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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, called "Smash Diabetes".  Most of us probably want to…

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(WILMINGTON, Del., OCTOBER 15, 2014) – Recognizing that each person with type 2 diabetes is unique, AstraZeneca today announced the launch…

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What are you all using for analysis software?

I know that the site cant endorse anything, so Ill just put that in so they don't have to. But, what do you use for analysis software and w…

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#PriceCheck: When diabetes test strips are too expensive

#PriceCheck: When diabetes test strips are too expensive Article by Rebecca Plevin in 89.3 KPPC, Southern California Public Radio Through…

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purcaching infusion set online and Rx request

i have a problem to purcashe infusion set there a nescesary for Rx in all shopping store...i have no insurance now and can't com…

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Am I being paranoid? I'm going to stock pile insulin....

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Power outages and insulin

We had a wind storm here last night and power got knocked out for large swaths of the city. My power was out from about 11 PM until almost…

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I have a good friend who happens to sell Plexus. She keeps trying to push it on me, raving about how it will help my health so much and hel…

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Smoothies for Breakfast

I started drinking smoothies for breakfast, but I seem to be having trouble keeping my blood sugars regular during the mornings when I have…

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Frankincense and Myrrh

After being diagnosed with neuropathy, I started looking for help and suggestions on how to ease the pain. My doctor put me on Gabapentin,…

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DexCom Share Approved by the FDA

Announced today that the much anticipated DexCom Share has been FDA approved, does not require a prescription, will begin shipping on Octob…

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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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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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