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Anyone else interview with the local news?

The PR people setup an interview for me with the local news people, (won 3rd in the sight competition.) Just finished and it was interestin…

Started by Joe Zen

5 Nov 13, 2009
Reply by Joe Zen

Spibelt; any users?

I'm thinking about getting one to keep my Dexcom Reciever/Energy gel on me whenever I would usually perfer to go with nothing on me. Have a…

Started by Christian

7 Nov 13, 2009
Reply by Christian

the way you take good care of your diabetes.

the way that i take good care of my diabetes is that i take my sugar 2 a day , count my carbs right , regulate my blood sugar. here are som…

Started by Corey Jordan Stewart

21 Nov 13, 2009
Reply by Gerri

Dramatic reporting?

There's a story on MSNBC.com today about a special kind of tattoo that may be able to monitor blood glucose by acting like a mood ring -- c…

Started by Janet

0 Nov 13, 2009


curious if any body who is a diabetic is a registered organ doner? I suppose that organs such as the pancrease wouldn't be able to but othe…

Started by Sophie

8 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Varena

Ping a ling

Just got my ping pump and it rocks I'm just on saline but it still rules no more shots and it's totaly not a pain in the ass!

Started by Bryand

2 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Mike S.

what drugs makes your BC go wild?

Thought it would be interesting to know what kind of drugs make your BC hard to manage? I got last year a steroid shot - bad mistake, will…

Started by Christine

11 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by Christine

What is your Guilty?

Guilty may not be the correct word to use. But it got your attention. Many times I find myself in certain predicaments High BS, Low BS, du…

Started by DARGIRL

5 Nov 12, 2009
Reply by MaiaJane

Giving Blood

As a Type 1 diabetic, are you allowed to give blood? I've always wondered this, here in the UK, the blood service has an online questionai…

Started by Hefin Land

31 Nov 11, 2009
Reply by Steven Miller

Insulin Pens

I am looking to switch from syringes to insulin pens. I am just looking for any advice you guys might have. I am looking for a pen for huma…

Started by Amber

6 Nov 11, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth




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