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  • New Member Saying Hello

    Being new to diabetic connect, I wanted to introduce myself and say hello to everyone. For the past few years I have been dealing with health issues that I did not think would be related to having diabetes. Just like many people, I had a fear of doctors & hospitals. I realized something was wrong...

    BarryE
    By BarryE 22 Replies Latest Reply 2013-08-16 22:47:04 -0500
  • Lap Band

    Does anyone know about the lapband device now being used for weight loss nd is it safe for diabetics ?

    ncnurse1459
    By ncnurse1459 20 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-29 17:45:21 -0500
  • ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE HEAT??

    The heat being experienced in many parts of the nation these days is tough enough for the average healthy person, but for the estimated 21 million Americans with diabetes, special precautions may be required, according to experts at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. "People with chronic...

    jupton1
    By jupton1 26 Replies Latest Reply 2009-07-22 16:45:38 -0500
  • Weekly Drug Helps Type 2 Diabetics

    Weekly Drug Helps Type 2 Diabetics Published: 06/10/08 TUESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetics getting weekly injections of an experimental long-lasting version of the drug exenatide lowered their glucose levels and lost weight over the year they were on the medication, a new study...

    Dancehawk
    By Dancehawk 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-12 07:26:38 -0500
  • RED WINE VINEGAR

    I AM 57 YRS. OLD AND HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED AS A TYPE 2 DIABETIC.....DOES RED WINE VINEGAR HAVE ANY AFFECT ON STABILIZING BLOOD SUGAR?

    SWG5
    By SWG5 2 Replies Latest Reply 2010-05-22 00:09:42 -0500
  • getting and staying on track

    Hi I am new to this forum. I have been diagnosed type 2 for 4 years now. At first I was very vigilant about everything and I lost some weight and my sugars were great. Well that was then, this is now--- I have not been too active, gained back most of the weight, and my sugars are higher than I...

    cindylynna
    By cindylynna 17 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-23 05:31:31 -0500
  • Byetta Injection Meds

    I just started this new medication called Byetta it is an injection type has any one ever heard of it I take 5 mcgs twice a day with meals. Its been five days and I realy haven't seen any differance. If any one has tryed this can you help me out?????????

    Mikeymike - 15933
    By Mikeymike - 15933 28 Replies Latest Reply 2009-02-04 17:54:06 -0600
  • Wake up call

    This morning, I had a serious wake up call. I noticed a commotion in the parking lot next to my house, and went to investigate. When I got there, I was told about a Diabetic woman who was unconscious. Her friend told me that the woman had taken her insulin this morning, ate a breakfast sandwich...

    morris.js
    By morris.js 22 Replies Latest Reply 2009-12-14 08:23:32 -0600
  • Autonomic Neurothapy

    I need help it has already affected my swallowing? I am taking neurotin. Any Suggestions???

    Goddess
    By Goddess 3 Replies Latest Reply 2009-01-31 17:18:13 -0600
  • Taken action to improve diabetes do You have Motivation?

    Motivation has become a popular word nowadays. There are motivational coaches and speakers, and motivational books and articles. What is it actually, and why do you need it? Motivation is a driving force. In order to accomplish anything, you need a driving force, otherwise nothing will happen....

    jupton1
    By jupton1 2 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-19 12:10:46 -0500
  • Table sugar or natural sugar in fruits,whats best?

    Food labels list the amount of sugar in a serving, but they do not tell a person whether the sugar is added to the food or drink or is there naturally. The National Soft Drink Association claims, correctly, that there is no difference between table sugar and the sugar found naturally in fruits...

    jupton1
    By jupton1 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-10 17:16:46 -0500
  • Diabetics and Brain aneursyms

    My Friend Linda Inglett. went to the doctor because of Vocal cord problems .and he just decided well lets look futher up in brain to see if nerves are damaged. and came back with brain aneurysm.....What a shock this was, she works in News In Savannah Ga. this is her article on her own Brain...

    Cindy Riley
    By Cindy Riley 3 Replies Latest Reply 2010-08-15 09:45:46 -0500
  • Byetta

    Is it me or does this medication make anyone as jittery as it does me? /

    wolowizard
    By wolowizard 4 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-13 04:47:18 -0500
  • Golfing for a Good Cause- a Cure!

    I just wanted to introduce myself as a new member of the network. I work at Penta Events & we are currently working on the 2nd Annual Penta Cares Golf Outing on October 6th, 2008. Penta Cares is a non-profit division of the company and we are determined to make this year's outing a greater...

    SarahAtPenta
    By SarahAtPenta 0 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-10 04:39:26 -0500
  • Controlling type 2 diabetes with diet

    I am often asked how I maintain an A1C of < 6.0. I get the impression that the person asking is disappointed when I am unable to give a simple answer. In fact, there is no simple sound bite answer. The simple sound bite answer is I eat properly but eating properly has many facets to it. Type 2...

    Toma
    By Toma 3 Replies Latest Reply 2008-06-24 08:14:46 -0500
  • Aspartame

    Trocho, C., et al., 1998. "Formaldehyde Derived From Dietary Aspartame Vinds to Tissue Components in vivo," Life Sciences, Vol. 63, No. 5, pp. 337+, 1998 "These are indeed extremely high levels for adducts of formaldehyde, a substance responsible for chronic deleterious effects that has also...

    jupton1
    By jupton1 39 Replies Latest Reply 2008-07-04 02:25:46 -0500