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How slow is an untreated low?

We're becoming convinced that V is having undetected nightime lows, which is causing his breakfast highs. (The highs are not every or even…

Started by Katie Zeller

16 Sep 10, 2009
Reply by Stuart


Hi, My name is Kalee Im type 1 on a pump. Im a single mother & was on a state program for my son & I. However they are kicking off…


5 Sep 9, 2009

Has Anyone been Diagnosed With This?

I have been pretty sick for awhile now. Especially since the end of May. lots of Gastrointestinal Probems. I hate to say this but have had…

Started by Debbie

0 Sep 9, 2009

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How can I find a Forum that's not a main forum ?

Started by Ray Marino

3 Sep 9, 2009
Reply by Ray Marino

pump reliablility questions

I've finally reached a point where I feel ready to start pumping. I've done a lot of research, and am currently wearing a saline filled MM…

Started by ish

12 Sep 9, 2009
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Hot tubs and diabetics?

I've heard that diabetics shouldn't go in hot tubs and was wondering if thats true and if it is what are the reasons or why do they say not…

Started by Leanna

27 Sep 8, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Injecting before or after meals

Hi. I calculate my insulin injections by the amount of carbs I eat at every meal. Sometimes I have a hard time eating what I have injected…

Started by Katherine Garbish

11 Sep 8, 2009
Reply by Katherine Garbish

Can Type 1 Diabetics also be insulin resistant?

I have been Type 1 for 36 1/2 years and see all the time about Type 2 diabetics being insulin-resistant. I am wondering if, as a Type 1 and…

Started by Catherine

24 Sep 8, 2009
Reply by Catherine

I Want to Stop Over-treating Lows! Any suggestions?

Hi everyone, I am wondering if anyone has tips on resisting that overwhelming urge to majorly over-treat lows. When I get low enough (40s…

Started by Laura Wood

23 Sep 7, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Great News!

So my doctor called me yesterday just to let me know that my application for my insulin and test strips to be covered was approved. I'm a f…

Started by Elizabeth

12 Sep 7, 2009
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