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T2 Dance Crew™ Video Of The Week - Janette Manrara

Posted by Mike Lawson in the Big Blue Test Blog on Tuesday October 28th, 2014 So You Think You Can Dance Alum Janette Manrara’s Latin Danc…

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DHF Wants To Know About You!

The Diabetes Hands Foundation Facebook page should represent those touched by diabetes a little more. Thats why we need your help! Please l…

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Posted by Mike Lawson in the Big Blue Test blog on Saturday October 25th, 2014 Over 1,000 Big Blue Test entries have been logged already.…

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Anyone know if Oxycodone and/or Valium impact insulin absorption?

Hi all, I recently hurt my back and while I don't usually take meds to manage pain, I opted in this time and am taking both Oxycodone and V…

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New Islet Encapsulation Program

I am inspired by this new program and that it is funded by JDRF. It sounds very promising!!

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New Pump Insight

Hi. New to this site. Came upon it searching for info on pumps. Does anyone have any advice or opinions to share? I currently have MiniMed…

Started by ALG in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Medical ID Bracelets (or other jewellery)

My question today is about medical id jewellery... When I was first diagnosed 25 years ago I had a medic alert bracelet but I admit I haven…

Started by Crystal in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Quick Update

Just an update since my last visit to NIH in July when I was diagnosed with LADA. My A1c was 5.9 while eating the recommended 60 grams carb…

Started by bjm2363 in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

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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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What would you like your pump to do?

What (realistically) would you like your pump to be able to do? (By realistically I mean not "instantly cure diabetes" or "fly" haha)

Started by Nerdydude101 in Insulin Pump Users Forum

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Novo Nordisk Announces US Launch of NovoFine® Plus, A New Needle for Patient with Diabetes

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, today announced the availability of its shortest and thin…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Accu-chek pumper reveals her favorite carrying cases

Everyone knows that there are a ton of ways to carry a pump. There are sewn-in pouches on individual pieces of clothing. There are belts. T…

Started by Kelly in Insulin Pump Users Forum

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A Different Question on Metal Sets

I fortunately have minimal allergic reactions to sets, so I am no help to Jen and her post on metal sets. I am at the end of my first box…

Started by Laddie in Insulin Pump Users Forum

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Meet The 2014 Big Blue Test Grant Recipients

  This year Diabetes Hands Foundation has pledged US$35,000 in Big Blue Test grants, continuing its support for programs aimed at providing lifesaving supplies, medical tests, treatment, and patient education to people living in need who have or at risk Read on! →

Kim Vlasnik: The Patient Voice

  Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →

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