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New video on T1D in the New York Times

Started by HPNpilot in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by pancreaswanted 1 hour ago. 219 Replies

I am wondering what other people think of this video.I am going to withold my opinion for the moment as I'd like to get an independent read from the community....…Continue

Tags: dog, dad, alert, dead-in-bed, NYTimes

I started on Afrezza last night . . .

Started by mikep in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Dorfi 1 hour ago. 82 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

Insurance HELP PLEASE!!!!!

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

So, I have been using Liberty Medical to get my pump supplies and Dexcom supplies for the last 14 months. My insurance has paid 100%. I've had no copays. Liberty just sends me my supplies on a regular basis. Well, on Friday, I saw that my insurance…Continue

Diabetes and pot?

Started by Raven Hughes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Leah 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

I've been really enjoying starting discussions on here, this is really nice :) I figured, since it's legal in a few places now and people are more open about it, I'd start a discussion on Marijuana and diabetes. Do any of you other diabetics smoke…Continue

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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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hello

Posted by jrimmer on February 28, 2015 at 8:16am 1 Comment

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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I'm in. the. hospital. again

Posted by Sensorium139 on February 28, 2015 at 6:22am 8 Comments

This place is the worst when it comes to diabetes control. I've only had one low and they kept me on d5 and I'm constantly high. They won't give me insulin on an insulin to carb ratio and keep bringing me full plates of SUGAR for meals and i have to… Continue

the feet that never hurt

Posted by Stephanietype1 on February 27, 2015 at 9:29am 2 Comments

I went on a little Diabetes vacation after my Second miscarriage where I stopped testing and didn't bolus I just ran on basil it wasn't Diabulimia and the Dr thought it was Depression but none of the Depression Medications worked well I put my…

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It is all about information and doing it youself.

Posted by runner2002 on February 26, 2015 at 3:00pm 2 Comments

I am a do it yourself kind of person. I am probably a doctors worse nightmare. I like to try new things and I want things to be explained to me so that I know how to do it myself if needed. I often believe I know more than my doctors and…

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I Needed Help – Letting Others Help with Diabetes Self-Care

Posted by Rachel Scott on February 26, 2015 at 1:55pm 2 Comments

Awaken by the horrible sound of the alarm clock. I reach over for my glucometer. As I squeeze my recently poked ring finger my own blood splatters all over my face and the wall in what looked like a scene from some B-rated horror movie. “What a…

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