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Places to inject

Hi all, I have a question. When I was diagnosed with type 1 about 2 months ago, I was told by my nurse practitioner to do injections in the…

Started by caprifoglio

21 Aug 5, 2010
Reply by caprifoglio

Onglyza & Actoplus Met

In short, diagnosed in January 2010 as type I diabetic.  Started on Lantus immediately.  Lantus 10 units daily along with diet and exercise…

Started by Korey

12 Aug 5, 2010
Reply by Pauly

Toying with the idea of switching to an insulin pump

Hi Everyone! I'm hoping to get some advice/suggestions/comments on switching to an insulin pump. I am a 22 year old active female and was j…

Started by Katie J

17 Aug 4, 2010
Reply by Katie J

low dose naltrexone

I just thought I should relate my (and possibly my father's) story.I just started LDN last night at 1.5, increasing to 3.0 and then 4.5,so…

Started by wanda lofstrom

9 Aug 4, 2010
Reply by wanda lofstrom

BG's for a typical day for a 6 year old - before and after meals

All, does anyone have a good graph representing what a diabetic should try and target for an entire day.  I have a newly diagnosed daughter…

Started by rpwils

0 Aug 4, 2010

Ten Reasons To Test Blood Sugar

A good article from Diabetes Health.

Started by Richard157

0 Aug 4, 2010

Trick to get bubbles out when filling pump

Not sure if anyone else does this but it was my 16 yr. old son that figured it out... Put two syringes of air into the insuin…

Started by Katsz

7 Aug 4, 2010
Reply by Katsz

Self Employed with 3 PWD in household

OK, as of right now, my husband and I, both out of work, ARE covered by Cobra from his last large, nationwide big company health insurance…

Started by Jacky

4 Aug 4, 2010
Reply by Gerri

Endoscopy and colonoscopy - so much fuss??

Fun stuff I'm ordered by my endo to do (long story on why, but anyway)..... So I went to see the Gastro doctor. As soon as she heard that…

Started by Super_sally

20 Aug 3, 2010
Reply by awillie


I believe either my office nurse or diabetes educator both friends have sent me a sign up for every free meter out there in an effort to fi…

Started by kelly

1 Aug 3, 2010
Reply by Gerri




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