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Started by FionaT1 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Stuart 6 minutes ago. 41 Replies

So I was sitting in an interview lately and they asked me what my 3 greatest achievements were?I said first and foremost my greatest achievent is still being alive today after being dx'd Type 1 D 22 years ago. I followed it up with all the…Continue

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diabetes and emotional trauma

Started by MarinaTheBetes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by duckatect 9 minutes ago. 78 Replies

Hello all.This is a difficult and heavy topic, that takes a lot of honesty. I can't say for certain that it is everyones truth, but I can say this is my truth:the experience of type 1 diabetes- and possibly type 2, and all types inbetween- is…Continue

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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Linda G 1 hour ago. 24610 Replies

Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not necessary!!)OK...first word: sugarContinue

How am I GAINING weight?

Started by jesikabeth in Diabetes, Sports and Fitness Forum. Last reply by biggrey 1 hour ago. 35 Replies

I've been watching what I eat, using Myfitnesspal app, and going to the gym (although am limited to what I can do because I recently hurt my ankle.) So how am I GAINING weight???I am eating approx 1600 calories a day. It seems as though since I was…Continue

Tags: type2, insulin, weight, type, gain

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The Big Blue Test and a Wider Variety of Exercise

Posted by Judith in Portland on November 22, 2014 at 11:14pm 1 Comment

As I age and various physical limitations like arthritis manifest themselves more prominently, I am grateful to remember some priorities that I explored back when I was first diagnosed (2007). I also have fibromyalgia since 1995 and I was a…

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I think I'm an IDIOT!! (caps intended!!)

Posted by Sandy on November 22, 2014 at 10:23pm 2 Comments

I like to think I'm a reasonably intelligent woman or at least I seem to learn quickly. But either I'm losing IQ points since having turned 50, or I'm just an IDIOT!!!

Now, I'm almost 2 yrs into my T1 dance & as u know, I've really…

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Worst luck ever?

Posted by Cara on November 21, 2014 at 7:41pm 1 Comment

So I've had bleeds in my left eye, right? The last one I had was disappearing. Evidently it was being reabsorbed, so nothing needed to be done with it. Well last night I was sick. I puked, had the chills, all that lovely stuff. No big deal,…

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INSURANCE SCARE QUESTION

Posted by Kary Noguerat on November 21, 2014 at 7:34pm 2 Comments

Hello everyone



Well I just happened to purchase insurance and I never imagined how exceptionally expensive it is to have DT1, my question to all is what kind of insurance would you reccomend, I mean with the doctor visits and medications… Continue

Kaiser Insurance - Wait list for getting child on Pump?

Posted by tommy on November 21, 2014 at 2:53pm 3 Comments

Hi, my son was diagnosed Type 1 this last summer at 10 years old. Fast forward some months and we are thinking he should be on a pump. I mentioned this to our clinic that we work with and I am told there is a wait list of kids who are wanting to…

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My Medicare Nightmare

Posted by Lloyd on November 21, 2014 at 10:43am 49 Comments

I go on medicare next July. Despite the fact that I will have been pumping for more than 8 years, as things now stand I won't be able to pump on medicare. If you are type 2, then you must have a c-peptide no more than 110% of the minimum that the…

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