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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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Hypos during Exercising

Hello All, I have recently been diagnosed with T1. I'm an avid cyclist and ride to work most days. About 25km each way. My Endo has encoura…

Started by Shoehorn

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please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar

I am type I on humalog and Levemir. I now have a CGM, which is great, but shows me that my current breakfast does not work-- spikes up and…

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Increase time in range? (22-year type 1, manual injections)

Do have any strategies that have worked for pushing up the time spent in range? Recently started adding a large source of protein at meal t…

Started by mohe0001

37 3 hours ago
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pre-exercise snacks

Okay-- I asked about breakfast foods... now I am asking about what you eat before you exercise. My normal exercise is walking 2 miles aroun…

Started by ame e.

4 11 hours ago
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Hey Americans, Did insulin get more expensive this year?

I paid $800.00 yesterday for one months worth of insulin. I noticed only minor changes in my policy, this time, last year. But, this year,…

Started by mohe0001

4 yesterday
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Packing diabetes supplies

I'm going on a trip over seas(study tour with my school) in about 2 months for 17 days, being newly diagnosed i have never travelled a long…

Started by Adele

7 yesterday
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Time for a little confession.

Time for a little confession. I wish I could sell off my extra supplies and get the stuff that I can't get with my HMO. :-/ I wish I could…

Started by Kittywolf

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carb counting ebook

I'm a newly diagnosed type 1. I'm in the hospital now, will be released Sunday. I need an ebook that shows the carbs in foods, what is the…

Started by madison

7 on Friday
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Good Glycemic Index Resources

I'm trying to do some research on the Glycemic Index and am seeking a good book, app or website. I'm not looking for a DIET, just a good re…

Started by jen627

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Thanks everybody

I got near perfect data yesterday. The best I think I've ever had. I don't know what changed, but something you guys said helped a LOT. Big…

Started by mohe0001

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