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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
Reply by DARGIRL

Having some issues with Dawn Phenomenon - any advice?

Now that I am getting tighter control, I am really starting to notice Dawn Phenomenon. For example, I woke up low this morning - 50. (This…

Started by Sarah

7 Nov 9, 2009
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How to become an Outspoken Diabetes Advocate

Just wondering if there was any way to become a person that goes to the Capitol and let them know how the insurance companies are treating…

Started by Catherine

10 Nov 9, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

Glucose Tablets bad for fasting?

I have to get bloodwork done tomorrow morning and am wondering if having taking glucose tablets will interfere with the fasting itself. I'm…

Started by NyJonesy26/Ken

5 Nov 9, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

First dose of Lantus tonight! Scared to death!

I've never been on insulin before and tonight I take my first dose of Lantus. I'm scared to death! Will my sugar drop too low in my sleep?…

Started by Michelle Ricci

22 Nov 8, 2009
Reply by Gerri

Bad Shot Spots: How to get rid of THE "LUMPY BUMPIES?"

I have two, big knots of fatty tissue on the sides of my thighs. They came from 32separate injections( time sepArations by MONTHS) that I u…

Started by Brunetta

1 Nov 8, 2009
Reply by Brunetta




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