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Good deals on ebay for cgm sensers and contour strips

Anyone looking for sensors for a medtronic cgm system should check out ebay.

Started by Daddy K

0 Oct 8, 2010

blood sugars under 200mg

if my blood sugars never go above 200 is this a sign of good control

Started by snowangel66

12 Oct 8, 2010
Reply by Anthony Holko

Whats size cannular do you use

I use 6mm cleo 90 and animas inset 30 13mm. I don't have much fat I like to work out .

Started by DMurray

1 Oct 8, 2010
Reply by DMurray

hope? thoughts?...

new $ into research!">

Started by Annie

0 Oct 8, 2010

So, November 11th-17th is a special week for me....

November 11th is my birthday,  November 14th is World Diabetes Day, and November 17th I was diagnosed with Diabetes.   I want to celebrat…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

7 Oct 8, 2010
Reply by 870allamerican


I dont want to offend any body with my comments, but when i saw the statements about people struggleing to get their medications because th…

Started by stevie

212 Oct 7, 2010
Reply by DiabetesDancer

How has diabetes changed your life?

Has diabetes had an effect on you overall outlook, or even the way you 'are'? From a mental/social/how you interact with other people stand…

Started by Tim

21 Oct 7, 2010
Reply by Pastelpainter

Health Insurance question--any suggestions?

Hi all!I'm new to the forums, and I have a burning question that I have been trying to solve for a bit now. (Note: Copying & pasting th…

Started by onelildustbunni

8 Oct 7, 2010
Reply by Kimberly

carb estimation help

So since dx 6 weeks ago I've only been out to eat like 3 times.  However, today is my anniversary, and my wife and I are going to New York…

Started by DanK

7 Oct 7, 2010
Reply by DanK

A funny thought about pumps...

In class today, I had a funny thought. I was remembering a discussion I'd had with my teacher for that class, letting him know why I wanted…

Started by onelildustbunni

5 Oct 6, 2010
Reply by onesaint




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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