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Using CGM data

So I've now been using the Dexcom for three weeks (my first sensor lasted 16 days, and I'm doing a second just to make sure it wasn't a flu…

Started by Jen

39 Feb 11
Reply by mohe0001

one touch verio &diasend

>Is anyone else having a problem with diasend not recognizing the meter cable for one touch verio? ganizing

Started by Dee Meloche

0 Feb 10

Anyone with T1 and Celiac have MORE trouble with control?

After being diagnosed with T1D, I was pretty proud of myself for getting my blood glucose well under control - my ratios were working, I wa…

Started by Shari

6 Feb 10
Reply by Lilli

Article on the artificial pancreas in Time magazine

There is an excellent article in the latest issue of Time magazine (Feb 9, 2015 issue) about the artificial pancreas being developed by Ed…

Started by Melitta

32 Feb 9
Reply by mohe0001

Pregnant with Type one diabetes

Hello to anyone reading this! I'm here to share my story about my first pregnancy, not to brag or anything but just as encouragement to any…

Started by AlyssaCarswell

0 Feb 6

Type 1 and new drug Jardiance

Hi folks! So today at my endo appt she wanted me to try a newly approved med for T2 called Jardiance. You can read about the announcement H…

Started by Dan P

16 Feb 5
Reply by Dan P

Night Checks?

I didn't want to start this in the other tread about the NYT video. I have a feeling this would have brought it off topic. How many people…

Started by TimmyMac

33 Feb 5
Reply by Leah

Questions about 16 year old son, job, college ....

Hi all, My son has been doing pretty good with his D lately but a few issues are weighing on my mind. He started his first job at a grocery…

Started by Jacob's mom

38 Feb 4
Reply by Abe

How many Test Strips do you use in 1 month? Just Curious.

I seem to be a compulsive "tester".....I was just wondering if I am "out there" on how many Test Strips I use. I will say about 400-500 a m…

Started by Robyn

596 Feb 3
Reply by Margaret Ford

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…

Started by dino

636 Feb 3
Reply by DrBB




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