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Eye disease as a predictor of kidney disease

I just took my daughter to the eye doctor for the first time. She's only been dx for 10 months, but I wanted a baseline. The most interesti…

Started by carb101

1 Oct 29, 2010
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gardasil vaccine reaction

today i had to get several vaccines, one of them was gardasil. when the nurse gave it to me it hurt alot, then my shoulder had a muscle spa…

Started by Taylar

2 Oct 28, 2010
Reply by Ginger Vieira


Health Canada recalls an injection kit for diabeticsSome product vials could be cracked or broken Oct 28, 2010 15:28:30 PM OTTAWA…

Started by Hal B

0 Oct 28, 2010

Cell phone useage vs cgms and breast cancer?

I have run into a few articles recently about women who kept their cell phones in their bras and breast cancer like this one: http://www.sf

Started by Baby Tee

0 Oct 28, 2010

Questions about the Diabetes Pump

Hey guys, i'm really new to the diabetes pump so I had a question. What should I do if there's no more insulin pumping into me through my p…

Started by Chris

7 Oct 28, 2010
Reply by DianaS


I just tested and my sugar is 64 and I thought of how my husband should feed me something but he's asleep...and anyway, forgive this "drunk…

Started by MelissaBL

109 Oct 28, 2010
Reply by Adriana


I came across this (some fun time)

Started by Michael Hutch

0 Oct 27, 2010

Anyone else have this? (For users of Bayer Countour Care Link meters)

Hi!I have a question for other people who use the Bayer Countour Care Link blood glucose meter (which links with the Paradigm Minimed insul…

Started by onelildustbunni

1 Oct 27, 2010
Reply by nel

Well, that's a surprise

Turns out the endo says I am a type 1, not type 2 like previously thought. My A1c was 5%, but the endo says it's just the honeymoon phase.…

Started by Jason Sandeman

21 Oct 27, 2010
Reply by Melitta

Air Travel

I'm going on a trip Nov 7th. What do I have to do to bring insulin/pump supplies/gel/glucagon, on the plane. Also, I like to carry a juice…

Started by Jacki Przybylski

3 Oct 27, 2010
Reply by Gerri




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DHF Partners with HelpAround in an Effort to Connect People Touched by Diabetes

  Leer en español Technology has the amazing ability to ease the stress associated with diabetes; It simply makes our lives a little more bearable. That’s why we are excited to announce DHFs partnership with HelpAround. This new application will help Read on! →

La Diabetes Hands Foundation y HelpAround uniendo las personas tocadas por la diabetes

  Para nuestra comunidad de diabetes la tecnología ha venido a llenar muchos vacíos y a hacer de nuestras vidas un poco mas llevaderas. Eso mismo nos proporciona una nueva aplicación de geo-localización llamada HelpAround (Ayuda a tu alrededor). HA Read on! →

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