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Let's build our new home together!

Help us build a new home! As 2014 winds down I want to take a minute to say "thank you." This year with your sup…

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Holiday Strategy

As many families do, my family gathers in the kitchen and around the dinner table for the holidays. Peach pie, pumpkin pie, breads, stuffin…

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Big changes are coming for TuDiabetes!!

Last summer we surveyed members of TuDiabetes and EsTuDiabetes online communities, and gained some GREAT insights! We learned that our memb…

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Help me decide between the Ping and Vibe!

Hi guys, I'm in the process of getting approved for a pump. I have been leaning towards the Animas Ping, but now that the Vibe has been app…

Started by May in Insulin Pump Users Forum

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Will this damage my meter...

I am getting frustrated that there are NO cases that fit my Contour Next and USB Next. So I was wondering if I could take a magenet and sti…

Started by Jen in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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St. Louis Endocrinologist - recommendations needed

I'm looking for a new endocrinologist in the St. Louis, Mo, region. Would appreciate any recommendations! I've been very frustrated with my…

Started by Tamara in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Reply by 2hobbit1

Anyone else suffer from this?

If my blood sugars are not spot on, I am very unsteady with my walking and my speech. So.........this happens every time I eat. It is makin…

Started by Karen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Reply by Sensorium139

Word Association Game

Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not nece…

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Newcastle liver/pancreas T2 remission diet

It costs nothing to do it, you can use normal foods Newcastle university diet aims in 8+ weeks to mimic the rate of ~70% remission, for ba…

Started by jack in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

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Differences in diabetic supplies

My insurance company just sent a 2015 update on what medicines they will cover and other changes in the current policy. I am on Humalog rig…

Started by sdkate in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

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Reply by jims

What is your approach to managing T2 on diet and exercise only?

I have not seen many discussions on this, so please add your thoughts I have been off medications for three years (out of six) last A1c 6.…

Started by GrassEater in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

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Need a hand figuring out where to store my insulin.

It turns out our fridge has been intermittently freezing my insulin. (figured this out after finding water bottles next to it with ice in t…

Started by Kevin H in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

8 5 hours ago
Reply by Emmy

medtronic 640g - Offical Details and photos

I have been searching for more info on the forthcoming medtronic 640g here are the pdf files from the australian website looks good ! happy…

Started by CGM & PUMP FAN in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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