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I have a unique kind of Diabetes. I was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at birth. I underwent a bilateral lung transplant in 2001. My Diabet…

Started by Heidi I.

18 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Gerri

EZ Manager Windows 7

I have been using EZ Manager with my Animas 2020 and Bayer Contour with my Windows XP desktop for some time. However my Windows XP Desktop…

Started by John Brink

7 Dec 4, 2009
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tattoo ink for diabetics??

I apologize if this has already been discussed... http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/02/12/diabetes-tattoo-02.html I'm absolutely floored…

Started by die die my darling

3 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Keith221

Looking for a recommended endo in Orange Country CA

I have had it with my endo and his office. Can anyone recommend their endo? I am in Orange County CA. I have United Health Care as my insur…

Started by Sarah Elizabeth

2 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Sarah Elizabeth

What is the best diet for Type II?

I began a low fat vegan diet in September after my diagnosis. My BG is consistently in the 120-135 range whether fasting or two hours after…

Started by Tracie James

9 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Zoe

Diabetic Vitamins

I recently just started taking diabetic vitamins called Multi-betic. I was wondering if anyone else took such things and if they really do…

Started by Taylor Moody

5 Dec 4, 2009
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First A1c 5.6% =)

Just went to my endo today and my A1c is 5.6% YAY! Way better then the 11.6 four months ago in the hospital...must of been all those sugar…

Started by adam nash

9 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Teena

It Is Done, My Participation In The Joslin Medalist Study

We drove to Boston on Sunday, just 2 days after Thanksgiving. Traffic was actually not as bad as we were expecting and we had bought a GPS…

Started by Richard157

3 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Marie B

Diabecell Clinical Trial Update

From Living Cell Technologies (LCT) Newsletter: (More info about Living Cell Technologies: www.lctglobal.com) First Patient Drops Insulin…

Started by Gerri

3 Dec 4, 2009
Reply by Gerri

Its like I was just diagnosed.

I was diagnosed with T1 diabetes 8 years ago this January and I have just begun taking the steps necessary to get my health under control.…

Started by Kristen Rose

21 Dec 3, 2009
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