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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…

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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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I got my medic alert tattoo!

The way I look at it, now that I have this permanent tattoo, there will be a cure for type 1 within weeks! But then the cynic kicks in, and…

Started by artwoman in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

7 2 minutes ago
Reply by rgcainmd

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 Jim

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

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Diabetes Online Summit with Brian Mowll, anyone else attending?

Looks like a good selection of speakers. It's online and free to listen to each thing daily. They take down today's stuff within 48 hours.…

Started by Dave Davis in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

14 29 minutes ago
Reply by Mari

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

19 29 minutes ago
Reply by Lilli

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

788 35 minutes ago
Reply by Prcgorman

insulin to carb ratio

Just out of curiosity, what is everyone's insulin to carb ratio? I inject 1 unit of insulin for every 5 grams of carbs

Started by Raven Hughes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

39 2 hours ago
Reply by MikFly


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

26 2 hours ago
Reply by acidrock23


I had a diabetic nightmare last night. In this dream I went to my primary regarding a minor injury to my toe. He took one look at it and sa…

Started by Tamra in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 9 hours ago

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

11 14 hours ago
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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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