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Retinopathy Replay

Started by Spock in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Cinderfella 18 minutes ago. 3 Replies

I had some extremely severe retinopathy about 20 years ago and was saved by an extraordinary eye doc. Been T1 for 52. Tonight, I was putting dishes away and suddenly had a right eye vision filled strands of hair. I knew immediately that a blood…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Pastelpainter 59 minutes ago. 24454 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

Insulin

Started by Catvet in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Catvet 2 hours ago. 6 Replies

Hi all, for those of you following my story, I am likely early LADA, ant GAD antibodies but I am 15 weeks pregnant and that pushes me into diabetes land.I recently started Levimir, which helps but I also asked for short acting insulin. My doctor…Continue

Replacing a broken Dexcom Reciever

Started by HeidiS in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum. Last reply by diabeticdoll 4 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi!I have a question about the Dexcom G4 receiver. I dropped it and the black buttons fell off and after not being able to reattach them I called Dexcom and they said they'd replace it. They asked for the credit card, but said they'd only charge if…Continue

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Our Second Diabetes Diagnosis

Posted by Jennifer on October 25, 2014 at 4:57pm 1 Comment

The day Griffin was diagnosed with diabetes was one of my darkest days. I never imagined I would have to go through it all over again with another one of my children. Last weekend my 5 year old son Graham was very lethargic and he didn't seem…

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Type-1 and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Posted by joshualevy on October 24, 2014 at 7:10pm 2 Comments

A reader of this blog asked me what I knew about the relationship between Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Type-1 Diabetes.  I didn't know anything, but over the last few weeks, I've been looking through the research.  There is not a…

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Vitamin and Mineral Supplements

Posted by Tamra on October 23, 2014 at 7:26pm 2 Comments

This is purely my own experience and opinion.

There are arguments out there that claim taking vitamin and mineral supplements does nothing to help improve health. That they are a waste of money, and in some cases can be harmful. Some state…

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Reflecting...and celebrating, With a little guilt.

Posted by Dan P on October 23, 2014 at 5:30pm 9 Comments

So, today was my 6 month endo appt. No big deal, right? Well today while talking to her, I was overwhelmed by so many emotions. Pride. Joy. Luck. Amazement. And guilt. Why guilt? Ill get to that.

I dont really blog much, but wanted to…

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Achy Breaky Chest

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 23, 2014 at 3:00pm 4 Comments

Achy Breaky Chest

Well it’s over. I mean it’s not completely over, but most of the way. The hard part at least is done; I am…

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My gallbladder related stuff is unfortunately not over

Posted by Sensorium139 on October 22, 2014 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

I thought it'd all be over when I got it removed and the stones removed from my bile ducts/stents put in

Unfortunately , I still have a biliary stricture, meaning my biliary ducts are narrowed. I had my 3rd ERCP today with HIGH HOPES that…

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