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Are you a wimp when it comes time to inject??

Ok so I've been taking daily shots for over 8 years. But I still act like a HUGE wimp. I hesitate....make a pouting face and hold my breath…

Started by MikeyType1

9 Nov 22, 2010
Reply by Gerri

Carry Case

What is the best compact case for a pen and needles?   What is the best compact case for both two pens and the meter (strips, needles etc.)…

Started by Isaac

3 Nov 21, 2010
Reply by Unicornzzz


Just watched him on dLife!

Started by Knorris

6 Nov 21, 2010
Reply by Knorris

Repost with better description. I Choose to Live video.

The official "I choose to live" music video. written and performed by South African Kwaito star, Howza (Tshepo Mosese) the song is about th…

Started by Anonymous Jim

8 Nov 20, 2010
Reply by Anonymous Jim

Anyone seen this yet? powerful

Started by Anonymous Jim

16 Nov 20, 2010
Reply by Kelly WPA

humalog acting 2 hours too late?

everything was humming along fine with humalog and lantus for me, until one morning the thing i ate every morning spiked me to 180 at the 2…

Started by DanK

14 Nov 20, 2010
Reply by Kristin

How to Save Beta Cells

Okay so the more I research the subject the more confused I become. I am currently diagnosed as a "type2" diet and exercise controlled only…

Started by LiL MaMa

36 Nov 19, 2010
Reply by KimKat

Its pronounced (die-Ah-bee-TEEZ) not (die-Ah-BEET-us) because we won't let it BEAT US

Posted in Facebook today by 'Kristina" Diabetes post for today: Its pronounced (die-Ah-bee-TEEZ) not (die-Ah-BEET-us) because We won't…

Started by Michael Hutch

3 Nov 19, 2010
Reply by LiL MaMa

Pumps and Magnets on Clothing? I was about to buy a new winter jacket that I loved...and then I realized, the way it closes is with a zip and then the flap has…

Started by laurenc873

1 Nov 19, 2010
Reply by Unicornzzz

Apparently watermelon ticks all the health boxes too (but not excessive amounts);

Ideal Fruit And Vegetables To Eat...... Although watermelon has a high Glycaemic Index, the glycemic load per food serving (size of 120g) i…

Started by Michael Hutch

0 Nov 19, 2010




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