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  1. New Member Introductions
    Well, here I am. Sitting in the lounge room with the telly on and the heater flying. My stomach is churning... Urk So I have diabetes. And a stomach bug. Together. like they arent bad enough independantly... But I am ahead of myself. Last year I borrowed my aunt's kit to test my sugars while I...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello, My name is Ken and I'm 51 and today I was diagnosed as having Type 2 diabetes. Two weeks ago my glucose was recorded at 186 and I was brought in for a second screen and my AC1 was registered at 11.1. When I was informed about a week ago that my original glucose was high and most likely...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I was diagnosed with type diabetes about 90 days ago. When I was diagnosed my A1C was 10.8 and I was very upset with my new diagnosis. My mother had diabetes for 20 years and had several complications the past 10 years. she just passed away 8 months ago from diabetes complications. Since I...
  4. Diabetes Diet and Nutrition
    I have a question that I'm hoping you folks might be able to help with. I don't have diabetes, but my Dad just got diagnosed last week with type 2. I'm trying to help him figure out a meal plan, and we are both relatively unfamiliar with Diabetes. At the moment, I'm looking for suggestions on...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I am the mother of a Type 1 Diabetic. My daughter is 2 years old (will be 3 at the end of February) and we are still very new to this very shaky ride of Diabetes. Sarah was diagnosed at 27 months old and we are just about to hit month #7 of this. We have not yet gone the route...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi. I am new to the forum and hope to have some great interactions with all of you. I am 46 years old and was diagnosed as Type 1 about a year ago. It came as a rude shock to me since I didnt have any of the typical risk factors associated with the disease. i always thought myself to be very...
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