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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Pastelpainter 2 hours ago. 23500 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

Medtronic ENLITE with older PUMPS?

Started by flynn in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum. Last reply by Sensorium139 2 hours ago. 4 Replies

Medtronic has released their new ENLITE sensor which has better accuracy and a shorter needle. It is sold with their new 503 insulin pump.I would like to use the enlite sensor with my Paradigm 523 medtronic pump. I use the same CGM with it that is…Continue

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rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults

Started by Melitta in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Amanda211 3 hours ago. 155 Replies

Hi: As many of you know, I write a lot of blogs on misdiagnosis of adult-onset Type 1 diabetes (adults with new-onset T1D who are misdiagnosed as having Type 2 diabetes, based on age not etiology).…Continue

Tags: misdiagnosis, LADA, type1

Starvation Diet, 1915

Started by Richard157 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Jen 4 hours ago. 44 Replies

Starvation Diet, 1915This article was published six years prior to the discovery of insulin. The link below describes a doctor's method of starving diabetic patients until they were sugar free. Then a carefully structured diet was used to keep the…Continue

Tags: Allen, Joslin, type1, starvation

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New here! Thanks for all the welcomes!

Posted by kamap on April 16, 2014 at 6:51pm 2 Comments

Newly diagnosed diabetic. Scared, confused, but determined to beat this. My mother died from this horrible disease, but I am determined not to.
A bit about me, divorced mom of one grown daughter. I have three furbabies at home, my cats, Chaos, Jack and Sparta. They are fun and can be brats too. I live in AZ. I work in the medical insurance billing industry. Here to find friendsand learn together.

My Dawn Phenomenon

Posted by Austin Pereira on April 16, 2014 at 6:30pm 3 Comments

Its not everyday that I wake up high, but its most days. I was at 101 today, which is about as perfect as anyone could get. But my meter is right there telling me that my 2 week before breakfast average is 242. I felt pretty good today though! It usually takes me until noon to get out of a funk.

I've tried cutting out carbs before bed, which is pretty hard at dinner time. With my hectic schedule sometimes I don't eat dinner until close to 8pm. I also have Celiac disease, and what that…

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The Ultimate Passover Seder

Posted by diabeticmaven on April 16, 2014 at 1:34pm 2 Comments

My husband and I were invited to my friend Sid’s home for the first Passover seder this year. I know Sid from standup comedy. Actually we are the only two jews that I know of doing standup in our area. Sid always wears a keepah (yarmulkah), so it’s not a secret that he’s Orthodox.

The seder began around 8:30 p.m.– after Sid attended services. There were 22 people sitting at a very long table. There were 7 children under 18 and the rest older. Sid has five children. They were all very…

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What is Next? (Blog 200 of 200)

Posted by rick phillips on April 16, 2014 at 9:30am 6 Comments

What is Next?

(Blog Number 200 of 200)



I told Sheryl last week I was a little tired of writing my blog and was looking forward to a break. That is true. It is not that I am tired of writing it as much as I am fresh out of ideas for my next one. I recall when I started I had maybe 10 good ideas…

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    FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

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