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What was your favorite gift.

For me I would have to say Terry Pratchett's   Unseen Academicals

Started by Anonymous Jim

0 Dec 26, 2010

NOEL, CHRISTMAS... how do you spend these days?

Le sapin de Noël est enfin prêt et ce soir nous allons passer une bonne soirée et le père-Noël passera vers minuit. Demain un bon repas en…

Started by DHF France Embassy

7 Dec 25, 2010
Reply by Anthony Holko

Type 2 Diabetic Tracy Morgan had a kidney transplant!

      Comedian and Type 2 Diabetic Tracy Morgan underwent a kidney transplant in NYC.  This is scary to me because in an interview he had…

Started by Christalyn

4 Dec 24, 2010
Reply by Christalyn

Best time of day to exercise

Here's a link concerning the best time of day to maximize the effect exercise has on blood sugar for T2's. I myself find the most convenien…

Started by BadMoonT2

10 Dec 24, 2010
Reply by Knorris

UGH....with my insurance

Am on the line with Liberty to order my supplies. I do hate doing this every month, but I need it to live! I need to waste around a half ho…

Started by Ahmad

8 Dec 23, 2010
Reply by Ahmad

Another amazing story ?

  Men with insulin-dependent diabetes may one day have their condition treated using cells from their testicles. Scientists have succeeded…

Started by Michael Hutch

1 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Michael Hutch

type one diabletic on NO humalog 6 units of lantus per day Aic of 5.7??? Help

my daughter is 18 now diagnosed at 2and 1/2 months last year she used 36 units of lantus a day and humalog.  This Sr year at high we are ha…

Started by shelby e Heron

14 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by John

Freestyle flash versus Freestyle Lite

I was recently informed by Freestyle that they no longer make the Freestyle Flash (strips are still available but who knows for how long) a…

Started by Hope

2 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Franco

Fee Waiver on Pump

Hi all   I didn't know about this possibility ahead of time so I thought I'd post it here for others. I am in the process of getting an Ani…

Started by Zoe

0 Dec 22, 2010


i use symlin pen and i am also on omnipod ..when i use the symlin i get a weird feeling in stomach and i also have to urinate frequently, t…

Started by Germain

6 Dec 21, 2010
Reply by Germain




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