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  1. New Member Introductions
    I am new to this forum and have been a Type 1 Diabetic for 19 years, I have been taking insulin injections my whole life and my latest A1C was 7.7; however just last week I changed to the OmniPod system and never felt so helpless. After knowing and learning everything through Insulin injections...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi, everyone! I'm Mary. Just got diagnosed 5 weeks ago with T2. Probably have had an upward trend of blood sugar for a while... but who knows? I have never had high blood pressure, then went on prednisone in October. Then someone noticed high BP, and when they drew blood for a...
  3. New Member Introductions
    I was recently diagnosed, although my fasting blood glucose from physicals has been over 120 for at least four years. Since I've been educating myself (mainly on Blood Sugar 101, a life saver!) I realize that my doc should have been more proactive. I've been testing myself daily for over a...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I just joined the Group to get more information about the methods people are using to control their bs. I am 71 years old and retired 2 1/2 years ago. I was diagnosed with type 2 in 1995 and have been taking Metaformin and Glipizide since then. I have really not paid close to my carb...
  5. New Member Introductions
    :D Hi everyone, I've had Diabetes Type 2 since 2003, I have been denying it for quite some time now. In the past weeks I have changed my diet and medication and find it very difficult to keep it up with my mixed schedule. I work as an IT Manager and my work hours vary daily (even on weekends)...
  6. 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...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello Forum, my name is John and I am a new member. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes about 5 weeks ago. I have a family history of Type 2 diabetes, but I didn't expect the onset would be so quick. I had a fasting blood sugar level of 350 during a physical exam with my doctor in August. A...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone! I just joined & wanted to say hi. I'm 53, 5' 7", 300 pounds, BMI is 47, and was diagnosed as Type 2 last year. My FBS is 205. I’ve been fat all my life, but have packed on even more weight as I got older. All though it's been almost a year since I was diagnosed, I’m still having...
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    New Member Introductions
    Hey. I'm Louise, a 23 year old female from the Caribbean. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes a little over two weeks ago after seeking treatment for a perfectly ordinary ear infection. Resources for diabetics living in developing countries are pretty much non existent, and I'm pretty much...
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