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Dexcom adhesion issues

Started by Alyssa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by jjm335 14 minutes ago. 3 Replies

I just had my first wasted sensor :( for some reason I am having adhesion issues (even my infusion set is acting up). I am going on a little weekend getaway and don't want to be stressing about losing another sensor! After inserting it and putting…Continue

Problems with New Dexcom

Started by CC in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum. Last reply by Aaron 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

After reading many of your positive comments about Dexcom's accuracy and after wearing a rep's loaner for 2 weeks with excellent results (compared to my old Medtronic sensor worn at the same time), I bought the Dexcom. It worked great for 5 days.…Continue

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Type 1 and Weight Loss

Started by Steve Mann in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Aaron 2 hours ago. 31 Replies

Hi folks... hope you can provide some guidance here... I am a 54yo M and have had T1D for 42 years. I've always kept in great shape and worked hard to maintain my BG. As I've hit the 50s though, my metabolism has slowed and its taking a lot of extra…Continue

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Accepting my Type1 and OWNING it, not letting it own me :)

Started by diabeticdoll in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Aaron 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

I spent a few weeks in ICCU, and it was my final wake up call, get it together, it is not going to go away, and the more i just take enough insulin to survive, the more i am cutting down my life, and the quality of my life is lower. I am doing…Continue

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For the Visual Learners

Posted by edenseffort on September 18, 2014 at 1:03pm 1 Comment

Throwback Thursday… my MOST VIEWED post by a landslide…

not a personal story about our journey – but happy to say it is an educational tool to help spread awareness!!

I am thankful…

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JDRF Funding for a Cure 2014

Posted by joshualevy on September 17, 2014 at 7:36pm 0 Comments

In the US, we are in the "Walking Season" when JDRF asks us to walk to raise money for a cure. So I'd like to do my part, by reminding you all of how important JDRF is to the human trials of potential cures for type-1 diabetes, which I…

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DEXCOM G4 PLATINUM sensor (CGM)

Posted by A. McIntosh on September 17, 2014 at 8:52am 5 Comments

I try to make my sensors last for 10 days. Sometimes the sensor adhesive rolls up after I wear certain clothes. Im always in the gym too, so its even harder to get the sensor to last that long. I try adhesive tape, but after a shower the adhesive…

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This Leg of My Journey

Posted by Tiki on September 16, 2014 at 7:17pm 4 Comments

We all live one life; but in this one life is sprouted many journeys. Many different paths that we travel all at once. Allow me to tell you the story of one such journey in my life.

I suppose it all started when I was nine years old. It…

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Driving in Reverse

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 16, 2014 at 10:30am 3 Comments

Driving in Reverse



How is your driving these days? Not the car, or truck but your diabetic driving. How is that going? Have you…

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A New Movement..

Posted by edenseffort on September 16, 2014 at 9:27am 0 Comments

 

There is a New Diabetes Movement..

 

one to get much needed attention to Type 1 Diabetes

one that may raise some eyebrows - but will get people…

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