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Farewell to Ron Santo, The greatest 3rd baseman ever!

Ron Santo died today at 1:00am at the age of 70. He battled T1 Ddiabetes his entire life.  My heart goes out to his family and everyone who…

Started by I've got popcorn

6 Dec 4, 2010
Reply by nel

Does anyone out there from mass have blue cross and use a pump?

Hi, I was curious about what you have to go through to get an insulin pump with  HMO blue cross new england insurance.  Can anyone out ther…

Started by Useddys

5 Dec 3, 2010
Reply by Unicornzzz

Delica or Multiclix?

My multiclix may be nearing the end of its life.  There is some kind of sticky stuff on the cap that soap and water or alcohol wipes don't…

Started by Jackie

9 Dec 3, 2010
Reply by Gerri

Diabetes' civil war People with Type 1 diabetes, outnumbered and overshadowed by Type 2, fight for recognition, resources — and a new name for their disorder,0,6585739.story This is an article from the yesterdays Chicago Tribune.…

Started by Mike Adelman

115 Dec 3, 2010
Reply by Michael J

Moving house - how did you cope?

I've moved my blog over to a dedicated website now - - and my latest post is about our impending move. I asked a question:…

Started by Susi (Ladalife)

1 Dec 3, 2010
Reply by Anna

Hello to all! :)

Hello everyone!I've had my account and lurked a bit for a couple of weeks and thought it was past due to introduce myself. I've already bee…

Started by Helen

0 Dec 3, 2010

Keeping Off the Holiday Pounds

It’s holiday time again!And that means festivities, time with friends and family, and one of life’s greatest pleasures, food. This time of…

Started by Michael Hutch

0 Dec 2, 2010

Smart Insulin

Hey I was reading the thread yesterday where someone had talked with Dr Zion about the Smart Insulin. Does anyone have a general descriptio…

Started by solobaricsrock

5 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by kiva

To pump or not to pump

I have been trying to decide whether or not to go back to my insulin pump.   Long story short...I started out on shots and then ended up go…

Started by Michelle

1 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by Holly

Waist Size

What is the best way to decrease the your waist size?

Started by DeAndre Norman

4 Dec 2, 2010
Reply by Maureen




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