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Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?

Started by Stuart in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by krisa 21 minutes ago. 769 Replies

Simple word (unless someone can show me how to do a poll here) (:::ZYes or No... do you BELIEVE there will be a cure within your lifetime?!!? I'll start.NOToo much money in keeping us diabetics... maintianing us....StuartContinue

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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 1 hour ago. 24160 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

In public or Not?

Started by sdkate in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by sdkate 3 hours ago. 47 Replies

I shared on another post about watching a man, empty his man-bag of his testing supplies and there infront of a restaurant filled with people test his sugars before he ate. I know this man uses a pen for his insulin, so his numbers must have been…Continue

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Other Than the Obvious, What Causes Drops in Blood Glucose?

Started by Eucritta in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Eucritta 3 hours ago. 15 Replies

So far, my list includes: - insulin doses out of balance with carbohydrate intake - very low carb intake, skipped meals, fasts (with no dose) - increased activity in the absence of elevated adrenaline - ambient heat: hot weather, hot shower, sauna,…Continue

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Posted by edenseffort on August 19, 2014 at 5:57pm 1 Comment

It was that time again today… Time to change Eden's pump site and refill the insulin stored in her pump. (you can read more about it here)


2 days goes by SO QUICKLY….


Eden doesn't like it - she casually said, I don't like my pump then followed by I don't like shots either..


Sorry kid - it's one…


My First Colonoscopy

Posted by meee on August 19, 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

Well, today, I finally had my first colonoscopy and my first endoscopy type test after a horrific experience the last time I had one several years ago.

I'm so happy to say that it went very well and everything is ok with my colon etc. Everyone was so nice at the hospital and they addressed my concerns really well. I had several nurses attending to me and interviews with the attending anesthesiologist and nurse anesthesiologist. Some were interested in my IBG star meter. As the nurse…


gallbladder update

Posted by Sensorium139 on August 19, 2014 at 2:41pm 3 Comments

Had a second ercp after being transferred to another hospital, as the first failed. I got pancreatitis...i hate this organ. I might get the gallbladder out tomorrow or the next day. I'm in love with morphine because my pain is awful. My iv is still beeping i hate it. I'm only 23 i don't need all this

No Carb Challenge

Posted by Jericho's Mom on August 19, 2014 at 1:33pm 7 Comments

Hello! My husband and I were talking last night about a way we would help raise money and awareness for diabetes as my 3 year old son was diagnosed a week ago. The topic came up as we were discussing the Ice Bucket Challenge which raises money and awareness for ALS. As we thought about different ideas we could challenge people to, the idea of challenge people to go without carbs for 3 days came up. Diabetics have to watch the carbs they eat and account for all of them so why not challenge…



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