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Dexcom CGMS

I never expected to be approved for a CGM. I have had good control with A1c's below 6.0 for several years but I still have a few highs and…

Started by Richard157

15 Dec 9, 2009
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I always get throat infections.....everytime I am sick, since a little kid. I used to be sick every like 2-4 months, having a lower immune…

Started by Joy

12 Dec 9, 2009
Reply by Sophie

allergies and Type 1 Diabetes

I've noticed I've been getting a lot more allergies. Lately to almonds and crab. I read in a Diabetes Magazine that it's because Type 1 att…

Started by Kathyann

5 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by Amanda

My H1N1 VIP Status

Got my H1N1 vaccine the today. I have to say, it is one of the few "perks" diabetes has given me. I felt so special walking away from the c…

Started by Elizabeth

19 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by FatCatAnna

Anyones insurance NOT cover pens?

Not that relevant to me b/c I pump, but I was just looking at my prescription benefit info (for the fun of it, yes, i'm a health policy won…

Started by Jackie

0 Dec 8, 2009

First time traveling? going to Japan?

I had come across an old post about travel to Japan, but I did not see any definite ansers on whether or not I would need something called…

Started by Joe Morales

9 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by Michiko


How many if any have had alot of problems with their teeth? Such as cavaties and having root canals done. I have had to have 3 root canals…

Started by Heather

10 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by Betty J

frustration of spending too much on D

hi, I am very frustrate tdy , I have to spend good %age of my earning on controlling D of me and daughter my friend spend money buying luxu…

Started by ravinder

7 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by shivika sinsh

I am so happy to find you!!

I am new here. I am very happy to find you. I have been all over the net looking for a site that has real people with problems with diabete…

Started by sarah werneburg

14 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by Manny Hernandez

How far way are we from an "all in one unit" that measures BSL as well as pumps the correspondingly correct insulin?

This would be such a lifeaving/extending device. Does anyone have any update/gossip on this?

Started by MarkM

21 Dec 8, 2009
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