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M.A.S. Artist of the Month Competition

I just wanted to share with everyone the following. The art studio comprises very successful artists who are featured in museums in Europe.…

Started by Jeannette Golubovic

0 Oct 27, 2010

Rite Aid Offers Screen Again - But Where is the HbA1c?

Kudos again to Rite Aid for offering free screening this November 2, 3, and 4th (Click here for more info).  They have teamed up with the A…

Started by Brian (bsc)

9 Oct 27, 2010
Reply by Tom T

Understanding HbA1c- requesting your help! Please...

Hi everyone. I'm a doc working in diabetes care. I had an idea about getting A1c results directly to UK people with diabetes and the idea h…

Started by Pete Davies

35 Oct 26, 2010
Reply by kmd

No exercise when you're high

I just learned through my post on ketones that you should not exercise when you're high. What cut off are you using to determine how high i…

Started by carb101

22 Oct 26, 2010
Reply by Jan


Which type meter works best?  I'm at a loss.  I have a Bayer Glucometer Elite XL, a Bayer Contour and a True Track.  The Elite registers 40…

Started by Elkedzo

7 Oct 26, 2010
Reply by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

How long should the needle be?

I've been using the same needles pretty much since I was diagnosed, 32 gauge 6mm. Then I got a freebie package of new needles that were 4mm…

Started by Samantha

16 Oct 26, 2010
Reply by uptowngirl

I'm on frontpage of google search for "type 2 diabetes articles" in USA- woo hoo!!

I'm on frontpage of google search for "type 2 diabetes articles" in USA- woo hoo!! I'm on frontpage of google search for "blood sugar" in A…

Started by Michael Hutch

1 Oct 26, 2010
Reply by Michael Hutch

'Prescription Tattoos' to help diabetics monitor blood-glucose level

Interesting idea for bg level control hopefully come into reality:) "Tattoos are no more just to beautify someone’s body or just way of ex…

Started by amy

1 Oct 26, 2010
Reply by dannyboy

Dexcom 7

I am so excited my Dexcom 7 plus should be here tomorrow.  I feel like a kid at Christmas.

Started by Cody Turner

8 Oct 25, 2010
Reply by onesaint

Helping Newcomers

I just need to vent. I was first learned about TuDiabetes when I was struggling to figure out my misdiagnosis as a Type 2 and I went to Med…

Started by Zoe

21 Oct 25, 2010
Reply by Doris D




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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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