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Leaky Pen

I started a new Lantus pen tonight and it's leaking insulin out of the needle. I tried to call the Sanofi Aventis 1-800 number and they are…

Started by Elizabeth

5 Sep 17, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth

Private or Public?

Hey guys, wondering if you feel pretty private about being diabetic or if its something you're fine with people knowing about. I guess just…

Started by Flobotic

44 Sep 17, 2009
Reply by Domo!

type 1

my little daughter , age 3 years some time ask for water for more frequently, some time urinate , 2-3 times in between 2-3 hours , looking…

Started by ravinder kumar

2 Sep 17, 2009
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You are the Diabetes Diplomats of the Diabetes Research Institute!

Think you got what it takes? Join kids just like YOU - students grades Kindergarten through Seniors in High School who are taking the missi…

Started by Diabetes Diplomats

1 Sep 17, 2009
Reply by Marie B

Disposing of Pens

What do you do with the empty pens? I'm starting to get a collection of them and don't want to do something that I shouldn't with them...

Started by Elizabeth

15 Sep 16, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth

How do you rock the pump?

I am wondering if any of you try to make your pump look cool? Its sometimes hard for me to hide the big bulge under tighter clothing. Somet…

Started by Flobotic

18 Sep 16, 2009
Reply by KiwiRox

Worried - Hair Loss

Is it common for Type 1 Diabetics to loss hair. I been losing hair for about 9 years. Now it's noticable. I had my thyroid checked and it's…

Started by Connie

11 Sep 16, 2009
Reply by Connie

HELP! Pump is making a strange noise and scaring the crap out of me!

Hey guys- I have an animas Ping pump which has been a godsend since I got it in February. However, in the past 24 hours it has made this o…

Started by lane jaeckle santos

8 Sep 16, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Musings of a Person With an Autoimmune Disease: Anyone Else Have ROSACEA?

I have lived a long time w/ T1 diabetes to find out that the autoimmune issues it brings are not confined to my pancreas:) Seems my reddene…

Started by Patricia

10 Sep 15, 2009
Reply by Bryan Acosta

strip shortage

I got a new RX for strips to test 4 times a day, I was in a hurry when I picked it up from "wally world" and didn't realize til I was count…

Started by melody lomax

9 Sep 15, 2009
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