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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

566 Sep 29
Reply by Maddie

Accutane and Type 1 Diabetes

i work in the medical field and came across some information about Roche pharmaceuticals requirements to update the warning leaflet in the…

Started by Melissa Price

38 Sep 29
Reply by Melissa Price

Accepting my Type1 and OWNING it, not letting it own me :)

I spent a few weeks in ICCU, and it was my final wake up call, get it together, it is not going to go away, and the more i just take enough…

Started by diabeticdoll

15 Sep 25
Reply by meee

Big Bang Theory

Anyone watch the Big Bang Theory last night? Seems like insulin pumps are getting more attention these days!!!

Started by Sportster

22 Sep 25
Reply by Tim

DeQuervain's and Trigger Finger- treatment with steroid injection resulting in hyperglycemia

Hi ya'll, So I've got miserable DeQuervain's and trigger finger, both in my left hand. The trigger finger has been happening for a few mont…

Started by elizabetta

23 Sep 25
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I was talking to a few peeps about this some say it's an awful smell some think it is pleasant. Just about everyone has something else they…

Started by Timothy

64 Sep 22
Reply by Kathyann

MDI and Copays

I've been pumping for the past 4 years and thinking of going back to MDI do to the cost. My question is if you take 2 different insulin's w…

Started by adam nash

15 Sep 22
Reply by karen

Love and Diabetes

How does your loved one support you- or not? What could he/she do better? How has he/she surprised you with actions of support? Love is wo…

Started by Marps

20 Sep 20
Reply by Freida

Type 1 and Weight Loss

Hi folks... hope you can provide some guidance here... I am a 54yo M and have had T1D for 42 years. I've always kept in great shape and wor…

Started by Steve Mann

38 Sep 20
Reply by Mike Ratrie

help... hi ketones

The past month has been crazy... my son's.blood sugars will be in the.normal levels for days... everything is going well.. Then all of a su…

Started by crys

13 Sep 19
Reply by Sarah




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