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"My upper arms are my most accurate location. There is a learning curve of inserting…"

Laddie replied Apr 1 to cgm placement

14 Apr 9
Reply by sarah

"So much of the "foot" recommendations for diabetes is based on the dark ages when pe…"

Laddie replied Mar 23 to Pedicure, yay or nay?

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"Type 1 diabetes is synonymous with eating disorders because we never eat a bite of f…"

Laddie replied Mar 23 to Does anyone else in the middle of their diabetic burnout?

8 Apr 1
Reply by Michelle

"One definite plus for the Verio is the small blood sample size compared to the One T…"

Laddie replied Mar 22 to Verio IQ runs much higher than Ping

17 Mar 28
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"I used the Verio IQ for a while and was not impressed with its accuracy. In general…"

Laddie replied Mar 22 to Verio IQ runs much higher than Ping

17 Mar 28
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"If you use a Mac, you can now use Dexcom Portrait which is a web-based program. It i…"

Laddie replied Mar 3 to Dexcom CGM software

7 Mar 4
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"This is a prime example of posts that go off-topic! We have covered an incredible ra…"

Laddie replied Mar 3 to New video on T1D in the New York Times

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"The only time my endo made a comment was when I got a rogue 5.0% result. I'm usually…"

Laddie replied Mar 2 to Do your doctors/nurses/caregivers listen to you?

26 Mar 16
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"There is a large Facebook group devoted to Nightscout. Many parents are using it wit…"

Laddie replied Feb 8 to Nightscout

6 Feb 12
Reply by LizBa

"As others said, 0.5 is not that low a basal rate. I don't have any hourly rates that…"

Laddie replied Feb 2 to Pump User with Extremely Low Basal Rate - How low can you go?

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