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Cause of Type I and Type II The Same

Started by Tiki in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 56 minutes ago. 5 Replies

Anybody hear about this yet? Thoughts?ArticleContinue

Vote for Miss Idaho for People's Choice in Miss America

Started by Marie B in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Marie B 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

Sierra Sandison, Miss Idaho in the 2014 Miss America would like us to vote for her as the People's Choice. You may know of her from the #ShowMeYourPump campaign, as she proudly wore her insulin pump "out" in the swimsuit part of the Miss Idaho…Continue

Tags: type1, pump, proud, Idaho, #showmeyourpump

White House Petition to Standardize TSA Screenings For Diabetic Persons Wearing Devices

Started by Christel in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by artwoman 1 hour ago. 34 Replies

This we can ALL get involved with... It only takes a moment to sign your name and help us all - Type 1, Type 2, Type EVERYONE...Please share this on your FB page, in emails with your friends in family... this can make a difference!…Continue

Tags: x-ray, scanner, security, airport, TSA

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Linda G 1 hour ago. 24166 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

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Blog Posts

I'm home now

Posted by Sensorium139 on August 21, 2014 at 11:14am 0 Comments

After a frustrating night at the hospital I'm home. 

Hopefully I can inject insulin into my tummy when I actually need it, right now I really don't as I'm hardly eating. I"m covered in iodine and bruises and I'm still in a ton of pain. 

I've went through way too much for a 23 year old since Saturday. 

Why does Mo’ Ne Davis matter

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on August 21, 2014 at 5:00am 1 Comment

Why does Mo’ Ne Davis matter

And why she matters to diabetics

So have you heard about the girl named Mo’ Ne Davis who is a 13 year old pitching phenomenon playing in the Little League World Series? She is the first Little Leaguer (boy or girl) to appear on the…


What's the Point?

Posted by Tiki on August 21, 2014 at 3:06am 0 Comments

August 20th is always a difficult day to get through. This day is my dad's birthday, he would have been 75 this year. My dad's death had a hugely negative impact on me, not just because I lost my father whom I love so much, but also because he died from complications of a disease we both shared.

To be eleven years old and watch your dad die from a stroke right before your eyes is bad enough. To know that it was his type I diabetes, a disease you have as well, that lead to it...well…


Diabetes and The Body Politic…What does it mean?....

Posted by Judith in Portland on August 20, 2014 at 10:23pm 1 Comment

Okay. The hard ones, the immediate ones first:

What does it mean here in the USA that a day arrived where I could honestly sigh in relief that—"whew, whatever else that has occurred that is horrible, at least none of our law enforcement officers beheaded anyone today." ?....

As a child of the 60s with emotional wounds from losses on both sides of those barricades (med-evac pilot lover lost in 'Nam/brain damaged protestor from a police billy club at the Dem…



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