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

Started by meee in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by CatLady06 2 minutes ago. 7 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

Taking the plunge with Afrezza

Started by Sam in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 3 minutes ago. 101 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

How to GAIN weight - any lo-card weight gain powder?

Started by Rich in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by CatLady06 7 minutes ago. 3 Replies

I've always been extremely thin my entire life. I was diagnosed at like age 29 with Type 1. I want to take some weight gain powder but everything at GNC is like 50 carbs per serving. Gaining weight is very hard especially as a type 1. Any ideas?Continue

I started on Afrezza last night . . .

Started by mikep in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 11 minutes ago. 817 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

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Life is what happens

Posted by rick (aka: #blankieboy) on March 27, 2015 at 12:00pm 5 Comments

Life Is What Happens



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

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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,…

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Structure

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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