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Besides Bragging Rights And Not Having To Take Meds, Is There Any "benefit" To Remission?

A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question 💭

Until about 15 years ago nobody in the Diabetes world talked about remission for Type 2 Diabetics

Then a bunch of researchers in the US (Look Ahead Study) and the UK (DiRECT Study) went on a mission to see what would happen if you "forced" Type 2's to lose weight, eat properly and get some exercise

What they found was that fully "half" could achieve remission if they met some basic criteria and actually stuck with the program

Today "Remission" is clinically defined as - maintaining an A1C… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member

Simple: deflects obsession to another matter. That’s a victory for sure…

How Many Members Do Not Have Constant Glucose Monitor? Show Of Hands Pleasehands Please

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A DiabetesTeam Member

My doctor is appealing the denial from my insurance, I would love to have one. I feel it keeps your diabetes in control better before you eat.🥰

Guys My Feet Are Burning And Can't Sleep At Night. What Can Help Me?

A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question 💭
A DiabetesTeam Member

It's PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY

Can Diabetic People Eat Pure Honey?

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Type 2 diabetes, High Cholesterol, Osteoarthritis, and high blood pressure.

A DiabetesTeam Member

Yes, you can have honey, but you must test what your limits are. No one glove fits all scenario

A1c 11.8 Farxica Gave Me Uti On Basalgar Now Told To Also Take Humilin 3x And Ozempic. Too Much?

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Type 2 diabetes farcical gave me uti leading to sepsis in icu 1 week

A DiabetesTeam Member

Thanks for the advice. I remember testing urine that way when I worked. I am a huge plain water drinker so I will definitely put that into practice thanks for being so supportive

Anyone Using A Cgm . Do You Like It. How Helpful Has It Been. Why Did You Qualify For A Perscription. Is You Insurance Covering The Cost

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A DiabetesTeam Member

I use my dexcom 7 I have found it to be very accurate within just one point from finger stick method. I'm much more aware of my diabetes. I also use it to make better choices of what I eat and drink… read more

How Do You Deal With Diabetes Burnout And Depression

A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question 💭

type two diabetic

A DiabetesTeam Member

See a professional

Counsellor, psychologist, psychiatrist, social worker

In Ontario we have great access covered by OHIP - if you have a local diabetes clinic (often part of a health team or in an… read more

My Blood Sugar Readings

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Is it up to my GP or a diabetic dietitian to to help me manage my diabetes?

A DiabetesTeam Member

It's entirely up to you after being prescribed meds. If it grows on a tree or out of the ground eat it.. Take your meds same time every day... Don't give in to temptation you got this, we're all here… read more

Good Day Warriors. Do You Know Many People In Your Community Who Are Diabetic.

A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question 💭

According to data demographics in the USA.

We have been told that the diabetes incidence of the general population of the USA is almost 12%

Diabetes is much more common in the 65+ age group than we were led to believe.
29.2% of all adults 65 are diabetic.
By age 75 it is almost 35% diabetic.

So as diagnosed with diabetes, we are not alone. We are almost 1 in every 3, 65 year olds as diabetic.

In my church, there are 11 of us 65 +. All but 3 are diabetic
How have I obtained this… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member

On DiabetesTeam, more than 115,000 people living with diabetes come together to ask questions, give advice, and share their stories with others who understand life with the condition. This community… read more

How Does Everyone Deal With Ignorant People That Think That Diabetes Can Go Away.

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This with people that have these individuals in their lives.

A DiabetesTeam Member

Monique, I don't worry about ignorance of people that don't know about diabetes. My husband, family and friends understand that I'm prediabetic and that I eat a healthier diet. I do it for me first… read more