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clueless familliy

so my sister in law just looks at me and say's" Danny would you like some cake".

Started by dannyboy

39 Oct 21, 2010
Reply by Elizabeth

Thanks for s Warm Welcome

Thanks so much for the warm welcome everyone.  Sorry it has taken me so long to respond.  I work in one state and live in another.  Had to…

Started by Rikki

1 Oct 21, 2010
Reply by Doris D

Good snacks

I am looking to expand my current snacking.  Right now I snack on cheese, nuts, pickles and cold cuts.  Does anyone else have any good snac…

Started by Rich

5 Oct 21, 2010
Reply by Anonymous Jim

Thoughts on the flu shot...

Hey Everyone, I am nervous to get the flu shot.  I read stuff about Guillian-Barre syndrome (an autoimmune disease you can get from a vacci…

Started by laurenc873

11 Oct 20, 2010
Reply by T1Student

Insurance! Help!

I just found out yesterday that the insurance my Dad is paying an obscene amount of money for, is no longer covering test strips...not that…

Started by rachemoon2909

0 Oct 20, 2010

United Healthcare and cgms

So I started a new job and finally been there long enough to get insurance.  The insurance is United Healthcare plus.  I called to check to…

Started by Cody Turner

0 Oct 20, 2010

Diabetes ID Bracelet

I always wear an ID bracelet. I had something extremely traumatic happen to me that you will not believe. We had a big snowstorm and I was…

Started by lotsofshots

41 Oct 20, 2010
Reply by Realsis77

What's going to Happen Next

Ok, here's the situation. I am about 11 weeks pregnant (or should be), but the baby has stopped growing. I'm waiting for a miscarriage - so…

Started by JustLookin

21 Oct 19, 2010
Reply by JustLookin

Brittle diabetic???

So I have my Navigator sensor on my arm.  I was at the dr office today and the receptionist/ MA/ whatever she is, asked me what it was.  I…

Started by Baby Tee

18 Oct 19, 2010
Reply by Kari

diagnosed today

went to the hospital today and i am a diabetic my sugar level read HI how u doing on their meter! Now i have to get use to sticking myself!…

Started by Sugamama

16 Oct 19, 2010
Reply by KimKat




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