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I guess I am not a "Diabetic"

Started by Jerry in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Tavia V. 27 minutes ago. 38 Replies

Ok, so for the last 39 years I have always considered myself a diabetic. I guess I have been wrong, according to what I have been reading I am a PWD (person with diabetes).So . . . Are people with Epilepsy a PWE ? Is someone with cancer a PWC ?Are…Continue

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DP - Rising BG's in the AM

Started by Sarah in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by JohnG 55 minutes ago. 5 Replies

Does anyone who wears a CGM notice the minute they wake up in the morning their blood sugars just start rising, up and up? I watch on my CGM and the arrow just starts going up the minute I wake up. Also, I've been having really bad lows lately,…Continue

Cheap prescription supplies online?

Started by overthinker in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 57 minutes ago. 2 Replies

Hi all,I have been in the USA a couple of years now. Back home in Britain we have the NHS so it's been hard learning about the private healthcare system since I was diagnosed T1D six months ago.I currently get all my supplies at Walgreens…Continue

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pros and cons of Omni Pod or conventional insulin pump

Started by lh378 in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by acidrock23 1 hour ago. 17 Replies

I'm starting to do research on insulin pumps rather than using MDI. I've gathered from reading here that some people find the ability to make small adjustments the advantages of using the pump/pods over MDI.What do people like/dislike about the…Continue

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The 'Art' of Blood Glucose Management.

Posted by brboyer on September 29, 2014 at 4:12pm 0 Comments

Reading the blog by edenseffort "Nerves AND Exercise - not a good mix" blog. Sort of inspired me to document this.

As I commented there, I love it when we can nail the ART of blood glucose…

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Nerves AND exercise – not a good mix…

Posted by edenseffort on September 29, 2014 at 12:16pm 2 Comments

Eden has been back playing her beloved basketball for one week now after her broken thumb..

Last night she attended a girls only clinic (she plays on a boys team) and was one of the older more experienced girls there.

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I'm Crying Right Now

Posted by Tiki on September 29, 2014 at 12:13pm 7 Comments

It is interesting how you can live for so long believing something because a professional told you it was so. Since 2007, I have believed that I had poor circulation in my legs because a doctor diagnosed it as such. Today I found out that the…

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McGregor Park

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 29, 2014 at 6:30am 4 Comments

McGregor Park



A few weeks ago on a sunny Sunday afternoon Sheryl and I went to a new park near our house. It is a rather large park which is not well… Continue

Ah but that was sooooo Gooood

Posted by Georgia boy on September 28, 2014 at 7:09pm 6 Comments

'Honey-do' done. Helped wife clean house. Yeah, I 'll admit it. I've been house broken and house trained. And I'll be the first to say so.

But afterwards she decided she wanted some Churches chicken, mouth watered on that one. So off we go…

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