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OK thinking of switching to a pump

With my wife getting a new job that covers diabetes supplies 100% so I am seriously thinking of switching doing some research and it seems…

Started by Anonymous Jim

50 Dec 6, 2010
Reply by acidrock23

Taking a test where nothing is allowed, only the clothes you are wearing Vs Diabetes supplies

Something that I just thought about today for my GRE test that am going to take after 2 days. Will they ask me to disconnect my pump and CG…

Started by Ahmad

22 Dec 5, 2010
Reply by AngelaC

STOP IT!!!!!!

I'm just 1 of many voices here but I REALLY want all here to understand wheither u are a Type, Type 2 or a LADA we all have diabetes and ne…

Started by Doris D

25 Dec 5, 2010
Reply by Doris D

Bad dreams...increase in blood sugar?

I usually go to bed around 90-100 wake up arond 70-80... Last night I woke up around 12:30 to go to the bathroom, checked my blood sugar it…

Started by srfitzger

5 Dec 4, 2010
Reply by Gerri

Reflections on Type 2

I think some of the misunderstanding that has occurred lately is because many people don't know about the natural progression of Type 2. Wh…

Started by Natalie ._c-

6 Dec 4, 2010
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

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




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