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The Joslin Medalist Study Will Continue A Few More Years

I joined the Joslin site on Face Book and posted the following question:"When I participated in the Medalist Study in December, 2009, I was…

Started by Richard157

3 Sep 27, 2010
Reply by Amy


D Friends,   It is the first week of Fall.  The leaves are changing, the temp is changing and it is the beginning of the Cold and Flu Seaso…

Started by DARGIRL

27 Sep 27, 2010
Reply by carb101

Restaurant Weirdness

People have discussed here testing and injecting at the table, and that's not what I'm talking about when I say "restaurant weirdness," bec…

Started by Frances

28 Sep 27, 2010
Reply by Bill

Tubing placement on a 7 year old

I have a 7 year old who just started on the insulin pump.  He is a very restless sleeper and keeps pulling on the tubing and disconnecting…

Started by KC

4 Sep 26, 2010
Reply by Brian

finger pricking

how do u get rid of the scars left from finger pricking

Started by nicole

20 Sep 26, 2010
Reply by John

Another Diabetic Death-El Gigante! at 44

It makes me sad to see anybody pass away due to complications with diabetes.  We have another one for this year..... Rest In Peace Jorge G…

Started by Christalyn

0 Sep 26, 2010

Type 1.5 Diabetics... Initial A1C at diagnosis?

I am going back to the Dr. in 2 weeks and am going to ask if I have had c-peptide and antibody tests taken because I have an autoimmune thy…

Started by LiL MaMa

41 Sep 26, 2010
Reply by LiL MaMa

Insured or do you cover your cost?

The past few years could have been devastatingly costly for me... if I didn't have health insurance.  Though I have coverage (costly indivi…

Started by JLeigh

2 Sep 26, 2010
Reply by JLeigh

In loving memory of John S

Jacob's Ladder, by Lizmari  When I lost my father... it was so hard to contain the urge to want to call him on the phone, to want to…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

68 Sep 26, 2010
Reply by Elizabeth

Favorite Glucose Tablets?!

Sour Apple! whats yours?!

Started by Kenny!

31 Sep 26, 2010
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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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