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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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Anyone have success on Weight Watchers?

Morning all! Just wondering if anyone has had any success losing weight with weight watchers? i tried it once before and all of the point c…

Started by AlexaBug

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Type 1 Diabetes and Metformin

Hello All! I was wondering if there was anyone out there with type 1 and on metformin. Obviously insulin as well! My glucose levels and we…

Started by Jessica the Type 1 Dietitian

10 1 hour ago
Reply by Nell

Pancreatic islet auto-transplantation

So, I was talking to a woman today whom was in a bad car accident, destroying 80% of her pancreas, had it removed and had an auto-islet cel…

Started by Sarah

7 4 hours ago
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Reflections on starting a pump and related issues

I recently started pumping for the first time. I figured writing about my experience might help others navigating the process, plus provide…

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13 10 hours ago
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Suggestions, please--not Thanksgiving related

I have been waking up at 94 to 114, testing about 8 am. By 10 I am 172-today I was so busy, no breakfast, no correction at the 172 test. At…

Started by Spock

10 10 hours ago
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cgms - to buy online?

So - getting one of the systems here is very expensive. and i was thinking maybe i could purchase on line... any ideas?

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12 yesterday
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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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Reply by Christopher

LCHF help!

Hi all! I have recently started back with Dr. Bernstein (due to terrible blood sugar and care factor over a long period)- I find this work…

Started by Kathleen

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Celebrities with complications?

I've had Type 1 for 30 years and am facing my first complication with some early kidney disease. Are there any Type 1 celebrities willing t…

Started by angivan

21 on Tuesday
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Infusion Set Site: Blood Beneath

So I have the tandem insulin pump and currently have a cannula attached to my left side. Today I noticed there is a bit of blood seeping in…

Started by DFresh

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