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Taking the plunge with Afrezza

Started by Sam in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 45 seconds ago. 87 Replies

First meal with Afrezza. Ate 3 halibut tacos made with "carb balance" tortillas. These, in my experience are fairly slow digesting carbs. Also ate some broccoli. Added up the carbs at 26g (not sure that's a perfect count but its how I would have…Continue

I started on Afrezza last night . . .

Started by mikep in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Aaron 29 minutes ago. 754 Replies

and I'm here to share my experience with it as, from what I've been told, I'm one of the early users of it. I will do my best to document as much data as possible - good and bad. There will be trial and error and lots of experiments. Happy to answer…Continue

Tags: $MNKD, treatment, mannkind, afrezza

CGM Alone

Started by Tamra in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Aitrus72 38 minutes ago. 29 Replies

Help! I want a CGM alone, NOT with a pump. What's good? How do I do this? I go to websites and they all want to push CGM/pump sets on me.Admittedly I haven't done too much looking into how to go about getting a CGM through my insurance. I haven't…Continue

Tags: g4, dexcom, cgm

HelpAround Announces a Smart Alert Button

Started by Diabetes News and Interest in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

TEL AVIV (March 26, 2015) HelpAround Inc, creator of the Diabetes Helpers safety net app, today announced the Alert app a smart alert button for people living with a chronic condition, designed to make sure that family members and trusted friends…Continue

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Ignore The Pushers

Posted by Tamra on March 26, 2015 at 11:37am 6 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,…



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…


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.…


Are we spoiled?

Posted by rick (aka: #blankieboy) on March 24, 2015 at 7:30am 6 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…


Where has all the time gone?!

Posted by Mekenzie D on March 23, 2015 at 9:52am 3 Comments

I am hoping to be able to be on here more in the next few weeks. With the end of nursing school coming up and applying for classes to become a nurse practitioner, life has been very busy. Kind of catching myself coming and going. I hope everyone…


Air Bubbles Oh My!

Posted by Elyssia on March 22, 2015 at 2:34pm 14 Comments

Hi everyone, I would love to get some input here on experiences with air bubbles in the pump tubing. This has become an ongoing issue. I don't use the insulin when it's cold or past expiration, I fill the tube up as directed and Ive even tried… Continue


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