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RE: coverage of CGM's

Started by artwoman in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Terry 11 minutes ago. 2 Replies

Now hopefully, I can attach the article, but in a nutshell it said that 75% of healthcare spending on diabetes is related to treatment for the longterm complications - something like,Oh I don't recall exactly, but something like $130 billion in…Continue

Why is no medical establishment or any pump company doing a sanity check on the data they are getting?

Started by Yerachmiel Altman in Diabetes Treatment, Cure. Last reply by Terry 32 minutes ago. 3 Replies

Why is no medical establishment or any pump company doing a sanity check on the data they are getting?No doctor even questions if someone is CORRECTLY calibrating a sensor, if they are using the current blood sugar reading to calculate a meal bolus,…Continue

Tags: Type, 1, Meter, Sensor, Pump

Food Peak Time?

Started by LovetoHike in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Zoe 19 hours ago. 1 Reply

Question for pumpers... I know that my Carb ratio is 8 to 1 and my insulin sensitivity is 1 to 20 but how do I know when I have a leftover IOB that my carbs have been already processed? Is there a way to know how long it will take for food to peak?…Continue

Pump Vacation Anxiety

Started by Bree in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Mike Ratrie 3 hours ago. 11 Replies

Hello Everyone,I have been on a pump for 16 years, since I was 13 years old and was at my endo today and she recommended a pump vacation. Well, she recommended I try MDI - as it wasn't available when I went on a pump all those years ago. I will be…Continue

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Posted by Anna Banana on July 22, 2014 at 12:16pm 0 Comments

Hey everyone!
First off ive been tryimg to get on here when ever i get the chance however i am at band camp right now... Anywho i just need to rant. I really wish people would be more informed about diabetes. What bugs me the most is when i really need to use the restroom and nobody lets me. I rant about this because i was in sectionals with my section and i was 304 and had to use the restroom but the teacher wouldnt let me. This also happens alot at school.


Posted by dgzee on July 22, 2014 at 8:05am 0 Comments

This is my first blog post here at Tudiabetes.com.

For the last few months, I've been fortunate to enjoy the assistance of a close friend in complying with the daily drudgery of monitoring my sugar levels. He lives in California, I in Illinois and at least a couple of times a day he BlackBerry messages and tells me to check my blood sugar or message back where I am.

Yes, I see some of you there in the back row smirking and raising your eyebrows. Lol. Perhaps not everyone… Continue

Diabetic attack

Posted by merna1999ms on July 22, 2014 at 6:15am 0 Comments

So guys this is like a lyrics parody about diabetes of the song heart attack by DeMI LOVATO if you know her, so here are the lyrics:

"Diabetes Attack"

Eating my snacks all up

‘Cause I don’t wanna feel low

If I ever did that

I think I’d never have my blood sugar low

Never put my diabetes out on the line

Never said "Yes" to the right snack

Always had trouble eating what I want

But when it comes to you, I’m never good enough

When I don’t…


The Straw, Best Invention Ever!

Posted by Tiki on July 21, 2014 at 8:40am 0 Comments

I originally posted this to my Blogger account (TamraGarcia.blogspot.com) on Feb 20, 2014.

On February 18th I had the first of , hopefully, only three eye surgeries. These surgeries are meant to help clean up and prevent more damage from Diabetic Retinopathy.

It all started many years ago, about seventeen years, I think. I was young and had good health insurance, but I was wild and didn't care about taking care of my health. I went in for a routine yearly eye exam and was told…



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