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Started by FionaT1 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Kilij 20 minutes ago. 40 Replies

So I was sitting in an interview lately and they asked me what my 3 greatest achievements were?I said first and foremost my greatest achievent is still being alive today after being dx'd Type 1 D 22 years ago. I followed it up with all the…Continue

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An Amazing Show Of Support For D Awareness Month In Syracuse

Started by Cayla in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Cayla 21 minutes ago. 12 Replies

This week, in an attempt to raise awareness for type 1 diabetes, many buildings in the city of Syracuse that are equipped with computerized LED lights will be lighting up blue!I personally think that this is so amazing that they are doing this, and…Continue

Is it worth buying an insulin pump???

Started by Adele in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Mimikins 1 hour ago. 9 Replies

i am a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic and is wondering whether an insulin pump is worth buying, being so expensive I'm just curious yo hear other thoughts and whether i would save any money in the long term, with not having to buy the insulin pens…Continue

My biggest insulin pen fear!

Started by Adele in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Sam 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

Hey all, I'm a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic aged 17, meaning that i still go to school. My biggest fear is giving myself an insulin shot at my locker and someone rushing past me and pushing into me causing the needle to puncture something deep!…Continue

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Kaiser Insurance - Wait list for getting child on Pump?

Posted by tommy on November 21, 2014 at 2:53pm 0 Comments

Hi, my son was diagnosed Type 1 this last summer at 10 years old. Fast forward some months and we are thinking he should be on a pump. I mentioned this to our clinic that we work with and I am told there is a wait list of kids who are wanting to…


My Medicare Nightmare

Posted by Lloyd on November 21, 2014 at 10:43am 43 Comments

I go on medicare next July. Despite the fact that I will have been pumping for more than 8 years, as things now stand I won't be able to pump on medicare. If you are type 2, then you must have a c-peptide no more than 110% of the minimum that the…


How to treat a low?

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on November 21, 2014 at 6:30am 8 Comments

How to treat a low?

So I am writing this at 2 AM on Friday morning since I am awake due to a low. Of course I went to bed high and…


Life Lessons Learned From Being Diseased

Posted by Tamra on November 20, 2014 at 11:12pm 1 Comment

First, don't give me any flack about the title. I know many diabetics refuse to be labeled as "diseased". I personally don't care how I am labeled; diseased, conditioned, chronic-ed, mellitused, special, unique, insulin challenged, defective...…


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JDCA "State of the Cure" Update

Each year the JDCA (Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance) puts together a summary of cure research.  As a JDCA fellow I contributed information to this effort, although I did…


Every mouth has a tail to tell

Posted by twiddlemthumbs on November 20, 2014 at 6:30am 1 Comment

6.11 am here in the SHIRE waiting for the Sun to appear had a restless night due to teeth extractions and following infection but antibiotics running there course do nothing for the pain the aching wanting to bang your head on the wall for some…



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