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Hi,I am a Type 1 that's new to pumping...I started in September on the Ping. Of course at first I was all excited because my sugars seemed to be significantly lowered since starting on the pump. My A1c went down almost a whole point to 6.4 and I was…Continue
I am looking to get a pump in January. I haven't been to my endo to discuss it yet because I am trying to do it all in the same year for deductable perposes. Anyway. I thought I saw that there was a pump that had the CGM built into it. As if I…Continue
I think we can all agree that diabetes is, quite literally, a pr!ck of a thing. No one wants it and I wouldn't wish it upon anyone.However, being an eternal optimist, I've been looking for positives associated with diabetes. As someone who was…Continue
Hello All!I was wondering if there was anyone out there with type 1 and on metformin. Obviously insulin as well! My glucose levels and weight have been slowly creeping up the last year despite diet, exercise, and vigilant testing. I did some…Continue
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I posted the following blog on November 22, 2010 -- for Thanksgiving Day. Since then I have found other reasons to be thankful -- for one, I have stayed alive long enough to celebrate my 21st Diaversary! I had a real medical scare this last…Continue
Brennan has had Type 1 Diabetes for about a month now. He was diagnosed October 21, 2014. He has made huge improvements within this month. There are no longer battles when it's time to check blood sugar. He knows that he has to do it now multiple…Continue
Change comes quickly sometimes, like this past month. I have experienced many significant changes and the vast majority of them have been for the better. It feels strange because for so many years most of the changes in my life have been a spiral…Continue
As I age and various physical limitations like arthritis manifest themselves more prominently, I am grateful to remember some priorities that I explored back when I was first diagnosed (2007). I also have fibromyalgia since 1995 and I was a…Continue
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