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    I just recived the new (Genteel) lancing device

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

    I the hopes of finding a more comfortable way to gain meter samples I'm trying this new device. So fare my likes are slightly ahead of my dislikes. It has been painless up to this point (excluding the price). Drawing samples from just about anywhere…Continue

    Tags: painless, device, lancing, genteel

    Pain In leg

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

    I am type 1 since 2011 and my age is 27 yrs. I feel pain in my lower leg. Once I got it checked up with doctor and tests showed that there is less blood flow in legs so he gave one medicine and after 1 week Pain was disappeared. Now again after 6-7…Continue

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    Word Association Game

    Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 2 hours ago. 24287 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

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    Impression management and Diabetes - when to tell

    Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 19, 2014 at 4:30am 2 Comments

    Impression management

    Three times in the last 96 hours I have been involved in discussions about when and how to tell potential…


    For the Visual Learners

    Posted by edenseffort on September 18, 2014 at 1:03pm 1 Comment

    Throwback Thursday… my MOST VIEWED post by a landslide…

    not a personal story about our journey – but happy to say it is an educational tool to help spread awareness!!

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    JDRF Funding for a Cure 2014

    Posted by joshualevy on September 17, 2014 at 7:36pm 1 Comment

    In the US, we are in the "Walking Season" when JDRF asks us to walk to raise money for a cure. So I'd like to do my part, by reminding you all of how important JDRF is to the human trials of potential cures for type-1 diabetes, which I…



    Posted by A. McIntosh on September 17, 2014 at 8:52am 7 Comments

    I try to make my sensors last for 10 days. Sometimes the sensor adhesive rolls up after I wear certain clothes. Im always in the gym too, so its even harder to get the sensor to last that long. I try adhesive tape, but after a shower the adhesive…


    This Leg of My Journey

    Posted by Tiki on September 16, 2014 at 7:17pm 4 Comments

    We all live one life; but in this one life is sprouted many journeys. Many different paths that we travel all at once. Allow me to tell you the story of one such journey in my life.

    I suppose it all started when I was nine years old. It…


    Driving in Reverse

    Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 16, 2014 at 10:30am 3 Comments

    Driving in Reverse

    How is your driving these days? Not the car, or truck but your diabetic driving. How is that going? Have you…



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