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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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Lowest A1c in a while: 6.0 which I attribute... wearing the Enlite sensors which I began using in December. I can generally stop most highs from occurring, now that I have the Enlit…

Started by phoenixbound in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

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Reply by Terry

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

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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

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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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Does anyone else in the middle of their diabetic burnout?

Can we help each other somehow in this thread? I've just can not take it any longer. I've jumped to moderate carb diet because felt really…

Started by Tabacblond in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Afrezza Blog by DiabeticAaron

Asked Endo by phone was told too ask at appointment aboUt Afrezza That appointment is one hour away.

Started by Aaron in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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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

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Reply by Lilli

I swear my Dexcom did not get wet!

I went running last Sunday like I always do, and wore my Dexcom in my running top on my left side a little bit below my left shoulder. I wo…

Started by Katie I. in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

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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

8 4 hours ago
Reply by brboyer

Why Not Continue to Refrigerate Open Insulin Pens?

I use both NovoLog FlexPens and Levemir FlexTouch pens, and something about the documentation I've read doesn't make sense to me. I know th…

Started by Mark in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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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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