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Victoza (liraglutide) for obesity: thoughts on weight management, diabetes, and quality of life

Victoza (liraglutide) is a once-daily injection that is currently approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Right now, Victoza comes i…

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New to CGM / Dex Com G4 - will be going in for a trial

I will be going in to try the Dex Com G4. Where would be the best place for me to start so that way I can get the most out of the trial? Wh…

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Medicare is Requesting Information on Engagement, Incentives and Behavioral Insights

From CMS: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking input from stakeholders on the possibility of the Center for Medi…

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530G with Enlite Experience?

I'm curious about the feedback from people who're using the Medtronic 530G with Enlite. I tried the 530G with Enlite for 24-hour and didn't…

Started by Allie Beatty in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

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Weight and BS control; carb amounts and the nutritionist,

I will admit I am a stubborn person when it comes to what I think I need and want. For Over 20 years I weight over 250 lbs. Even before my…

Started by sdkate in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

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more bad advice on television

My friend sent me this link. What do you…

Started by Negg in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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Diabetic retinopathy laser surgery

I just had retinopathy laser surgery last week. This week my right eye will be done. Has anyone experienced headaches after the surgery. I…

Started by jeanettephx in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

5 55 minutes ago
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Struggling with losing weight and my type 2.

Hello all I am struggling with my type 2, I have read several books on diabetes, and to be honest they all say something opposite from the…

Started by Debbie Anderson in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

37 1 hour ago
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Medtronic and requesting malfunctioning enlite sensor replacements?

So...Begin rant... I just had a sensor start to die on me after day 2 and found the hoops I had to jump through in calling really rather fr…

Started by breaddrink in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 1 hour ago

Please answer me quickly......a little nervous

Need a quick answer.....I'm just learning to inject Lantus....and tonight as the needle went in I moved and the needle I have a…

Started by sdkate in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

8 1 hour ago
Reply by Stuart

Does tight control guarantee No complications.

I am wondering if anyone knows if having great control would avoid any diabetic complication.

Started by Vikki in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

21 1 hour ago
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Test Strips Emergency

I am in a bit of a panic because it seems that I somehow lost my next month's supplies of test strips. I picked them up from the pharmacy a…

Started by azgirl1902 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

4 1 hour ago
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And on the other hand, we have a different BGL

Hi everyone, Weird question, but have you ever done 2 BGL readings right after each other, but on different hands? I just did (and yes, I w…

Started by pixierun13 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

8 1 hour ago
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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

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Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

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