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I Am Joining The Joslin Medalist Group/ My Sister's Letter

The Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston gives medals to diabetics who have lived with their diabetes for 50 and 75 years. They also provide ce…

Started by Richard157

21 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Melissa Warren

Insulin sensitivty and intimacy

I started on my insulin pump just under 2 months ago and I can now track my insulin sensitivity based on my basals and temp basal adjustmen…

Started by John Smith

3 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Do you ever forget?

When we were in Paris, V forgot to take his digestive enzyme at lunch (no pancreas) which made him unable to eat dinner. He had to eat suga…

Started by Katie Zeller

6 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

checking for keytones

At a recent trip to the doctor they recommended that I check for keytones when I'm high. Personally Ive never seen the point of it, when I…

Started by Laura Woon

10 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

how many times a day do you test your blood sugar?

i was testing 8-10 times a day but im starting not to be able to feel my lows so its gonna have to go up especially on workout days

Started by mike

22 Aug 9, 2009
Reply by mike

advice for a dad

I have a friend with a non compliant 18 year old that was diagnosed 5 years ago. He has been trying to convince his son to go on a pump and…

Started by Pam Biesiada

4 Aug 9, 2009
Reply by Pam Biesiada

Insulin Pumps , Whats New on the arena ?

Hello Every One, I just want to share some interesting information on the web regarding new players on the market that are working on ... o…

Started by Hector Gonzalez

11 Aug 9, 2009
Reply by Eric Rizzo

"War" Stories....

I was 11 years old, and was admitted to the hospital being treated for "breathing difficulties", they were considering an Oxygen Tent to he…

Started by Stuart

29 Aug 9, 2009
Reply by Stuart

Wasting test strips...makes me so mad!

I have the Bayer contour, for the most part I love it. My biggest issue is if you don't get enough blood on there right away it gives you a…

Started by Justin Stancil

55 Aug 9, 2009
Reply by Jenn

How to get a free one Touch Mini.

https://www.onetouchgold.com/simplestart You fill out the form, but when it asks what meter you have now, dont tell it you have a One Touc…

Started by Michael H. Hampton

1 Aug 9, 2009
Reply by Helmut




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