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  • 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?

    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...

    By diabeticmidfielder 23 Replies Latest Reply 2017-11-14 20:46:25 -0600
  • 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
  • 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...

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

    ON MY BLOG www.diabetestalkfest.com/blog I am officially dubbing July 1 as CGMS DENIAL DAY. Me, along with many others are sick of being denied coverage for the CGMS. Join me on July 1 to raise our voices as a community. If you have been denied coverage for the CGMS by your insurance...

    By Ginacaps 14 Replies Latest Reply 2008-09-29 01:49:23 -0500
  • cont..opps

    .LOL..as I was "venting" I was falling apart..begging for care..and after all the E.R. visit for dehydration..i was fed up!and broke..I put it all aside kept getting sicker,loosing a size in 2-3 days,clothes fell off me i was at 110lbs when I was ordered to come into the DEFACS and drug...

    By Jlynn 5 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-24 12:05:37 -0500

    Call 1-800-874-3776 or go to www.BayerDiabetes.com/us to get a FREE BREEZE 2 Meter. It has no coding and has 10-test-strip discs so that you don't handle strips anymore. When you call, you'll also receive a free booklet, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People With Diabetes".

    By ncnurse1459 18 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-23 12:18:46 -0500
  • Anyone out there own a disetronic d-tron?

    My husband got a new pump and I find myself with extra supplies that I can't return. Free to anyone. First come first serve. Leave a comment or send me a message.

    By BrookeT 3 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-20 08:09:32 -0500
  • Trying to get pregnant

    HELP!!!! I am looking for information about T1 and pregnancy. I called ADA and they sent me a bunch of stuff but only 2 things that were of any help. Does anyone know where I can get a lot of info?

    By optimalirish 22 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-19 16:13:21 -0500
  • What works to control blood glucose. (Moved from the message section)

    This started in the private messages but I am moving it to the discussion section where more people can see it and be part of it. this first post will be a bit log to be able to get the relevant parts. It started with jupton1 in an email exchange that started with the topic how are you doing...

    By Toma 19 Replies Latest Reply 2009-01-18 17:59:58 -0600
  • Mistakes you make in the first

    A month ago I was told I have type 2 diabetes. I wanted to write about the mistakes I made in the begining of all this. I look bad on this and have to laugh something that you will have to learn very quick is to laugh and learn not o get upset of the little things.. I have read storys on...

    By bluecatc 11 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-21 01:35:53 -0500
  • Spinach may help diabetes..

    June 12 : Eating a lot of spinach may prevent diabetics from heart attacks because it is rich in folic acid, which plays a big role in protecting the heart muscles from the onslaught of high glucose levels, say researchers A team of experts from NSW and China conducted experimental trials on...

    By jupton1 10 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-01 15:23:57 -0500
  • What Is Everyone Doing For Fun & Exercise?

    I hope that all of you are doing well. With the on and off heat & rain, what have you been doing lately for fun and exercise? Myself, I've been slowly increasing my walking time from 30 minutes to 45 every other day (since I work all of the time on my feet), and I've been doing more...

    By BarryE 10 Replies Latest Reply 2008-08-30 19:08:22 -0500
  • Calling all Aviva users

    I use the Aviva and like the small sample size, good size test strips and it's accuracy. However, I do not like the fact that there is very little you can do on the meter compared to other meters like the OneTouch UltraSmart and even the Ultra2. You can't flag a reading as fasting, pre/post...

    By kdroberts 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-20 08:09:06 -0500
    Tags: devices
  • lyrica

    my endo dr. wants me to stop all other pills and start me on lyrica but when i looked it up at web md, out of 300 reviews only a small portion of reviews were vaforable most were about it making you a mush brain or gaining weight very rapidly. I just spent a year taking off 41lbs and don't want...

    By bluepappasmurf 7 Replies Latest Reply 2011-08-13 01:36:47 -0500