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I started on Afrezza last night . . .

Started by mikep in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Terry 5 minutes ago. 807 Replies

and I'm here to share my experience with it as, from what I've been told, I'm one of the early users of it. I will do my best to document as much data as possible - good and bad. There will be trial and error and lots of experiments. Happy to answer…Continue

Tags: $MNKD, treatment, mannkind, afrezza

Upcoming Ulnar elbow nerve surgery - personal experiences with transposition vs epicondylectomy

Started by Krztina in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by brboyer 24 minutes ago. 1 Reply

I am going to be having decompression ulnar nerve surgery and I know there is several types of surgeries ranging from a simple decompression, epicondylectomy and ulnar nerve transposition....I was curious if anyone has had experience with either the…Continue

enhanced enlite sensors vs Dexcom

Started by Damon in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum. Last reply by irrational John 39 minutes ago. 16 Replies

I know Dexcom has generally got the cake for accuracy in the CGM market, but now Enlite v2 or 'Enhanced Enlite' are available (in Canada at least maybe for a year in Europe) I'm curious to know how they compare. I've heard that for sure the new…Continue

Word Association Game

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by kuze 1 hour ago. 25518 Replies

Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not necessary!!)OK...first word: sugarContinue

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Kinda Snakebitten

Posted by Lloyd on March 30, 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

My MM723 had a pump failure last night. I went to bed with a glucose of 123 (corrected to 81) and woke up with a glucose of 197. I corrected and got it down to 166, then it just kept going up to a peak of 231. No basal delivery it seems. By then…


You Will Feel Like A Failure, But You Aren't

Posted by Tamra on March 29, 2015 at 5:31pm 0 Comments

Diabetes is a wry one, a wily one, conniving, and, at times,…


You don't need two insulins to control type 1 diabetes

Posted by Kathyann on March 28, 2015 at 9:09am 16 Comments

I was at Walgreens Pharmacy. It was day 17 of listening to the pharmacy tech tell me the doctor hadn't authorized my refills for Lantus pens. I had called my doctor's office again that morning and they said they had sent the order twice to the…


Life is what happens

Posted by rick (aka: #blankieboy) on March 27, 2015 at 12:00pm 4 Comments

Life Is What Happens

'Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans"  John…


Ignore The Pushers

Posted by Tamra on March 26, 2015 at 11:37am 12 Comments

I try to keep up with all the studies, research, advancements in treatments and technologies in treating diabetes and the search for a cure. There is a lot going on, but there needs to be more.

In my roaming of the internet, news,…



Posted by Kate07 on March 26, 2015 at 6:15am 0 Comments

So one thing I have found in this experience is that structure and keeping my mind on tasks is helping with making sure that I don't get too stressed out about what is going on. Work has been really helpful I have a great job and great co-workers…



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