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Morning Hi

Dear all, I tried my best about controlling my morning hi Bg. I will wake up at 116, pump in insulin 30 min before food sometimes 45 min.…

Started by BEBO

8 Dec 12, 2009
Reply by Tim

Wow! My insulin is COLD!

It is extremely cold in WI tonight. Leaving work it was 2 degrees. Burrrr....... I stopped by a fast food spot to pick up a quick dinner. I…

Started by DARGIRL

5 Dec 12, 2009
Reply by Gerri

Fluctuating Glucosse Levels

Does anyone have trouble with glucose levels going all over? Some mornings my levels are fairly close (within 5-10 points) of my target lev…

Started by Lee Howard

7 Dec 12, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko

My Medical and Lab Reports From The Joslin Study

My medical and lab reports from my Joslin Medalist Study arrived recently. My lab report showed: Cholesterol-126, HDL-60, LDL-52, Trig-69,…

Started by Richard157

4 Dec 12, 2009
Reply by Richard157

type 1 near union nj

im looking for fellow type 1 diabetics in there 20s neer union nj.

Started by Henry

1 Dec 12, 2009
Reply by tmana

Bad Skin

Hi, My name is Kendra and I use the OmniPod insulin Pump. I have always had skin problems, even when I didn't have diabetes. Now, the OmniP…

Started by Kendra Leclerc

2 Dec 11, 2009
Reply by Kendra Leclerc

target hba1c

what is the range that a hba1c should be in? that is, a target without constant lows and diabetes controlling your life each and every minu…

Started by Sophie

14 Dec 11, 2009
Reply by FatCatAnna

Too young for a pump?

My 6 year old son has type 1 Diabetes and has been doing really well with injections. Since starting school things have been tough and we n…

Started by Amanda Heikkinen

15 Dec 11, 2009
Reply by Chris Ott

wavesense presto

Is one of the cheapest test strips on the market!!! I saw them today for about 16.49 for 50 strips! That's cheaper then the reli on brand a…

Started by Domo!

5 Dec 11, 2009
Reply by Helmut

Newbie Question regarding BS test strips/meter compatibility

So I'm using a BS meter branded as "Accu-chek Advantage". I've just ran out of testing strips for the first time-- my question is, do I hav…

Started by Robert Grether

11 Dec 10, 2009
Reply by Jeremy Steinhart




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