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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…

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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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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

115 1 hour ago
Reply by jjm335

New video on T1D in the New York Times

I am wondering what other people think of this video. I am going to withold my opinion for the moment as I'd like to get an independent rea…

Started by HPNpilot

65 1 hour ago
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Fast resting heart rate, anyone?

Hey guys I went to my endo last week, and she was worried for my resting heart rate. My average is 105 bpm. I have in the past taken multip…

Started by Lemonz

13 8 hours ago
Reply by Jen

Type 1 and new drug Jardiance

Hi folks! So today at my endo appt she wanted me to try a newly approved med for T2 called Jardiance. You can read about the announcement H…

Started by Dan P

7 8 hours ago
Reply by guitarnut

Anyone had low potassium in bloodwork?

Hi folks, I just had some regular bloodwork come back with mild / moderately low potassium level. The doc said I should eat more potassium-…

Started by Mentha_piperita5

6 13 hours ago
Reply by meee

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

590 15 hours ago
Reply by Roy

Hypos during Exercising

Hello All, I have recently been diagnosed with T1. I'm an avid cyclist and ride to work most days. About 25km each way. My Endo has encoura…

Started by Shoehorn

56 16 hours ago
Reply by mohe0001

PCOS And Metformin

I have Type One Diabetes and I have recently been diagnosed with PCOS. I have an appointment in a few weeks with my gyno to figure out what…

Started by Emily

0 16 hours ago

PCOS And Metformin

I have Type One Diabetes and I have recently been diagnosed with PCOS. I have an appointment in a few weeks with my gyno to figure out what…

Started by Emily

0 16 hours ago

Hypoglycemia and sudden need for less insulin

Hi, everyone. This is my first post on here and I'm not really sure where to start. I'm 24 years old and have been a Type One Diabetic for…

Started by Emily

10 16 hours ago
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