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Routine Checkups

Started by JustLookin in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

Hello,just wondering what sort of general check ups people do / what blood work and at what intervals for health monitoring.... assuming no obvious problems... aside from D (and in my case thyroid). I know hba1c should be fairly regular - 6 or so…Continue

Are my number too high already? When to start insulin?

Started by krisa in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 37 minutes ago. 3 Replies

I think I haven't opened my own thread here yet, although I find you people here most helpful (compared to other forums), by far.I've been diagnosed with diabetes in June 2013, after going to my GP for reactive hypos (which I've had since I was 12,…Continue

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International travel with pump/cgm

Started by shelby76 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi everyone,I am heading to Paris and Istanbul in a few weeks, and since I haven't travelled internationally post-9/11, nor with my pump and dexcom, I am wondering what to expect as far as airport security/customs/language issues. I am a bit nervous…Continue

Lucentis

Started by Stemwinder (Gary) in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

I am experiencing my first diabetic eye problem, I have a diabetic macular edema in my left eye.I am scheduled for a series of intraocular injections in my left eye with a drug known as Lucentis, I would like to hear from others that have undergone…Continue

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Reps and Demos

Posted by jesikabeth on July 29, 2014 at 4:58pm 1 Comment

I heard back from both Tandem (Tslim Pump) and Animas (Ping Pump), and they are requiring a c-peptide and fasting blood glucose. I do have a meeting with the Animas rep on Friday, for the demo.

I am feeling a bit discouraged, I am a type 2 (as far as I know) and heard that many times (especially with Medicare replacement policies) T2's are not covered for the pump.

I am angry that insurance companies can have so much control over something that a doctor deems a good…

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My New Diabetic Charm Bracelet!

Posted by Jamie Williams on July 29, 2014 at 3:48pm 1 Comment



Isn't this bracelet adorable?!

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Five things I want to tell my younger self

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on July 29, 2014 at 2:00am 4 Comments

Five things I want to tell my younger self

There is an awesome project being featured in various venues around the world by the Maine photography artist Trent Bell. Mr. Bell primarily known as an architectural photographer artist had a friend who was sentenced to 36 years in prison. It got Mr. Bell to thinking about what if anything long time prisoners might write to their…

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When will this all end

Posted by Stemwinder (Gary) on July 28, 2014 at 4:20pm 6 Comments

This has not been a banner year for me so far. It started in January with a trip to my PCP for bad neck and shoulder pain. It wasn't long before I ended up in surgery for a rupture cervical disc and soon after that shoulder surgery for a damaged rotator cuff, damaged cartridge and a case of frozen shoulder. I was just released by the shoulder doctor last Wednesday. During this time I was also diagnosed with Meniere's Disease.

Like I said I was released by the orthopedic doctor on…

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