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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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What D-issues are most important to YOU?

A message from American Diabetes Association:   As we start to form our federal and state legislative and regulatory priorit…

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Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!

On September 28th there will be a Consensus Conference in DC, in which representatives from (1) government, payers, employers; (2) advocacy…

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Fuelband CGM?

Wouldn't it be neat if a Nike Fuelband could be adapted to work like a CGM?

Started by Cosumne Jan

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Great video segment on Type 1 NASCAR driver Ryan Reed

A friend of mine just did this great segment for NASCAR Illustrated on Type 1 NASCAR driver Ryan Reed.

Started by Shadow Dragon

2 6 hours ago
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Help ! How to pay for expensive pump! After insurance, co-pay $5000!

Pennsylvania, USA. Do Type one diabetics qualify for medical assistance? My 21-year-old (diabetic since 13) expressed interest in using an…

Started by Linda M. Jones

11 8 hours ago
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The Hall of Fame

This is meant to be a roll of individuals each of whom has made a major contribution to the understanding and/or treatment of diabetes mell…

Started by David (dns)

17 9 hours ago
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Co-workers who use food to socialize - is it a generational thing?

O.k. I need advice. I'm a Gen Xer who has a different viewpoint on food at work than my colleagues. For several reasons food has never been…

Started by Kate

20 9 hours ago
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How does having diabetes mix with your career?

I'm curious to know how having diabetes has influenced your career path? Or was it not considered at all? I realize that there are certain…

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19 yesterday
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What D-issues are most important to YOU?

A message from American Diabetes Association:   As we start to form our federal and state legislative and regulatory priorit…

Started by Emily Coles

21 yesterday
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Anyone who knows a good diabetes app ?

Anyone who knows a good diabetes app ? just an app so you can enter the bloodsugar and things like that

Started by Josephine

1 yesterday
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Bees Detect Diabetes!

Here is one of the oddest stories I have ever read:

Started by Trudy

3 on Tuesday
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Verio IQ runs much higher than Ping

Hi everyone, I just got a new Verio IQ meter from my endo last week and was excited to start using it. I currently use a ping with my anima…

Started by shelby76

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From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

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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