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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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rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults

Hi: As many of you know, I write a lot of blogs on misdiagnosis of adult-onset Type 1 diabetes (adults with new-onset T1D who are misdiagno…

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I was talking to a few peeps about this some say it's an awful smell some think it is pleasant. Just about everyone has something else they…

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Humalog between meals...........Blood Ketone testing

I was told by Endo not to take Humalog before bed for a high BG or between meals...However, when I am high and cannot correct and only eat…

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unhulled hemp as a grain

Hey yall - Just wanted to let you know I found you can eat hemp as a grain, and unhulled hemp is very affordable (sort of like quinoa). Tra…

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rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults

Hi: As many of you know, I write a lot of blogs on misdiagnosis of adult-onset Type 1 diabetes (adults with new-onset T1D who are misdiagno…

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Donut Hole

Two years ago BCBS stopped covering my insulin in December. Last year it was in late October. Today I was told by my pharmacy that this was…

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Are you the chosen one? ... Type 1, that is.

I just want to know who here is like me and is the first and only known Type 1 in your entire family. I'm talking you have no known diabet…

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Dexcom on Arm

So, I've been using my Dexcom on my arm, really feels great there and no pain when inserting. I just changed out my sensor and did this pla…

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Isn't Juvenile Diabetes an Antiquated term?

I see this terminology all the time, especially JDRF. Maybe after 50+ years of Type 1, I am no longer juvenile and hate to be corralled in…

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Mono and Teen Type 1 Diabetes

My Teen Type 1 son (in honeymoon) just announced that his best girl buddy was diagnosed today with Mono. This is after spending the day wit…

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New T1 therapy with no shots, no testing, no carb counting goes to phase 1 trials

Saw this on diabetesmine and wanted to share. I dont know much about this therapy but just a little bit of reading it certainly looks inter…

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RE: coverage of CGM's

Now hopefully, I can attach the article, but in a nutshell it said that 75% of healthcare spending on diabetes is related to treatment for…

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DHF Partners with HelpAround in an Effort to Connect People Touched by Diabetes

  Leer en español Technology has the amazing ability to ease the stress associated with diabetes; It simply makes our lives a little more bearable. That’s why we are excited to announce DHFs partnership with HelpAround. This new application will help Read on! →

La Diabetes Hands Foundation y HelpAround uniendo las personas tocadas por la diabetes

  Para nuestra comunidad de diabetes la tecnología ha venido a llenar muchos vacíos y a hacer de nuestras vidas un poco mas llevaderas. Eso mismo nos proporciona una nueva aplicación de geo-localización llamada HelpAround (Ayuda a tu alrededor). HA Read on! →

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