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US Dept of Justice: NO "Diabetes Schools" Ruling Issued

On December 9th, 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a fantastic and powerful ruling that puts an end to "diabetes schools" in Alab…

Started by Lisa ShensonLatest Reply


New York, NY (December 2, 2013) – Yes, Virginia (and Emma, and Maria, and Max, and Willie…), there is a Santa Claus. To prove it, Ol’ Saint…

Started by Diabetes News and InterestLatest Reply

Disney's seeks teens with T1 and their parents for video series is looking for teens/tweens between the ages of 11 and 17 to participate in the 3rd season of Type 1 Diabetes videos, a se…

Started by Emily ColesLatest Reply

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Kids diabetes support groups in schools?

Hello! I am a teacher in an elementary school. Do any of your children attend a support group for diabetes (either on school time or otherw…

Started by Kristin

15 Oct 18
Reply by rgcainmd

parents of college age kids with T1

I have a 14 yr. old, so this is a bit premature, but I am already afraid of sending him to college and having to manage his diabetes alone.…

Started by SJR

16 Jul 24
Reply by Marie B

BG Fluctuation during sleep

I am realy getting too frustrated unable to figure out what happens at night and during my little girl Layan's body during her sleep.This i…

Started by Layan's mother

10 Jul 24
Reply by JohnG

Dexcom G4 Coverage in Canada

Hi All, I'm wondering if any of you have had success with getting a CGM covered in Ontario through any means possible. My work insurance (G…

Started by RachelMK

0 May 26

Non-compliant teenage boy!

Hi there. I am fairly new to your site. I have a 14 year old son who has been T1D for 5 years. His most recent AIC was 10.7 and he went on…

Started by Angie Sawyer

16 May 8
Reply by Stuart

Child put on steroids. Is it that bad?

My son was put in prednisone, our first steroid since diagnosis. Is it really that bad and how did you adjust for it?

Started by Taterbugs Momma

27 Mar 10
Reply by DianaS

Dexcom G4 CGM Approved for use in Children as Young as Two Years Old

Now Children Can Gain Better Control of Their Diabetes with Advanced CGM Technology SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dexcom, Inc. (DXCM), (NASD…

Started by TuDiabetes Administration

0 Feb 4

The diabetes online community: the importance of forum use in parents of children with type 1 diabetes

FULL ARTICLE LINKED HERE Online forums for chronic health conditions emerged as early as 30 yr ago and interest in their study has blossome…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Jan 3

Sore Omnipod Cannula Site

Hi. wondering if anyone can help please. I live in the UK and have 7yr and we have been pumping Omnipod for coming up to 2 yrs now.Over the…

Started by becky

3 Jan 2
Reply by Terry

US Dept of Justice: NO "Diabetes Schools" Ruling Issued

On December 9th, 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a fantastic and powerful ruling that puts an end to "diabetes schools" in Alab…

Started by Lisa Shenson

2 Dec 22, 2013
Reply by nel




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