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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by rgcainmd 6 hours ago. 24609 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

For Women w T1 - Question Regarding Infections

Started by samsmom in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by samsmom 7 hours ago. 29 Replies

My daughter is a freshman in college & she went to a small school 5 hours from home. She just turned 18, diagnosed at 14 as a high school freshman. She's been at college since August. Since Sept, she's been battling a yeast infection. I've read…Continue

Tags: college, women, diabetes, 1, infection

My biggest insulin pen fear!

Started by Adele in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by karen 7 hours ago. 13 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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diabetes and emotional trauma

Started by MarinaTheBetes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by sdkate 11 hours ago. 77 Replies

Hello all.This is a difficult and heavy topic, that takes a lot of honesty. I can't say for certain that it is everyones truth, but I can say this is my truth:the experience of type 1 diabetes- and possibly type 2, and all types inbetween- is…Continue

Tags: trauma, health, emotional

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The Big Blue Test and a Wider Variety of Exercise

Posted by Judith in Portland on November 22, 2014 at 11:14pm 1 Comment

As I age and various physical limitations like arthritis manifest themselves more prominently, I am grateful to remember some priorities that I explored back when I was first diagnosed (2007). I also have fibromyalgia since 1995 and I was a…

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I think I'm an IDIOT!! (caps intended!!)

Posted by Sandy on November 22, 2014 at 10:23pm 1 Comment

I like to think I'm a reasonably intelligent woman or at least I seem to learn quickly. But either I'm losing IQ points since having turned 50, or I'm just an IDIOT!!!

Now, I'm almost 2 yrs into my T1 dance & as u know, I've really…

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Worst luck ever?

Posted by Cara on November 21, 2014 at 7:41pm 1 Comment

So I've had bleeds in my left eye, right? The last one I had was disappearing. Evidently it was being reabsorbed, so nothing needed to be done with it. Well last night I was sick. I puked, had the chills, all that lovely stuff. No big deal,…

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INSURANCE SCARE QUESTION

Posted by Kary Noguerat on November 21, 2014 at 7:34pm 2 Comments

Hello everyone



Well I just happened to purchase insurance and I never imagined how exceptionally expensive it is to have DT1, my question to all is what kind of insurance would you reccomend, I mean with the doctor visits and medications… Continue

Kaiser Insurance - Wait list for getting child on Pump?

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

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My Medicare Nightmare

Posted by Lloyd on November 21, 2014 at 10:43am 47 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…

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