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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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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

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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

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Difficulty with protein?

I am finding it difficult to eat the amount of protein that would work for me "on paper" and am wondering if anyone has suggestions. I'm cu…

Started by Dee in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

7 15 minutes ago
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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

0 45 minutes ago

Newest Meter -- Accu-Chek Aviva Expert

New meter marketed by Accu-Chek has a built-in insulin calculator for those who take MDIs.

Started by Kate in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Type 2 or LADA?

Is it possible to have 'insulin resistance' as a LADA? I was originally diagnosed as 'pre-diabetic' with insulin resistance when my fasting…

Started by jesikabeth in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

3 1 hour ago
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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

5 1 hour ago
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Revival of 1st phase insulin response

I put this on my blog but I need feedback and you folks are great at that, so here goes. By sheer luck, I fell across a method of reactiv…

Started by Michael Barker in Diabetes Treatment, Cure

9 2 hours ago
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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

8 3 hours ago
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Are you the chosen one? ... Type 1, that is.

I just want to know who here is like me and is the first and only known Type 1 in your entire family. I'm talking you have no known diabet…

Started by dino in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

618 4 hours ago
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DHF Partners with HelpAround in an Effort to Connect People Touched by Diabetes

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  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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