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Its like I was just diagnosed.

I was diagnosed with T1 diabetes 8 years ago this January and I have just begun taking the steps necessary to get my health under control.…

Started by Kristen Rose

21 Dec 3, 2009
Reply by Robert Grether

Diabetic alert dogs

I have just joined your group and was wondering if any of you know much about Diabetic alert dogs. i volunteer for a non-profit organisatio…

Started by Tracey Charles

5 Dec 3, 2009
Reply by Tracey Charles

The Pump: Pros and Cons

Been reading discussions for a while now. I've noticed that some people strongly advice getting the pump going as far as to insinuate its t…

Started by Sanjaka

6 Dec 3, 2009
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I was just in the hospital for an insulin overdose given by my allergy doctor. My endo did not participate at that hospital, so I had to ha…

Started by ThunderOwl

14 Dec 3, 2009
Reply by rick (aka: #blankieboy)

How many stages does the honeymoon have?

Hello, I am bit frusturated over here and could use all the expertize that I could get. I was diagnosed like 18 months ago with T1D, and t…

Started by nilufer

5 Dec 3, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Infusion sets?

What infusion sets are everyone on a pump using... After Smith's Medical decied to go out of buissness I had to give up my CLEO'S! :( Jus…

Started by Emily Whiting

3 Dec 3, 2009
Reply by Taylor Moody

Predinisone is NOT good for diabetics!

Hi all- I have to let you know that I spent the past 2 weeks sick. It started as a "cold on Aug. 23 ~ bad cough, congestion, achy, flu-like…

Started by ErinArg

36 Dec 3, 2009
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harashment by indian police

on monday , i with others cyber-cafe owners was arrested by police for not keeping records which were maintained well by all of us,reason w…

Started by ravinder

9 Dec 2, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Avoiding the Diabetic Itch

We ran an article about avoiding some of the smaller complications of diabetes, such as skin irritations and ailments. You can check it out…

Started by Christopher Frankie

4 Dec 2, 2009
Reply by Robyn

For Ds on Lantus

I recently changed the time for my Lantus shot form 10:30 pm to 9:30 pm (12 units) and started to get lows. I thought Lantus didn't peak li…

Started by Santiago Jimenez

8 Dec 2, 2009
Reply by Santiago Jimenez




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