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Cutting back on meat as a type 1 to drop BG?

Started by Lemonz in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 55 minutes ago. 32 Replies

I've been tired most of the time since I was diagnosed almost 10 years ago, even when my blood tests show great results, and without any complications other than migraines when my BG drops too low. I've been hearing people talking about how much…Continue

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low triglycerides as a marker for insulin sensitivity?

Started by v/prediabetic in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 59 minutes ago. 9 Replies

i take no meds yet as i am pre diabetic and control my bg thru diet and exercise. i do not have elevated triglycerides and am not overweight. i remember reading that a normal/better than normaltriglyceride level was a sign of insulin sensitivity,…Continue

Cost of sensors

Started by Damon in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum. Last reply by jjm335 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

I'm calculating which coverage options to choose at a new job and I'm also thinking of pursuing using a sensor (stuck between the familiarity of Medtronic and the apparent betterness of Animas+Dexcom)I'm curious to know the practical cost of both of…Continue

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New video on T1D in the New York Times

Started by HPNpilot in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by jjm335 1 hour ago. 8 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

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David Allen Russu

Posted by Tamra on January 26, 2015 at 7:14pm 0 Comments

David Allen Russu was my father. He was also a type 1 diabetic, pastor, teacher, lifeguard, realtor, and so much more. He was a downright superhero. He managed to have a successful marriage that never lost it's love but only managed to grow…

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Moving my blog posts

Posted by Emmy on January 26, 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Because of the upcoming changes to TuDiabetes, I am in the process of moving all my blog posts to my blog at http://therockinmyshoe.blogspot.ca/

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Good News!

Posted by Shayla on January 25, 2015 at 9:14pm 2 Comments

So I'm kinda bad at keeping up with this! (sigh) life just gets in the way sometimes. Anyways, good news...I FINALLY got a dexcom cgm!!!!! yay! :)

I was talking to my CDE about how I have a lot of trouble with affording a cgm and one of…

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Nexplanon and Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by tori112392 on January 25, 2015 at 5:07pm 1 Comment

Hi I was just curious if this had happened to anyone!So two weeks ago I got the nexplanon birth control in my arm, ever since then my blood sugars have been out of control. Like 300-400. I will go to bed at 190 and when I wake up it's in the 300.…

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"Dear Abby" and Diabetes Etiquette

Posted by Tom Goffe on January 25, 2015 at 4:06pm 5 Comments

A writer to "Dear Abby" is squeamish and uncomfortable when a co-worker with diabetes tests their blood glucose.

I'm squeamish and…

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Small Introduction about me [MikFly]: "Mike" Type1 Diabetic diagnosed "summer of being nine"

Posted by MikFly on January 25, 2015 at 1:54pm 3 Comments

Hello fellow Diabetics,

and parents, siblings, family of all types



My History

Diabetic Type1 since 9yrs old. When I got sick of the doctors/nurses injecting me Iinsisted on doing it myself. I'm sure my mom/dad appreciated that… Continue

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    Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

    Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

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    Mike Lawson
    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

    Corinna Cornejo
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