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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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Controlled vs. Uncontrolled

So, looking at my on-line medical chart, my last endo appointment she put: Type I (juvenile type) diabetes mellitus with neurological manif…

Started by Sarah in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Just Talked to Seagator!!!

I finally got through to Reed this evening - his phone was out of service for a couple of days. He was also in the hospital overnight for 2…

Started by Kathy in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Overcoming exhaustion after a low

Please help! My niece has been having lots of lows, the lantus is set too high. Last night she had a low period for five hours, correct, st…

Started by Dee Dee in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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neuropathy----what helps? heals?

Hello Does anyone have any experience or know of anyone who does with what helps heal neuropathy? I have had 4 or 5 months with high number…

Started by funomance in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

1 59 minutes 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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How Kids are Told they Have Type 1 - Survey Request

My name is Michele Palk and I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 3. I am a Master of Psychology student in Toronto, Ontario r…

Started by Michele P in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Thank you, TuD

I just wanted to say thanks to this community for helping turn my diabetes life around. Almost a year ago, I was way out of control, a1c &g…

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

3 2 hours ago
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Bad experiences with people since getting my omnipod

Ive only been on the pod for about 3 weeks now, and so far a lot of ups and downs. My depression overall is overwhelming. I don't want to s…

Started by Jolleygirl in Insulin Pump Users Forum

10 3 hours ago
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Big Brother Watching MY Prescription

I went to my quarterly endo visit yesterday. When George came into the room he said "Big brother is watching." I did not know what he was t…

Started by beechbeard in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 3 hours ago

Heart Surgery and Low Blood-Sugar

several months ago I had triple bypass surgery and have noticed since then that I can no longer "feel" when my blood sugar is getting too l…

Started by Tiki in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

5 3 hours ago
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From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

#OpposeAB1893: California Bill that Burdens People with Diabetes on Insulin

A couple of days ago I learned that the California State Assembly is considering AB-1893 Sharps waste, which in (if approved) will mandate that: “Sharps sold to the general public in California shall be sold with a sharps waste container Read on! →

FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →

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