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TCOYD launches new website for D-professionals who have type 1

Started by Emily Coles in Diabetes News Forum 16 minutes ago. 0 Replies

TCOYD has just launched the first online collaborative group for individuals who are working in the area of diabetes and are also living with type 1 diabetes.…Continue

Tags: diabetes professional, We Are One, WeAreOne, TCOYD

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kathimcb 27 minutes ago. 24486 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

Basal or Bolus?

Started by Trudy in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Trudy 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

I've been Type 1 for 21+ years and am on MDI. My insulin to carb ratio is a very simple l:10 (Apidra); correction factor an easy 100; and my Levemir basal 3 units in the morning and 5 at bedtime. So what could possibly go wrong? Today I accidentally…Continue

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Medical ID Bracelets (or other jewellery)

Started by Crystal in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by mohe0001 1 hour ago. 20 Replies

My question today is about medical id jewellery... When I was first diagnosed 25 years ago I had a medic alert bracelet but I admit I haven't worn one in over 20 years. Partly b/c I figured my pump would identify me pretty easily.However, my endo…Continue

Tags: jewelry, bracelet, alert, medical

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First week of school with diabetes

Posted by Jennifer on October 31, 2014 at 8:03am 0 Comments

Brennan was diagnosed on October 21st. with diabetes. We have kept him home from school to get the pattern down and for him to get use to the finger pricks and shots. He went back to school on Monday. Since he is only in kindergarten this has…

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A very nice surprise

Posted by Lloyd on October 30, 2014 at 8:30am 3 Comments

My A1c's have been good for a long time, but this year they have been going in the wrong direction. 5.4, then 5.6, then 5.8. I've been preparing myself for news that my test results are no longer in the non-diabetic range (4.7 tp 5.8 at the lab I…

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Halloween Memories

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 30, 2014 at 3:00am 3 Comments

Halloween Memories



I was diagnosed with diabetes when I was 17 so as a child I did not have conflicts about candy. By the time I…

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Chasity

Posted by TheDiabetesHero on October 29, 2014 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

I was diagnosed at the age of 5 . I have struggled and fought…

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A Good Doctor

Posted by Tamra on October 29, 2014 at 10:31am 0 Comments

I'm increasingly glad that I ended up with my current primary doctor. He is not perfect, no doctor is, but he meets all my criteria for a good doctor. He listens to me when I talk to him. He takes all my health conditions into consideration when…

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Important advocacy for diabetes care

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 28, 2014 at 2:30pm 5 Comments

Important advocacy for diabetes care

I will be joining several people on October 29, 2014 using twitter to…

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