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How Kids are Told they Have Type 1 - Survey Request

Started by Michele P in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Terrie 9 minutes ago. 20 Replies

My name is Michele Palk and I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 3. I am a Master of Psychology student in Toronto, Ontario researching how children are first told they have Type 1 Diabetes. I want to learn how people like doctors,…Continue

Not A Big, Earth-shaking Question, But I'm Curious What Others Do

Started by David (dns) in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Terrie 26 minutes ago. 23 Replies

Do you have a preferred brand of alcohol swabs? Or do you not care and just grab the least expensive ones available?Continue

Thoughts on Dr Berstein's book?

Started by Kiwikrystie in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by FHS 1 hour ago. 61 Replies

Has anyone read Dr Bernstein's book about his low carb way of living?I have recently read it and am very interested in what he has to say, but it seems like everyone who follows his way of life are older 55+(no offence of course!). I just want to…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 1 hour ago. 23537 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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28-Year-Old Erin Little Is Changing Diabetes Care in India

Posted by Riva Greenberg on April 22, 2014 at 3:46pm 0 Comments

This past January I spent 18 days in Bangalore, India, along with my husband who joined me, helping at a diabetes clinic for the poor. It all came about because I met an amazing young woman in our community, Erin Little. Erin is living in a small, patient room in the clinic and working tirelessly to get access to affordable health care to India's poor. India has the second highest growth of diabetes in the world and 70% of their population live in villages far from any doctor or…

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Maybe my control isn't as good as I though It was

Posted by Austin Pereira on April 22, 2014 at 11:45am 4 Comments

I know I keep saying this but I really plan on getting this diabetes under "Real" control... looking at my recent summary I still have a bunch of work to do!

Next one will be a big improvement, I have a Dr. appt in a few days, and I'm also going to try to start self adjusting. Got a…

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Do You know that guy?

Posted by rick phillips on April 22, 2014 at 8:30am 11 Comments

Do You know that guy?



Last week I had encounters with two people (both offline don’t get paranoid) that were so frustrating. They approach you with a question or an issue about diabetes and when they ask you give your best answer. But that answer is not what they want to hear or they have already made up their mind. It drives me nuts. Really if you…

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More good news

Posted by Lloyd on April 21, 2014 at 9:00am 1 Comment

The arthritis in my hands is Osteoarthritis (same as my shoulder), rather than RA. I think this is important long term. I plan to get surgery on my trigger finger soon.


I go see the surgeon about my trigger finger next Monday.

-Lloyd

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