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  1. Diabetes
    Hi, I've been diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes for a little over a year now but have had extremely poor management for a while now. I believe my HbA is <12 and I constantly find myself letting my blood sugars getting above 20mm/L :/// This Wednesday I am booked into a septoplasty (my nose) with...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm 52 years old and live in New Hampshire. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in early 2016. I currently take Metformin XR. Last year in July I was diagnosed with a cholesterol granuloma benign cyst in my skull near my temporal lobe that required surgery. While I was in the hospital they...
  3. Diabetes Complications
    Hello All, Thanks ahead of time for reading this and providing any insight. I am baffled. After I was diagnosed with diabetes, I had carpal tunnel syndrome. Diagnosed by a dr, had ENT (I don't recall if that is the correct term, but was the test where they slide a "wire" under your skin to...
  4. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    I'm having a colonoscopy on Friday and the nurse went over the prep with me that I'm doing on Thursday (all day), I was given a list with 'white grape juice, chicken bouillon, Gatorade , ginger ale, sprite, Mountain Dew, ect... Well, does anyone have any good alternatives to these things? I'm...
  5. Insulin Pumps
    I'm scheduled to have one next month and Im more concerned with how to manage the pump whilst having the operation. Given that they will be performing the surgery around the bellybutton/stomach type area, Im going to have my site on top of my hips but anyone have any tips for where i should put...
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