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FDA Approves Dexcom G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitoring System with Share

Now people with diabetes as young as 2 years of age can automatically and securely share real-time CGM data from their Dexcom receiver to a…

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TuDiabetes site move update: features that will change

Hello TuDiabetes community! As you already read in this announcement, this spring TuDiabetes will be moving to a new home!  The main platfo…

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Great News from Integrated Diabetes Services

Integrated Diabetes Services, founded by Gary Scheiner, CDE, has announced that they have “new and improved“ online Type 1 University cours…

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New diabetic

I just found out I have diabetes. I had to go to the doctor for a girl problem, she took some blood tests and said I might have diabetes. S…

Started by madison in New to Diabetes?

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Evidence based review of popular diet aids

Given the strong connection between excess body fat and insulin resistance as a factor in type 2 diabetes, weight loss is commonly on the a…

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Get Your Frakking Flu Shot

I've been a Type 1 for a little over 5 years. I've got my flu shot every year... But this year the flu (or some God-awful virus) got me bef…

Started by Timbeak48 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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How much do you think mindset contributes towards diabetes management?

I was just curious what others insight on this is. I think that this is a topic often times overlooked. I personally think that mindset is…

Started by Cayla in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

6 3 hours ago
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Have you seen this yet?

I guess it works like I imagined it would, but it works a LOT better than I ever imagined it could. The predictive ability is amazing. And,…

Started by mohe0001 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Open Source Medical Devices - I want to change things.

Hello Everyone, I know that I am new here but I'm going to get right down to it. Let me tell you a story, and then tell you what I plan on…

Started by hodginsa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

12 5 hours ago
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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

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I've had an eye exam from real ophthalmologists every year since dx. I've also had superb control with A1Cs between 4.9 and 5.5 the entire…

Started by Sam in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

22 8 hours ago
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I've mentioned this idea several times. Now I'm going to put my money where my mouth is. I am no longer going to depend on my insurance for…

Started by Sam in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

32 8 hours ago
Reply by Sam

I want one

But not available in the US??!!

Started by Karen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Spare A Rose, Save A Child for Valentines Day

Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director as Manny Hernandez, Co-Founder and President, Steps Down

Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →

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