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Apple's new watch

Started by allenw in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Anthony 30 minutes ago. 4 Replies

Asa pump wearer for nine years, I am wondering if Apple's new smart watch holds out any hope for me or will it be just another disconnected way for me to measure my BG.Continue

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Nathan at MGH misinforms on PBS

Started by Nell in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Tim 33 minutes ago. 31 Replies

I am hearing David Nathan, MD, Director of Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital say that:Type 1 is juvenile or childhood diabetes. Type 2 is adult onset diabetes.This was on PBS NewsHour just now, Monday 9/15/14. I am totally amazed that…Continue

help... hi keytones

Started by crys in Type 1 Diabetes Forum 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

The past month has been crazy... my son's.blood sugars will be in the.normal levels for days... everything is going well.. Then all of a sudden... BAM!!! His bloodsuger is in the high 300's or 400's.. He doesnt feel ill, but has a large.amount of…Continue

Anti GAD antibodies

Started by Catvet in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Catvet 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

Hi all, I had gestational diabetes with a previous pregnancy (daughter is almost 2) and was on insulin despite following Bernstein's diet as close as I could, averaging 50 g cho day.I have an astute GP who did some metabolic testing after pregnancy…Continue

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Over 9 pounds lost and Feeling Good!

Posted by jesikabeth on September 16, 2014 at 4:43am 0 Comments

I started a LCHF way of eating last week, and I am pleasantly surprised with the results thus far. I have lost over 9 pounds in 8 days. WhooHoo!

I saw my doctor yesterday and she was very pleased with my progress.

Plus my blood…

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Enjoying a Diabetic Diet

Posted by Chris on September 15, 2014 at 8:04pm 4 Comments

Hey everyone!



While not a nutritionist or a chef, I do know my way around a kitchen. Having diabetes shouldn't prohibit us from enjoying food! So I thought we could possibly exchange ideas. Tonight's supper was:



Estimated… Continue

It's been too long!

Posted by Shayla on September 15, 2014 at 7:20pm 2 Comments

I feel kinda bad..I haven't been on here in forevvvveeerrr! It's been a heck of a year, and not in a good way. I've been slacking off major lately. I haven't been testing like I used to back when I was first diagnosed..but I've been fighting this…

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Neuropathy or Claudication?...or Both?

Posted by Tiki on September 15, 2014 at 11:30am 4 Comments

Today I went in to see my primary doctor. The official reason was to follow up on an infected bug bite I've been dealing with since July 3rd. The real reason I was there was to push the issue of terrible leg pain that I've been trying to have…

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Love my T:slim BUT.......

Posted by Robyn on September 15, 2014 at 10:52am 3 Comments

I'm having a hard time with getting the insulin to restart after I change a cartridge. I've spoken with the customer support folks, my Endo, and the pump instructor, and no one can seem to figure it out.

Anyone having similar issues?

For all you T1 Canadians out there

Posted by AlanStJean on September 15, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

If you're in need of some inspiration and support come say hi on our facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/ichallengediabetes

it's a great place to meet other T1 in…

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