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Type 1 Diabetes and Breastfeeding

Type 1 Diabetes and Breastfeeding

To all the diabetic mommies out there: Being diabetic did you breastfeed your baby? I have found that my sugar dips from the breastfeeding.   think I should stop as I nearly went into a coma, when I came to my sugar was 0.5, but I don’t want to stress my baby out. She does not […]

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Emotional Help for Diabetic Child?

Emotional Help for Diabetic Child?

Hi there, My daughter has been a Type 1 diabetic for 2 years+ now. She is 10 years old. Do you perhaps know of a natural product that I can give her to help her emotionally. She’s been very emotional the past couple of months (sometimes really mad and other times really sad). It really […]

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A Fabulous Sugar Alternative

A Fabulous Sugar Alternative

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I want something decadent to eat – despite being diabetic. I want a slice of cake with my cup of tea, especially if I’m celebrating with friends and family. Of course, Sweet Life has always shared recipes for treats as well as ordinary food, because we believe that […]

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Specialist Physician in KZN?

Specialist Physician in KZN?

Hi there, We relocated a year ago from the good old Gauteng to Nottingham Road in the Midlands. I have Diabetes 1 and am looking for specialist physician, I have tried two one in Hilton and one in Pietermaritzburg. The one in Hilton sent me to be scanned for kidney failure, the radiologist found nothing […]

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Diabetes Turned My Life Around

Diabetes Turned My Life Around

Hi everyone… It’s so heartening to read all of the posts on your website and learn from all of your experiences! It has inspired me to share my story on your website. I am a 40 year old Indian male. Two years ago (18 December 2013) to be exact, I had admitted my self to […]

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Itching Eyes Related to Diabetes?

Itching Eyes Related to Diabetes?

Hi, Could you help with some information please? I’m a Type 1 diabetic and my eyes are always itchy and red, and it’s like the veins in my eyelids always throb… Is this normal? Thanks, Ash

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All About the Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

All About the Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

We recently got an email from a reader who loves the Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) and asked us to write an article about it in Sweet Life magazine next year – we will! Here’s what he has to say about it. — I’ve been a Type 1 Diabetic since 2006 (at age 27). I’m on […]

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Looking for Diabetes Support

Looking for Diabetes Support

A Type 1 diabetic from Zambia reaches out for diabetes support.

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Blood Sugar and Exercise

Blood Sugar and Exercise

A Type 1 diabetic explains how he figured out what to do about high blood sugar after intense exercise.

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The Diabetes Dawn Phenomenon

The Diabetes Dawn Phenomenon

The diabetes dawn phenomenon – when blood sugar is normal at night but sky high in the morning. Do any Type 1 diabetics have any advice?

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