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Migration update: Screen shots of new pages!!!

Hey all, Check out what our new site will look like!!!  We've put oodles of hours into designing these, using your feedback over time about…

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Scholarships to diabetes conferences!!

Diabetes Hands Foundation is happy and excited to offer scholarships to diabetes conferences as a part of the Diabetes Advocates program. W…

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

Migration FAQ

Hi all, We've compiled a list of questions that our members have asked about the migration so far to create an FAQ for folks to refer to.…

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Do you ever post articles on Facebook about Diabetes? And, do you get any responses from your friends?

Started by Sportster in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

24 4 minutes ago
Reply by Roxanne0312

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

25406 35 minutes ago
Reply by kuze

TuD seems less friendly these days

In recent weeks, it feels like the forum has become more snarky and much less friendly than it used to be. I suppose all things evolve over…

Started by Shadow in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

18 44 minutes ago
Reply by Linda G

PUMPERS: how often do you have to adjust your basal rates

i am in a funk. my BG had been PERFECT for a month. (100-125 or so)(A1c of 6.5) now, i am spending most of my time doing correction boluses…

Started by Daisy Mae in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

3 54 minutes ago
Reply by KCsHubby (Dave)

Never say "impossible"

This is yesterday. I don't know if I can do it again - but I didn't think I could ever have a 24-hour period as good as this. So who knows?…

Started by Jen in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

28 1 hour ago
Reply by Clare

Verio IQ runs much higher than Ping

Hi everyone, I just got a new Verio IQ meter from my endo last week and was excited to start using it. I currently use a ping with my anima…

Started by shelby76 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

17 1 hour ago
Reply by Donna H

Any Experience with Metanx and Neuropathy

I have had painful neuropathy in my hands and feet for years. Over the years, I have tried many of the standard meds like neurtin, anti-dep…

Started by jmhnyc in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

9 2 hours ago
Reply by meee

Something in the Water?

So now a nurse from my husband's PCP office called and said his A1c is 6.2 and he should eat less carbs and no more than 2000 calories a da…

Started by Lilli in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

6 2 hours ago
Reply by meee

Using Afrezza ALONG WITH "normal" rapid acting insulin

For weeks I tried to "live on" Afrezza and use my pump for basal only. I eventually gave up. I must burn it up quickly or something because…

Started by green_pear in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

21 2 hours ago
Reply by Sam

Air Bubbles Oh My!

Hi everyone, I would love to get some input here on experiences with air bubbles in the pump tubing. This has become an ongoing issue. I do…

Started by Elyssia in Insulin Pump Users Forum

27 3 hours ago
Reply by irrational John




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Joins Diabetes Advocacy Alliance

Diabetes Hands Foundation is incredibly honored to join the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, an organization with the drive and potential to affect a powerful, positive impact on diabetes and healthcare policy. Diabetes Advocacy Alliance is a 20-member coalition of leading professional Read on! →

Helmsley Charitable Trust Renews Support for DHF

HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS SUPPORT TO DIABETES HANDS FOUNDATION FOR FOURTH YEAR  Funding in 2015 to support major transitions in programs and leadership at Diabetes Hands Foundation BERKELEY, CA: February 18, 2015 – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Read on! →

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