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Is a 5.5 a1c bad
My fasting blood sugar was 85 and a1c is 5.5 am I diabetic? People online keep saying its a bad score so...More
Posted by alexh1995
insulin pump therapy
My son was diagnosed with type 1 when he was seven years old, he is now 11 and was just recommended to get the...More
Posted by biglibes
type 2 & fruit juices
Wondering if fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice is ok for my pre type2?
Posted by bygtime
Diabetes Symptoms
I have a question for anyone "out there". My maternal side of the family (& Mom, more importantly), have...More
Posted by j_robert
Feeling frustrated
Hi everyone, can't seem to get my numbers to stay below 199. I am currently on metformin and Insulin. I am not...More
Posted by sweettk
vaginal irritation
I am a new diabetic, just learning or trying to,my question is,,Is it normal to have vaginal irritation? I...More
Posted by tazzywazzy
Hi solar with cortizone
I had cortisone shot in my hip today and making dinner I felt low blood sugar and my reading was 355. I am so...More
Posted by An_262067
Hello to all I use to post on the forum on a regular basis about my ups and downs with diabetes and how...More
Posted by cnadygirl53
Newly Diagnosed type 1. Need advice and help.
Hi, I was just recently diagnosed as a type 1 diabetic in February. I've been slowly getting things together...More
Posted by armorize
Diabetes | User study
Hi All, I am doing a user study to understand the current approach of how people prevent/manage diabetes. To...More
Posted by onkaar
fasting number always high.
My overnight fasting number is always 128 or higher every time that I check it.I also get blood work done at...More
Posted by annb54
newby at the diabetes count etc...
We did a blood test last weekend and had a physical yesterday. I was shocked when the doctor was in the, "Let's...More
Posted by lizz4m
This never-ending battle... Ugh
Hi Group, I'd love some feedback from you guys rocking the condition and managing it well. In a...More
Posted by carpesomething
New discovery....Help
I was just diagonized with Type 2 diabetes, what can I eat that will not spike up my sugar level? I need help.
Posted by emperor23
Leg cramps with Metformin
Hi all. I have "pre diabedes" last a1c 5.9 and I've been able to get my morning number in the 100-110 and I...More
Posted by ddave
Did Well, Now ... No
I'm really disappointed in myself. In December 2013 I started a low carb diet. I lost 52 pounds in 52 weeks and...More
Posted by donpark
Spike in BS to 250. Unsure why
Hi all, fairly new to this. My mother (91) was recently diagnosed as type II. On Januvia. Most days bs is fine....More
Posted by java201
Spike in BS to 250. Unsure why
Hi all, fairly new to this. My mother (91) was recently diagnosed as type II. On Januvia. Most days bs is fine....More
Posted by java201
cinammon supplements to reduce glucose
My podiatrist told me today that people have successfully lowered their glucose through cinnamon...More
Posted by Larry071951
Insulin dependent and injections "backing out"
My husband has been a type 1 diabetic for over 40 years. He is having trouble because of hard "pockets" in...More
Posted by spacey911
I have been on the same dosage of Metformin and Glyburide since 2007. My A1c has been consistently between...More
accelerate out of the corners
Posted by dianer01
I seem to crave coffee, no sugar no milk. As I am new to this (diabetes 2 without medication) : is any amount...More
Posted by smac123
Losing wieght on an Insulin pump
I would love to know if anyone at all has useful advice on how to lose weight while on an insulin...More
Posted by bridetobeoninsulin

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insulin and tooth decay
I started on insulin a year ago. prior to that I had no tooth problems. but in the last year I have had all...More
Posted by woodworker3
Blood glucose levels, A1C and steroids
My doctor dx'd me as pre-diabetic. The only testing she has done has been for A1C, never blood glucose. My A1C...More
Posted by randigb
Prednisone & Blood sugar
I have Myasthenia Gravis (M/G) and 3 months ago spent 7 days in ICU with a M/G crisis. During that stay,...More
Posted by donkeyman33

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