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Type 1 Diabetes Forum (5,776)

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T1s in Denver?

Wondering if any central Denver T1s might be willing to have discussions off-board or maybe meet up. I know one other T1 but she lives and…

Started by Muragaki

2 Dec 16, 2009
Reply by Muragaki

Are air bubbles harmful?

I was wondering about the air that goes into the body when injecting insulin or when using the pump, we do our best to remove it before inj…

Started by Ahmad

5 Dec 16, 2009
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Any Diabetics Also On Dialysis??

Hi all. Well I am 30 years old, have been a Type I Diabetic since the age of 16. I've been on Dialysis now for a little over 9 months. I h…

Started by Chris Ullger

3 Dec 15, 2009
Reply by Chris Ullger

New article that promises and end to shots? Let me know what you think?

Started by Ron

13 Dec 14, 2009
Reply by Marps

Question: Silhouette site changes

Hello, Everyone! We recently changed Elisabeth from the Medtronic Quik-set to the Silhouette. She was having some trouble with the end of t…

Started by Jessica05

10 Dec 14, 2009
Reply by Jessica05

Pumps and Highs

I have been on the mini med pump for 1 1/2 years to prevent many hypos. but now I find that my A1C which was 6.3 is now 7.8 and I need sugg…

Started by robert Segal

8 Dec 14, 2009
Reply by Betty J

Long Term Diabetics

I am new - joined 12-12-09 and already have had some welcome responses. Here is a condensed version of my upcoming 5,000+ word story of a 4…

Started by Donald H. Jones

5 Dec 14, 2009
Reply by Marps

Best Insulin Daily Carry Case?

I need to carry my fast acting insulin pen, the pen needles, the meter etc on a daily basis and I use different carry cases for that. I nee…

Started by Aysha S.

13 Dec 13, 2009
Reply by Bailey

Do any of you split Lantus?

I inject 22 units of Lantus every morning around 6-6:30. I have noticed it doesn't last the full 24 hours. I find that before dinner it we…

Started by linda

31 Dec 13, 2009
Reply by Robyn


It's that time of the year and employers are encouraging there employees to enroll in insurance benefits. What I have notice in recent yea…

Started by DARGIRL

0 Dec 13, 2009




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