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"There are really no good studies on well-controlled Type 1 diabetes. The DCCT certai…"

Laddie replied Mar 5 to Long term prognosis for controlled type 1s?

90 Mar 30
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"A lot of people really hate Edgepark, but I have always had very good service from t…"

Laddie replied Mar 1 to Supplies and best place to order from

7 Mar 5
Reply by Kari

"I have some arthritis in my hands and understand what you are talking about. Fortuna…"

Laddie replied Feb 17 to Any Advice for Handling Fiddly Strips with Arthritic Hands?

15 Feb 17
Reply by Judith in Portland

"Assuming you were more of a LADA than a 100% Type 1 and are increasingly losing insu…"

Laddie replied Jan 18 to Seven Year Itch

16 Jan 20
Reply by Don

"I've always been told that Medicare requires a C-peptide for pumps and pump supply c…"

Laddie replied Jan 6 to Medicare - What I've learned

38 Jan 6
Reply by Zoe

"Many years ago my endo was my only doctor along with a OB-Gyn for having babies. Fin…"

Laddie replied Dec 20, 2013 to What would you do?

53 Dec 28, 2013
Reply by Elizabeth

"Dan, I would run to Dexcom without passing "GO". Now I'm going to have to justify th…"

Laddie replied Dec 7, 2013 to DexCom G4 vs. CGM in Medtronic MiniMed 530G

5 Dec 7, 2013
Reply by Dan F

"Call your insurance plan and try to get information from the source. Ask things like…"

Laddie replied Nov 11, 2013 to Most Accurate Meters

14 Nov 11, 2013
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"Many of us with Type 1 have explored low carb diets as a way to get rid of some of t…"

Laddie replied Nov 11, 2013 to Starting to p*** me OFF

20 Nov 19, 2013
Reply by Jennifer

"It's not just money. My sensors seem to be the best from Day 2 or 3 to Day 10 or so.…"

Laddie replied Nov 4, 2013 to Insulin pump and glucose sensors

4 Nov 4, 2013
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