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Hot tubs and diabetics?

I've heard that diabetics shouldn't go in hot tubs and was wondering if thats true and if it is what are the reasons or why do they say not…

Started by Leanna

27 Sep 8, 2009
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Injecting before or after meals

Hi. I calculate my insulin injections by the amount of carbs I eat at every meal. Sometimes I have a hard time eating what I have injected…

Started by Katherine Garbish

11 Sep 8, 2009
Reply by Katherine Garbish

Can Type 1 Diabetics also be insulin resistant?

I have been Type 1 for 36 1/2 years and see all the time about Type 2 diabetics being insulin-resistant. I am wondering if, as a Type 1 and…

Started by Catherine

24 Sep 8, 2009
Reply by Catherine

I Want to Stop Over-treating Lows! Any suggestions?

Hi everyone, I am wondering if anyone has tips on resisting that overwhelming urge to majorly over-treat lows. When I get low enough (40s…

Started by Laura Wood

23 Sep 7, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Great News!

So my doctor called me yesterday just to let me know that my application for my insulin and test strips to be covered was approved. I'm a f…

Started by Elizabeth

12 Sep 7, 2009
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Need advice on tatoos

My wife has major involment in breast cancer awareness-for the cure and wants to get tatoo ( her first) and I said I would ask you ,my frei…

Started by michael

3 Sep 7, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth

Sure-T Question...Dave?

Ok, so I ordered a sample pack of Sure-T's when I was refilling my supply shipment today. I'm curious. But I've heard that the Sure-T's can…

Started by Amanda

25 Sep 6, 2009
Reply by Dave    _


Does anyone knows where i could have cheaper insulins? It's so expensive here... im taking Humulin 70/30.

Started by Michelle De Guzman

0 Sep 6, 2009

My first sick day

I woke up this morning running a 100.2 fever, dizzy, and have a nasty sore throat. I've been trying to do just liquids, chicken broth, etc.…

Started by Elizabeth

8 Sep 5, 2009
Reply by Unicornzzz

Reducing Basal rate - Ideas or Input appreciated

Ok, so my situation is probably not typical. I've been searching online but have not found any really useful information. I do plan on brin…

Started by Trista

8 Sep 4, 2009
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