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Back In Business

After quite a lot of drama… I have my new Dexcom receiver! I was so excited to get it started again that I placed a new sensor last night around 10:30pm which meant that I would have to calibrate around 12:30am. 258 more words


Diabetes Patients Are Losing Limbs And Sight Because They Can't Afford Insulin

Earlier this week, we shared the concerns of patients who are struggling with the rising cost of EpiPens, injection devices that can save lives in the case of a severe allergic reaction to foods or other substances. 414 more words

Considering the switch

For the past week or so I’ve been thinking a lot about LADA and its treatment. I touched base with others who share my diagnosis and one thing I heard a couple of times was “I recommend you get off the gliclazide and to start bolusing”. 163 more words


Some Basics

Before I begin getting into anything personal or otherwise about diabetes, it’ll be helpful to discuss the “basics”. There are many terms that just don’t make sense to non-diabetics before they’re explained. 1,468 more words


Social Media, Support and Diabetes

If there is one huge positive outcome from 2016 so far, it is the support network that I have discovered and built on. Sometimes, being a diabetic can feel so lonely and that feeling just makes diabetes even more difficult to deal with. 336 more words

Your Drunken Genes could Protect you from Diabetes... Or not?

A new study in Finland that appeared in the Journal of Psychiatric Research suggests that the same genetic mutation causing drunk people to behave oddly could actually protect people from Diabetes. 195 more words


Bí quyết phòng ngừa bệnh tiểu đường

Bệnh tiểu đường được hiểu đơn giản là hàm lượng đường trong máy cao hơn 1.2g/l lúc đói và hơn 2g/l bất kì lúc nào trong ngày. 991 more words

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