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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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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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Big Blue Testing!!

It's that time of year again, I started at 79, had like 4 Smarties and 3 or 4 jellybeans and did P90X3 Total Synergistics, fun time and fin…

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

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I guess I had my first severe hypo yesterday. I had spiked after breakfast and both corrected and bumped up my basal for a few hours (a mis…

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LADA diagnosis in GTA

Good mornning, I am a post renal transplant patient. I am struggling with what seems to be drug induced diabetes. I am active and not overw…

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How does one lobby?

I would like to lobby for permanent insulin prescriptions for people with chronic illness. Its not fair that type two's can buy long-term i…

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Is this something to get excited over? I ve found this article…

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Any T1s ever been pregnant?

My fiancee's uncle is a PA and he said that we shouldn't have kids because 5 out of 7 of his sibling's were type 1 diabetic. And, I am type…

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My boss thinks I can cure my type one diabetes by diet and exercise.

My boss told me I can cure my type one diabetes by diet and exercise. He said I don't need to take insulin every time I eat something. He s…

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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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