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Pump glitch

Started by Jen in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Jen 25 minutes ago. 15 Replies

This morning I went to correct my blood sugar and could not understand why my pump kept recommending a bolus of 0.0. Then I went back and retraced each step slowly and noticed this:…Continue

Tags: ping, animas, pumping, pump, refurbished


Started by FionaT1 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Sam 1 hour ago. 39 Replies

So I was sitting in an interview lately and they asked me what my 3 greatest achievements were?I said first and foremost my greatest achievent is still being alive today after being dx'd Type 1 D 22 years ago. I followed it up with all the…Continue

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Affordable Healthcare coverage anyone?

Started by barbraann in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Badlands 2 hours ago. 11 Replies

Is anyone here enrolled in one of the health coverages currently to choose from on the healthcare.gov site? Husband WAS planning on retiring from GM until he was told health coverage would cost $1100 a month plus $5000 deductible.I'm T1 and am on an…Continue

Tags: omnipod, dexcom, healthcare, t1

Low Carb Easy Fast Meals for 1

Started by Jennifer in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Zoe 3 hours ago. 12 Replies

I'm looking for low carb meals that are easy to make and don't take long...mostly that are easy to make as my cooking skills are non-existent...also I cook for me myself and I alone so I don't like to buy a whole bunch of ingredients that go…Continue

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Cataract Surgery

Posted by Stress on November 19, 2014 at 5:40am 3 Comments

I had cataract surgery on my right eye last Thursday. My doctor had been telling me for 10 years that I had cataracts but they were not bad enough to operate. Well my time was up and now I wish I had done it sooner! My vision in my right eye is…



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Our son Carter was diagnosed with T1D on July…


What does your diabetes look like?

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on November 18, 2014 at 3:30am 3 Comments

What does your diabetes look like?

That was the question asked by Emily Coles on October 22, 2014. It was asked in relation to the…


Happy Birthday Cooper. 7 already?

Posted by Kate on November 17, 2014 at 4:28pm 2 Comments

I remember laying in a hospital bed seven years ago today waiting to meet my little man. I can't believe he is seven already it sounds so old. He told me that he will pretend to be six so I won't be sad he's growing up. Cooper sat up early,…


Which is better?

Posted by FionaT1 on November 17, 2014 at 4:45am 19 Comments

Having this discussion with some1 lately and would love to hear some other D's opinions.

Is it better to get diagnosed so young that you don't know any different?

Or is it better to get diagnosed at 13, 20, 30, 40 ect so you got to…


Clinical Trials and swag

Posted by Clare on November 16, 2014 at 11:24am 2 Comments

I reported a year ago I had been accepted to participate in the ACT1VE clinical trial of a replacement C peptide hormone as a potential treatment for peripheral diabetic neuropathy. Every Monday morning for a year I injected myself with 0.3 ml of…



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