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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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Dexcom and omnipod

I am thinking of getting a omnipod pump. I have a dexcom and love it. My main question is does one have enough spots on ones body to have t…

Started by Hummingbird

3 31 seconds ago
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PCOS And Metformin

I have Type One Diabetes and I have recently been diagnosed with PCOS. I have an appointment in a few weeks with my gyno to figure out what…

Started by Emily

3 18 minutes ago
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New video on T1D in the New York Times

I am wondering what other people think of this video. I am going to withold my opinion for the moment as I'd like to get an independent rea…

Started by HPNpilot

271 1 hour ago
Reply by Shadow

Anyone from Washington?

Hey everyone :) any of you from good ol Washington state? I don't know many other diabetics here. (Go Hawks) ;)

Started by Raven Hughes

11 4 hours ago
Reply by Shadow

Dexcom CGM software

Does anyone have the software where you can download your results? My provider has it, but I see her every three months. Do you know if the…

Started by ame e.

4 5 hours ago
Reply by Terry

High BG's......why?

This week I was given my walking papers by the Health Coach. She said she couldn't help me with anything else, I knew "everything" there wa…

Started by sdkate

7 16 hours ago
Reply by Mike Ratrie

Do your doctors/nurses/caregivers listen to you?

I've been feeling a bit frustrated lately with the HCPs I work with in my diabetes care. Actually, it's been most doctors I've worked with…

Started by shelby76

18 19 hours ago
Reply by Laddie

Diabetes and pot?

I've been really enjoying starting discussions on here, this is really nice :) I figured, since it's legal in a few places now and people a…

Started by Raven Hughes

7 19 hours ago
Reply by MikFly

Unexpected High BGs

This morning, I tested at 75, ate 1 frozen waffle--13 carbs. Two hours later I was 252. I have eaten one waffle several times over the last…

Started by Spock

6 yesterday
Reply by Kirklin Williams

Any type 1s taking INVOKANA?

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

Started by Playthebanjo

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