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Diabetics can share their experiences and make new friendships here.

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Latest Activity: Jun 30

Diabetes Support Group

Diabetes can seem to be an overwhelming disease because it impacts so many areas of your daily life. It's important to have support from family, friends and from other people with diabetes. Don't underestimate the importance of peer support.

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Getting Married To a diabetic.. Right or Worng? 3 Replies

Hi,Is it right to get married to a Diabetic? I am Normal female, and is looking forward to marry a Diabetic.Wanted to know if it is right? What are the risks? What are the chances of kids getting diabetes.What are the ways of controlling itLooking forward for support.Continue

Started by boskey. Last reply by yssubramanyam Mar 22.

Diabetes and the Food Pyramid 2 Replies

Diabetes and Blood Glucose LevelsWhat should my blood glucose levels be?Before meals90 to 1301 to 2 hours after the start of a mealless than 180Diabetes and the Food PyramidThe food pyramid can help you make wise food choices. It divides foods into groups, based on what they contain. Eat more from the groups at the bottom of the pyramid, and less from the groups at the top.…Continue

Started by Sunday Flower. Last reply by Sunday Flower Mar 21.

DIABETES AT 24 YRS!!! 3 Replies

I was diagnosed with diabetes type 2 a year ago. I'm 24 yrs now. i also have high BP and high tryglycerides level and i'm overweight. I'm managing with exercises and was able to bring down my sugar levels from 346 to 143 in 4 months time. My question is that is there any way to actually go medication free for the rest of my life. My doctor says that since i'm young type 2 diabetes is reversible. Is this true?? Also does alcohol and smoking have adverse effects in case of type 2 diabetes.Continue

Started by Draconian. Last reply by Sunday Flower Feb 28.

Experience wise: taking care of My Diabetic MOM 1 Reply

Hello..Nice to be here with the Diabetic group. I am happy to have been reading your post, and your advises on how to cope with your sickness. I am now taking care of my MOM who has been diabetic for the past 20 years, and still alive and kicking!! she is 82 yrs old and shall turn 83 this March 8, 2013. My father has died ahead, an asthmatic when he was 63 years old, Cardiac arrest. I hope my little story ..routine of my Mom can help you. first-The family was raised a veggie eater..added with…Continue

Started by Sunday Flower. Last reply by PDR Feb 27.

diabets 3 Replies

I have diabetes type II. I changed my job from teaching and trained as a psychotherapist and accepts only very limited clients/patients so that I have time for physical exercise. I am now 66 years old and I walk at least for 90 minutes and that has reduced my blood sugar. But still I am on insulin and am aable to live a normal life. Physical exercise really helps us.Continue

Started by Joe. Last reply by Sunday Flower Feb 27.

Diabetic at 33 yrs and difficult to Manage 6 Replies

I was diagnosed as diabetic 1.5 yrs back. i have been managing it with food, homely remedies, one allopathic tablet a day and exercise. But being in IT job, work place are more demanding and pressurising.I have questions to my diabetic fellows: 1) I find that i'm not able to remember and focus/concentrate on something. Does it happens to all diabetic?2) I'm taking Tripride-1 tablet a day. But my recent doctor suggested Galvus Met 50/500. Is there any difference between these tablets and their…Continue

Started by Shaan. Last reply by Dr Sasi Dec 11, 2012.

diabets

I have diabetes type II. I changed my job from teaching and trained as a psychotherapist and accepts only very limited clients/patients so that I have time for physical exercise. I am now 66 years old and I walk at least for 90 minutes and that has reduced my blood sugar. But still I am on insulin and am aable to live a normal life. Physical exercise really helps us.Continue

Started by Joe Nov 3, 2012.

i wanna know about stem cell therepy for diabetes 2 Replies

i heard that it removes completely or cure completelyis possibleand wat are chaces of curing and where it is possible in indiaContinue

Started by Vaibhav Vasani. Last reply by Srinu Oct 27, 2012.

i am getting married to a diabetic woman 2 Replies

i want to know how diabetes affect marriage?Continue

Started by Mar. Last reply by Jitendra Vasudeo Suralkar Oct 19, 2012.

Diabetes 2 Replies

My self Sanjana is a diabetic patient since last 8 years.I am having high bp. Both BP and Diabetese are higher side. Now a days doc has prscribed me insulin. (24 units in morning). As I have lost my husband and i am single earning lady with a growing son of 14 years there are certain issues which i have to deal with. so my bp and diabetes is not coming down even when I am following all the dos and don'ts of both the deseases.Please guide me what should I do lower down the risk…Continue

Started by Nutan. Last reply by Balmukund Bhatt Oct 16, 2012.

Diabetes News

Pocket-sized sensor gives instant fat burning updates

Fitness fanatics may soon be able to gauge if their hard work is paying  off without the need for weighing scales thanks to a new device that can  instantly tell if your body is burning fat. The portable, pocket-sized sensor, produced by a group of researchers in  Japan, works by measuring increased levels of acetone on the breath - a  good indicator of when the body has begun to break down fat.

Could turning on a gene prevent diabetes?

The resistance to insulin seen in type 2 diabetics is caused partly by the lack of a protein that has not previously been associated with diabetes. This breakthrough could potentially help to prevent diabetes.

Exercise can reduce stroke risk

A new study is one of the first to study the relationship of exercise and stroke in a large biracial cohort of men and women in the U.S.

Obesity and asthma: Study finds a link in the genes

Genes linked to chronic inflammation in asthma may be more active in people who are obese, according to new research that uncovers several biological ties between obesity and asthma.

New approach to treat the most common heart valve disease in Western countries

Scientists have developed a new approach to treat aortic valve stenosis through the administration of a compound that prevents valve deterioration and can even reverse the progression of the disease. It is the most common type of heart valve disease in Western countries.
 
 
 

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