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    Diabetes as a force for good

    Started by Pulli in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by artwoman 7 minutes ago. 48 Replies

    I think we can all agree that diabetes is, quite literally, a pr!ck of a thing. No one wants it and I wouldn't wish it upon anyone.However, being an eternal optimist, I've been looking for positives associated with diabetes. As someone who was…Continue

    Grrrr

    Started by carrier in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Zoe 15 minutes ago. 1 Reply

    Hi,I am a Type 1 that's new to pumping...I started in September on the Ping. Of course at first I was all excited because my sugars seemed to be significantly lowered since starting on the pump. My A1c went down almost a whole point to 6.4 and I was…Continue

    Type 1 Diabetes and Metformin

    Started by Jessica the Type 1 Dietitian in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Christopher 44 minutes ago. 4 Replies

    Hello All!I was wondering if there was anyone out there with type 1 and on metformin. Obviously insulin as well! My glucose levels and weight have been slowly creeping up the last year despite diet, exercise, and vigilant testing. I did some…Continue

    Pumps and Medicare

    Started by Zoe in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes 45 minutes ago. 0 Replies

    Hi allI just got some good news I wanted to share (I'll also put this in the Animas group). I got my ping in January 2011 and so I will be out of warranty this coming January and due for a new Ping. However.....I started Medicare last November (I…Continue

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    Taking my Body Back.

    Posted by beautyandwonderment on November 25, 2014 at 12:30pm 1 Comment

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    My name is Lindsey and I have been a Type 1 Diabetic since October 2012. Well, that's what they tell me at least. Now that I have come into a lot more knowledge about diabetes and what the symptoms are of high blood… Continue

    A Walk in the Park, II

    Posted by Trudy on November 25, 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments

    I posted the following blog on November 22, 2010 -- for Thanksgiving Day. Since then I have found other reasons to be thankful -- for one, I have stayed alive long enough to celebrate my 21st Diaversary! I had a real medical scare this last…

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    Giving Thanks

    Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on November 25, 2014 at 3:00am 6 Comments

    Giving Thanks

    I looked back on last year and tried to see if I wrote a Thanksgiving blog. I could not find one and maybe for a good…

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    1 Month Of Diabetes

    Posted by Jennifer on November 24, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

    Brennan has had Type 1 Diabetes for about a month now. He was diagnosed October 21, 2014. He has made huge improvements within this month. There are no longer battles when it's time to check blood sugar. He knows that he has to do it now multiple…

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    My, How Things Have Changed

    Posted by Tamra on November 23, 2014 at 11:52am 6 Comments

    Change comes quickly sometimes, like this past month. I have experienced many significant changes and the vast majority of them have been for the better. It feels strange because for so many years most of the changes in my life have been a spiral…

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    The Big Blue Test and a Wider Variety of Exercise

    Posted by Judith in Portland on November 22, 2014 at 11:14pm 3 Comments

    As I age and various physical limitations like arthritis manifest themselves more prominently, I am grateful to remember some priorities that I explored back when I was first diagnosed (2007). I also have fibromyalgia since 1995 and I was a…

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