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Scuba Diving Guidelines

Someone had mentioned (and I know it's been long-believed) that Type 1s cannot scuba dive. I decided to take a look at the guidelines and f…

Started by Marps

3 Oct 5, 2009
Reply by Miri


Hello people, I'm doing a research work about Type 1 Diabetes and I'm wondering if any of you can point me to current worldwide statistica…

Started by bipster

2 Oct 5, 2009
Reply by bipster

Will my children get Diabetes ?

I was diagnosed type 1 in february 2005. My children, two sons, were 10 and 8 years old at that time. Nor my parents or grandparents had di…

Started by Nicolas

26 Oct 5, 2009
Reply by Nicolas

increase in insulin unit, after what duration ?

i want to ask for growing children roughly after how many months , there is need for more units, my daughter aging six years old , is on sa…

Started by ravinder

7 Oct 4, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Help for high readings at morning snack

Hey, Everyone... We're having an issue that the endo/nurses/all of us can't quite figure out and I wondered if any of you have had the sam…

Started by Cobi Campbell

18 Oct 4, 2009
Reply by Suzanne

is there any software ?

i am in need of a software that can keep track of my BS readings and make a graph out of it , insulin amount and other features too . . it…

Started by vinodh

4 Oct 3, 2009
Reply by lev

Special K anyone?

OK, anyone know some secret about Special K that it shoots your blood sugar through the roof? I got so frustrated after going high one mori…

Started by David Eddy

10 Oct 3, 2009
Reply by Suzanne

has any one had problems with broken pdms for the omni pods

my son is fifteen. he has had type one diabetes for 8 years now. wejust got the omni pod in february and we really liked it in june he had…

Started by tiffany

1 Oct 3, 2009
Reply by Cathy

Insulin from ER?

Basically am running out of insulin, by 6am tomorrow I will have 0 units in my pump, which is after 9 hours. Am the one to blame, being bu…

Started by Ahmad

32 Oct 3, 2009
Reply by Kristin

What do you divide by?

I'm taking a poll and would love to know what others use for their sliding scale, what number they divide by. I had to deal with an unbelie…

Started by Tiffany Easter

14 Oct 3, 2009
Reply by Patricia




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