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"It would have been better if you had shared what your pre-meal BG was? I would consi…"

JohnG replied Dec 18, 2013 to Spiking after meals

6 Dec 18, 2013
Reply by Dave

"Yes, Medco for 10+ years, no problems. They ship to my office, and everyone knows to…"

JohnG replied Dec 15, 2013 to Insulin through the mail?

12 Dec 16, 2013
Reply by Piscesyin

"Sorry we all feel defeated from time to time.  A 158mg/dL... not to bad..;-) My firs…"

JohnG replied Dec 10, 2013 to I caved...

17 Dec 11, 2013
Reply by meee

"We have been waiting for years, if there was a Glucagon pin on the US market I think…"

JohnG replied Dec 5, 2013 to Mini Glucagon Pen?

2 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by meee

"I raised two children, and can't say that diabetes was even on my top 10 list until…"

JohnG replied Dec 4, 2013 to People with T1D who have children

9 Dec 4, 2013
Reply by Jennifer

"Before I started pumping I always kept my insulin in the fridge, I would keep my ope…"

JohnG replied Dec 2, 2013 to Why not refrigerate?

6 Dec 2, 2013
Reply by meee

"Your question: [ is incredibly tired a symptom of the diabetes?] "Yes it can be", es…"

JohnG replied Nov 27, 2013 to Symptoms

9 Nov 29, 2013
Reply by SMal

"Nope only Oatmeal............"

JohnG replied Nov 25, 2013 to Any experience with fibrate cholesterol-lowering drugs?

1 Nov 25, 2013
Reply by JohnG

"I'm sure your little-one will look better soon. When ones BG is out of control the b…"

JohnG replied Nov 25, 2013 to Dark circles around eyes

16 Nov 29, 2013
Reply by Terrie

"I had a long time employee that took Altace for many years, every morning about 9:00…"

JohnG replied Nov 25, 2013 to Going off Losartan: Anything else I can take instead?

19 Nov 26, 2013
Reply by Clare




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