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Migration update: new video archive

Hi everyone! This is the final sketch I have to share with you all!  I have already shared sketches of our future home page, blogs page, e…

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Migration update: forum categories and subcategories

Hi again :) As part of our migration we are working out some improvements on the organization of our forum.  You may remember that on the…

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Migration update: New events page!!

Hi everyone, Check this out!!  Below are images of the new, improved Events Page we're working on for the site migration.  What you see her…

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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…

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics

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Reply by kuze

I started on Afrezza last night . . .

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 a…

Started by mikep in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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MCAT snacks

Hi everyone! New to the group-I'm a premed undergrad and gearing up to take the MCAT in a little over a month. Wondering if anyone here ha…

Started by Colleen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Reply by swisschocolate

depressed on my birthday

Today is my 15th birthday, I should be happy but I am so depressed I want to cry. I got exactly what I wanted for my birthday from my paren…

Started by madison in New to Diabetes?

27 35 minutes ago
Reply by irrational John

Infusion Sites on Pump

I was just reading a post about a pumper taking a pump vacation due to poor absorption, scar tissue from pump. So, those who have been pump…

Started by Sarah in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

4 47 minutes ago
Reply by Mike Ratrie

split the lantus???

I want to experiment with splitting my night time lantus. I think I'm gonna try 40% at 10pm and 60% at 10am. That way, if I'm having bad DP…

Started by mohe0001 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Comparison of the effectiveness of various routes of insulin injection: insulin levels and glucose response in normal subjects

Very interesting... puts some rigorous research data behind my own experiences with IM vs subQ administration. Acid's comment in a differen…

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

27 1 hour ago
Reply by mohe0001

insulin to carb ratio

Just out of curiosity, what is everyone's insulin to carb ratio? I inject 1 unit of insulin for every 5 grams of carbs

Started by Raven Hughes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

33 1 hour ago
Reply by Linny

Thinking back to before I was diagnosed....

I was diagnosed with type 1 at 14, over the past few years of going through many ups and downs I can usually always tell if my blood sugar…

Started by Raven Hughes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

0 1 hour ago

Keep waiting for a clear indication that my basal dose has been adjusted too low....

I keep adjusting my basal down, one unit at a time, and as of yet, I haven't seen any increase in BG over extended periods of fasting. At s…

Started by mohe0001 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

12 6 hours ago
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