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DHF Wants To Know About You!

The Diabetes Hands Foundation Facebook page should represent those touched by diabetes a little more. Thats why we need your help! Please l…

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Vote4DM

Hi Friends. We could use your help. StripSafely is at it again and are asking for your help and support (and participation, too!) to help p…

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Smash Diabetes!

There's a creative new awareness- and fund-raising campaign just begun by MyGlu.org, called "Smash Diabetes".  Most of us probably want to…

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Alernate Site Testing?

I was in my chemistry lab yesterday and spilled some silver nitrate on my hands. Because of this, my hands are chemically stained for the n…

Started by TimmyMac

0 41 minutes ago

Basal or Bolus?

I've been Type 1 for 21+ years and am on MDI. My insulin to carb ratio is a very simple l:10 (Apidra); correction factor an easy 100; and m…

Started by Trudy

6 1 hour ago
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Viva Las Vegas!!: Diabetes Unconference March 13-15 2015

There was a flurry of activity about the Diabetes Unconference on FB yesterday so I figured I'd share the event here to chat about it. Are…

Started by acidrock23

10 1 hour ago
Reply by Brian (bsc)

My 5 1/2 yo daughter

Her hba1c has increased from 5.1 last May to 5.6 yesterday. We had kind of been ignoring this, though we try to eat healthy and avoid refin…

Started by JustLookin

3 5 hours ago
Reply by Nyadach

Suffering from scleredema diabeticorum (Buschke's disease)?

I have just recently been diagnosed with scleredema diabeticorum (Buschke's disease). It's a painful skin irritation on my neck and shoulde…

Started by Christopher Boyer

8 14 hours ago
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Medical ID Bracelets (or other jewellery)

My question today is about medical id jewellery... When I was first diagnosed 25 years ago I had a medic alert bracelet but I admit I haven…

Started by Crystal

19 15 hours ago
Reply by Seth

I just recived the new (Genteel) lancing device

I the hopes of finding a more comfortable way to gain meter samples I'm trying this new device. So fare my likes are slightly ahead of my d…

Started by JohnG

13 18 hours ago
Reply by David (dns)

I Cannot Do The Big Blue Test

I try to sign in, but get the message: "fail You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server v…

Started by Richard157

15 20 hours ago
Reply by Dave

New Islet Encapsulation Program

I am inspired by this new program and that it is funded by JDRF. It sounds very promising!! http://jdrf.org/press-releases/jdrf-funded-isle

Started by Richard157

2 21 hours ago
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New Pump Insight

Hi. New to this site. Came upon it searching for info on pumps. Does anyone have any advice or opinions to share? I currently have MiniMed…

Started by ALG

5 23 hours ago
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Meet The 2014 Big Blue Test Grant Recipients

  This year Diabetes Hands Foundation has pledged US$35,000 in Big Blue Test grants, continuing its support for programs aimed at providing lifesaving supplies, medical tests, treatment, and patient education to people living in need who have or at risk Read on! →

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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Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

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Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


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