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I was wondering if anyone had any experience for pump settings while traveling in a car. I'll be in a car for 2 days straight, one day 12 h…

Started by Ressy

6 Feb 18, 2011
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infusion set site

Guys, can someone advise me what I’m doing wrong. I have continuous troubles with infusion set almost every day. When my sugars go out of t…

Started by Denys

11 Feb 18, 2011
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I had the distinct pleasure of meeting a family of MODY diabetics. I felt rather bad that I didn't know more about the condition but the fa…

Started by Christalyn

2 Feb 18, 2011
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Can I Trust My Dr? He Feeds at the Big Pharma Trough!

As part of lawsuit settlements, seven of the larger pharmaceutical companies have made public the payments that they made to doctors. They…

Started by Brian (bsc)

68 Feb 18, 2011
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Insulin on Board (IOB) - Question 1

I would like to calculate the Insulin on Board (IOB) in our project This estimate is very useful to prevent the stacking o…

Started by Holger Schmeken

50 Feb 18, 2011
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Do You Lie To Your Doctor(s)???

Someone on another site today admitted he lies to his doctors. He says they are very judgemental when he admits he is not doing the right t…

Started by Richard157

68 Feb 17, 2011
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Bayer Breeze2

I'm thinking of getting a Breeze2 meter that has the discs for the test strips. Does anyone have this meter, and how do you like it? It's s…

Started by Nancy

2 Feb 17, 2011
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Incomprehensible paper

I found this article labeled "Don't control hyperglycemia in ICU" and it stated not to use insulin for patients whether diabetic or not. I…

Started by Natalie ._c-

27 Feb 17, 2011
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Type 1 heredity?

I have a friend whoever 8 yr old granddaughter was just diagnosed with T1. There is T2 on both sides of the family and the drs said because…

Started by Knorris

49 Feb 17, 2011
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Quality varies in social networking websites for diabetics

I just received this press release from the team we work with on TuAnalyze. It's got some great findings as well as things we can learn fro…

Started by Manny Hernandez

33 Feb 17, 2011
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