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  • Party Planning with Pizzazz

    It's time to begin 4th of July party plans. Let's offer everyone a healthier menu this year. For starters: a vegetable tray with low fat, low calorie drssing for dipping. Try raw sweet potato sticks, celery sticks, broccoli, cauliflower florets, carrots,and tomato wedges, to name a few....

    ncnurse1459
    By ncnurse1459 9 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-29 01:56:48 -0500
  • Does Diabetes Affect Sleep?

    I experience regular sleeplessness or waking at 3 AM & not getting back to sleep. That is a horrible affliction & also a form of torture. Is this associated to diabetes in any way? Thanks, Harry

    hjp
    By hjp 20 Replies Latest Reply 2012-08-07 21:18:30 -0500
  • Visual Test Strips for Blood Sugar

    I didn't know these existed... Might be something for those that have trouble affording the expensive test strips for meters.. As something to use in between althought I don't know the prices on them. Everyday Tips A Backup Strategy for a Broken Monitor It's the ultimate in bad timing: You're...

    JP - 14811
    By JP - 14811 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-25 14:46:45 -0500
  • Insulin

    I recently found out I'm allergic to insulin. I've never heard of this before. Is it common?

    Gin - 18074
    By Gin - 18074 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-26 05:22:31 -0500
  • Being supportive to someone who is newly diagnosed

    I'm not diabetic myself, but do have a friend who was newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and would like understand how to helpful to him. I would appreciate any feedback.

    Anonymous
    By Anonymous 6 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-23 08:34:36 -0500
  • Killing us Sweetly

    I was in the book review area and you know how one thing leads to another...Well I ended up on Amazon.com reading reviews on books that say not only is Aspertame basiclly poision, it also included Splenda in that. I ordered a book and a DVD to learn more. Is this true? I thought Splenda was safe,...

    Gabby
    By GabbyPA 9 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-22 06:42:31 -0500
  • I am a new member of diabetic connect.

    Hello everyone!! I am so glad I found this site!! I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes last June. I knew I had it but was scared to go to the doctor. I guess I didn't want to hear the words, "you have diabetes". I couldn't seem to get enough to drink. I woke up one morning, and I couldn't focus...

    Donna Mellow
    By Donna Mellow 9 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-22 09:08:07 -0500
  • GIMME MY REESES'S BACK OR...

    Or please make this all (Diabetes) go away..K Hi Im just gettn around to the intro. on here.Im so glad I found this "place"Ifeel alot better knowing you all cant have any goodies either(J/k) I am 35 and was diagnosed in 05' w/type 1. I remember the phone call from the E.R. it went like this,...

    Jlynn
    By Jlynn 10 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-10 22:05:14 -0500
  • Any runners out there?

    I'm T1 and I do injections. I've signed up to run a half marathon in August. Have any of you run this distance (or further) before? I'm wondering how to keep my blood sugars in check while I'm running. Do you carry a tester? How often do you check your blood sugar? My guess is that because of my...

    aubreyoni
    By aubreyoni 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-25 04:52:36 -0500
  • SEROQUEL INJURIES,,BEWARE OF THIS MED

    SEROQUEL INJURIES: Seroquel has been linked to an increased risk of diabetes, diabetes-related illnesses, and death. The reported injuries vary depending on the type of patient: Schizophrenia,PDSD, bipolar disorder, & non-dementia patients: diabetes, hyperglycemia, ketoacidosis,...

    jupton1
    By jupton1 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-25 11:08:37 -0500
  • FREE COOKBOOK and BETTER CARE KIT

    This is through AmMed Direct. Call 1-800-641-1694. You should receive a FREE cookbook, free nutrition bar, samples, couplons and more, Free test & feel better guide, free personal guide to better care, free diabetes newsletter and free blood sugar test log. The cookbook is DIABETIC DESSERTS....

    ncnurse1459
    By ncnurse1459 30 Replies Latest Reply 2016-11-15 15:54:19 -0600
  • New CDC Report

    Anyone see the new report from the CDC that diabetics are now 8% of the U.S. population, with as many as 16% more being "pre-diabetic"? A link is below. Frightening how common diabetes is becoming, and how little is being done to really address the causes and improve the...

    Jonathan - 13553
    By Jonathan - 13553 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-24 12:39:02 -0500
  • A1C test from Wal-Mart

    has anyone used the A1C test from Wal-Mart? is it worth using?

    Merlyce
    By Merlyce 3 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-27 22:34:43 -0500
  • Of Low Blood Sugar and Nightime

    After talking to a friend with diabetes recently, I have been thinking about dropping low during the night and how scary that can be. I'm lucky enough to wake up, without exception, whenever I drop below 55 or 60. Has anyone had serious issues with dropping low during the night and what do...

    diabeticmidfielder
    By diabeticmidfielder 23 Replies Latest Reply 2017-11-14 20:46:25 -0600
  • what are you doing?

    just wondering what everyone is doing to lose weight.i have lost 42 pounds since i found out last aug.but i am at a stop.i am not gaining or lossing.i wanna start getting it off again.i have a very high goal set for myself to make a better me to help control my type 2.my problem is i really dont...

    LeighG
    By LeighG 26 Replies Latest Reply 2010-11-27 13:47:34 -0600
    Tags: weight loss
  • Auto Accident

    Last year I was driving to work in the early morning. At approximately 7:10 am I went in to a hypoglycemic reaction on the freeway. Apparently I was weaving into traffic lanes and hit another car. I did not stop. I finally came out of my "daze" a few miles down the freeway, got off the...

    Renne - 17795
    By Renne - 17795 4 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-23 00:21:01 -0500