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My endo visit
Well, finally had my visit with an endocrinologist. I came away from it quite impressed with the level of...More
Posted by liladieni
Reply: Diabetes and Factor V Leiden
Did you inherit just one gene of FVL? Or have you have a blood clot/embolism before?
Posted by An_258318
Reply: my a1c is 7.9 got conceived
Congratulations on your pregnancy! Please check in with your physician as soon as possible, and also ask for a...More
Posted by glucerna
Reply: Carb Intake After Surgery
I respond to all fellow board members with the truth. My truth. Just because I share "my" truth, does not...More
Posted by brunosbud
Reply: uncontrolled diabetes
Are you new to diabetes? Just recently diagnosed? First of all, do NOT change any dosaging of medications by...More
Posted by auriga1
Reply: Flute how are you doing?
Thanks Auriga, I continue to do fine. Now I can drive again and am walking 1 mi. plus a few street hills...More
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!
Posted by flutetooter
Reply: Sex & high blood sugar levels
I'd be willing to bet it's the body's natural response to exertion. Just like some people experience a raise...More
Posted by bigred53
Reply: Copperhead bite
Good morning everyone! Hooty that is so sad about your friend. When I hear stories like that I realize how...More
Posted by bigred53
Reply: Responses to meds
No worries! I enjoy ready any and all real life experiences! Every bit of info can be helpful!!
Posted by neesy0225
Reply: things that RAISE your blood sugars:
Thanks for starting this list. It's important to know the potential causes of elevated blood sugar levels to...More
Posted by glucerna
Reply: insulin
You've gotten some excellent information loraro. If you want to learn more about diabetes and diabetes...More
Posted by glucerna
Reply: Bummed About My Beties
Hi Neesy, Glad to meet you. Sorry you are having troubles getting your sugars down. Diabetes makes one...More
Posted by hootyowl2
Reply: Overwhelmed !
Excellent advice, Nutrijoy, regarding the injecting of Humalog. Speaking from experience only. I do usually...More
Posted by auriga1
Reply: Have an icecream Bar and think it's Christmas!!
Thanks Bruno. I keep trying and imo that is the important thing. I'm not trying to be 'perfect' I'm trying to...More
Posted by bigred53
Reply: Diabetes and Dementia
He needs to have a comprehensive checkup. Mental confusion can be caused by any one of a number of things,...More
Posted by Anon_320
Reply: Confussion and forgetfulness
Confusion and forgetfulness can be caused by stress, urinary tract infections, medications, Lyme Disease,...More
Posted by Anon_320
Reply: Is my pain from a herniated disc or neuropathy due...
I have had 5 back surgeries between S1 and L2. L2 and L3 are fused and L4 and L% are fused together. I am...More
Posted by garybartel
Reply: How and Why to Report a Post
Hope you don't feel "delegated" to the unknown, but I never heard of the "NutriJoy" product myself. LOL. I...More
Posted by auriga1
Reply: numbness in fingertips and toes..Help
You should DEFINITELY see your doctor. There are many things that could be, some of them serious. HootyMore
Posted by hootyowl2
Reply: Fasting
Congrats.. I found this interesting article related to sugar that sugar effects on brain. ...More
Posted by jacobedward02
Reply: This worked for my leg pain..
I had a PA once, who kept misdiagnosing my leg pain and refused to acknowledge that I had diabetic...More
Posted by hootyowl2
Reply: Neuropathy or herniated disc pain??
My feet pain is directly affected by my activities. It can come on immediately.
Posted by garybartel
Reply: Fasting
Barb, that is a significant rise in blood sugar during the night. If it affects your A1c, I would conisder...More
Posted by auriga1
Reply: Just took insulin...how long before it works?
You are replying to a post that is 3 years old. IMO a person answering a post on insulin should be careful...More
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!
Posted by flutetooter
Reply: Fasting
You've received excellent information, and it's great that you're testing your blood sugar and using the...More
Posted by glucerna
Reply: More of a question than discussion
From Abbott's Diabetes Care Site: If your blood ketone result is between 0.6 and 1.5 mmol/L and your blood...More
Posted by nutrijoy
More of a question than discussion
Recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes just check my sugar and it is 336 my machine started flashing ketones...More
Posted by wanet
Reply: low gluecose
Unless you can provide a little more info no one really can help except to tell you or her to contact the...More
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Posted by debs_bears
Reply: Kick start
Music can be really motivating. I know several people who listen to books on tape while exercising. If you're...More
Posted by glucerna
Reply: Away for Now
Dang, Flute. You have a lot going on. I wish you the best and a very speedy recovery. You are dedicated and...More
Posted by auriga1

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