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"Think Like a Pancreas" geared for whom?

Started by Stuart in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes 1 minute ago. 0 Replies

The book "Think like a Pancreas" by Gary Scheiner(sp.?)What group of diabetics was it essentially written for? Some books are intended and written primarily for a very specific group...Is/was the book intended for Type 2 diabetics fundamentally? Or…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 karen 5 minutes ago. 118 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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Please, Help Me!

Started by Tamra in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Tamra 20 minutes ago. 10 Replies

One would think that taking in a pittance of calories a day would result in rapid and large amounts of weight loss, right? Especially if one is active while not eating much..and what they eat is very healthy. So why have I not been able to lose one…Continue

UnitedHealthcare PPO Approced CGM July 2014 and Now Denies (Type II Diabetes)

Started by epete in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum. Last reply by niccolo 27 minutes ago. 1 Reply

United Healthcare Approved my Dexcom G4 system on 7/16/14. Since then, they have been approving my sensors every 90 days. My last covered purchase of sensors was on Jan 9th 2015. I have now reached the 6 month mark and wanted to reorder a…Continue

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It has been one year

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 30, 2015 at 2:00pm 13 Comments

It has been one year

On January 28, 2015 many of us marked the one year anniversary of the passing of…

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Shooting Lasers

Posted by Tamra on January 28, 2015 at 6:32pm 4 Comments

*The following is a recounting from memory. Certain details may be inaccurate due to faulty memory or misunderstanding of medical lingo, etc.*

Several months ago I had lens replacement surgery for a cataract that had already…

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Short and Sweet

Posted by Lloyd on January 28, 2015 at 12:51pm 5 Comments

New A1c today, 5.9. Under 6 for eight years.
T2 for 21 years, no complications.

-Lloyd

Who Do You See When We Go To The Doctor

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on January 28, 2015 at 3:30am 10 Comments

Who Do You See When We Go To The Doctor

Wow, I am so darn busy all of a sudden. Does anyone else get this…

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David Allen Russu

Posted by Tamra on January 26, 2015 at 7:14pm 6 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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    Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

    DHF TEAM

    Melissa Lee
    (Interim Executive Director, has type 1)
    Manny Hernandez
    (Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

    Emily Coles
    (Head of Communities, has type 1)

    Mila Ferrer
    (EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

    Mike Lawson
    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

    Corinna Cornejo
    (Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

    Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

    DHF VOLUNTEERS


    Lead Administrator

    Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


    Administrators

    Lorraine (mother of type 1)
    Marie B (has type 1)

    DanP (has Type 1)

    Gary (has type 2)

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