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Medtronic Launches MiniMed 640G System

New SmartGuard™ Technology Helps People with Diabetes Manage the Challenges of Hypoglycemia MINNEAPOLIS – January 21, 2015 – Medtronic, In…

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TuDiabetes site move update: features that will change

Hello TuDiabetes community! As you already read in this announcement, this spring TuDiabetes will be moving to a new home!  The main platfo…

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Great News from Integrated Diabetes Services

Integrated Diabetes Services, founded by Gary Scheiner, CDE, has announced that they have “new and improved“ online Type 1 University cours…

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Cutting back on meat as a type 1 to drop BG?

I've been tired most of the time since I was diagnosed almost 10 years ago, even when my blood tests show great results, and without any co…

Started by Lemonz in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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low triglycerides as a marker for insulin sensitivity?

i take no meds yet as i am pre diabetic and control my bg thru diet and exercise. i do not have elevated triglycerides and am not overweigh…

Started by v/prediabetic in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Cost of sensors

I'm calculating which coverage options to choose at a new job and I'm also thinking of pursuing using a sensor (stuck between the familiari…

Started by Damon in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

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New video on T1D in the New York Times

I am wondering what other people think of this video. I am going to withold my opinion for the moment as I'd like to get an independent rea…

Started by HPNpilot in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

8 1 hour ago
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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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New diabetic

I just found out I have diabetes. I had to go to the doctor for a girl problem, she took some blood tests and said I might have diabetes. S…

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The MODY test

So all my Type 1 tests were negative.. My dr mentioned I could get a MODY genetic test. I need to call my insurance to see if they cover it…

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Another new person joining the club

Hello everyone! I'm Elena, female, 40, and was diagnosed Type 1 (or maybe LADA) on 9/30/2014. It's been an interesting ride since then, to…

Started by Elena in New to Diabetes?

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Fast resting heart rate, anyone?

Hey guys I went to my endo last week, and she was worried for my resting heart rate. My average is 105 bpm. I have in the past taken multip…

Started by Lemonz in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Scar Tissue strikes terror into my heart

The last two weeks have produced two days that could be called "extreme excursions" for me. Why, you ask? Because of scar tissue! See if yo…

Started by Mike Ratrie in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co-Founder and President, Steps Down

Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →

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Melissa Lee
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Manny Hernandez
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Emily Coles
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Mila Ferrer
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Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


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Marie B (has type 1)

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David (has type 2)


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