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i cant make up my mind!

So...I've been on pens for like a year, and i think i'm ready for pump. My mom is worried about switching me to a pump because i'm a crazy…

Started by Elizabeth

10 Sep 3, 2009
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LifeScan Cable?

My daughters school nurse has suggested we get the lifescan software and cable for her meter. Says it's something great to have and higly s…

Started by Rachel

4 Sep 3, 2009
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Cure to type 1 diabetes,

On the 18th of October, i am going on a walk to help raise money to find a cure for type 1 diabetes. Yes, you may think because its an Aust…

Started by Hannah Amy Dawe

0 Sep 3, 2009

Job Loss

I had loss my job, was forced to resign on Thursday July 30, 2009 and lost my insurance on the same day. Two days before I was to refill my…

Started by Chadd

19 Sep 2, 2009
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How many of you have tested for individual foods?

I've heard some of you say that this has made a substantial difference in your control. What did you do to test? How long did you wait to e…

Started by carolyne hart

7 Sep 2, 2009
Reply by Jan

diabetes educators

Does anybody have a go to diabetes educator? Do you find them as helpful as your doctor?

Started by Domo!

9 Sep 2, 2009
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Don't Text and Drive/ An Excellent Video

Warning:This viideo is not suitable for children! It is for everyone who drives. Even if you don't text whilr driving, your watching this v…

Started by Richard157

7 Sep 2, 2009
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I was just wondering what anyone does for when they are stressed and nervous, and not any drop of insulin seems to get their blood sugar do…

Started by Heather Nicole

5 Sep 2, 2009
Reply by Janet

The International Food Information Council

The International Food Information Council conducted a national survey to gain a better understanding of consumers’ current knowledge, atti…

Started by Amy Domestico

0 Sep 2, 2009

My Participation In The Joslin Medalist Study

There is an ongoing study at Harvard and the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. The Joslin medalists are the subjects involved in the study.…

Started by Richard157

5 Sep 2, 2009
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