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    accuracy vs cost

    Started by Kelsie in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Gerri 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

    My prescription for a three month supply of one touch strips is $87. My local pharmacy (Publix supermarkets) has a generic brand meter for a $15 copay, one month supply. This is a third of what I'm paying now! But when I asked my pharmacist about…Continue

    t1d distress.... help....

    Started by crys in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Marie B 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

    gm everyone... is any 1 up for a quick discussion.... am new here...Continue

    Tell FDA your thoughts on the proposed Nutrition Fact Label (by Aug. 1)

    Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by meee 17 hours ago. 13 Replies

    A change to the Nutrition Label we are so familiar with and food serving sizes used in labels is currently being considered by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Commenting on the dockets …Continue

    Tags: ADA, food labeling, nutrition labeling, FDA

    Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

    Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Manny Hernandez 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

    On September 28th there will be a Consensus Conference in DC, in which representatives from (1) government, payers, employers; (2) advocacy groups; (3) industry; (4) and…Continue

    Tags: feedback, FDA, CGM, glucose monitoring, strip safely

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    More Doctor Pinball

    Posted by Tiki on July 24, 2014 at 10:18am 0 Comments

    Had another follow-up appointment for the infected abscess on my leg. I really am getting fed up with my doctor's office. I rarely get to see my actual doctor and every time I go in, I am seeing a new doctor and have to reexplain everything that's going on.

    So, after explaining to this doctor about what's been going on with this abscess over the past three weeks, she examined it and agreed that it probably started from a bug bite. "I've seen this exact thing before, it started from a…

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    Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

    Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on July 24, 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments

    Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

    Emily Coles has this discussion running and I think it will be a hot topic (or I hope it is). The link to her post is:…



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    Bydurion update

    Posted by Rubidel on July 23, 2014 at 1:38pm 2 Comments

    Blood sugars have stablized with the Bydurion. It has taken about two monthes. Appetite is now more controled than during the first few weeks and b sugars are more consistently 95-120 for the mornings compared to 125-143 of the beginning.

    Another Year Has Passed: A Remembrance: The Birth/Death Day of My Son

    Posted by Judith in Portland on July 22, 2014 at 7:43pm 5 Comments

    2014. Cycling round again. I still like to re-post this every year. TuD is the Home of my Heart and the loss of a child is a constant thread in the lives of women all over the world. It's been a rough year for me, but given how well my daughter is doing this year in "following her bliss", it comforts me to think that Huck, a little less than a year older, might also have been doing really well this past year.



    2013….Not sure it gets easier, except one can discipline oneself to…

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