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Long time pumper.... going back to injections?

Started by A. Barney in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Clare 22 minutes ago. 1 Reply

The title says it all. I have been on a pump for 17 years now. Due to a declining pump (it is 12 years old) and the cost to keep pumping out of the question. I am going back to injections for a while.My Doc wants to put me on Levamire (spell check…Continue

My Difficult Relationship with Physical Activity

Started by SeanSean in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by JohnG 31 minutes ago. 6 Replies

Hey all- long-time lurker, first-time poster. Definitely appreciate the communal resources of this group, and a recent move across the country drew my attention to an issue on which I would love to get some different perspectives.Type-1 diabetic for…Continue

Tests to check whether pancreas is producing Insulin or not ??

Started by shahpuri in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by karen 2 hours ago. 12 Replies

My 10 years old son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on 21st March 2014. But now he is of Insulin completely from past 2 Months His Fasting BG levels are between 80 to 100 & Premeals Bg levels are 80-130 & after meals BG levels are 125 to…Continue

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Reps and Demos

Posted by jesikabeth on July 29, 2014 at 4:58pm 3 Comments

I heard back from both Tandem (Tslim Pump) and Animas (Ping Pump), and they are requiring a c-peptide and fasting blood glucose. I do have a meeting with the Animas rep on Friday, for the demo.

I am feeling a bit discouraged, I am a type 2 (as far as I know) and heard that many times (especially with Medicare replacement policies) T2's are not covered for the pump.

I am angry that insurance companies can have so much control over something that a doctor deems a good…

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My New Diabetic Charm Bracelet!

Posted by Jamie Williams on July 29, 2014 at 3:48pm 4 Comments



Isn't this bracelet adorable?!

Check out my…

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Five things I want to tell my younger self

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on July 29, 2014 at 2:00am 4 Comments

Five things I want to tell my younger self

There is an awesome project being featured in various venues around the world by the Maine photography artist Trent Bell. Mr. Bell primarily known as an architectural photographer artist had a friend who was sentenced to 36 years in prison. It got Mr. Bell to thinking about what if anything long time prisoners might write to their…

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When will this all end

Posted by Stemwinder (Gary) on July 28, 2014 at 4:20pm 8 Comments

This has not been a banner year for me so far. It started in January with a trip to my PCP for bad neck and shoulder pain. It wasn't long before I ended up in surgery for a rupture cervical disc and soon after that shoulder surgery for a damaged rotator cuff, damaged cartridge and a case of frozen shoulder. I was just released by the shoulder doctor last Wednesday. During this time I was also diagnosed with Meniere's Disease.

Like I said I was released by the orthopedic doctor on…

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