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    I started on Afrezza last night . . .

    Started by mikep in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 4 minutes ago. 213 Replies

    and I'm here to share my experience with it as, from what I've been told, I'm one of the early users of it. I will do my best to document as much data as possible - good and bad. There will be trial and error and lots of experiments. Happy to answer…Continue

    Tags: treatment, mannkind, afrezza

    insulin to carb ratio

    Started by Raven Hughes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Shadow 17 minutes ago. 10 Replies

    Just out of curiosity, what is everyone's insulin to carb ratio? I inject 1 unit of insulin for every 5 grams of carbs

    Cortisone Shots While T1D

    Started by Eucritta in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by elizabetta 20 minutes ago. 18 Replies

    I have rheumatoid arthritis as well as T1D, and while it's better now than it's ever been it's nonetheless still aggressive. Lately one elbow in particular has become bad, beyond what I can treat at home, and the neuropathy in that hand has gone…Continue

    Tags: steroids, arthritis, RA, type1, cortisone

    Word Association Game

    Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Vancouversailor 28 minutes ago. 24971 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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    Gaining Control

    Posted by Denise on March 4, 2015 at 9:00am 2 Comments

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    I am a previous tudiabetes member from 2007 I believe. Since then I've decided to go back to school and focus my efforts on a degree that has always interested me! Needless to say I have let my health slip away and I hope I… Continue

    Verapamil Starts a Phase-II Trial

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    Sick days are impossible for me to control

    Posted by Elyssia on March 1, 2015 at 3:58pm 7 Comments

    Hi guys, I'm typing this now as im very frustrated at the obvious highs that result from being sick. I have a sinus infection and don't even feel that bad but my blood sugars won't go below 220. This has been an all day slope from 160-260. I have… Continue

    Yet Again another broken Belt Clip

    Posted by Stephanietype1 on March 1, 2015 at 9:52am 2 Comments

    So Back in May My Original Charcoal Belt Clip for my Medtronic Minimed Revel 723 Broke I called and got a replacement right away after I found out they replace them like they would if your pump breaks well Now a am just a little fed up because…

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    Type 1 Diabetics in the San Joaquin Valley

    Posted by Tamra on February 28, 2015 at 10:24am 1 Comment

    I have lived right smack in the middle of California since not long after my diagnosis of type 1 diabetes 27 years ago. In all the years I've lived here, I have rarely been able to find any real support, activities, groups, etc., just for type 1…

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    Posted by jrimmer on February 28, 2015 at 8:16am 2 Comments

    Just starting to be more active on this website. Need ideas for when my mindset becomes foggy or when I am stressed and turn to my former EAT FOR COMFORT mode.

    Today I am feeling like I have a mindset to go the distance. But, it has been a…

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