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Tender knots at infusion sites

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by niccolo 2 minutes ago. 15 Replies

Pumping is working well for me, I'm not having absorption problems, good predictable control. I'm an omnipod user.However, most of the time when I remove a finished pod the infusion site is a bit swollen, tender, and a little itchy. It's not…Continue

Comparison of the effectiveness of various routes of insulin injection: insulin levels and glucose response in normal subjects

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by niccolo 3 minutes ago. 39 Replies

Very interesting... puts some rigorous research data behind my own experiences with IM vs subQ administration.Acid's comment in a different thread that he's actually done an IV injection in his rockstar-crazed youth :-) has got me pondering a very,…Continue

split the lantus???

Started by mohe0001 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by mohe0001 4 minutes ago. 8 Replies

I want to experiment with splitting my night time lantus. I think I'm gonna try 40% at 10pm and 60% at 10am. That way, if I'm having bad DP, I might have the option of overlapping the two by taking the am lantus two or three hours early. I would…Continue

Migration update: forum categories and subcategories

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes News. Last reply by irrational John 5 minutes ago. 15 Replies

Hi again :)As part of our migration we are working out some improvements on the organization of our forum.  You may remember that on the new site we will be using a platform called Discourse to host our forum section, and Discourse allows for much…Continue

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Their 3% Chances still doesn't give me peace of mind

Posted by Stephanietype1 on March 6, 2015 at 9:53am 1 Comment

My Children each have a 3% Chance of Developing Type 1 Down the road because my Husband does not have Diabetes on his side at all but even though I know that it still makes me want to get them tested I just feel like if I know I can put my fears…

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6 year anniversary celebration

Posted by Fraser on March 6, 2015 at 9:44am 0 Comments

I was diagnosed T2 in 2009 with BS over 300 and an A1c of 12.0

I am happy to be able to report that I have been off meds for four years, diet and exercise only, with a consistent A1c of 6.0!

Thanks to my family and friends, doctors and… Continue

To bend, but not to break?

Posted by Cara on March 5, 2015 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

I've had some retinopathy in my left eye for a bit now, not too long, but more than a year. Laser treatments had worked until I got sick last year and threw up so hard that I must have ripped some more of those little suckers loose again. Long,…

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D puts me in my place. But only for today.

Posted by Dan P on March 5, 2015 at 9:00pm 4 Comments

Today I read a blog on another site about a woman with T1 for 27 years, and her terrible experience with her endo. The issue was, in the middle of her appt, she felt drastically low, and tested. She was 177, and her endo rolled her eyes. She…

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I Have a CGM!

Posted by Tamra on March 5, 2015 at 10:09am 2 Comments

On February tenth I started a little journey that I had been wanting to do for a long time but hadn't the means until now. I saw an endocrinologist (actually it was the endo's diabetes educator I saw) for the first time in, geez, almost eight…

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When I Grow Up – Aspirations in Endocrinology

Posted by Rachel Scott on March 5, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments

When I was younger and all the way leading up to Sophomore year in high school, I wanted to be a Pediatric Endocrinologist. I also wanted to be a Fire Fighter, Figure Skater, Veterinarian/Zoo Keeper, Monkey Psychologist…

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