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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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Any type 1s taking INVOKANA?

Hi are there any T1s taking INVOKANA in addition to their insulin?

Started by Playthebanjo

84 9 hours ago
Reply by Piscesyin

High BG's......why?

This week I was given my walking papers by the Health Coach. She said she couldn't help me with anything else, I knew "everything" there wa…

Started by sdkate

3 11 hours ago
Reply by Shadow

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

230 11 hours ago
Reply by acidrock23

Diabetes and pot?

I've been really enjoying starting discussions on here, this is really nice :) I figured, since it's legal in a few places now and people a…

Started by Raven Hughes

6 12 hours ago
Reply by meee

Unexpected High BGs

This morning, I tested at 75, ate 1 frozen waffle--13 carbs. Two hours later I was 252. I have eaten one waffle several times over the last…

Started by Spock

5 19 hours ago
Reply by mohe0001

From Pumping to Lantus

I'm going to try this again. Tried to post a discussion yesterday in another forum and it didn't work. This is a little different. I switch…

Started by danadoll63

19 yesterday
Reply by BGsolved

my squeemish boyfriend is learning how to give me a shot tonight!

So tonight, my boyfriend of two years, the man I'm going to grow old with, is going to give me a shot for the first time ever and he's terr…

Started by Raven Hughes

14 yesterday
Reply by GoBeavs

Do your doctors/nurses/caregivers listen to you?

I've been feeling a bit frustrated lately with the HCPs I work with in my diabetes care. Actually, it's been most doctors I've worked with…

Started by shelby76

14 yesterday
Reply by sdkate

Dexcom and omnipod

I am thinking of getting a omnipod pump. I have a dexcom and love it. My main question is does one have enough spots on ones body to have t…

Started by Hummingbird

0 yesterday

RE: coverage of CGM's

Now hopefully, I can attach the article, but in a nutshell it said that 75% of healthcare spending on diabetes is related to treatment for…

Started by artwoman

56 yesterday
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