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need help with basal rate changes!

Hey all- I've recently been fiddling with my basal rates to eliminate a nasty spike in morning blood sugar. Trouble is, it seems to goes f…

Started by lane jaeckle santos

7 Nov 4, 2009
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Diabetes (Free) Dreams

The other morning I woke up after a particularly vivid dream, and it occurred to me that diabetes was nowhere a part of it. It was nothing…

Started by Tom Goffe

18 Nov 3, 2009
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sick day/insulin resistance from hell

So, I've been having my usual through the roof stress at work (actually, probably more than usual) and haven't been getting enough sleep, w…

Started by Dov

12 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko


Did you ever go to CAMP NYDA In Burlingham New York? If so please get in touch with some old friends on facebook search Camp NYDA or send e…

Started by Kim McCue

0 Nov 3, 2009

Insurance for independent contractor?

The nature of a new job offer is a very challenging one for me. I dont know if I should accept it or not. The company wants to hire me with…

Started by Ryan J.

4 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by DARGIRL

Switching insulins.....anyone else ever made this absent-minded mistake...? (need advice)

OK, after 32 years of Type 1, things have become pretty routine. Right now, that routine is 16 u of lantus every morning, and Novolog befor…

Started by Sarah Moulton

12 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Sarah Moulton

Ketones-sick day

My 9yr old daughter has a small amount of ketones today. Her BS is high, even without eating (overnight into morning). She developed a coug…

Started by Shirley Reynolds

1 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Naomi

Back Pain (kidneys?)

So, I'm a diabetic without insurance currently, and haven't had it for the past 3 years or so. I make my insulin stretch way longer than I…

Started by Lisa

1 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Marcus

Yesterday, Living Cell Technologies announced the successful first implant of its DIABECELL® in Auckland.

what is this

Started by ravinder

3 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Don

Why oh why does Canada suck so bad at getting stuff...

I have been debating the idea about getting a pump for such a long time and the only reason i haven't is because i didn't like the idea of…

Started by Billy Williamson

11 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Billy Williamson




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