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Researchers at Columbia University are inviting members of TuDiabetes community to participate in a research study investigating different…

Started by Emily Coles in Diabetes trials, studies and surveysLatest Reply

Extra Time, Use it Wisely - Meter Accuracy

More Time! FDA has extended the comment period for glucose system guidance to May 7.  If you have commented, Thank You!   If you have not,…

Started by BadShoe in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-DiabetesLatest Reply

CA bill to label sugary sodas, says sugar consumption leads to diabetes

State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and the California Medical Assn. said the legislation is necessary because research links sugary drink c…

Started by Melitta in Type 1 Diabetes ForumLatest Reply

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Get Well Seagator - Reed has Broken his Hip

Dear friends, I just received this message this morning: "Marie - This is Tom, Reed's nephew. Reed fell early Thursday morning and fracture…

Started by Marie B in TuDiabetes News

21 3 minutes ago
Reply by wendy

Anyone else concerned about this piece of proposed California legislation? (AB-1893 - Sharps waste) We are preparing a letter opposing the language, and questioning the validity…

Started by Manny Hernandez in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 40 minutes ago

A1C test kits to purchase for home use

I have not been able to find a home test kit anywhere! I used to get one at my pharmacy (Bayer) but they no longer sell them. Tried several…

Started by spirit7 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

4 2 hours ago
Reply by Shawnmarie

Can't help myself ! Need your help

I'm a T1 and an insulin pump user. I thought i would be able to adjust basal settings on my own but the erratic readings made me perplexed.…

Started by Chadha in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 4 hours ago
Reply by Terry

Pump and Airport Security

For years, I have requested a "search" to avoid walking through the body mage machine with my pump--Medtronic says no, so I don't. I dawned…

Started by Spock in Insulin Pump Users Forum

44 4 hours ago
Reply by trauts

Struggling with losing weight and my type 2.

Hello all I am struggling with my type 2, I have read several books on diabetes, and to be honest they all say something opposite from the…

Started by Debbie Anderson in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

23 4 hours ago
Reply by Terry

Inaccurate blood glucose readings while sick?

I know it is normal do have higher BGs when sick, but is it expected for glucometers to be less accurate when under medication or sick? I'v…

Started by bort269 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

9 6 hours ago
Reply by Shawnmarie

Gotta Share....

Weirdly, I had an absolutely fantastic and mostly "healthy" time at a week long bread baking class in West Virginia. I know, it sounds STUP…

Started by Spock in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

9 6 hours ago
Reply by karen

Lada in waiting

Hi! Anyone feel like helping me think? I was diagnosed with Type 1 during TrialNet, but my A1c is 4.7 and I only have high BG during the OG…

Started by katy in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

27 7 hours ago
Reply by krisa

Racing/Competing and fighting high's

Hi guys! Its been a while! Im hoping some of you can offer some advice. Lately i have been having trouble with highs during races (triathlo…

Started by timmy in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 7 hours ago
Reply by Unknown Diabetic




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An Open Letter from @AskManny, @DiabetesHF to @NYTRosenthal, @NYTimes

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