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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
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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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Where in the arm do you put your CGMS sensor?

I need to find other places to put the sensor. Can any one show me or tell me how to use the arm?

Started by Jenni

7 Sep 15, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

Sugar and Type 1 Diabetes

Is the reason only why the doctors say not to eat sugar is because of BS Level? Or are there other reasons? If theres other reasons, I woul…

Started by Michael H. Hampton

3 Sep 14, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

Great Book

Hi all I'm reading a fascinating book I wanted to share with you all. It's called "Cheating Destiny, Living with Diabetes, America's Bigges…

Started by Zoe

9 Sep 14, 2009
Reply by Kristin

How To Become A Joslin Medalist

There are links below containing information about the Joslin Medalist Program. If you scroll to the bottom of the page on the first link,…

Started by Richard157

5 Sep 14, 2009
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