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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kathimcb 12 minutes ago. 24489 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

Splitting Lantus Doesage...Need Help cuz its not working?

Started by Z71Edge in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes 58 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Hello everybody, I am new to the forum. After doing some browsing the last couple of days, I have noticed this forum is really strong and has good people that like to help others out. So I am glad to be a part of it and hope to help others as they…Continue

Diagnosis Codes

Started by Zoe in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sensorium139 3 hours ago. 3 Replies

I just had my three month appointment at my doctor's (who knows little about my Type 1, but just writes prescriptions for me, but I thought does know I'm Type 1. So she wrote me a lab slip, and when I looked at it the code was 250.00. Not knowing…Continue

Alernate Site Testing?

Started by TimmyMac in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by TimmyMac 5 hours ago. 7 Replies

I was in my chemistry lab yesterday and spilled some silver nitrate on my hands. Because of this, my hands are chemically stained for the next week or so. The stuff is fairly reactive so I would rather not poke it into my bloodstream. I'm looking…Continue

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Diabetes Awareness Month Has Begun!

Posted by Cayla on October 31, 2014 at 10:06pm 0 Comments

So, it's the kick off of diabetes awareness month today!



Today if you did not already know is type one diabetes day. Happy T1D day to all my fellow T1Ds!



I personally think diabetes awareness month is very important. It is our… Continue

Map of Autoimmune Diseases in association with Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by Holger Schmeken on October 31, 2014 at 12:00pm 2 Comments

The Nature Magazine published an article called 'Genetic and epigenetic fine mapping of causal autoimmune disease variants'. In this research…

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First week of school with diabetes

Posted by Jennifer on October 31, 2014 at 8:03am 2 Comments

Brennan was diagnosed on October 21st. with diabetes. We have kept him home from school to get the pattern down and for him to get use to the finger pricks and shots. He went back to school on Monday. Since he is only in kindergarten this has…

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A very nice surprise

Posted by Lloyd on October 30, 2014 at 8:30am 3 Comments

My A1c's have been good for a long time, but this year they have been going in the wrong direction. 5.4, then 5.6, then 5.8. I've been preparing myself for news that my test results are no longer in the non-diabetic range (4.7 tp 5.8 at the lab I…

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Halloween Memories

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on October 30, 2014 at 3:00am 3 Comments

Halloween Memories



I was diagnosed with diabetes when I was 17 so as a child I did not have conflicts about candy. By the time I…

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Chasity

Posted by TheDiabetesHero on October 29, 2014 at 12:25pm 0 Comments

I was diagnosed at the age of 5 . I have struggled and fought…

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