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Apple's new watch

Started by allenw in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Anthony 10 minutes ago. 2 Replies

Asa pump wearer for nine years, I am wondering if Apple's new smart watch holds out any hope for me or will it be just another disconnected way for me to measure my BG.Continue

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Why can't you buy pump supplies at pharmacies?

Started by Sam Iam in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Dave 43 minutes ago. 27 Replies

Wouldn't this make things easier?Continue

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Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Linda G 1 hour ago. 24263 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

Nathan at MGH misinforms on PBS

Started by Nell in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Nell 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

I am hearing David Nathan, MD, Director of Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital say that:Type 1 is juvenile or childhood diabetes. Type 2 is adult onset diabetes.This was on PBS NewsHour just now, Monday 9/15/14. I am totally amazed that…Continue

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Neuropathy or Claudication?...or Both?

Posted by Tiki on September 15, 2014 at 11:30am 2 Comments

Today I went in to see my primary doctor. The official reason was to follow up on an infected bug bite I've been dealing with since July 3rd. The real reason I was there was to push the issue of terrible leg pain that I've been trying to have…

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Love my T:slim BUT.......

Posted by Robyn on September 15, 2014 at 10:52am 3 Comments

I'm having a hard time with getting the insulin to restart after I change a cartridge. I've spoken with the customer support folks, my Endo, and the pump instructor, and no one can seem to figure it out.

Anyone having similar issues?

For all you T1 Canadians out there

Posted by AlanStJean on September 15, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

If you're in need of some inspiration and support come say hi on our facebook page

https://www.facebook.com/ichallengediabetes

it's a great place to meet other T1 in…

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Diggin' the Insulin Pump!

Posted by jesikabeth on September 15, 2014 at 1:17am 3 Comments

So I've been pumping with my first pump (the Animas Ping) since late afternoon on Friday, making today day #4.

I have to say I'm diggin' the insulin pump! Since hooking up, my blood sugars have been more or less perfect, minus a few (not…

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How to bring down post meal BG #s

Posted by rahul_boston on September 14, 2014 at 7:47pm 3 Comments

Hi Folks,

I hope you find it interesting/helpful.

I have been taking Humalog insulin since last 1 month. I have been avoiding exercise during this time as it may bring my numbers too low. Prior to insulin I used to go to gym or walk…

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Naked Showers + 10k= Awesome Weekend

Posted by bagpipegirl on September 14, 2014 at 5:08pm 2 Comments

This weekend rocked :-) Not only did I get a naked shower on Saturday. Yes, a naked shower, you know that magical time when your sensor and site need to be changed on the same day.... I also ran in my first 10k, not only did I not spike during…

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