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New to CGM / Dex Com G4 - will be going in for a trial

Started by lh378 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by 2hobbit1 9 minutes ago. 15 Replies

I will be going in to try the Dex Com G4. Where would be the best place for me to start so that way I can get the most out of the trial? What features and benefits should I be concerned with? individual specific issues vs general comparisons to…Continue

Tags: g4, dexcom, cgms, cgm

Tape not sticking!

Started by Jean Leonard in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum. Last reply by Elsa 12 minutes ago. 20 Replies

I've been using the dexcom cgm for about 6 weeks. I've had at least 5 sensors that fell off withing 2 days. The tape just seems to not stick. Other times, it lasts the full 7 days without any problem. Any suggestions?

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Ask Manny!!!

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes News. Last reply by Linda G 38 minutes ago. 34 Replies

CLICK HERE to go straight to the answers, without reading the thread.We're going to test-run a new idea on TuDiabetes:"Ask Manny"  This mini-program will consist…Continue

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How does having diabetes mix with your career?

Started by jeffri kay in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by jeffri kay 1 hour ago. 22 Replies

I'm curious to know how having diabetes has influenced your career path? Or was it not considered at all? I realize that there are certain careers in which it would be unacceptable to have diabetes and function...ie commercial airline pilot. Are…Continue

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Posted by edenseffort on August 27, 2014 at 11:24am 3 Comments

Following the “rules” of Type 1 Diabetes management sometimes means absolutely NOTHING..

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Posted by Cody Turner on August 26, 2014 at 7:50pm 6 Comments

After two trips to the e.r., one trip to the doctor's office where I flat out told my doctor to admit me, they finally discovered what has been making me throw up so much this year. I thought I had 3 bouts of the stomach flu but after this last admission and the nausea meds not working they decided to do some tests. After an upper GI that showed food in my stomach after fasting for 12 hours they did a gastric emptying study and discovered I don't digest my food. So now I deal with neuropathy…


I Felt That

Posted by Tiki on August 26, 2014 at 12:17pm 2 Comments

I think I found a new primary doctor that I will enjoy working with. My old primary just up and left without letting her patients know. I made an appointment with her replacement and went in to see her today. Once I checked in I was informed that this new doctor was not coming in today and I would be seeing someone else. This office is not earning my respect at this moment, but all I need is a referral to an endocrinologist, so I don't care who I see today.

I finally get called back…


Things only a diabetic knows

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on August 26, 2014 at 6:00am 5 Comments

Things only a diabetic knows

There is a great little graphic floating around from Healthline.com titled the 29 things only a diabetic knows. I laughed so hard as I read it I nearly cried. I hope you go check it out at:…



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