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I am so happy to find you!!

I am new here. I am very happy to find you. I have been all over the net looking for a site that has real people with problems with diabete…

Started by sarah werneburg

14 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by Manny Hernandez

How far way are we from an "all in one unit" that measures BSL as well as pumps the correspondingly correct insulin?

This would be such a lifeaving/extending device. Does anyone have any update/gossip on this?

Started by MarkM

21 Dec 8, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Keeping glucose meter warm while Apline Skiing

My 12 year old daughter is a ski racer who has just been diagosed with Type 1 Diabetes. She is trying to find ways of keeping her glucose m…

Started by Jennifer Y

3 Dec 7, 2009
Reply by Jennifer Y

have you ever been outed?

I just got home from a class I had tonight and in the class was a woman who knew me as a kid. She too has T1 and somehow this woman talked…

Started by MelissaM

54 Dec 7, 2009
Reply by Amanda

Sports and "The Pump"

I'm wondering what folks do with their pumps when they participate in sports. I realize that the actual sport may determine whether or not…

Started by Chris E.

13 Dec 6, 2009
Reply by DC Reporter

Swine Flu Vaccine - Blood Sugar Levels

Hi all, Tracys partner here. She recently received the H1N1 vaccine (Shot Variety) and has had unexplained high sugars two days after. Ha…

Started by Tracy

8 Dec 5, 2009
Reply by snowangel66

Were you part of the dark ages? B4 1975??

Hey does anybody remember this: 2 drops of urine 10 drops of water 1 tablet Then wait for the magical bubbling to stop.... TADUM,,,I hop…

Started by Sylvie

36 Dec 5, 2009
Reply by Betty J

New Here

I have a unique kind of Diabetes. I was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at birth. I underwent a bilateral lung transplant in 2001. My Diabet…

Started by Heidi I.

18 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Gerri

EZ Manager Windows 7

I have been using EZ Manager with my Animas 2020 and Bayer Contour with my Windows XP desktop for some time. However my Windows XP Desktop…

Started by John Brink

7 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Theodore Quick

tattoo ink for diabetics??

I apologize if this has already been discussed... http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/02/12/diabetes-tattoo-02.html I'm absolutely floored…

Started by die die my darling

3 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Keith221




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