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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


Is anyone that is on this site located in Sarasota, Florida or close?

Started by Amy Stumbo

2 Dec 10, 2009
Reply by Leo2

Stem Cell Infusions...anyone had them?

Hey all, I'm recently diagnosed (November 20th, 2009) and was accepted to a research study for stem cell infusions from a drug called Proch…

Started by Robert Grether

7 Dec 10, 2009
Reply by Carl Edholm

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
Reply by Richard157


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




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