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Alernate Site Testing?

Started by TimmyMac in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by NutriJoy 11 minutes ago. 1 Reply

I was in my chemistry lab yesterday and spilled some silver nitrate on my hands. Because of this, my hands are chemically stained for the next week or so. The stuff is fairly reactive so I would rather not poke it into my bloodstream. I'm looking…Continue

What would you like your pump to do?

Started by Nerdydude101 in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Don 12 minutes ago. 43 Replies

What (realistically) would you like your pump to be able to do? (By realistically I mean not "instantly cure diabetes" or "fly" haha)Continue

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A Different Question on Metal Sets

Started by Laddie in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by earthling 27 minutes ago. 5 Replies

I fortunately have minimal allergic reactions to sets, so I am no help to Jen and her post on metal sets.I am at the end of my first box of metal Contact Detach sets which I ordered based on the rave reviews by Zoe and others. My previous post…Continue

Word Association Game

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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

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First week of school with diabetes

Posted by Jennifer on October 31, 2014 at 8:03am 0 Comments

Brennan was diagnosed on October 21st. with diabetes. We have kept him home from school to get the pattern down and for him to get use to the finger pricks and shots. He went back to school on Monday. Since he is only in kindergarten this has…

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A very nice surprise

Posted by Lloyd on October 30, 2014 at 8:30am 3 Comments

My A1c's have been good for a long time, but this year they have been going in the wrong direction. 5.4, then 5.6, then 5.8. I've been preparing myself for news that my test results are no longer in the non-diabetic range (4.7 tp 5.8 at the lab I…

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Halloween Memories

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 30, 2014 at 3:00am 3 Comments

Halloween Memories



I was diagnosed with diabetes when I was 17 so as a child I did not have conflicts about candy. By the time I…

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Chasity

Posted by TheDiabetesHero on October 29, 2014 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

I was diagnosed at the age of 5 . I have struggled and fought…

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A Good Doctor

Posted by Tamra on October 29, 2014 at 10:31am 0 Comments

I'm increasingly glad that I ended up with my current primary doctor. He is not perfect, no doctor is, but he meets all my criteria for a good doctor. He listens to me when I talk to him. He takes all my health conditions into consideration when…

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Important advocacy for diabetes care

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 28, 2014 at 2:30pm 5 Comments

Important advocacy for diabetes care

I will be joining several people on October 29, 2014 using twitter to…

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