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    Enlite Sensors

    Started by WAYNE Z in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by WAYNE Z 52 minutes ago. 2 Replies

    This might be a dumb question, but I'm sure someone here will have the correct answer.The warranty on my current pump is up (723 Revel) and I'm ready for a new one. I was excited about getting the 530G only because the new sensors are supposed to be…Continue

    Tags: transmitter, cgm, 723, 530g, sensor

    Suffering from LADA on 45-15-20 units of insulin at 36 year

    Started by Atul in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Randy 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

    Hi Guys, I am suffering from LADA from from last 5 years. Now on insulin from last 3 years.I feel i am on too much insulin I take Huminsulin N and R, 3 times a day at 45-15-20, in total 80 units a day. My weight is normal at 76 KgsI saw many people…Continue

    Tags: poor, contol, 1, Type, LADA

    Newcastle liver/pancreas T2 remission diet

    Started by jack in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by jack 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

    It costs nothing to do it, you can use normal foodsNewcastle university diet aims in 8+ weeks to mimic the rate of ~70% remission, for bariatric surgery for overweight T2…Continue

    Lab Tests and Glucose Tabs

    Started by Zoe in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Zoe 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

    I am way overdue to get labs done; I keep putting it off as I hate going out first thing in the morning without even my cappuccino! So I planned to do it this morning. Then I woke up at 3AM, felt off and tested and I was 49 so of course I had to…Continue

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    Best A1C Ever

    Posted by Kelly on December 18, 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments

    Yesterday was C's quarterly endo appointment and it was the best one we've had so far. Usually C is very nervous when he gets his blood drawn. When he was younger his brother and sister would come with us and they would try to distract him by…

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    I Am Not Normal

    Posted by Tamra on December 17, 2014 at 7:00pm 5 Comments

    A bit of a rant...the following is my own personal opinion.

    My entire life I have been told by friends, family, and even doctors that I can "live a normal life". That is a very loose term if you look at it from the point of view of a…

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    Proof Low Carb Works (for me)

    Posted by Sandy on December 17, 2014 at 12:00pm 8 Comments

    T2, 35 yrs since diagnosed, never in control, ADA suggestions followed, kidney doctor followed, internal med. doc. followed...NOT.....NOW I found a listening, loving and logical Endo. in Sept....my A1c was 9.5 and killing me. He set me straight…

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    New My First Entry

    Posted by Christine on December 17, 2014 at 6:15am 4 Comments

    I have never done this before. I hope I;m in the right place. I have had diabetes for about 12 years. Totally out of control. I take Metformin,Novalog and Lantus. My sugar are all over the place. I'm just chasing them. In the last week my sugars…

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    New Animas pumper!

    Posted by Mario on December 16, 2014 at 8:00am 3 Comments

    I'm on my Animas Vibe pump for 5 days now. I really love the Animas color screen and the integrated Dexcom CGM ! After 10 years with a Medtronic pump (712-715-722) I was ready for a change!

    Philmont

    Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on December 16, 2014 at 3:00am 8 Comments

    Philmont

    Yesterday morning I published a long version of my diagnosis story on the web site administered by my friend Scott Johnson. If…

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