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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Linda G 11 minutes ago. 24999 Replies

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

Keep waiting for a clear indication that my basal dose has been adjusted too low....

Started by mohe0001 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by mohe0001 3 hours ago. 11 Replies

I keep adjusting my basal down, one unit at a time, and as of yet, I haven't seen any increase in BG over extended periods of fasting. At some point I should see that, right? I wonder if its more subtle than I would have expected. I dropped from 35…Continue

insulin to carb ratio

Started by Raven Hughes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Mia 3 hours ago. 31 Replies

Just out of curiosity, what is everyone's insulin to carb ratio? I inject 1 unit of insulin for every 5 grams of carbs

MCAT snacks

Started by Colleen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by meee 3 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hi everyone! New to the group-I'm a premed undergrad and gearing up to take the MCAT in a little over a month. Wondering if anyone here had experience with taking long tests (it's over 6 hours long) with keeping your blood sugar stable.I have had…Continue

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To bend, but not to break?

Posted by Cara on March 5, 2015 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

I've had some retinopathy in my left eye for a bit now, not too long, but more than a year. Laser treatments had worked until I got sick last year and threw up so hard that I must have ripped some more of those little suckers loose again. Long,…

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D puts me in my place. But only for today.

Posted by Dan P on March 5, 2015 at 9:00pm 2 Comments

Today I read a blog on another site about a woman with T1 for 27 years, and her terrible experience with her endo. The issue was, in the middle of her appt, she felt drastically low, and tested. She was 177, and her endo rolled her eyes. She…

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I Have a CGM!

Posted by Tamra on March 5, 2015 at 10:09am 2 Comments

On February tenth I started a little journey that I had been wanting to do for a long time but hadn't the means until now. I saw an endocrinologist (actually it was the endo's diabetes educator I saw) for the first time in, geez, almost eight…

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When I Grow Up – Aspirations in Endocrinology

Posted by Rachel Scott on March 5, 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments

When I was younger and all the way leading up to Sophomore year in high school, I wanted to be a Pediatric Endocrinologist. I also wanted to be a Fire Fighter, Figure Skater, Veterinarian/Zoo Keeper, Monkey Psychologist…

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Going Biking!!

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Going Biking!!…

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Refreshing my skills

Posted by Susan Van Abs on March 4, 2015 at 4:39pm 3 Comments

As a person with type one diabetes, I feel it is important to "recharge" and "fine tune" my care skills. It is a never-ending task and challenge.

I ordered a more recent copy of Gary Scheiner's book "THINK LIKE A PANCREAS" and read it in a…

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