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Helping T2 Hubby with ISF Pump Adjustment

Started by brmidi in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Dave 37 minutes ago. 10 Replies

Hello Friends,Thank you for all the "Welcome" messages that I received when I first signed on. Since this is my first post, I hope you'll forgive me if it's in the wrong place and let me know where it should be posted.My husband’s I:C ratio, ISF and…Continue

Tags: ration, adjustment, I:C, isf, pumping

Diabetic eye screening

Started by static192 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by acidrock23 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

Had my Diabetic eye screening recently and the eye doc said my eyes are good i got a letter today saying there are some early changes to back of my eyes due to (background retinopathy) it says it does not need any specialist treatment and does not…Continue

In public or Not?

Started by sdkate in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by TimmyMac 1 hour ago. 67 Replies

I shared on another post about watching a man, empty his man-bag of his testing supplies and there infront of a restaurant filled with people test his sugars before he ate. I know this man uses a pen for his insulin, so his numbers must have been…Continue

Tags: shots, inject, bg, testing, public

New to Pumping

Started by mlcarey in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by acidrock23 2 hours ago. 13 Replies

Hi,I've taken shots for more than 26 years and just starting using the Medtronic 530G pump about a month ago. So far I'm hating it! I'm high all the time. I'm scared to change my basal rates by myself because there seems to be so much to it, insulin…Continue

Tags: frustration, testing, basal, pumping, pump

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Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !

Posted by Alessio Alex on September 20, 2014 at 4:19pm 2 Comments

Where can I buy online medtronic i-port (injection port) or similar to medtronic i-port. Online ? :(

The doughnut hole

Posted by Ila on September 20, 2014 at 9:22am 2 Comments

First, I am doing extremely well with my blood sugar. I finally started paying attention to when I am full, and I was surprised at how little I can eat and still feel full. Also, as I indicated before I changed injection sites from my thigh to my…


It's Been a While.....

Posted by Dee Meloche on September 19, 2014 at 6:19pm 1 Comment

It's been a long time since I logged in to this site.Alot has happened.I was a motel housekeeper at a motel in Windsor for 3 years when I decided to look for a new job in a hotel instead.I got tired of the cold in the winter and working outside…


Viral causes of Type 1 diabetes

Posted by Elizwoo on September 19, 2014 at 2:29pm 5 Comments

Now is this spooky, a coincidence, huge bad luck or actually interesting from a medical perspective? I was diagnosed in December last year with type 1, sudden onset, at the grand old age of 48 and told that a virus probably triggered an inherited…


Impression management and Diabetes - when to tell

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 19, 2014 at 4:30am 2 Comments

Impression management

Three times in the last 96 hours I have been involved in discussions about when and how to tell potential…


For the Visual Learners

Posted by edenseffort on September 18, 2014 at 1:03pm 2 Comments

Throwback Thursday… my MOST VIEWED post by a landslide…

not a personal story about our journey – but happy to say it is an educational tool to help spread awareness!!

I am thankful…



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