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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…

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CA bill to label sugary sodas, says sugar consumption leads to diabetes

State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and the California Medical Assn. said the legislation is necessary because research links sugary drink c…

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rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults

Hi: As many of you know, I write a lot of blogs on misdiagnosis of adult-onset Type 1 diabetes (adults with new-onset T1D who are misdiagno…

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DP - Rising BG's in the AM

Does anyone who wears a CGM notice the minute they wake up in the morning their blood sugars just start rising, up and up? I watch on my CG…

Started by Sarah

5 48 minutes ago
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Lows and weight gain

So I have read that getting lows can cause weight gain because it forces us to eat sugary foods and drink things like juice that are super…

Started by Maddie

2 7 hours ago
Reply by still_young_at_heart

I want one

But not available in the US??!! http://www.medgadget.com/2014/09/abbott-freestyle-libre-flash-continuous-glucose-monitoring-system.html

Started by Karen

65 10 hours ago
Reply by Karen

diabetes and emotional trauma

Hello all. This is a difficult and heavy topic, that takes a lot of honesty. I can't say for certain that it is everyones truth, but I can…

Started by MarinaTheBetes

40 11 hours ago
Reply by Judith in Portland

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

26 20 hours ago
Reply by Sensorium139

Bedtime Snack Update

I read a thread from 2013 on bedtime snacks but the list of foods was fairly short. the ones that appealed to me were: Celery w cream chees…

Started by Nell

8 yesterday
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How many Test Strips do you use in 1 month? Just Curious.

I seem to be a compulsive "tester".....I was just wondering if I am "out there" on how many Test Strips I use. I will say about 400-500 a m…

Started by Robyn

566 yesterday
Reply by Maddie

Accutane and Type 1 Diabetes

i work in the medical field and came across some information about Roche pharmaceuticals requirements to update the warning leaflet in the…

Started by Melissa Price

38 yesterday
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Celebrities with complications?

I've had Type 1 for 30 years and am facing my first complication with some early kidney disease. Are there any Type 1 celebrities willing t…

Started by angivan

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Changes of color and light and making the best of it all.

I want to say something so embarrassing about September that even the leaves start blushing and turning red.” ― Jarod Kintz, Because I pref…

Started by karen

4 on Sunday
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