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Smash Diabetes!

There's a creative new awareness- and fund-raising campaign just begun by, called "Smash Diabetes".  Most of us probably want to…

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Tell the FDA What's Important When it Comes to Living with Diabetes

On November 3, the FDA will host an unprecedented discussion between the diabetes community and its senior agency leadership (both drugs…

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

Changes to the TuDiabetes Administrative Volunteer Team

Today is a day of big change on the TuDiabetes Volunteer Admin Team.  First, our own, dear Bradford is officially stepping out of his role…

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes NewsLatest Reply

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Pumping and returning to MDI

Have any of you been using a pump and then decided to go back to MDI?

Started by Karen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Reply by Holger Schmeken


So, I'm wondering if I could get some advice here, please? I keep having these really bad lows, happened again today. My last bolus was at…

Started by Sarah in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

15 42 minutes ago
Reply by Holger Schmeken

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 Pastelpainter

Am I being paranoid? I'm going to stock pile insulin....

Started by mohe0001 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Reply by rgcainmd

I'm cured

Yeah right. Was at my 'new' doctor last week. She told me that I wasn't diabetic. Said I might had been but not now. Ah, could it be that…

Started by Georgia boy in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

0 5 hours ago

Questions about 16 year old son, job, college ....

Hi all, My son has been doing pretty good with his D lately but a few issues are weighing on my mind. He started his first job at a grocery…

Started by Jacob's mom in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

19 5 hours ago
Reply by AlyssaCarswell

Nutrition and exercise suggestions

I am a recently diagnosed T2D, and I also have rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. My other conditions limit my ability to exercise much…

Started by LauraLin in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

15 6 hours ago
Reply by Ortiz233

I'm a Type 1 Diabetic, and I Drink Regular Coke

Got into an interesting conversation (more like an argument) about fake sugar and real sugar. I'll get to that in a moment. My wife found t…

Started by ITDiabetic in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

11 6 hours ago
Reply by Ortiz233

Humana project: fifth and final question!

Humana provides health insurance to nearly 1 million people with type 2 diabetes. In an effort to better understand and support these Human…

Started by Emily Coles in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

7 9 hours ago
Reply by Pastelpainter


I have a difficult question and a complicated history. Since I am a post renal transplant patient, I take a cocktail of immunosuppressive m…

Started by Fun Mom in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

1 9 hours ago
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