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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
Hello all.This is a difficult and heavy topic, that takes a lot of honesty. I can't say for certain that it is everyones truth, but I can say this is my truth:the experience of type 1 diabetes- and possibly type 2, and all types inbetween- is…Continue
Hey all, I'm a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic aged 17, meaning that i still go to school. My biggest fear is giving myself an insulin shot at my locker and someone rushing past me and pushing into me causing the needle to puncture something deep!…Continue
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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So I've had bleeds in my left eye, right? The last one I had was disappearing. Evidently it was being reabsorbed, so nothing needed to be done with it. Well last night I was sick. I puked, had the chills, all that lovely stuff. No big deal,…Continue
Hi, my son was diagnosed Type 1 this last summer at 10 years old. Fast forward some months and we are thinking he should be on a pump. I mentioned this to our clinic that we work with and I am told there is a wait list of kids who are wanting to…Continue
I go on medicare next July. Despite the fact that I will have been pumping for more than 8 years, as things now stand I won't be able to pump on medicare. If you are type 2, then you must have a c-peptide no more than 110% of the minimum that the…Continue
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...…Continue
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