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Started by carolyn mcquis

14 Nov 10, 2009
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Desparate and need help

Hi i'm hoping someone has some leads for me. I'm type 1 on synthroid and my body took a divebomb about 4 weeks ago. I am barely making it t…

Started by Sp!tf!re

91 Nov 10, 2009
Reply by Gerri


I've had a few pump for a few months and have gotten over the annoyance of having "sores" on my body from most of my sites. Tonight, howeve…

Started by Becca Schwoch

3 Nov 10, 2009
Reply by Becca Schwoch

surgery and ketones

hey all. I had emergency gallbladder surgery about a week ago and since then, I've had ketones small to moderate. I've not had too crazy BS…

Started by Elizabeth

5 Nov 10, 2009
Reply by Tim

help, sick and cant get blood sugars to go down.

hi guys, im sick had trace of ketones all day i cannot get them to go away. Also no matter how much insulin i take i cant bring my blood su…

Started by snowangel66

5 Nov 10, 2009
Reply by Tim

New Pump

Dear All, Just heard lately from my doctor that there is a new pump from Paradigm that notify you if your BG is hi or low. He mentioned th…

Started by BEBO

3 Nov 10, 2009
Reply by Jadore

Alone with Diabetes

I have this dilemma which I would just like to share...I was diagnosed a month before my wedding about 4 years ago. The docs in California…

Started by Riz

41 Nov 9, 2009
Reply by Riz

Learning to eat lower carb

Recently, I started to use a CGMS (along with my 2 daughters, also type 1 D, all 3 of us D'xed at <12 months old). And the one thing I'm…

Started by Jacky

15 Nov 9, 2009
Reply by Gerri

Charm Bracelet

Was going through my jewelry box today and omg, found my charm bracelet. I found one of the charms to be a syringe, ahhh!!!! Ooooo and y…

Started by Karen

8 Nov 9, 2009
Reply by Karen

Do I really have to do a 24-hour urine test?

I get the microalbumin test with a urine sample every three months. The new endo wants a 24-hour urine collection. I haven't done this for…

Started by Marie B

33 Nov 9, 2009
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