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surgery with diabetes

I would love for anyone to share any information on having surgery and the healing affect. What are the complications, if any, after foot s…

Started by taj knights

35 Sep 11, 2009
Reply by onesaint

Absorption Problems?

OK, I've had this issue more than once, but now I'm documenting it. My sugar has been low since the weekend, and no matter what I eat or dr…

Started by KiwiRox

8 Sep 10, 2009
Reply by KiwiRox

Pictures Of My Joslin Certificate and Medal

My award from Joslin is for 50 years. They give medals for 50 and 75 years. On Sept. 15 I will have my 64'th anniversary of my diagnosis. I…

Started by Richard157

15 Sep 10, 2009
Reply by Scotty Hinote

going to shots from pump

i am on the omnipod and have had so many failures that i am now out of pods! my shipment doesn't come in till sept 22nd....so, i guess, i w…

Started by Myriah

3 Sep 10, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

work out (gym)

hi , i have seen many people with diabetes going and working out at gym to build their body .and one of my friend who is type1 is also wor…

Started by vinodh

3 Sep 10, 2009
Reply by Xanthasun

Good carb counting guides?

I find most carb counting guides very frustrating to use and often inaccurate too. It is very time consuming to look up food items and comb…

Started by Ruth Dallas

2 Sep 10, 2009
Reply by Stacey

How slow is an untreated low?

We're becoming convinced that V is having undetected nightime lows, which is causing his breakfast highs. (The highs are not every or even…

Started by Katie Zeller

16 Sep 10, 2009
Reply by Stuart


Hi, My name is Kalee Im type 1 on a pump. Im a single mother & was on a state program for my son & I. However they are kicking off…


5 Sep 9, 2009

Has Anyone been Diagnosed With This?

I have been pretty sick for awhile now. Especially since the end of May. lots of Gastrointestinal Probems. I hate to say this but have had…

Started by Debbie

0 Sep 9, 2009

Forum Finder

How can I find a Forum that's not a main forum ?

Started by Ray Marino

3 Sep 9, 2009
Reply by Ray Marino




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