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How long can a type 1 diabetic go without insulin

Started by LiL MaMa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Christopher 22 minutes ago. 24 Replies

How long can a type 1 diabetic go without insulin? I will be given an MRI this week that is an hour and 30 minutes long and cannot wear my insulin pump. I am not wanting to take insulin before as I cannot stop the test in the event of a low blood…Continue

Tags: pump, disconnect, mri, insulin

Dexcom adhesion issues

Started by Alyssa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Christopher 55 minutes ago. 5 Replies

I just had my first wasted sensor :( for some reason I am having adhesion issues (even my infusion set is acting up). I am going on a little weekend getaway and don't want to be stressing about losing another sensor! After inserting it and putting…Continue

CGM and Injections

Started by Bailey in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum. Last reply by Hummingbird 1 hour ago. 54 Replies

I have recently been diagnosed with T1D and I am giving myself injections at mealtime and long lasting every 24 hrs to stabilize my BG levels. I do not plan on switching to a pump in the near future, but I am considering a CGM. I discussed this with…Continue

Tags: MDI, type1, pumping, dexcom, cgms

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Impression management and Diabetes - when to tell

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 19, 2014 at 4:30am 1 Comment

Impression management



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

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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!!

I am thankful…

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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…

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DEXCOM G4 PLATINUM sensor (CGM)

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…

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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…

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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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