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Why Low BG Causes Sweating

My friend and I are wondering why we sweat when we go low, that is, what is the process happening. Anyone know?

Started by Kevin Lamken

8 Aug 13, 2009
Reply by Linda G

Skin Allergy to Medical Adhesive

Has anyone had skin reactions to the adhesive used by pump manufacturers... especially Omnipod? Have you found anything that works to prote…

Started by Debbie Higgins

4 Aug 13, 2009
Reply by Debbie Higgins

Splitting Lantus

So. I've been doing research on splitting the Lantus. The reason we are looking at this is, V takes 18 units at 7:30 in the evening. He is…

Started by Katie Zeller

2 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by Katie Zeller

minimed pump supplies

New pumper here, two months. I get my supplies from Minimed site. Is this the least expensive way to go? Thanks

Started by Sidney Partridge smile

2 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by nel

Constant lows

My diabetes is a constant low blood sugar and I can't seem to make the right adjustments. I am so confused and messed up about it and so de…

Started by Karen

8 Aug 12, 2009
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Life Span?

Hi, Thanks for all those people who responded. Your comments were really useful...Great website, better than anything else out there. I ju…

Started by Chris UK

3 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by nel

The impact a prolonged period of high blood sugar has

I was proud of myself after keeping my blood sugar in really tight control for the past couple of months. But then something happened. This…

Started by Ashley Boyd

4 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by MichelleStu

Surgery and diabetes

I tore my rotator cuff when I fell the other day and I'm looking at having to have surgery to correct it. I meet with my surgeon tomorrow m…

Started by Elizabeth

5 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Holy Schnikees!!!! Some GOOD T1 news!!

Serious Complication Rate in Type 1 Diabetes Is Lower Than Reported Historically Just to be clear, I don't think this means we can start…

Started by Scott

15 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by Lorraine

To refrigerate or NOT to refrigerate?

I was told by the nurse at my PCP's office to keep my Lantus pens and Hummalog pens refrigerated at all times; however, the package inserts…

Started by Kristy

46 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by Stuart




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