What is normal? Well according to Webster ... nor·mal adjective \ˈnȯr-məl\ : usual or ordinary : not strange : mentally and physically healthy Okay I am...

    By haoleboy 2 Replies Latest Reply 2014-09-01 05:39:15 -0500
  • Worried

    I recently lost my brother. He and I had been living together, right now I feel numb like Ii dont know what to do with myself. I have type 1 diabetes and Ive already started neglecting taking my insulin shots. Im having a really difficult time now and I dont know what to do with myself. What am I...

    By wrmjw1 2 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-31 17:47:26 -0500
  • Diabetes Complications

    Ok, so in December my sugar kept staying above 200, I thought it was diet issues even though I wasn't that bad. Then in January blood turned up in my urine, no just a lot of blood. I was sent to a urologist who diagnosed a stone in the urita (sp) CT scan, kidney scan..ultra sounds.. blah blah...

    Harlan Genes
    By Harlan Genes 2 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-31 15:02:01 -0500
  • Gastropaises

    Anybody know anything .Spelling may be wrong

    By Fortefdiv 1 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-31 01:42:13 -0500
  • Insulin pump questions

    Looks like I'm finally on the home stretch to getting a insulin pump. I'm getting the Medtronic Revel 723. I was wondering if anyone has any pro's or con's regarding this? Also I understand there is a "cartridge" your insulin is in inside the pump, but what if I take 2 types of insulin? Also...

    By Scrump 1 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-30 20:17:57 -0500
  • angels in this world

    just when you think your financial situation couldn't get any worse, an angel:-)comes along and give you a bit of a better outlook on life. We were at walmart picking up a few essentials and my husband was talking to the person in front of us. They were talking about how we are both pwd (plural)....

    By kimfing 8 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-30 21:45:31 -0500
  • disgusted

    Hi! I haven't been here in eons! So much going on it isn't funny. Medically and personally. I had one of those lovely cardiac stress tests with the dye (think i am glowing in the dark now) and it came back with and i quote "ischemic change in inf leads" what the heck! so i will be going to see...

    By sueoue 5 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-30 06:54:24 -0500
  • I'm finally back

    Hello friends, Most probably dont remember me, I'm back. Have'nt been here for almost 2 years. Was very sick when I got diagnosed with cancer and had very aggressive chemotherapy that put me out of commission for a long time. My last day of chemo I was in a auto accident on my way home which made...

    By hogrider37 2 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-29 14:46:08 -0500
  • Exercise

    I know I need to exercise to help me lose weight. I really can't do too much due to me having spinal stenosis in my lower back. It's very painful. Can anyone recommend a rather gentle exercise program? Perhaps using different areas of my body?

    By calayx 3 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-30 01:48:13 -0500
  • Beating Diabetes

    When I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January, my blood sugar was 347 and my A1c was 11.7. In April my blood sugar readings were in the 90s and my A1c was 5.9. My latest blood sugar readings are in the 80s and 90s and my A1c is 5.0. I cut out the regular Coke, sweet tea and sunny D along...

    By H8havingDiabetes 5 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-30 06:56:47 -0500
  • A1C

    I am so happy!! On April 21, I entered the hospital with over 50 pulmonary embolius and new onset of diabetes. My sugar was 259 and they did an A1C that was 9.0.. As of yesterday, I am 44 pounds down. My sugar is 81 and my A1C is 6.0. Yeah.. So, I am going to continue what I am doing and do...

    By SeaBeagle 9 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-31 09:00:15 -0500
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  • Sweating

    Does any have a major sweating issue and any ideas what causes this. I am type 2.

    Manchvegas Bigbear Teddy
    By Manchvegas Bigbear Teddy 2 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-29 18:09:43 -0500
  • Sleep With a Sleep Number Bed

    Getting a good night's sleep is not always easy for us. I know I get hot, then I toss and turn, then of course I have at least one trip to the bathroom a night. It's always something. Until now. Our mattress was due for replacement and on a whim we decided to try out a Sleep Number Bed. We...

    By GabbyPA 18 Replies Latest Reply 2014-08-29 16:38:47 -0500