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Overwhelming ...UGH!

So my medtronic minimed paradigm 522 and cgms got delivered today (woo-hoo). I feel so overwhelmed I don't even know where to begin. The bo…

Started by Kristen Rose

34 Nov 23, 2009
Reply by FatCatAnna

duprens aka trigger fringer

I have had trigger finger for 21/2 years and have had two cortizone shots. If it comes back I'll have to have surgery. Has anybody had a pr…

Started by Bruce

13 Nov 23, 2009
Reply by Knox's Dad

is avastin injection better to laser?

mydoctor advised me to have another avastin in right eye , i have already got it in my left eye , which is ok now.

Started by ravinder

1 Nov 23, 2009
Reply by shivika sinsh


have you gotten a lower A1C in 3 months time,how much of a drop have you gotten at a time????? what will it take to drop it a good deal???…

Started by Joy

10 Nov 22, 2009
Reply by Priya

Benifits of different insulin

been type 1 for 10 years now, i first started out on novolin and regular R, around 2001 i changed over to humalog and humalin been on them…

Started by nick

4 Nov 22, 2009
Reply by Terry

Stubborn Lows

Have you ever had a low that just doesn't seem to go up, no matter how many tablets you take, and when you finally go up, you go up too muc…

Started by NyJonesy26/Ken

8 Nov 22, 2009
Reply by Gerri


My Diabetes Educator told me to enjoy myself on Thanksgiving. She doesn't know me that well because that's a license to eat every carb that…

Started by Kathyann

4 Nov 22, 2009
Reply by Beth

Correcting after a meal?

I'm a OmniPod user- 2 months on it-- Does anyone check BGs AFTER meals before the 2-hr window? If so, would you correct a high BG whithin…

Started by SANTI

16 Nov 22, 2009
Reply by June English

Monday, Nov 30 - My Participation In The Joslin Medalist Study

Anita and I will drive to Boston on Sunday, Nov 29, weather permitting. It is only a four hour trip for us. We hope to meet-up with some di…

Started by Richard157

0 Nov 22, 2009

Glucagon ?

Has anyone ever used Glucagon in a non emergency situation? My 7yr old son is having some problems tonight. He doesn't feel well, doesn't w…

Started by Michelle Taylor

8 Nov 21, 2009
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