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You Did Not Take Care Of Yourself???

Started by Richard157 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 3 minutes ago. 8 Replies

You Did Not Take Care Of YourselfHave you ever been told that caused your diabetes? The lady in the article below discusses this. The article appears in the July issue of the Diabetes Forecast. How do/would you react to someone who told you this?…Continue

Managing work and doctor appointments

Started by Carol in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by artwoman 5 minutes ago. 9 Replies

I was recently laid off and I am currently working temp assignments. It is difficult to schedule doctor appointments, and I am concerned that when I find a permanent job it will send the wrong message to be out of the office for appointments. I was…Continue

Testing Out New Food/Drinks

Started by ITDiabetic in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by B 2 hours ago. 7 Replies

I am wondering if you are trying a new meal/food, or drink with alcohol, what is the process you use to figure out how to bolus it for in the future. Like do you have a method of just eating and seeing how your sugars react then bolusing, or just…Continue

A little surprised...

Started by bjm2363 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 3 hours ago. 14 Replies

So, I went to my appointment at NIH last Wednesday. I had been sick with a stomach bug a few days before and wasn't eating much so I expected my fasting to be lower. It turned out to be borderline at 100. The Endo told me that based on my history…Continue

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Diabetes Advocates Masterlab - July 2, 2014

Posted by Brian (bsc) on July 10, 2014 at 9:39am 0 Comments

I’ve been an active member of the DOC for years, while I don’t tweet or use facebook I’ve been very active in many of the discussion…


What would I change about diabetes?

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on July 10, 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments

What would I change about diabetes?

Not one thing. I know that sounds crazy right? I mean surely all diabetics would change something about our disease? Not me. I would not change a thing.

You have got to love the unpredictability, the sudden changes, the no rhyme or reason that comes with this disease. The lows, the highs, the times the…


Correction dose? Uh oh!

Posted by amira colene rose on July 9, 2014 at 11:22pm 0 Comments

Ok.. so this week I went on a camping trip to campland on the bay with my grandma and her husband. Also my cousins were there.It was so fun we swam in the ocean and the pool. We also paddle boarded. It was so fun!!! On the first night my gram checked me at 2:00 am. I was 241… she tried to wake me cause she did not know how to do a correction dose… she tried and I did wake up…sorta… I was very drowsy and did not think clearly… my gram said that I kept saying “ no” over and over again… so ahe…


Hello everyone. Thanks for the warm welcome!

Posted by 41type1 on July 9, 2014 at 8:03pm 2 Comments

I would appreciate some personal user feedback on Insulin Pump brands, Now that the warranty on my Animas is soon to expire and I have to decide to stick with One-Touch or try one of the new competitor pump brands.
Opinions anyone?



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