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Enlite sensor use term

Started by Phil Christian in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Linda B 21 minutes ago. 62 Replies

The prior Medtronic GCM sensors could be used up to about 18 days with good accuracy. I have the new 530g with the enlite sensor. I would be interested in how long they can be reset by simply using the "new sensor" start, reusing the glucose sensor.…Continue

Tags: cgms, dexcom, sensor, enlite, Medtronic

ADHD and Diabetes

Started by JeffJinSD in Type 1 Diabetes Forum 29 minutes ago. 0 Replies

I'm sure this type of question has been around before but this is from an adult perspective.I was diagnosed Type 1 in May 2014. I've had ADHD most of my life being diagnosed in 4th grade. I've been on Ritalin and Concerta (just a longer acting…Continue

Pump pain

Started by Kristin in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by karen 43 minutes ago. 3 Replies

Does anyone else have difficulty finding places on their stomach for their pumps? I am noticing that I feel the insulin when I bolus now. I'm not enjoying that feeling and my stomach looks pretty beat up. (I've been pumping for the past 7 years)Continue

Ask Manny!!!

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes News. Last reply by karen 1 hour ago. 36 Replies

CLICK HERE to go straight to the answers, without reading the thread.We're going to test-run a new idea on TuDiabetes:"Ask Manny"  This mini-program will consist…Continue

Tags: #AskManny, @AskManny, Diabetes Hands Foundation, DHF, Ask Manny

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An apology...

Posted by Manny Hernandez on August 27, 2014 at 4:40pm 2 Comments

I owe the community a clarification and an apology, in particular to those that participated in our Live Interview about the Medicare Coverage for CGM that took place yesterday.

As I wrote on this blog entry, Diabetes Hands Foundation (the nonprofit…

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What's up with advocacy at Diabetes Hands Foundation?

Posted by Manny Hernandez on August 27, 2014 at 4:22pm 2 Comments

At Diabetes Hands Foundation (the nonprofit I was fortunate to co-found back in 2008, which drives TuDiabetes among other programs) diabetes advocacy has become an increasingly important part of our work over time. Since 2013, these efforts took us down a path that resulted in a roadmap with three core components:

1) Building up a database of Active Diabetes Advocates:

A robust database with…

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Just Another Day

Posted by Tiki on August 27, 2014 at 3:58pm 0 Comments

First, this is my first time ever writing a post on my phone. Slow going with the tiny keypad, etc. LOL, so excuse the extra mistakes.

*As usual, the following is written from my memory of the events. Some things may be inaccurate due to faulty memories. In any case, this is how I remember it:

So, here is how today is going so far:

6:30ish: Hubby wakes me up to tell me that I am sleeping on my back. I'm under doctor's orders to not lay on my back because, eye stuff. I…

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Rules? What Rules ... ?

Posted by edenseffort on August 27, 2014 at 11:24am 3 Comments

Following the “rules” of Type 1 Diabetes management sometimes means absolutely NOTHING..

We can do everything right and do the same thing day after day after day and get different results.

 

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Yesterday I blogged about Eden needing to stop, think and act in…

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    From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

    Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

    US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

    Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

    Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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    Manny Hernandez
    (Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

    Emily Coles
    (Head of Communities, has type 1)

    Mila Ferrer
    (EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

    Mike Lawson
    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

    Corinna Cornejo
    (Development Manager, has type 2)

    Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


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    Bradford (has type 1)


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    Lorraine (mother of type 1)
    Marie B (has type 1)

    Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

    Gary (has type 2)

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