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Anyone out there like me?

I have an odd story and wanted to see if there were others who have been through this.  I was diagnosed with a genetic condition called con…

Started by Andie

4 Jan 23, 2011
Reply by Andie

FDA says BG tests may be inaccurate in these cases

Did you guys see this link? The FDA says these can cause false highs and lows. I thought it was odd that they said that "Squeezing fingert…

Started by Baby Tee

14 Jan 23, 2011
Reply by Type1Gal

Flu shot? Really necessary or just a precaution?

At 12:01pm on Jan. 17, 2011, Lisey said…Thank you all for your kind words.  Still in shock that my son was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes…

Started by Lisey

62 Jan 23, 2011
Reply by AngelaC

Does anyone else have more than one child with type one diabetes?

I have two children with it and I am so scared that my third child will develop it as well....

Started by AnelloX2

0 Jan 22, 2011

Keeping a carb journal

It's been a long time since I actually kept a journal of menus, food, recipes, bg's etc. But I find that I am slipping in my numbers and my…

Started by Cathy Jacobson

22 Jan 22, 2011
Reply by picklebird

Former Prime Minister of Canada has Diabetes

Check out this link...

Started by Hal B

0 Jan 22, 2011

Click to Vote for American Diabetes Association @ American Express Members Project We've got four more weeks to vote for the American Diabetes Association in the Members Project…

Started by samsmom

8 Jan 22, 2011
Reply by Jesus Ingles

False low A1c?

What are some reasons for a false low A1c? This is happening to a friend.....not me. Thanks

Started by Bug74

9 Jan 22, 2011
Reply by FHS

Insulin pump/supplies assistance

Is there a program or grant out there that can help me get an insulin pump? In order for me to get an insulin pump, i am required to pay 20…

Started by Germain

1 Jan 21, 2011
Reply by Kelly WPA

Type 1.5, 2, or "E - All of the above"? - Your thoughts please

I hope some of you experts out there can share some helpful insight – something my doctors haven’t been that good at thus far (one I’ve alr…

Started by mrcoach98

72 Jan 21, 2011
Reply by Kristin




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