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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Pastelpainter 27 minutes ago. 24301 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

I want one

Started by Karen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 36 minutes ago. 33 Replies

But not available in the US??!!…Continue

Tags: cgms, cgm, libre, freestyle, abbott

Seriously, who can implant a Dexcom Sensor on thair back haunch by themselves?

Started by Deannan in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Ruth 4 hours ago. 16 Replies

Tell me the secret, I had to have a colleague do it today? Has anyone mastered the art somewhere on the backside rather than the belly?Continue

Tags: Back, G4, Dexcom

Diabetes, Colitis, Gall Stones, Unstable BG and Weight Loss

Started by Eucritta in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by meee 4 hours ago. 1 Reply

I had an unexpected low in the 40s today, and realized - I need advice. Thing is, even following my doctors' orders, I've been unable to consistently keep my blood glucose up. Or my weight. I'm not too thin yet, but at the rate it's going, I will be…Continue

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Well, Now That Was Embarrassing

Posted by Tiki on September 22, 2014 at 12:03pm 7 Comments

I woke up this morning and my blood-sugar was fine. 127, a good number. I ate a quick breakfast and headed out the door to my eye appointment. I hitched a ride to the doctor with my husband. He dropped me off on his way to work. I arrived early,…


Does anyone have a service dog?

Posted by IrishDancer on September 21, 2014 at 1:34pm 3 Comments

So I am going to train my own service dog and I was wondering if anyone has one or has trained one? Advice is very much appreciated.

Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !

Posted by Alessio Alex on September 20, 2014 at 4:19pm 3 Comments

Where can I buy online medtronic i-port (injection port) or similar to medtronic i-port. Online ? :(

The doughnut hole

Posted by Ila on September 20, 2014 at 9:22am 2 Comments

First, I am doing extremely well with my blood sugar. I finally started paying attention to when I am full, and I was surprised at how little I can eat and still feel full. Also, as I indicated before I changed injection sites from my thigh to my…


It's Been a While.....

Posted by Dee Meloche on September 19, 2014 at 6:19pm 3 Comments

It's been a long time since I logged in to this site.Alot has happened.I was a motel housekeeper at a motel in Windsor for 3 years when I decided to look for a new job in a hotel instead.I got tired of the cold in the winter and working outside…


Viral causes of Type 1 diabetes

Posted by Elizwoo on September 19, 2014 at 2:29pm 7 Comments

Now is this spooky, a coincidence, huge bad luck or actually interesting from a medical perspective? I was diagnosed in December last year with type 1, sudden onset, at the grand old age of 48 and told that a virus probably triggered an inherited…



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