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What D-issues are most important to YOU?

A message from American Diabetes Association:   As we start to form our federal and state legislative and regulatory priorit…

Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-DiabetesLatest Reply

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

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…

Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-DiabetesLatest Reply

Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

On September 28th there will be a Consensus Conference in DC, in which representatives from (1) government, payers, employers; (2) advocacy…

Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-DiabetesLatest Reply

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Flying with an insulin pump

Please share with me your experience has been flying with an insulin pump. What about airport security, bringing supplies, did your blood s…

Started by LiL MaMa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

14 10 minutes ago
Reply by Marti

help help help!

I am having panic attack from hell cant make it stop been going on 2 days now someone please call me at (phone number removed by TuDiabetes…

Started by GinaY in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

12 32 minutes ago
Reply by Manny Hernandez

Animas Ping/Medicare? (don't want to count my eggs before they hatch)

Hi Everyone! I am in the process of trying to get a pump. I will be dropping off my paperwork with my diabetes center so their rep can get…

Started by jesikabeth in Insulin Pump Users Forum

7 3 hours ago
Reply by Terry

Humalog between meals...........Blood Ketone testing

I was told by Endo not to take Humalog before bed for a high BG or between meals...However, when I am high and cannot correct and only eat…

Started by Ree in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

29 5 hours ago
Reply by Gerri

Good endo in Richmond or Fredericksburg (VA)?

Anybody know a good doc for a type 1 in Richmond, VA or Fredericksburg? I'm out in the boonies, the Northern Neck of Virginia, and it's har…

Started by Paul in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 5 hours ago
Reply by Nell

Pumps to shots

Thanks to Mr. President I can not afford my insulin pump! Its is going to cost over $500 dollars for my pods. Which means 4 shots a day. Ha…

Started by Jennifer in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

3 6 hours ago
Reply by Cassie Kile

Pump and amusement park rides

Can anyone tell me who has been to Disneyworld what u do with your pump as not supposed to take it on certain rides and shouldn't be discon…

Started by catz4ever74 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

10 6 hours ago
Reply by brboyer

blood work BEFORE the check-up

I'm T2, with good control. With my six-month check-up looming, I called to schedule my bloodwork for the week prior to the appointment. The…

Started by Deborah in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

23 7 hours ago
Reply by Nell

Trouble With Sensors Not Sticking

I've had my G4 Platinum for a couple weeks and I love it. My only problem has been getting them to stick longer than a couple of days. I pl…

Started by crimedogg in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

10 7 hours ago
Reply by 2hobbit1

Advice re: deskjob

Hi, I've worked in customer service as long as I can remember. I absolutely hate it. However, I do my job well and my bosses and co-workers…

Started by Havarti in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

10 8 hours ago
Reply by Havarti




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DHF Partners with HelpAround in an Effort to Connect People Touched by Diabetes

  Leer en español Technology has the amazing ability to ease the stress associated with diabetes; It simply makes our lives a little more bearable. That’s why we are excited to announce DHFs partnership with HelpAround. This new application will help Read on! →

La Diabetes Hands Foundation y HelpAround uniendo las personas tocadas por la diabetes

  Para nuestra comunidad de diabetes la tecnología ha venido a llenar muchos vacíos y a hacer de nuestras vidas un poco mas llevaderas. Eso mismo nos proporciona una nueva aplicación de geo-localización llamada HelpAround (Ayuda a tu alrededor). HA Read on! →

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