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Taking the plunge with Afrezza

Started by Sam in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 1 hour ago. 93 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

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Vancouversailor 2 hours ago. 25520 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 started on Afrezza last night . . .

Started by mikep in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by marios brother 4 hours ago. 811 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

Hiking: How do you manage your bg during moderate hikes?

Started by meee in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Melitta 5 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hello Everyone,I went on a 5 mile hike Sunday and had some bg issues, normally I walk around 1-3 miles a few x per week where I live and it's not a problem, but this was more extended and fast paced, longer distance and even with some stops I had…Continue

Tags: walking, exercise, bg, hiking

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Kinda Snakebitten

Posted by Lloyd on March 30, 2015 at 4:00pm 2 Comments

My MM723 had a pump failure last night. I went to bed with a glucose of 123 (corrected to 81) and woke up with a glucose of 197. I corrected and got it down to 166, then it just kept going up to a peak of 231. No basal delivery it seems. By then…


You Will Feel Like A Failure, But You Aren't

Posted by Tamra on March 29, 2015 at 5:31pm 0 Comments

Diabetes is a wry one, a wily one, conniving, and, at times,…


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

Posted by Kathyann on March 28, 2015 at 9:09am 16 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…


Life is what happens

Posted by rick (aka: #blankieboy) on March 27, 2015 at 12:00pm 4 Comments

Life Is What Happens

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


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,…



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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