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Questions about 16 year old son, job, college ....

Hi all, My son has been doing pretty good with his D lately but a few issues are weighing on my mind. He started his first job at a grocery…

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Get Your Frakking Flu Shot

I've been a Type 1 for a little over 5 years. I've got my flu shot every year... But this year the flu (or some God-awful virus) got me bef…

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CA bill to label sugary sodas, says sugar consumption leads to diabetes

State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and the California Medical Assn. said the legislation is necessary because research links sugary drink c…

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St. Louis Endocrinologist - recommendations needed

I'm looking for a new endocrinologist in the St. Louis, Mo, region. Would appreciate any recommendations! I've been very frustrated with my…

Started by Tamara

3 8 hours ago
Reply by 2hobbit1

Anyone else suffer from this?

If my blood sugars are not spot on, I am very unsteady with my walking and my speech. So.........this happens every time I eat. It is makin…

Started by Karen

16 8 hours ago
Reply by Sensorium139

Need a hand figuring out where to store my insulin.

It turns out our fridge has been intermittently freezing my insulin. (figured this out after finding water bottles next to it with ice in t…

Started by Kevin H

8 13 hours ago
Reply by Emmy

Bolus after meals

So, I'm having way too many lows, still. some getting bad, 40's. I'm down to 3u am + 3u pm levemir and I'll probably end up at 4 - 5 total…

Started by Sarah

19 18 hours ago
Reply by meee

I want one

But not available in the US??!! http://www.medgadget.com/2014/09/abbott-freestyle-libre-flash-continuous-glucose-monitoring-system.html

Started by Karen

112 yesterday
Reply by sweetpotater

Heading into the light soon!!

JOY To The World! Happy Winter Everyone – Tis the season to be jolly!! I am more likely to offer up some folly and fun. It’s too early. I n…

Started by karen

2 on Thursday
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Any type 1s taking INVOKANA?

Hi are there any T1s taking INVOKANA in addition to their insulin?

Started by Playthebanjo

38 on Thursday
Reply by Piscesyin

Infusion Sets (Luer Lock)

I have been using Inset and Inset 30 infusion sets because that's what is recommended with my pump, but I really don't like either one. The…

Started by Denise

6 on Wednesday
Reply by Kittywolf

Medtronic's newest pump

Did you see Medtronic has a 640G coming out 12/2015? I'm so excited that it finally has a new updated screen! And, just in time for my upgr…

Started by Sportster

2 on Wednesday
Reply by Sportster

Honeymoon period

Hey all, i am writing this post after just having my lowest low so far( newly diagnosed) so 2.4 is a big deal for me....anyway i was told a…

Started by Adele

14 on Monday
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