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"Isn't that a Yumaca...?"

JohnG replied Dec 2, 2014 to Inspiration

6 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by Dave

"When I get up in the morning I correct with bolus insulin, maybe several small doses…"

JohnG replied Dec 2, 2014 to Exercise and Type 1 the morning blood sugar rise: SUGGESTIONS

8 Dec 31, 2014
Reply by Flynn Simon

"I use HypaFix just like the photo with a loop so pulling on tubing will not put any…"

JohnG replied Nov 30, 2014 to How do you tape your infusion set?

11 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by acidrock23

"Never go bare foot, get rid of the flip-flops. I tried all kinds of lotion and until…"

JohnG replied Nov 29, 2014 to Dry Heels

7 Dec 1, 2014
Reply by Cyclinglady

"I forgot to mention that I cannot ever remember anyone calling it (Adult-onset diabe…"

JohnG replied Nov 26, 2014 to Looking for information about Type 2 in the early 1970s

4 Nov 26, 2014
Reply by Marie B

"I'm familiar with type 2 in the late 60's/ early 70's. I had family with type 2 but…"

JohnG replied Nov 26, 2014 to Looking for information about Type 2 in the early 1970s

4 Nov 26, 2014
Reply by Marie B

"A old Glucagon kit holds 4...not very stylish but it's free. "

JohnG replied Nov 24, 2014 to Case to Carry Syringes

23 Nov 25, 2014
Reply by meee

"I think most insurance company's today will approve a CGM if it's a Medical necessit…"

JohnG replied Nov 17, 2014 to Better Insurance Companies for CGM Coverage?

15 Nov 17, 2014
Reply by Sandy

"I generally have a good solid plan for BG control but on holidays I just let the chi…"

JohnG replied Nov 14, 2014 to THANKSGIVING YUMMIES!!

15 Nov 26, 2014
Reply by Bonnie

"I took Oxycodone for almost a year, I cannot say the drug elevates my BG but I did h…"

JohnG replied Nov 7, 2014 to Anyone know if Oxycodone and/or Valium impact insulin absorption?

7 Nov 8, 2014
Reply by zzyzx




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