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Migration update: forum categories and subcategories

Hi again :) As part of our migration we are working out some improvements on the organization of our forum.  You may remember that on the…

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes NewsLatest Reply

Migration update: New events page!!

Hi everyone, Check this out!!  Below are images of the new, improved Events Page we're working on for the site migration.  What you see her…

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes NewsLatest Reply

Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 24 - March 2

The goal of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week in the US is to put a spotlight on the seriousness of eating disorders and to improve p…

Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-DiabetesLatest Reply

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I started on Afrezza last night . . .

and I'm here to share my experience with it as, from what I've been told, I'm one of the early users of it. I will do my best to document a…

Started by mikep in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

184 26 minutes ago
Reply by Lilli

New video on T1D in the New York Times

I am wondering what other people think of this video. I am going to withold my opinion for the moment as I'd like to get an independent rea…

Started by HPNpilot in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

259 28 minutes ago
Reply by acidrock23

Dexcom CGM software

Does anyone have the software where you can download your results? My provider has it, but I see her every three months. Do you know if the…

Started by ame e. in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

4 41 minutes ago
Reply by Terry

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

24957 4 hours ago
Reply by Linda G

Anyone from Washington?

Hey everyone :) any of you from good ol Washington state? I don't know many other diabetics here. (Go Hawks) ;)

Started by Raven Hughes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

10 9 hours ago
Reply by Raven Hughes

Comparison of the effectiveness of various routes of insulin injection: insulin levels and glucose response in normal subjects

Very interesting... puts some rigorous research data behind my own experiences with IM vs subQ administration. Acid's comment in a differen…

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

24 10 hours ago
Reply by acidrock23

T1 with Excessive Urination despite Very Good Control

Hi, I am just curious if anyone else experiences a high urine volume per void despite good to excellent blood sugar control. I typically on…

Started by Melissa Price in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 11 hours ago
Reply by Brian (bsc)

High BG's......why?

This week I was given my walking papers by the Health Coach. She said she couldn't help me with anything else, I knew "everything" there wa…

Started by sdkate in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

7 12 hours ago
Reply by Mike Ratrie

depressed on my birthday

Today is my 15th birthday, I should be happy but I am so depressed I want to cry. I got exactly what I wanted for my birthday from my paren…

Started by madison in New to Diabetes?

23 13 hours ago
Reply by Linny

Do your doctors/nurses/caregivers listen to you?

I've been feeling a bit frustrated lately with the HCPs I work with in my diabetes care. Actually, it's been most doctors I've worked with…

Started by shelby76 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

18 14 hours ago
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