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bcg trials

have you heared about bcg phase 2 trial , it is hope or hype?

Started by ravinder

5 Oct 20, 2009
Reply by etta amy

Waiting for H1N1 to attack

Was informed by my husband this AM that one of the people we take care of in our place of employment has been diagnosed with H1N1. No infom…

Started by Catherine

16 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Dori S


Have any of you guys taken the supplement L Citrulline??? It is supposed to improve endothelial function in type 1 diabetics and improve va…

Started by Ryan

4 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Patricia

What experience do you have with pump supply coverage for both Cigna and Blue Cross- PPO?

Next year my health insurance coverage changes and I'm unsure who to go with. I have always had United Healthcare and they covered everythi…

Started by Leslie R

5 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Leslie R

Meter Reading Errors - Very Important

We made a huge mistake after almost 5 years of diabetes testing. David had a few meter kits that he preferred that only hold small 25 strip…

Started by Cheryl

20 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Cheryl

Forgeting to give myself Insulin when I eat any ideas to stop it

Hey you guys I have had t1 for 6 years and contantally battle to remember to give myself insulin before a meal I usually do it after becaus…

Started by Princess Sarah

14 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth


Just curious.....my insurance will only cover a cgm use for 1 week out of each year. If getting a CGM for use with my pump is something I'd…

Started by Amy

2 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Amy

Sensors & Insurance companies

I've been able to get insurance coverage for my MiniMed sensors for the last few years through United Healthcare. I'm in the process of swi…

Started by Kate Makinson

4 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Jan

Dinnertime Lantus causing night time lows?

My 3 1/2 year old just did a "sensor study" and we got some good info from it. But some of the changes the nurse made have me awake in the…

Started by Cobi Campbell

11 Oct 18, 2009
Reply by Gerri

Help my wife lose about 50-60 pounds so that she can be considered for a kidney transplant.

Hi All! This is my first post to this discussion group! I have a very urgent problem that needs to be taken care of regarding my wife. Her…

Started by Sasha Grasa

13 Oct 18, 2009
Reply by Shawna Staats




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