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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....

    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

    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...

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    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?

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    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.

    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,...

    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

    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,...

    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...

    By aubreyoni 1 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-25 04:52:36 -0500

    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,...

    By jupton1 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-25 11:08:37 -0500

    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....

    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...

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    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
  • 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
  • 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...

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