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How long do you go between infusion set and sensor changes?

I am a relatively new Medtronic pump user (since last December), and I just received my first set of "refills" of my Enlite sensors and Qui…

Started by Sandy

15 Apr 4
Reply by IL71

T1 as metaphor

How do you all feel when you see another disease or condition being stated as "just like diabetes and insulin"? It seems to me sometimes th…

Started by andrea_mcd

12 Apr 4
Reply by andrea_mcd

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Started by Domo!

206 Apr 2
Reply by danmdphd

Any Type 1's here that have had gastric sleeve surgery?

I was diagnosed with Type 1 at age 21 in 1994. I was a healthy weight then. I am now 40, and through years of higher and higher insulin req…

Started by RhondaB

7 Apr 2
Reply by christy

Urine Testing Question

I was wondering how often you all get your urine testing done for protein etc? My endo was doing this much more frequently at first and now…

Started by meee

50 Mar 30
Reply by meee

What's considered hypo unawareness? and is Hyper unawareness possible?

Reason i ask is because i can wake up at 42 (and have, several times) and the only clue i have that my BG is low is that my heart is beatin…

Started by Stephen Gilbert

24 Mar 30
Reply by Holger Schmeken

Long term prognosis for controlled type 1s?

So, I'm now into my 6th year of membership in the T1 club. Late onset at 39 years old. I'm 6'1" and 165lbs. Most of the time I have been ke…

Started by Chris

90 Mar 30
Reply by Zoe

Stomach Emptying Scan

So, my Endo wanted me to do a stomach emptying scan - test, which I did this AM. No big deal, really and I had the nicest tech doing the te…

Started by Sarah

2 Mar 29
Reply by Sarah

What type of supplements do you take and for what?

I have been adding different supplements to my regime over the years based on specific issues I have had or research I have read up on. My…

Started by PedsRN

22 Mar 27
Reply by Karen

Multiwave bolus for coffee?

I know this is a little advanced and may not get much response but I'll try anyway. On a pump I know many people will use a multiwave bolus…

Started by ebeauchea

67 Mar 26
Reply by ebeauchea




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