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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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Afrezza meets low-carb high-fat, a T1D report

The recent release into the wild of the first ultra-rapid acting inhalable insulin, Afrezza, caused quite a stir in the diabetes online com…

Started by Terry in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Reply by Sam

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 phoenixbound


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

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medtronic 640g - Offical Details and photos

I have been searching for more info on the forthcoming medtronic 640g here are the pdf files from the australian website looks good ! happy…

Started by CGM & PUMP FAN in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

21 1 hour ago
Reply by Onliner

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

794 2 hours ago
Reply by Will

I'm New To This Site With a Question.

First - something about me. I've had type 2 for about 15 years. About 4 years ago my Dr. put me on Lantus to get my A1C down. It worked and…

Started by John in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

6 3 hours ago
Reply by Joel Steinberg


My name is Joel Steinberg and i live in Alexandria Virgina and i have been a diabetic for 25 years. I take victoza and lantus and it helps…

Started by Joel Steinberg in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Pumping to MDI and keeping A1C below 7

Hi ya'll, I have flip flopped a few times between insulin pump and MDI and then ultimately back to insulin pump. I do really miss the flexi…

Started by elizabetta in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

50 3 hours ago
Reply by elizabetta

Pedicure, yay or nay?

I'm a recently diagnosed adult type 1(probably LADA, then). My blood sugar has responded fairly well to MDI, my A1c was 6.7 at the last che…

Started by Elena in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

20 5 hours ago
Reply by Randy

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

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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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