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Curious About The benifits Of Coconut Oil

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply 3:31 am
  • Journal · 326 replies
  • This past week I've been hearing about coconut nut oil having a lot of great benefits on the body. Can anyone say for sure that coconut oil actually is working for some patients? Thanks for any responses ...

GOOD, BAD AND THE UGLY

MAXINEZ
  • By MAXINEZ · New reply April 22, 2014
  • Journal · 26 replies
  • The Good is that I am married to the most wonderful, sweetest, supportive and caring wife in the world. The Good is that I am receiving support from the great people here at Inspire. I do not have the ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply April 22, 2014
  • Journal · 72 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

1st Major mini road trip & Exhaustion

suziq1111
  • By suziq1111 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Last week my daughter and I went on our first road trip to see a girlfriend that I haven't seen in over 15 years. We went to South Lake Tahoe. The day after I got there, I found myself so run down and ...

how much do you test?

Penzar
  • By Penzar · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Monitoring blood sugar · 3 replies
  • I am T2D for 1 year. MY doctor says to test my blood sugar twice a day, but my nurse educators said I should be testing before/after each meal and at bedtime. I typically test when i feel low and always ...

A SIMPLE PRAYER

MAXINEZ
  • By MAXINEZ · New reply April 3, 2014
  • Journal · 25 replies
  • "God our Father, walk through my house & take away all my worries & illness & please watch over & heal my family & other families too...Amen ...

Leg or Foot Massage Devices???

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply March 23, 2014
  • Journal · 57 replies
  • Wondering if anyone uses a massage device and how well it works. Jo and I sometimes suffer with our legs wanting to cramp up. Jo even has problems with her left arm occasionally. If anyone can give us ...

Does Metformin lower your blood sugar

sunshine2020
  • By sunshine2020 · New reply March 21, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 15 replies
  • Hi as some of you know I have the prescription and I filled it but I am scared to take it.....just wondering....if I do take it when should I take it....when my sugar is at it's highest point or what.....I ...

first journal entry

kbostonia
  • By kbostonia · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • i had a very interesting weekend, all was well until my 23 yr old daughter called me on the phone after reading posts on my Facebook page, she wanted to know who had her blocked because it appeared someone ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

Curious to see how many others out there like me

charlottesweb
  • By charlottesweb · New reply March 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 3 replies
  • I was diagnosed in 2004 with DM-2 and started with diet/exercise. After 1 1/2 years I started Metformin. To me it's a wonder drug. It has helped me curb my appetite better. I'm not hungry most of the ...

type 2 with bladder cancer

jackiet46
  • By jackiet46 · New reply March 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 2 replies
  • found a discussion about this but it was closed for comments. dx. with bladder cancer august 2012. had it removed and have been cancer free since. at time of dx i had been taking diabetic medication Actos ...

How to help sister living in nursing home situation

reneeh63
  • By reneeh63 · New reply March 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 4 replies
  • Hi everyone - I'm new to this community and very concerned for my sister. She is developmentally challenged and also has some health issues (urinary catheter among other things) in addition to a new diagnosis ...

ANOTHER SMALL UPDATE

MAXINEZ
  • By MAXINEZ · New reply March 16, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • In general the new Pet Scan is not too bad. Oncologist says that my cancer is unique as it is progressing very, very slowly which is a good thing, considering I have had no treatment of any kind for at ...

Type 2 Diabetes Suggestions

BreathingBody
  • By BreathingBody · Posted March 11, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hello - I just wanted to ask here for any suggestions for a recent partial foot amputee. A very close relative of mine has just returned home from rehab for this procedure. He was in rehab for 4 months ...

Dealing with a Loss of A Family Member

suziq1111
  • By suziq1111 · New reply March 10, 2014
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • I found out that someone passed away that was very dear to me. I find it so difficult to even take care of myself. I also found out my mom's dog, who is a therapy dog that she took to hospitals for the ...

unit of insurlin

pitapat
  • By pitapat · New reply March 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 1 reply
  • I was wondering what's the most units of insurlin a person can take ...

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