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PUMP with CGM

Started by Timothy in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by acidrock23 36 minutes ago. 6 Replies

Well here I am again just one year out from replacing my pump.At least now there is a choice. I see that the Animas Vibe has integrated CGM. Three Years ago I went with minimed because it was really the only option. I like the minimed pump and the…Continue

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Fast resting heart rate, anyone?

Started by Lemonz in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Kathy 38 minutes ago. 10 Replies

Hey guysI went to my endo last week, and she was worried for my resting heart rate. My average is 105 bpm. I have in the past taken multiple ECGs to test for arrhythmia, and had my heart scanned 2 years ago to see if there were any abnormalities,…Continue

Post DKA/ Advice needed

Started by Barbara in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Kathy 41 minutes ago. 10 Replies

I have just come home from a 4 day stint in the ICU with a life-threatening case of DKA. I have always had relatively good control, so I am still in shock. They were never able to find out why my insulin had stopped working. No infection was…Continue

Tags: icu, high, ketones, dka

Evidence based review of popular diet aids

Started by Vancouversailor in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

Given the strong connection between excess body fat and insulin resistance as a factor in type 2 diabetes, weight loss is commonly on the agenda for many type 2 diabetics. For those looking for a shortcut past the time proven diet and exercise…Continue

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Shooting Lasers

Posted by Tamra on January 28, 2015 at 6:32pm 1 Comment

*The following is a recounting from memory. Certain details may be inaccurate due to faulty memory or misunderstanding of medical lingo, etc.*

Several months ago I had lens replacement surgery for a cataract that had already…

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Short and Sweet

Posted by Lloyd on January 28, 2015 at 12:51pm 1 Comment

New A1c today, 5.9. Under 6 for eight years.
T2 for 21 years, no complications.

-Lloyd

Who Do You See When We Go To The Doctor

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 28, 2015 at 3:30am 10 Comments

Who Do You See When We Go To The Doctor

Wow, I am so darn busy all of a sudden. Does anyone else get this…

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David Allen Russu

Posted by Tamra on January 26, 2015 at 7:14pm 5 Comments

David Allen Russu was my father. He was also a type 1 diabetic, pastor, teacher, lifeguard, realtor, and so much more. He was a downright superhero. He managed to have a successful marriage that never lost it's love but only managed to grow…

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Moving my blog posts

Posted by Emmy on January 26, 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Because of the upcoming changes to TuDiabetes, I am in the process of moving all my blog posts to my blog at http://therockinmyshoe.blogspot.ca/

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Good News!

Posted by Shayla on January 25, 2015 at 9:14pm 2 Comments

So I'm kinda bad at keeping up with this! (sigh) life just gets in the way sometimes. Anyways, good news...I FINALLY got a dexcom cgm!!!!! yay! :)

I was talking to my CDE about how I have a lot of trouble with affording a cgm and one of…

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    (EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

    Mike Lawson
    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

    Corinna Cornejo
    (Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

    Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

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