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New to CGM / Dex Com G4 - will be going in for a trial

I will be going in to try the Dex Com G4. Where would be the best place for me to start so that way I can get the most out of the trial? Wh…

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Medicare is Requesting Information on Engagement, Incentives and Behavioral Insights

From CMS: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking input from stakeholders on the possibility of the Center for Medi…

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Went Low Carb but Have Higher Hba1c, so Frustrating

Last year I was diagnosed with pre-diabetes. The doctor wasn't quite sure what type of diabetes I was pre- since I wasn't a typical Type II…

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Diabetic retinopathy laser surgery

I just had retinopathy laser surgery last week. This week my right eye will be done. Has anyone experienced headaches after the surgery. I…

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Diabetic Motorcyclists come in!

So, I wanted to create a thread for us bikers! Truth be told, Im gathering interest for a group to be created for us. There's many things t…

Started by Dan P

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What Frustrates You About Diabetes?

JUST VENTING about things that I find frustrating...some things are laughable and some things are not. Ever have anyone to announce your me…

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food scale

What food scale do you use to measure your carbs? What's good, what's bad, what's unnecessary? I figure that this group ought to know what'…

Started by lh378

13 6 hours ago
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accuracy vs cost

My prescription for a three month supply of one touch strips is $87. My local pharmacy (Publix supermarkets) has a generic brand meter for…

Started by Kelsie

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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

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Dexcom G4 Problems

I started using it on Thursday- the first receiver wasn't beeping/alerting properly, so they over nighted me a new one and now I'm having t…

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3 yesterday
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Considering the Duodenal Switch surgery. Thoughts?

I've been diagnosed for almost a year now. My morning numbers have been mediocre all along (120 - 130) but seem to be getting worse (150 -…

Started by Heather

4 yesterday
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Evaluating studies from a patient perspective

I just read a report about a study which said that major weight loss had no effect on cardiovascular disease in T2s, but of course, they sh…

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New to diabetes and frustrated

First, THANK YOU for this site! Next, I am leaving for the holiday weekend so if I do not respond to posts right away, it's because I am o…

Started by Lil~Bit

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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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