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"No way your getting a IM injection with a 12mm syringe (a 12 mm needle is less than…"

JohnG replied Feb 18 to Insanity

21 Feb 18
Reply by Scott A

"You have received some very good advice....remember also that your meter has 20% or…"

JohnG replied Feb 18 to Struggling with Hypo-Unawareness – and confused as to why I would suffer from it

26 Feb 22
Reply by Holger Schmeken

"I was allergic to lantus and pretty much every injection got sore and left a painful…"

JohnG replied Feb 13 to Sore spot near insulin injection

2 Feb 13
Reply by Nell

"I have Neuropathy, I have lost no sensation in my feet. My nerves are damaged and re…"

JohnG replied Feb 13 to Neuropathy question

13 Feb 13
Reply by mohe0001

"You can also just take your pump off during your performance. Many pumpers take thei…"

JohnG replied Feb 11 to Insulin Pump as a Circus Performer??

10 Feb 25
Reply by Clare

"Yes I would check my BG in the middle of the night... when I used Lantus.I lost seve…"

JohnG replied Feb 2 to Night Checks?

33 Feb 5
Reply by Leah

"My Doctor has sent exception letters, and BCBS  responds with a letter that list 40…"

JohnG replied Jan 30 to boycott

36 Feb 18
Reply by MikeStarrWriter

"I can buy what you consider Big Brand on line for the same price that you can buy ch…"

JohnG replied Jan 29 to boycott

36 Feb 18
Reply by MikeStarrWriter

"I buy Bayer strips At Insurance Co (BCBS) will only pay for One touch bu…"

JohnG replied Jan 29 to boycott

36 Feb 18
Reply by MikeStarrWriter

"My brother and I are both Vietnam Vets and we are both insulin dependent...whats up…"

JohnG replied Jan 26 to Dept. of Veterans Affairs Support for CGMS

38 Jan 26
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