Type 1 Diabetes Forum and Discussions

  • Support

    Does anyone know of a support group in the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma area? Even though my son was diagnosed almost 4 years ago, I am still not handling it very well. Thank you!!!!

    Frustrated mom
    By Frustrated mom 7 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-02 05:06:28 -0500
  • carb intake

    Does anyone know the daily recommended number of carb gram intake? I think I am taking in way too many.

    By jmcgibb 6 Replies Latest Reply 2008-11-08 10:17:30 -0600
  • Neuropathy

    I am a 39 yr old diabetic who has severe neuropathy in my feet and hands. I take Lyrica 75mg at night only because it makes me so dizzy I can't function during the day. I had carpal tunnel surgery on one hand, but it was a complete failure. I also keep getting these neuromas on the bottom of...

    Angie - 14113
    By Angie - 14113 7 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-19 03:45:53 -0500
  • Ketones with no high blood sugar

    hello everyone, My son is a new diabatic. Just stumbled across this site. Was wondering if it is possible to have large ketones without a high blood sugar? can anyone help Thanks

    By nelsonsmommy 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-20 11:07:39 -0500
  • DiaTribe Contest-chance to win test strips

    Hello everyone. I just received an e-mail from D-Life with a contest info:Sign up for diaTribe between August 3rd and August 31st and you could win a year's supply of test strips You have a chance of winning a grand prize of one year's worth of OneTouch Ultra test strips (based on about 5...

    By Rita 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-15 13:30:09 -0500
  • A1Cs, blood testing and Type 1 Diabetes

    Despite having diabetes for over 14 years now, I've never had an A1C below a 7. I've never had one over an 8 (that I know of), but I've learned (sadly, only within the last couple of years) that an A1C below a 7 or 6 is desired. I've gone to the insulin pump and I test pretty frequently.....

    Melissa Dawn
    By Melissa Dawn 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-12 13:19:11 -0500
  • Stress-less Diabetes ?

    My sugar was 120 Sat. morning I took my Novolog like always and ate some cereal for breakfast. Then we got the call... my sister who just had a baby 8months ago and is 22 was rushed to the ER and needs her gallbladder removed. My sugar jumped up to 300. I am not a hysterical person nor...

    By ssmile 12 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-16 09:22:32 -0500
  • To lower blood sugars

    Has anyone heard of or used Apple Cider Vinigar to lower blood sugars?

    Frustrated mom
    By Frustrated mom 10 Replies Latest Reply 2011-05-17 06:15:39 -0500
  • Hospitalized

    My son was hospitalized recently due to his live being swollen, and he was in a lot of pain..the Dr. has ran blood work, none has come back yet, but he thinks that he may have Hepititis. He is type 1 diabetic, has anyone ever had this, or know of any one that has? We are not sure what kind of...

    Frustrated mom
    By Frustrated mom 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-04 02:37:33 -0500
  • insurance and diabetes

    daughter is student on texas pool moving to Oklahoma going to OU..anyone know if she can just trasfer from one state pool to another...or any cheaper insurance out there ..paying 550 now..keep running up agains granite walls...

    erica - 19928
    By erica - 19928 10 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-25 04:20:59 -0500
  • I owe it all to being Diabetic

    I have been reading about many great things here and I have come to realize that even in our seriousness and struggle to deal everyday with our diabetes, we MUST never forget to have fun. I was making a comment on a discussion and found that having diabetes made me much more active, happier,...

    By GabbyPA 41 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-28 02:36:02 -0500
  • How do you keep your records?

    One of my biggest battles with diabetes is good record keeping. The memories in my pump and glucose kit used to be my resource. As I'd reach the doctors office, I'd quickly pull them out and record a weeks worth of numbers. I'm really good about testing my blood sugar regularly (6 times a...

    Melissa Dawn
    By Melissa Dawn 3 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-18 13:42:35 -0500
  • What are your trouble foods?

    With my diabetes, I've noticed that certain foods have a greater effect on my blood sugar than others. Awhile ago, I dropped fast foods and pizza from my diet to try and lose some weight. I was astonished at home much better control I could have on my diabetes without those foods. I've since...

    Melissa Dawn
    By Melissa Dawn 124 Replies Latest Reply 2009-07-14 04:18:46 -0500
  • Does anyone have Brittle diabetes?

    Brittle diabetes, also called labile diabetes, is a term used to describe uncontrolled type 1 diabetes. People with brittle diabetes frequently experience large swings in blood sugar (glucose) levels. These cause either hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) or hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), which is...

    By jupton1 56 Replies Latest Reply 2012-02-08 21:34:24 -0600
  • high blood sugar

    hi everyone,i'm new to this,but i'm hoping i can find some help before it's to late.i have type1 and it's out of control.my bs is always 300-550.i always feel bad and tired.i'm really trying to get my self under control,i'm only 31 and i want to enjoy life,any comments would help.

    By bulldawg 38 Replies Latest Reply 2012-10-13 15:55:46 -0500
  • Change Up Your Insulin Injection Strategy

    Type 1 Diabetes Center Print Email Everyday Tips Change Up Your Insulin Injection Strategy Regularly changing where you inject your insulin allows you to avoid soreness at the injection site and may prevent fat from depositing under your skin. It is important to understand that insulin is...

    By Dancehawk 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-11 10:40:16 -0500