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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by phoenixbound 32 minutes ago. 25412 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

I got my medic alert tattoo!

Started by artwoman in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by phoenixbound 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

The way I look at it, now that I have this permanent tattoo, there will be a cure for type 1 within weeks! But then the cynic kicks in, and I remember with the insulin, injection/pump supplies and testing supplies, I am a cash cow. Besides, the…Continue

Something in the Water?

Started by Lilli in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Lilli 1 hour ago. 11 Replies

So now a nurse from my husband's PCP office called and said his A1c is 6.2 and he should eat less carbs and no more than 2000 calories a day. He has a healthy BMI and does not need to lose weight and he already eats low carb, gluten free dinners…Continue

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Afrezza Blog by DiabeticAaron

Started by Aaron in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Aaron 1 hour ago. 18 Replies

Asked Endo by phone was told too ask at appointment aboUt Afrezza That appointment is one hour away.

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You don't need two insulins to control type 1 diabetes

Posted by Kathyann on March 28, 2015 at 9:09am 9 Comments

I was at Walgreens Pharmacy. It was day 17 of listening to the pharmacy tech tell me the doctor hadn't authorized my refills for Lantus pens. I had called my doctor's office again that morning and they said they had sent the order twice to the…

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Life is what happens

Posted by rick (aka: #blankieboy) on March 27, 2015 at 12:00pm 3 Comments

Life Is What Happens



'Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans"  John…

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Ignore The Pushers

Posted by Tamra on March 26, 2015 at 11:37am 12 Comments

I try to keep up with all the studies, research, advancements in treatments and technologies in treating diabetes and the search for a cure. There is a lot going on, but there needs to be more.

In my roaming of the internet, news,…

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Structure

Posted by Kate07 on March 26, 2015 at 6:15am 0 Comments

So one thing I have found in this experience is that structure and keeping my mind on tasks is helping with making sure that I don't get too stressed out about what is going on. Work has been really helpful I have a great job and great co-workers…

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Sorry I've been away so long!!

Posted by Sandy on March 24, 2015 at 1:45pm 1 Comment

Happy Spring regardless of how much snow you do or do not have!! Here in Boston it’s S-L-O-W-L-Y melting away!! I’m tired of winter as many Bostonians are. (Except for Briley who is one Badass chick on skis!!! She writes the blog, InDpendance.…

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Are we spoiled?

Posted by rick (aka: #blankieboy) on March 24, 2015 at 7:30am 7 Comments

Are we spoiled?

An interesting question has been poised this week, not really in that way, but that is the essence of the question. The…

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