write down counts
holy smoke trying to get in took some time lol, any way looking were i can write don w what i eat to see if m doing ok with the counts o if any one knowwere i can go to do that plz let me ...more
Smiling Through It!
A year and a half after being diagnosed, I find myself struggling everyday to feel some symblance of good or normal. My blood sugars are in control most of the time but my mornings are just horrible! ...more
Making a Better Me
Well, this is new for me. First time here. I have a history but for now my challenge is Type 2. I am finding the food thing is the biggest looming issue. The frustration level ...more
Monday I was sore after working in my yard all weekend. I had figured I wait to run on tuesday, then I saw the news. I grew up most of my life in Oklahoma, and still feel that pain. Then 9/11 and...more
I have been taking Byetta for about a year now and my skin has gotten so dry that I look 10 years older than I am. I have been using over the counter face, hand and body moisterizers but none of them ...more
Work, Gym, Sleep, Gym, Work, Sleep
Well, after the boss decided to go to GA and work for another terminal, it killed off my gym routine! I have been back in the gym now for about two weeks.. really gotten serious this last week.
We Want to Hear From You!
Dear dLife Community - the Editorial Team at dLife.com would like to hear from you! If you have 5 minutes - 10 if you really want to get into things - can you take our survey and let us know what you ...more
My parents' perspective of having a child with diabetes
One day you notice that your once, happy-go-lucky child has an unquenchable thirst and is running to the bathroom frequently. Over a period of many weeks, there has been a not...more
Need help in getting motavated
In the past i have had no problem with getting motavated. I joined a gym and just need to get my butt in gear lol. I have had a few things going on that i could use as an exscuse. But that is jus...more
Driving Safely with Type 1 Diabetes
Research has shown that a few people with Type 1 diabetes are at an increased risk for having traffic accidents due to low blood sugars.
Possibly, we can help the diabetes community.
Food for Type 2 Diabetes – Nutrition Mythbusters
Myth #1: Carbohydrates are bad for you.All carbohydrates aren’t alike. Easily digested carbohydrates, such as those from white bread and white rice, if eaten often and in large quantities,...more
Eat Your Dinner for Breakfast
An important technique that lower blood sugar levels in the morning involve eating your dinner at breakfast time. Especially, if your dinner is high in protein and low in refined carbs.
High Blood ...more
Just downloaded dlife on my iPad and on the q&a it stated that type 2 is from being overweight. I will admit that I have a few extra pounds however it runs in my family. These people were not overweig...more
What's for dinner?
Hi d-lifer's Kelvin here: I was thinking about something while I was eating dinner! Do you ever think about the food that you are consuming from your local supermarket is safe and diabetic friendly? I...more
I got my new eyeglasses today WOW I can't believe how better I can see so much clearer. this is my 2nd pair sense I became a diabetic.was procrastinating Just remember your eyes are a big part of this...more
Planning a Diabetes-Friendly Wedding
I’m currently planning for one of the biggest events of my life – my wedding! In addition to all of the usual details (the flowers, the colors, the music, the invitation) I have anot...more
Change Motivation to Health!
Okay, so I started out 2013 wanting to get in better shape and control my sigars...now I think I just want to be healthy! I, like so many hae been hit with this nasty flu bug that has been going...more
Improvement in Sugar Levels
Well so far since the first of 2013 my sugars tend to be improving when I check them throughout the day. I have been extra careful with my carb and sugar intake and started a new medicine with the met...more
Being a Spouse of a Diabetic.
My husband was nice enough to write his thoughts in being a spouse with T1D. We hope this will help other spouses and parents of T1 / juvenile diabetics. If you have any questions...more