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    Get Your Frakking Flu Shot

    Started by Timbeak48 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Dave 12 minutes ago. 34 Replies

    I've been a Type 1 for a little over 5 years. I've got my flu shot every year...But this year the flu (or some God-awful virus) got me before I got my shot. Thursday night I went to bed at 10 pm with an upset stomach. Woke up at 2:30 am, threw up…Continue

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    Please please please make an iOS and Android App for the Forum!

    Started by Benjamin McLaughlin in TuDiabetes Tech Questions. Last reply by Emily Coles 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

    I ran across diabetes daily Android app. I thought it was designed very well and gave a nice way to keep in touch with the forums. The mobile app that the tudiabetes website switches to is not very user friendly. I see myself using the diabetes…Continue

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    Is “gluten-free” another fad diet or is there something to it?

    Posted by jpulizzi on October 21, 2014 at 9:33am 0 Comments

    Lately I have heard a lot about a gluten free diet being referred to as the "next fad diet" (which kinda aggravates me). It may be a fad for some, but for many of us, it is a necessary way of life.

    To start, the wheat we are eating…

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    Telling who and when?

    Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 21, 2014 at 2:30am 4 Comments

    Telling Who and When?

    Just a note to start, I am doing fine and I will write a blog about my surgery and other adventurers later in the…

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    Dia-Bad-Ass Eye Appointment

    Posted by Tamra on October 20, 2014 at 7:48pm 2 Comments

    *As usual, the following is written from my memory of the events. Some things may be inaccurate due to faulty memories. In any case, this is how I remember it:

    I had an eye appointment today. My retina specialist examined both eyes this…

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    Blow gently in my ear

    Posted by twiddlemthumbs on October 19, 2014 at 7:30pm 1 Comment

    He blew and blew and blew remind you of any fairy tale well it has been like that here in the Shire today the wind would blow your socks off if it could trees bending leaves swirling like mini tornadoes cats securely hunkered down on the settees…

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    School Days: A Guest Post by Lawrence 'Rick' Phillips, Ed.D.

    Posted by Tamra on October 19, 2014 at 5:42pm 0 Comments

    I originally posted this to my blog, tamragarcia.blogspot.com

    The following is a guest post written by my friend, Rick. Rick and I met via the social media site TuDiabetes.…

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    I have so many questions!

    Posted by kourtney prewitt on October 18, 2014 at 5:01pm 8 Comments

    I am having the hardest time getting my insurance united health care to approve the new medtronic pump, is anyone else having this issue? Or had luck with getting it approved? I've never used any insulin pump. All this is completely new to me. I've… Continue

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