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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Linda G 2 minutes ago. 24599 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

Case to Carry Syringes

Started by meee in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Buckley83 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

Hello Everyone,I have had this happen a few times: syringes I carry with me end up with all the lines rubbed off and become useless. I usually keep them inside a sealed plastic bag in my purse. I'm wondering what is causing this and how I can avoid…Continue

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How am I GAINING weight?

Started by jesikabeth in Diabetes, Sports and Fitness Forum. Last reply by Tamra 4 hours ago. 33 Replies

I've been watching what I eat, using Myfitnesspal app, and going to the gym (although am limited to what I can do because I recently hurt my ankle.) So how am I GAINING weight???I am eating approx 1600 calories a day. It seems as though since I was…Continue

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Is it worth buying an insulin pump???

Started by Adele in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Adele 4 hours ago. 2 Replies

i am a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic and is wondering whether an insulin pump is worth buying, being so expensive I'm just curious yo hear other thoughts and whether i would save any money in the long term, with not having to buy the insulin pens…Continue

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Life Lessons Learned From Being Diseased

Posted by Tamra on November 20, 2014 at 11:12pm 0 Comments

First, don't give me any flack about the title. I know many diabetics refuse to be labeled as "diseased". I personally don't care how I am labeled; diseased, conditioned, chronic-ed, mellitused, special, unique, insulin challenged, defective...…


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JDCA "State of the Cure" Update

Each year the JDCA (Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance) puts together a summary of cure research.  As a JDCA fellow I contributed information to this effort, although I did…


Every mouth has a tail to tell

Posted by twiddlemthumbs on November 20, 2014 at 6:30am 0 Comments

6.11 am here in the SHIRE waiting for the Sun to appear had a restless night due to teeth extractions and following infection but antibiotics running there course do nothing for the pain the aching wanting to bang your head on the wall for some…


Cataract Surgery

Posted by Stress on November 19, 2014 at 5:40am 3 Comments

I had cataract surgery on my right eye last Thursday. My doctor had been telling me for 10 years that I had cataracts but they were not bad enough to operate. Well my time was up and now I wish I had done it sooner! My vision in my right eye is…



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What does your diabetes look like?

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on November 18, 2014 at 3:30am 4 Comments

What does your diabetes look like?

That was the question asked by Emily Coles on October 22, 2014. It was asked in relation to the…



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