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Sugar (not Carbs) is the Problem
This article helps to explain why sugar is so destructive: "10 Disturbing Reasons Why Sugar is Bad For You" ...More
Posted by brunosbud
Memory loss from diabetes
My adult son has had type 1 diabetes for 26 years. I talked with him last night and he told me he planned on...More
Posted by An_259190
Type 2 diabetes and walking four hours a day in t...
My significant other is employed in a job that requires him to be out in hot weather walking four hours a day....More
Posted by jammkay
Is My Fasting Number High?
I just got my yearly lab work back.My fasting blood sugar was 128.It has been this same number for the last...More
Posted by annb54
Fatigue with diabetes
My wife was "in love with her bed" from fatigue! She was taking Metformin for diabetes. She went to my...More
Posted by azfred26
A new diagnosis for me --
Sorry I have been away for awhile - had more surgery on my ostomy - had an L4 fracture - and a lot of...More
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Posted by debs_bears
lantus and Glucotrol
I have just been put on lantus 10 units with 20 mil of Glucotrol. Is this OK to be on oral meds and shots?....More
Posted by vikki131313
Donating Blood and A1c
I just donated blood. The blood center would like it if, instead of donating whole blood, that I donate just...More
Posted by An_254768
increase in fasting blood sugar readings
Type II, my next to last A1C was 5.5, before that 6.2. Now my doctor says that 6.2 is better than 5.5. I'm...More
Posted by pennythepest
which foods help to gain back weight quickest
Hi all I new here I am male 53 yrs. I have type 2 and I'm getting far too thin 105lbs, seems like everything I...More
Posted by shadow61
Fatigue
I have had type 2 diabetes for about 15 years & am on metformin, & 2 kinds of insulin. It seems to...More
Posted by boudica45
diuretics & diabetes
I just read an article that the use of an HCTZ for HBP can raise blood sugar levels.is anyone else aware of...More
Posted by boudica45
Metformin dosing with low BG reading
My A1c has dropped almost 2 points (from 8.3 to 6.4) in 2'1/2 months by eating right and exercise (eating no...More
Posted by bdbjj5
Raising My Blood Sugar BEFORE Exercise
I like to exercise in the morning when I can. But I also try for a "normal" blood sugar when I wake up. Do...More
Posted by basketcat
i have diabetes
I went to bed feeling dizzy and naseaus. I was tossing and turning all night while I was really hot then had the...More
Posted by amyck
Should I be concerned?
My fasting glucose level is around 96. My two hour after meal glucose is around 106. However, yesterday, I...More
Posted by An_258785
How to get insulin??
I am also a diabetic and have been insulin dependent for the past 25 years. While I was on chemo a lot of...More
Posted by lindamac625

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Pre-Diabetes condition
Our daughter has been diagnosed with PCOS, which is treated with Metformin, a diabetes drug. She is...More
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Pre-Diabetes condition
Our daughter has been diagnosed with PCOS, which is treated with Metformin, a diabetes drug. She is...More
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Pre-Diabetes condition
Our daughter has been diagnosed with PCOS, which is treated with Metformin, a diabetes drug. She is...More
Posted by mikethemachine
Just need advice
I have been a diabetic for over 15 years. My doctor found an insulin that helps to keep my blood sugar under...More
Posted by An_258729
Diabetic pasta lovers read below
I haven't eaten these yet but just got them in the mail. Pasta I bought at Vitacost low in carbs. Am...More
Posted by Anon_11642
ovetdose
Just took 24units of humalog instead of lantus. Now what it is 10 @ night.
Posted by wisteria2002
ovetdose
Just took 24units of humalog instead of lantus. Now what it is 10 @ night.
Posted by wisteria2002
High Blood Sugar after Breakfast
Hi. My wife is 31 weeks pregnant and is 40 years old and has had Type 2 Diabetes for several years prior to...More
Posted by klsears00
PWD “SHOULD EAT” Candy or other sugary foods ....
That's the impression that a newly-diagnosed PWD got after taking one of the Diabetes Quizzes on this site. I...More
Posted by nutrijoy

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Ideal Blood Sugar
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes-you should talk to your doctor about target blood sugar goals. Here is a general range suggested ... More
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