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September Is National Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month

I just wanted to take a moment to let you all know that September Is National Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month.  PCOS is…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

4 Sep 10, 2010
Reply by Lou


Does anyone use Lasix? Could you please tell me how long it takes to start working.... Also if anyone can give me any suggestions for sever…

Started by Barbara

1 Sep 10, 2010
Reply by Marie B

Dance Out Diabetes - Survey & chance to win $100 Visa card

We just received this from a fellow nonprofit group: Dear Diabetes Community,   Have you ever helped to start a revolution?   Dance Out Dia…

Started by Lorraine

2 Sep 10, 2010
Reply by Theresa Garnero

What's the weirdest place you've...

What's the weirdest place you've ever done a site/pod change? Example: car, public bathroom? Ps. Sorry if something along the lines of thi…

Started by Francesca

4 Sep 10, 2010
Reply by 870allamerican

Hanging out with other PWD

My twenty something daughter just got back from hanging out with an old friend from D camp, who's now at college. She wants to marry him, y…

Started by Jacky

0 Sep 9, 2010

McStatins? That's not even funny

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 8:53 AM   |  posted by Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N I really hope they meant it as a joke. But even if they did,…

Started by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

7 Sep 9, 2010
Reply by Gerri

Please sign Petition for Diabetes!

A friend just sent this to me from the care2 petition site. Super easy to sign it and help them reach their signature goal!   In some Nativ…

Started by KimKat

0 Sep 9, 2010

L'shanah tovah

Happy New Year!   Today is Rosh Hashanah.  For our jewish members, this is a very special day.  In the Bible, this day is called the "Day o…

Started by Brian (bsc)

1 Sep 9, 2010
Reply by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

Single Malt Wiskey?

I bet this wasnt what you were expecting...Link -> Single malt wiskey from DIabetic eurine. Its not totally terrible, the creater is a T…

Started by onesaint

16 Sep 8, 2010
Reply by caprifoglio

Pump Cart

Has anyone reuse their pump cart if they over filled it with insulin. I have 50u left in my cart for the pump can I just put more insulin i…

Started by DMurray

3 Sep 8, 2010
Reply by DMurray




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

#MasterLab through the eyes of the community

  The Diabetes Hands Foundation would like to thank everyone for attending the diabetes advocates MasterLab on July 2nd 2014. MasterLab was about building a sense of what is possible and designed to give advocates a chance to learn from veteran Read on! →

DHF Partners with HelpAround in an Effort to Connect People Touched by Diabetes

  Leer en español Technology has the amazing ability to ease the stress associated with diabetes; It simply makes our lives a little more bearable. That’s why we are excited to announce DHFs partnership with HelpAround. This new application will help Read on! →

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