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Harmful Diabetes Medications

Alanna Ritchie of www.drugwatch.com has provided this article.

 

Type 2 diabetes medications can prevent dangerous blood sugar levels, but can also be harmful in and of themselves. When starting a new medication, you should be aware of the possible side effects and what those side effects may indicate. 

Nearly every diabetes medication…

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Added by David on July 16, 2012 at 15:30 — No Comments

Diagnosing Diabetes, Friends and Family, One Piece of Advice

 

 

Mydiabetes.com is about providing support to patients, family members, friends, and health care professionals who travel on the diabetes journey.  In this weeks newsletter  we have brought together for you interesting articles about diabetes.

Please do add to these articles of get in touch via our site www.mydiabetes.com to share your stories and learning.

Diagnosing Diabetes

 

Diabetes may be…

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Added by David on May 15, 2012 at 19:30 — No Comments

Six Little Friends of Your Food, Your Diet, and Your Diabetes

 

One of the challenges of living with diabetes is often the change that needs to be made with the food and drink that we consume . Your medical advisors will, no doubt, have given you some very specific advice about what kind of foods to eat and what kind of foods to avoid.

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Added by David on May 6, 2012 at 10:46 — No Comments

Kosher Diet for Diabetics Gets Real Results

Hello Everyone, 

 

My name is Christopher and i have been a diabetic ever since I was 7 years old (I am 31 now).  I got diabetes from contracting the chicken pox and it attacked my pancreas.  Through the next 23 years, I have had huge issues with drastic ups and downs in my blood sugar.  There were many times I would wake up in the middle of the night in cold sweats, there were times someone would have to call the paramedics to get me out of an unresponsive state.  Doctors…

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Added by Christopher Fredrickson on April 11, 2012 at 18:18 — 1 Comment

Momma

My mother is a diabetic and she has to take insulin 2 times a day.  She recently had her foot and part of her ankle amputated.  Her blood sugar goes up and down.  She goes into diabetic comas a lot.  What can I do to help her control her blood sugar.

Added by shenica r miles on November 22, 2011 at 14:01 — No Comments

Understanding Diabetic Neuropathic Pain

Diabetic neuropathic pain is a serious and painful condition. The disorder affects the nerves and can affect any organ in the body. Symptoms can include numbness of extremities, vision changes, difficulty swallowing, muscle contractions and many more. In diabetic patients usually display neuropathic pain in a leg or foot. Doctors may diagnose by examining the appendage for ulcers but often uses a tuning fork to measure pressure sensation. Physicians may treat this condition by prescribing an… Continue

Added by David on November 1, 2011 at 21:30 — No Comments

A Million People keep their diabetes a secret

It is national diabetes week in the UK and the leading charity Diabetes UK has released the following press release.

 

'A Diabetes UK survey has found that nearly one million people in the UK could be risking their health and experiencing emotional distress by keeping their diabetes a secret.

As a result Diabetes UK is raising awareness of the importance of talking about diabetes during Diabetes Week this year (12 to 18 June) and we are encouraging anyone having…

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Added by Administrator on June 13, 2011 at 21:31 — No Comments

Volunteer Abroad In Latin America For Children With Diabetes !

VOLUNTEER ABROAD IN LATIN AMERICA for CHILDREN WITH DIABETES

Volunteer with AYUDA--American Youth Understanding Diabetes Abroad, Inc.

For More Information Click Here !…

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Added by Maria Velasquez on December 13, 2010 at 19:29 — No Comments

Join the Campaign to beat Diabetes

www.mydiabetes.com is pleased to be a supporter of the campaign to beat diabetes.


The campaign recognises that type II diabetes is a societal disease. In other words, the increase that we see in the incident of type II diabetes is, in the…
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Added by David on July 11, 2010 at 17:10 — No Comments

The Diabetic Foot and Treatment

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Added by Daniel A. Weisz - Podiatrist on July 9, 2010 at 9:17 — No Comments

Happy Easter

Happy Easter Everyone

Have Been to my eye doctor and endo the eye doctor was for a check up as it has been years to have my eye seen to the doctor and my endo up my insulin to 14 units becuase my bg was still high well thant's all for now hope you have a good easter

Added by shellyj on April 3, 2010 at 3:35 — No Comments

How to be positive



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Added by David on February 23, 2010 at 19:46 — No Comments

Kris Freeman - Olymipc Athlete

Kris Freeman is the best cross country skier in America, and an Olympic medal contender for a country that has not won a medal in this discipline in 34 years.

His blood sugar dropped, and he fell to the ground during the 30K cross country race on day 9 of the Olympic games. With the help of a German coach and some sustenance he got back on his skis and finished the race.

Kris Freeman is an inspirational character who demonstrates the importance…

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Added by David on February 21, 2010 at 17:05 — 1 Comment

insulin / doctor

Hi Everyone I have been to the endo and I have to start insulin my a1c was way up I start insulin on monday after I have been to my insulin class at st pauls I am ok with it and I have the month of march off from school becuase of the games that good hope you all are well thanks

Added by shellyj on January 30, 2010 at 3:42 — No Comments

merry christmas

merry christmas everyone have a great time with your family and love ones

Added by shellyj on December 24, 2009 at 3:09 — No Comments

New Diabetic Talk Show

Hey how would you guys like to win a Diabetic Cookbook or a Diabetic Report absolutely FREE? Well you can do that by attending my new show "Diabetic Cookbook Blog Talks" on Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 7:00PM MST. You will get the opportunity to relate to other diabetics around the world just like you do here. And maybe you will find a new diabetic friend or two. All you have to do is… Continue

Added by Adam Garcia on December 17, 2009 at 7:06 — No Comments

UPDATE ON MY DIABETES BLOG

Please check out my diabetes blog....there is great information available for all diabetics and non diabetics.....Its a great educational tool on the types of diabetes as well as maintenance and complications....there is a list of other health issues which could affect your diabetes. Please stop by and watch the videos, take the quizzes, try out a recipe or two.....Newly included on the blog is information, as well as a daily news feed on the "Swine H1N1 Flu"…



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Added by Kathleen Barnett on November 22, 2009 at 19:19 — No Comments

world diabetes day

Happy Diabetes Day
Today is world day and I want to give to 2 dr's Dr Fredrick Banting and Dr Charles Best these 2 dr's came up with insulin and insulin is what controls your blood sugar without insulin you will died just like diabetic did before we had insulin these two men saved millions of diabetic lives even today so please give thanks to these 2 dr's thanks

Added by shellyj on November 15, 2009 at 3:33 — No Comments

world diabetes day

Happy Diabetes Day
Today is world day and I want to give to 2 dr's Dr Fredrick Banting and Dr Charles Best these 2 dr's came up with insulin and insulin is what controls your blood sugar without insulin you will died just like diabetic did before we had insulin these two men saved millions of diabetic lives even today so please give thanks to these 2 dr's thanks

Added by shellyj on November 15, 2009 at 3:33 — No Comments

What is Pre Diebetes?

Pre-diabetes or Pre Diabetes is a condition that usually remains undetected. It is a blood sugar disorder that can cause long term damage to the circulatory system and to the heart.



Patients with pre-diabetes are 15 times more likely to develop type II diabetes and the risk of further complications.



Am I at risk?



If you are over weight and/or your waist measurement is more than 31.5 inches for a woman or 37 inches for a man you may be at… Continue

Added by Administrator on November 2, 2009 at 10:00 — No Comments

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