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  1. New Member Introductions
    Am 75. Live in KY, USA. Self-diagnosed myself as pre-diabetic three years ago after looking at my glucose reading on my lab report. Doctor hadn't said anything. Confirmed later. Very confused. Am thin and been losing weight, though I try to cut my carbs to about 30 per meal. Are there...
  2. Diabetes Medication and Supplies
    Hi there, I am new to this forum and to diabetes treatment beyond diet and exercise. I have had pre diabetes since 2002 (probably my whole life but that was when it was noticed). My husband and I are planning on starting a family and my endocrinologist put me on insulin to get my sugars down...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello! I am a type II non insulin diabetic. I have been a diabetic for about 5 years. My entire family has diabetes -yes some of it is lifestyle but it is definitely in the family genes! I take a number of medications including Gliclazide, Metformin, Victoza, Avalide, low dose aspirin and a...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi All! My Name is Kevin. I went to my physical (relativly out of the blue it had been 2.5 years) and my dr called and said that there was sugar in the "fluid" sample I left and that it looks like I have Diabeties I should see a specialist since my A1C was 9.6 (around 10th of July.) Made appt...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello there,my name is Daniel,I'm 18 years old and I'm from Romania. I am undiagnosed for the moment and I am willing to ask everyone a question before going to the doctor[today is Friday,can't go until Monday]: these are my symptoms: - constantly feeling dizzy - feeling the urge to pee a lot...
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    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I'm new, just registered and looking forward to learning from you. I'm a Type 2 diabetic of 9 years since diagnosis. I've struggled a lot with getting it controlled but recently have managed to lose a lot of weight (6st) and come off my Glucophage (500mgs tds) and just had my last...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi everybody :-), I just turned 31 and I've been a type 1 diabetic for ten years now. Like a lot of people, I've had my ups and downs dealing with it and have definitely felt like my friends and family try but just don't understand. I consider myself extremely lucky to have their love and...
  8. New Member Introductions
    71 years old ... Memphis, TN ... Used to be 6'-1", now 6'-0", age related shrinkage :), BMI of 29 at last physical & blood sugar of 130 ... told me I was pre-diabetic ... new diet, lose weight, add exercise, etc. ... said sitting all day as I do is more dangerous than the pre-diabetes ... get...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I am 31 yrs old and was diagnosed with type 2 a few days ago. My brain is on overload and i am having a hard time coming to terms with my diagnosis. I guess i never thought i would be diabetic at this age. My fear of dying soon and leaving my child without a mother just breaks my heart. I...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hello fellow Diabetes Forum folks :) I am a T-1 and have been for 22 years. I am now 25 so I was diagnosed very shortly after my 3rd birthday. So far things are going well on the medical front and I hope to keep it that way. I would like to connect with other diabetics or mentor young ones. I...
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