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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…

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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…

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My Trial Matters Too

Hello friends, I need some prayer. I am dealing with a recurring sin in my life right now. Jealousy. We are members of a wonderful church t…

Started by sunshine225

7 Mar 21
Reply by henddyn

Hebrew language resources for Type 1 family?

Happy New Year Everyone! I'm trying to help a newly Diagnosed family with some Type 1 resources, but their first language is Hebrew. Does…

Started by Jessica05

4 Jan 5
Reply by angivan

Diabetes Dad's annual fundraiser for the Diabetes Research Institute

It's time for Diabetes Dad's annual holiday fundraiser for the Diabetes Research Institute!!  From the Diabetes Dad blog: Yes, Virginia (…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Dec 4, 2014

Recovery time from morning lows

Hello, My daughter is 15 years old and is experiencing low blood sugars in the mornings several times per week. Oddly, she feels low when s…

Started by Terri

18 Nov 24, 2014
Reply by Terry

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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014
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, 2014

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, 2014
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, 2014
Reply by DianaS




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