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Insurance loss

Hello everyone,   I'm going on disability and will not be able to get Medicare Insurance for 24 months. I cannot afford $550.00 a month for…

Started by Matt

13 Nov 12, 2010
Reply by s6954118

where is the weirdest place you found one of your gluclose test strips?

Hi all I thought it might be funny to tell stories of the weirdest places we found one of our test strips at. I had one stuck to my shoe an…

Started by Realsis77

22 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Lucile K.

Do you refrigerate your opened vials?

Once my vials are open I never refrigerate them.  They stay out at room temperature for about a month and then I open the next one.  I alwa…

Started by Rich

10 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Tracy K

Perspective - Glass half empty or half full

In another thread I was talking about looking for patterns in numbers and the color coding I used for my logbook. After I posted that I loo…

Started by Zoe

6 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by spica

First run in with D police

Ok this has been bugging me since the other night was a little low at work(wow go figure), and was snacking on a Snickers bar and had a co…

Started by Anonymous Jim

3 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

Just have to share what my daughter said today

Got home from work this morning to find my oldest daughter awake wanting her usual "Drink n Snack please Daddy". I break out a treat for he…

Started by Anonymous Jim

10 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Anonymous Jim

Is anyone reading or have you read Breakthrough - the Elizabeth Hughes story?

It is a wonderful book about the discovery of Insulin, and the incredible story of the people who both suffered before the discovery and th…

Started by rick the "Blogabetic"

7 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by rick the "Blogabetic"

Don’t eat a box of cookies at one sitting. Eat one a day for a week instead.

Can you, will you?

Started by Michael Hutch

22 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by enyawface

Do you prime?

Hello all.  This may be a novice question, but I am curious about priming insulin pens.  I use Lantus and Novolog pens.  I usually only pri…

Started by Anita

12 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Anita

What is your 1 hour BG Level and what will you accept.

My 1 hour level is about 150.  I wait 20 mins until I eat after bolusing.  My 2 hour level normally comes down to 110.  Once in a while I h…

Started by Rich

3 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by onesaint




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