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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 momLatest Reply

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 Timbeak48Latest Reply

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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Clinical Trials

"Meee" shared this study with me, link below. Anyone else heard anything about it? Like most I suppose, I so just want a cure, not more bio…

Started by Sarah

0 19 hours ago

Bubbles in Tubing

Hi All, So I restarted my Revel Pump yesterday. Have been high most of yesterday and through the night 200's. We started low basal rate so…

Started by Sarah

21 yesterday
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Dexcom creating anxiety?

I am relatively new to dexcom. I use it with my new animas vibe. I have never felt so stressed, overwhelmed and anxious about my type one d…

Started by Michelle

28 on Tuesday
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Lows and how to treat them

I was wondering how everyone deals with a low. Do you eat a certain amount of carbs and wait for it to come up. I'm having really bad lows…

Started by Alisha

40 on Tuesday
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When do you think you "got" diabetes?

Since being diagnosed with T1D 2 months ago, I've started looking back on my life and wondering when I actually "got" diabetes. Sure, there…

Started by KBJ86

9 on Tuesday
Reply by Linny

Time for a new endo?

Hi all, I wanted to get the community's advice on the situations with my endocrinologist. I was diagnosed with T1 21 years ago. I've been g…

Started by Jacque

7 on Tuesday
Reply by Brian (bsc)

insulin sensitivity

i recently split my levemir to 2x daily 11 units split 2x and found that iv become sensitive to novorapid insulin and need to inject less n…

Started by static192

1 Apr 12
Reply by brboyer

What's a good diet to lose 10 pounds fast? friend who was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes says her doctor thinks she could stand to lose 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms); he…

Started by Alicia

3 Apr 11
Reply by Arshag

Bolus for Protein

Does anyone bolus for protein? I need to do this now. My endo told me, basically, the only thing a type 1 can eat without an increase in bl…

Started by Sarah

26 Apr 10
Reply by Marie

cgm placement

Just wondering if anyone has noticed decreased accuracy on the dexcom sensor based on placement? I'm trying my upper arm for the first time…

Started by kris39

14 Apr 9
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