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my squeemish boyfriend is learning how to give me a shot tonight!

Started by Raven Hughes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by GoBeavs 4 minutes ago. 2 Replies

So tonight, my boyfriend of two years, the man I'm going to grow old with, is going to give me a shot for the first time ever and he's terrifiiiied of needles. He can't even stand beside me while I'm getting my blood drawn.. but I'm sure he'll do…Continue

New video on T1D in the New York Times

Started by HPNpilot in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Jen 14 minutes ago. 204 Replies

I am wondering what other people think of this video.I am going to withold my opinion for the moment as I'd like to get an independent read from the community....…Continue

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Keep waiting for a clear indication that my basal dose has been adjusted too low....

Started by mohe0001 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by mohe0001 1 hour ago. 10 Replies

I keep adjusting my basal down, one unit at a time, and as of yet, I haven't seen any increase in BG over extended periods of fasting. At some point I should see that, right? I wonder if its more subtle than I would have expected. I dropped from 35…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 2 hours ago. 24933 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

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the feet that never hurt

Posted by Stephanietype1 on February 27, 2015 at 9:29am 2 Comments

I went on a little Diabetes vacation after my Second miscarriage where I stopped testing and didn't bolus I just ran on basil it wasn't Diabulimia and the Dr thought it was Depression but none of the Depression Medications worked well I put my…

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It is all about information and doing it youself.

Posted by runner2002 on February 26, 2015 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

I am a do it yourself kind of person. I am probably a doctors worse nightmare. I like to try new things and I want things to be explained to me so that I know how to do it myself if needed. I often believe I know more than my doctors and…

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I Needed Help – Letting Others Help with Diabetes Self-Care

Posted by Rachel Scott on February 26, 2015 at 1:55pm 2 Comments

Awaken by the horrible sound of the alarm clock. I reach over for my glucometer. As I squeeze my recently poked ring finger my own blood splatters all over my face and the wall in what looked like a scene from some B-rated horror movie. “What a…

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Just when you think you have it all figured out....

Posted by Susan Van Abs on February 26, 2015 at 11:33am 2 Comments

Having type one diabetes is like being in a science class sometimes. WE might have a hypothesis as to why our blood sugars are high or low and then sometimes the hypothesis does not pan out.

Just the other day, I had my usual oatmeal with…

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Frustration at the Pharmacy

Posted by Stephanietype1 on February 26, 2015 at 10:19am 4 Comments

So I moved to this town back in may of 2014 and I don't know if anyone else goes through this if your on a pump but I had the Pharmacy asking me how much Insulin I use and such because my Rx looked odd to them I ALWAYS have my Doctor write Use as…

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The Eyes, Burritos, and CGMs Have It

Posted by Tamra on February 25, 2015 at 4:57pm 3 Comments

This morning I had my second round of laser surgery to get rid of scar tissue that had formed on my artificial lens in my right eye. The original treatment was supposed to be the only one needed but the scar tissue proved to be quite dense and so…

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