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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…

Started by Timbeak48Latest Reply

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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How to GAIN weight - any lo-card weight gain powder?

I've always been extremely thin my entire life. I was diagnosed at like age 29 with Type 1. I want to take some weight gain powder but ever…

Started by Rich

6 55 minutes ago
Reply by madison

insurance just approved MODY genetic testing!

My insurance just approved the full MODY panel of genetic testing for me, I think the list price is $6K, performed by Athena Diagnostics. I…

Started by niccolo

112 1 hour ago
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Running with the wind!

I love the outdoors. This isn't news for many of you, but I do like to share some good vibes and fun and smiles. So....it's the season for…

Started by karen

2 2 hours ago
Reply by Annabella

Facebook

Do you ever post articles on Facebook about Diabetes? And, do you get any responses from your friends?

Started by Sportster

35 on Monday
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Pumping to MDI and keeping A1C below 7

Hi ya'll, I have flip flopped a few times between insulin pump and MDI and then ultimately back to insulin pump. I do really miss the flexi…

Started by elizabetta

50 on Monday
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Pedicure, yay or nay?

I'm a recently diagnosed adult type 1(probably LADA, then). My blood sugar has responded fairly well to MDI, my A1c was 6.7 at the last che…

Started by Elena

20 on Monday
Reply by Randy

Does anyone else in the middle of their diabetic burnout?

Can we help each other somehow in this thread? I've just can not take it any longer. I've jumped to moderate carb diet because felt really…

Started by Tabacblond

7 on Monday
Reply by jack

insulin to carb ratio

Just out of curiosity, what is everyone's insulin to carb ratio? I inject 1 unit of insulin for every 5 grams of carbs

Started by Raven Hughes

40 on Sunday
Reply by ChemDracula "Amy"

Why Not Continue to Refrigerate Open Insulin Pens?

I use both NovoLog FlexPens and Levemir FlexTouch pens, and something about the documentation I've read doesn't make sense to me. I know th…

Started by Mark

39 on Friday
Reply by phoenixbound

All basal, no meal time insulin

Hi guys! I was diagnosed with Type 1 about a month and a half ago and a few weeks ago I started experiencing much more "normal" blood sugar…

Started by KBJ86

13 Mar 26
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