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An Open Source Platform for T1

Started by Diabetes News and Interest in Diabetes News Forum. Last reply by Terry 51 minutes ago. 1 Reply

JDRF and Tidepool Partner to Bring Data to an Open Source Platform for People with type 1 diabetes–New Collaboration will Increase Data Available to Artificial Pancreas Researchers –New York, NY and San Francisco, CA, September 16, 2014 – JDRF, the…Continue

Tags: Type 1, T1, Open Source, Partnership, Tidepool

Diabetics considered as handicapped?

Started by Atish in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Tiki 1 hour ago. 26 Replies

Can a diabetic considered to be a handicap?Yes then why? No then why?Please explain!Continue

Tags: handicap, diabetic

If not one thing, then another...

Started by Alyssa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by marky357 1 hour ago. 11 Replies

Went to see my new endo and I found out I got my a1c down to 7.3 from 8 in April!! We made some adjustments to my pump settings trying to get my fasting bgs lower. Almost everything was great. When reviewing my blood work we noticed that I…Continue

Using thighs for infusion sets

Started by artwoman in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by artwoman 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

I need to give the abdomen and upper hip areas a rest. I don't want to use my upper arms cuz the tubing has to be so long and what a waste (in my mind) of insulin. SO I'm toying with the sides (inner and outer) and top or front of my thighs. My…Continue

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DEXCOM G4 PLATINUM sensor (CGM)

Posted by A. McIntosh on September 17, 2014 at 8:52am 1 Comment

I try to make my sensors last for 10 days. Sometimes the sensor adhesive rolls up after I wear certain clothes. Im always in the gym too, so its even harder to get the sensor to last that long. I try adhesive tape, but after a shower the adhesive…

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This Leg of My Journey

Posted by Tiki on September 16, 2014 at 7:17pm 0 Comments

We all live one life; but in this one life is sprouted many journeys. Many different paths that we travel all at once. Allow me to tell you the story of one such journey in my life.

I suppose it all started when I was nine years old. It…

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Driving in Reverse

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on September 16, 2014 at 10:30am 2 Comments

Driving in Reverse



How is your driving these days? Not the car, or truck but your diabetic driving. How is that going? Have you…

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A New Movement..

Posted by edenseffort on September 16, 2014 at 9:27am 0 Comments

 

There is a New Diabetes Movement..

 

one to get much needed attention to Type 1 Diabetes

one that may raise some eyebrows - but will get people…

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Over 9 pounds lost and Feeling Good!

Posted by jesikabeth on September 16, 2014 at 4:43am 2 Comments

I started a LCHF way of eating last week, and I am pleasantly surprised with the results thus far. I have lost over 9 pounds in 8 days. WhooHoo!

I saw my doctor yesterday and she was very pleased with my progress.

Plus my blood…

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Enjoying a Diabetic Diet

Posted by Chris on September 15, 2014 at 8:04pm 4 Comments

Hey everyone!



While not a nutritionist or a chef, I do know my way around a kitchen. Having diabetes shouldn't prohibit us from enjoying food! So I thought we could possibly exchange ideas. Tonight's supper was:



Estimated… Continue

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