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Isn't Juvenile Diabetes an Antiquated term?

Started by Spock in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by meee 51 minutes ago. 1 Reply

I see this terminology all the time, especially JDRF. Maybe after 50+ years of Type 1, I am no longer juvenile and hate to be corralled in that fence.Continue

accuracy vs cost

Started by Kelsie in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by meee 46 minutes ago. 2 Replies

My prescription for a three month supply of one touch strips is $87. My local pharmacy (Publix supermarkets) has a generic brand meter for a $15 copay, one month supply. This is a third of what I'm paying now! But when I asked my pharmacist about…Continue

t1d distress.... help....

Started by crys in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Marie B 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

gm everyone... is any 1 up for a quick discussion.... am new here...Continue

Tell FDA your thoughts on the proposed Nutrition Fact Label (by Aug. 1)

Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by meee 19 hours ago. 13 Replies

A change to the Nutrition Label we are so familiar with and food serving sizes used in labels is currently being considered by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).Commenting on the dockets …Continue

Tags: ADA, food labeling, nutrition labeling, FDA

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More Doctor Pinball

Posted by Tiki on July 24, 2014 at 10:18am 0 Comments

Had another follow-up appointment for the infected abscess on my leg. I really am getting fed up with my doctor's office. I rarely get to see my actual doctor and every time I go in, I am seeing a new doctor and have to reexplain everything that's going on.

So, after explaining to this doctor about what's been going on with this abscess over the past three weeks, she examined it and agreed that it probably started from a bug bite. "I've seen this exact thing before, it started from a…


Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

Posted by rick the "Blogabetic" on July 24, 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments

Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

Emily Coles has this discussion running and I think it will be a hot topic (or I hope it is). The link to her post is:…


Bydurion update

Posted by Rubidel on July 23, 2014 at 1:38pm 2 Comments

Blood sugars have stablized with the Bydurion. It has taken about two monthes. Appetite is now more controled than during the first few weeks and b sugars are more consistently 95-120 for the mornings compared to 125-143 of the beginning.

Another Year Has Passed: A Remembrance: The Birth/Death Day of My Son

Posted by Judith in Portland on July 22, 2014 at 7:43pm 5 Comments

2014. Cycling round again. I still like to re-post this every year. TuD is the Home of my Heart and the loss of a child is a constant thread in the lives of women all over the world. It's been a rough year for me, but given how well my daughter is doing this year in "following her bliss", it comforts me to think that Huck, a little less than a year older, might also have been doing really well this past year.

2013….Not sure it gets easier, except one can discipline oneself to…



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