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Open Source Medical Devices - I want to change things.

Hello Everyone, I know that I am new here but I'm going to get right down to it. Let me tell you a story, and then tell you what I plan on…

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Stress Basal?

I'm only half kidding. I'm just wondering if anyone has any tried and true methods (or just some hare-brained ideas too!) for dealing with…

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Carrying snacks while exercising

hi all, just wondering what other people do about carrying snacks while exercising. When i go running/walking/riding i try and put all my f…

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"Think Like a Pancreas" geared for whom?

The book "Think like a Pancreas" by Gary Scheiner(sp.?) What group of diabetics was it essentially written for? Some books are intended and…

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Feeling scared

I'm hoping maybe someone could give me some good advice,since last week my blood sugars have been running between 170 and insulin re…

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Celebrities With Diabetes

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Open Source Medical Devices - I want to change things.

Hello Everyone, I know that I am new here but I'm going to get right down to it. Let me tell you a story, and then tell you what I plan on…

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Please, Help Me!

One would think that taking in a pittance of calories a day would result in rapid and large amounts of weight loss, right? Especially if on…

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Insulin treatment and organised exercise

This can be a concern to anyone who's on insulin so I'm posting in general.. I've been on insulin for 4 months now and I've decided to get…

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Explination of articial P out of IL...

Super cool, but pretty long video explanation of artificial P. Its build a lot like I expected it would be, but they suggest that it works…

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0 12 hours ago

medtronic 640g - Offical Details and photos

I have been searching for more info on the forthcoming medtronic 640g here are the pdf files from the australian website looks good ! happy…

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Express Scripts and Omnipod

I am wondering if anyone has had any luck getting express scripts to cover freestyle test strips for the omnipod. The information I have re…

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I've had an eye exam from real ophthalmologists every year since dx. I've also had superb control with A1Cs between 4.9 and 5.5 the entire…

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