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T1 & Hashimoto's Question

I'm curious... Is there any correlation between having T1 & Hashimoto's or vice versa? Just wondering if you have 1 autoimmune disease/…

Started by jriccardi

23 Mar 25
Reply by David S

My niece is 8

Just hit me today, and makes me sad. Both my nieces were over Friday night for a sleepover and it hit me that my beautiful (baby) niece Ave…

Started by Karen

6 Mar 24
Reply by Karen

The cheap diabetic

I wanted to some advice on some of the things I do to save money. Are some of the actions I'm taking doing more harm to me than good? Stuff…

Started by Rocketeer

32 Mar 24
Reply by Terry

I guess low is not that low.

I was at my sister's house today and she was showing me the results of her bloodwork she had to obtain for Life Insurance. Of course I zer…

Started by Karen

50 Mar 23
Reply by Debra Marek

Pump Protocal at TSA Screening--what do you do?

So pump users, what do you do? I have been traveling a lot for work, and will not go through the new security machines. MiniMed told me tha…

Started by Spock

26 Mar 21
Reply by Michelle

Back to mundane foot problem...and afraid

I used everyone's advice and went to the podiatrist today. The "fissure" on my heel was great, seems I did all the right things, PHEW! Than…

Started by Spock

2 Mar 21
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Insulin Bottle Craft

I was reading a discussion and someone asked for ideas for reusing insulin bottles. I have been making Christmas ornaments, Vacation Bible…

Started by Lisa Craig

15 Mar 20
Reply by Tara

Springtime highs - Type 1

every spring (at least around this time each year) for the past three years my BG's have gone crazy for about a week. Some background, I am…

Started by Bob

5 Mar 18
Reply by david-1968

VERY Mundane and Terrifiying Topic: Dry, Cracked and Bleeding Feet.

Over the last 4 months I have slathered moisturizers, oils, Vaseline all over my heels. After the slather, I put on socks, hoping to help s…

Started by Spock

11 Mar 17
Reply by jewels

Frequent of hypos and how to avoid it?

I really need your help. I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on April 8, 2013. My first doses (MDI) when first diagnosed is 10u breakfast,…

Started by Lyna

3 Mar 17
Reply by Sensorium139




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