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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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Is it worth buying an insulin pump???

i am a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic and is wondering whether an insulin pump is worth buying, being so expensive I'm just curious yo hea…

Started by Adele

5 57 minutes ago
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Affordable Healthcare coverage anyone?

Is anyone here enrolled in one of the health coverages currently to choose from on the healthcare.gov site? Husband WAS planning on retirin…

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11 17 hours ago
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New Autoantibodies Predict Type 1 Diabetes

New autoantibodies help predict type 1 diabetes, reports a study in the September 2014 Diabetes journal. Serum samples from type 1 and type…

Started by Melitta

1 yesterday
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For Women w T1 - Question Regarding Infections

My daughter is a freshman in college & she went to a small school 5 hours from home. She just turned 18, diagnosed at 14 as a high scho…

Started by samsmom

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Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?

Simple word (unless someone can show me how to do a poll here) (:::Z Yes or No... do you BELIEVE there will be a cure within your lifetime…

Started by Stuart

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diabetes and emotional trauma

Hello all. This is a difficult and heavy topic, that takes a lot of honesty. I can't say for certain that it is everyones truth, but I can…

Started by MarinaTheBetes

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Diabetes as a force for good

I think we can all agree that diabetes is, quite literally, a pr!ck of a thing. No one wants it and I wouldn't wish it upon anyone. Howeve…

Started by Pulli

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Over night Blood Sugar Rise

Hello, I am 57 years old and a type 1 and have been for only 10 years. I am 5'5" and weigh 111. I am pretty insulin sensitive I guess, I ta…

Started by ko

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Non-Compliant T1D child

Hi. I'm new to this site, so I'm not really sure how this works. I'm looking for some advice from other parents with T1D kids. My T1D daugh…

Started by sugarmama

23 on Monday
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JDRF Slide Presentation: Prevention of T1D

I recently attended a webinar presented by JDRF on current research into the prevention of type 1 diabetes.  Attached is the slide deck the…

Started by Emily Coles

2 on Monday
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