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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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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 Pastelpainter

1st time pumper. Animas Ping OR Omnipod?

I saw my doctor yesterday and we talked about the pump. I am currently on the vGo, and it's helping to control my sugars, but it has its li…

Started by jesikabeth in Insulin Pump Users Forum

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Ask Manny!!!

We're going to test-run a new idea on TuDiabetes: "Ask Manny"   This mini-program will consist of short video clips of our Founder, Man…

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes News

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unhulled hemp as a grain

Hey yall - Just wanted to let you know I found you can eat hemp as a grain, and unhulled hemp is very affordable (sort of like quinoa). Tra…

Started by Sam F in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

4 1 hour ago
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New T1 therapy with no shots, no testing, no carb counting goes to phase 1 trials

Saw this on diabetesmine and wanted to share. I dont know much about this therapy but just a little bit of reading it certainly looks inter…

Started by Dan P in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

6 1 hour ago
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How am I GAINING weight?

I've been watching what I eat, using Myfitnesspal app, and going to the gym (although am limited to what I can do because I recently hurt m…

Started by jesikabeth in Diabetes, Sports and Fitness Forum

14 1 hour ago
Reply by Shadow Dragon

RE: coverage of CGM's

Now hopefully, I can attach the article, but in a nutshell it said that 75% of healthcare spending on diabetes is related to treatment for…

Started by artwoman in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Has anyone used Lasix to bring down swelling in the legs, feet etc.? If so, how was your experience?

Started by Gary Z in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

10 1 hour ago
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Worst meter cases

I thought the case that came with the original Contour USB was bad. It had a blurry, easily-scratched plastic bit that covered the meter sc…

Started by Jen in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

12 1 hour ago
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FDA Approval of Afrezza inhaled quick -acting insulin

I had an appointment with my endocrinologist who told me that if I ever got tired of using an insulin pump, I could use the new inhaled hum…

Started by Suhen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 2 hours ago
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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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