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Double Dose

Started by Tiki in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Scott A 35 seconds ago. 6 Replies

Has anybody ever accidentally taken their insulin dose twice? I've been Type I since 1987 and have made this mistake twice in all these years. For instance, I woke up and took my insulin...then for some stupid reason forgot I took it and took it…Continue

Big Bang Theory

Started by Sportster in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Shadow Dragon 5 minutes ago. 17 Replies

Anyone watch the Big Bang Theory last night? Seems like insulin pumps are getting more attention these days!!!Continue

Dental infections really do affect BG

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

Well, I was a skeptic. Despite sage advice Brian has posted here many times, I dismissed this idea.No more.Had a root canal last week. Molar, 3 roots. It was a disaster initially (had to be sent to an Endodontist -- the "other endo" -- after my…Continue

Get Your Frakking Flu Shot

Started by Timbeak48 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Georgia boy 1 hour ago. 12 Replies

I've been a Type 1 for a little over 5 years. I've got my flu shot every year...But this year the flu (or some God-awful virus) got me before I got my shot. Thursday night I went to bed at 10 pm with an upset stomach. Woke up at 2:30 am, threw up…Continue

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Well, Now That Was Embarrassing

Posted by Tiki on September 22, 2014 at 12:03pm 8 Comments

I woke up this morning and my blood-sugar was fine. 127, a good number. I ate a quick breakfast and headed out the door to my eye appointment. I hitched a ride to the doctor with my husband. He dropped me off on his way to work. I arrived early,…


Does anyone have a service dog?

Posted by IrishDancer on September 21, 2014 at 1:34pm 3 Comments

So I am going to train my own service dog and I was wondering if anyone has one or has trained one? Advice is very much appreciated.

Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !

Posted by Alessio Alex on September 20, 2014 at 4:19pm 3 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 3 Comments

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…



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