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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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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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Thoughts on Stevia?

Do any of you out there use stevia? I love it, because I like the taste and it seems healthier to me than the packets of powdered sweetener…

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Thanksgiving Dinner-- Read 'Em n Weep

Beat That!

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Dissecting an Omnipod

My daughter approached me yesterday needing a battery for one of her small toys, and it looked very similar in size and shape to what I rem…

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Low Carb Easy Fast Meals for 1

I'm looking for low carb meals that are easy to make and don't take long...mostly that are easy to make as my cooking skills are non-existe…

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good logging app for iPhone

I'd like an app into which I can log events, e.g. if I have a low, it would be nice to be able to enter a brief note about why into an app,…

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Holiday Strategy

As many families do, my family gathers in the kitchen and around the dinner table for the holidays. Peach pie, pumpkin pie, breads, stuffin…

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Dry Heels

I suffer from dry calloused heels. I live in Wisconsin where it is cold outside and very dry indoors. Just shy of seeing a podiatrist does…

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High BG During Period

Since I have been working hard at getting my BG under control I have been charting my numbers religiously. One thing I have noticed is that…

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New pen needle from BD

Check it out here: BD Auto Shield Duo Seems completely unnecessary to me, and another example of waste in the name of differentiation to c…

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Pumps and Medicare

Hi all I just got some good news I wanted to share (I'll also put this in the Animas group). I got my ping in January 2011 and so I will be…

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