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    Back from the hospital

    Started by madison in New to Diabetes?. Last reply by madison 1 minute ago. 26 Replies

    I was diagnosed with T1D in January. Right after diagnosis I developed a Kidney infection and spent 10 days in the hospital. On March 1 (my birthday) I had what I thought was an UTI but when my temperature spiked to 104 I feared the worst. The…Continue

    trail running and type 1

    Started by pancreaswanted in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by pancreaswanted 18 minutes ago. 2 Replies

    hello! i ran a 12km trail race last month. i started a little low at 122 so i ate two glucose tabs at the start to bring me up about 40 points. 5km in i was at 200 so i had to walk for about 5 minutes, thinking that would bring me down some and then…Continue

    Word Association Game

    Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by phoenixbound 46 minutes ago. 25533 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

    How to GAIN weight - any lo-card weight gain powder?

    Started by Rich in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by madison 47 minutes ago. 6 Replies

    I've always been extremely thin my entire life. I was diagnosed at like age 29 with Type 1. I want to take some weight gain powder but everything at GNC is like 50 carbs per serving. Gaining weight is very hard especially as a type 1. Any ideas?Continue

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    Kinda Snakebitten

    Posted by Lloyd on March 30, 2015 at 4:00pm 3 Comments

    My MM723 had a pump failure last night. I went to bed with a glucose of 123 (corrected to 81) and woke up with a glucose of 197. I corrected and got it down to 166, then it just kept going up to a peak of 231. No basal delivery it seems. By then…

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    You Will Feel Like A Failure, But You Aren't

    Posted by Tamra on March 29, 2015 at 5:31pm 1 Comment



    Diabetes is a wry one, a wily one, conniving, and, at times,…

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    You don't need two insulins to control type 1 diabetes

    Posted by Kathyann on March 28, 2015 at 9:09am 16 Comments

    I was at Walgreens Pharmacy. It was day 17 of listening to the pharmacy tech tell me the doctor hadn't authorized my refills for Lantus pens. I had called my doctor's office again that morning and they said they had sent the order twice to the…

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    Life is what happens

    Posted by rick (aka: #blankieboy) on March 27, 2015 at 12:00pm 5 Comments

    Life Is What Happens



    'Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans"  John…

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    Ignore The Pushers

    Posted by Tamra on March 26, 2015 at 11:37am 12 Comments

    I try to keep up with all the studies, research, advancements in treatments and technologies in treating diabetes and the search for a cure. There is a lot going on, but there needs to be more.

    In my roaming of the internet, news,…

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    Structure

    Posted by Kate07 on March 26, 2015 at 6:15am 0 Comments

    So one thing I have found in this experience is that structure and keeping my mind on tasks is helping with making sure that I don't get too stressed out about what is going on. Work has been really helpful I have a great job and great co-workers…

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