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Big Blue Test Data

Last fall many of you participated in the Big Blue Test by testing your blood glucose, getting active for more than fourteen minutes, test…

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Workout Wednesday with SweatBetes

Have you heard of SweatBetes? It's a series of exercise videos produced by Ginger Vieira of Living in Progress. She produced them specifica…

Started by CorinnaLatest Reply

BG control system born from interactive park design project

A plan to convert a public park into an interactive gaming center to address a county’s soaring diabetes problem led to the development of…

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Elite Fitness, Whole Foods, Low Blood Sugars and Crashes

Hi tudiabetes Community, It's been awhile since I've had any questions but I'm having some troubles managing my blood sugars these days. I'…

Started by Mike Campana

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How am I GAINING weight?

I've been watching what I eat, using Myfitnesspal app, and going to the gym (although am limited to what I can do because I recently hurt m…

Started by jesikabeth

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A Tale of Two Wearable Devices: the Misfit Shine and Fitbit Zip

As the columnist for the "All Things Tech" column at www.DiabetesCare.net, I'm please to share the link to my latest article, just publishe…

Started by BWV565

3 Oct 16
Reply by Jen

Any Type 2 runners out there?

I have recently started a walk-run half marathon program and am a little concerned about how to best handle the lows on my longer runs (6--…

Started by mrdavenportcpa

17 May 21
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Ice hockey + Insulin Pump. Any suggestions?

When I was on MDI, I belonged to a few ice hockey leagues. I loved to play and got a lot of good exercise. I was reluctant to switch over t…

Started by Scott E

14 Apr 22
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Big Blue Test Data

Last fall many of you participated in the Big Blue Test by testing your blood glucose, getting active for more than fourteen minutes, test…

Started by Mike

7 Feb 14
Reply by Judith in Portland

Kris Freeman Type 1 Pumper "Going for Gold" in four Cross County Events at Olympics in Sochi

Skiing an endurance event with diabetes is a challenge. But Kris Freeman's inspiring story proves anything is possible. I found out Kris an…

Started by Steve

0 Feb 11

Doing my first half-marathon... tips?

Hey all! I'm new here. 23, married, and have had diabetes for 20 years. I'm fairly healthy, working on losing some weight (I only need to l…

Started by jfreeman18

4 Feb 11
Reply by anexco

Best Time to Exercise

As a type 1 for over 30 years, I'm curious if there are better times to exercise than others with diabetes? I struggle to keep my blood sug…

Started by flynn

6 Feb 7
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Fighting to get insurance company to cover gym membership

I'm currently maintaining my bg levels using ONLY diet and exercise. I was previously on Metformin, but I was experiencing too many lows. M…

Started by Jen Blanchard

2 Dec 18, 2013
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Meet The 2014 Big Blue Test Grant Recipients

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Kim Vlasnik: The Patient Voice

  Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →

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