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Thoughts on the flu shot...

Hey Everyone, I am nervous to get the flu shot.  I read stuff about Guillian-Barre syndrome (an autoimmune disease you can get from a vacci…

Started by laurenc873

11 Oct 20, 2010
Reply by T1Student

Insurance! Help!

I just found out yesterday that the insurance my Dad is paying an obscene amount of money for, is no longer covering test strips...not that…

Started by rachemoon2909

0 Oct 20, 2010

United Healthcare and cgms

So I started a new job and finally been there long enough to get insurance.  The insurance is United Healthcare plus.  I called to check to…

Started by Cody Turner

0 Oct 20, 2010

Diabetes ID Bracelet

I always wear an ID bracelet. I had something extremely traumatic happen to me that you will not believe. We had a big snowstorm and I was…

Started by lotsofshots

41 Oct 20, 2010
Reply by Realsis77

What's going to Happen Next

Ok, here's the situation. I am about 11 weeks pregnant (or should be), but the baby has stopped growing. I'm waiting for a miscarriage - so…

Started by JustLookin

21 Oct 19, 2010
Reply by JustLookin

Brittle diabetic???

So I have my Navigator sensor on my arm.  I was at the dr office today and the receptionist/ MA/ whatever she is, asked me what it was.  I…

Started by Baby Tee

18 Oct 19, 2010
Reply by Kari

diagnosed today

went to the hospital today and i am a diabetic my sugar level read HI how u doing on their meter! Now i have to get use to sticking myself!…

Started by Sugamama

16 Oct 19, 2010
Reply by KimKat

November 13 Very Important Conference in North Brunswick, N.J. Gieven By the ADA!

Hi to everyone,   Hope all are well.  This Nov.13  The American Diabetes Association in New Jersey will be hosting a conference call:  From…

Started by Maritza Dominguez, D.M.D.

0 Oct 19, 2010

New books about type 1 diabetes?

Hello there, I'm a big fan of books and such for new thinking about diabetes. I have some personal favourites, such as Think like a pancrea…

Started by Jessica

0 Oct 19, 2010

Levemir/Lantus dosing equivalents

I just switched to a sample of Lantus 2 days ago and have been borderline-low since then, waking up around 70 and post-meals around 65-85. …

Started by DanK

13 Oct 19, 2010
Reply by DanK




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