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"I have used both the Dexcom and the Medtronic, and the Dexcom is far superior. I hav…"

Melitta replied on Friday to CGM Alone

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Reply by mikep

"Hi Marty: The insulins of today are thankfully so much better than the insulins of 3…"

Melitta replied on Thursday to New LADA, question about treatment if BG is well controlled

16 on Thursday
Reply by Swimmer

"Hi Marty50: Welcome to the adult-onset Type 1 club! It's not a very exclusive club,…"

Melitta replied Mar 23 to New LADA, question about treatment if BG is well controlled

16 on Thursday
Reply by Swimmer

"Sounds like you are doing great, congrats! That is really amazing progress in a mont…"

Melitta replied Mar 23 to New Canadian!

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Reply by pileobunnies

"Hi Elena: Pedicure, yay! I would get more, but I don't always have the time/make the…"

Melitta replied Mar 23 to Pedicure, yay or nay?

20 3 hours ago
Reply by Randy

"Niccolo, congratulations on your determination getting you to a correct diagnosis. I…"

Melitta replied Mar 16 to insurance just approved MODY genetic testing!

111 Mar 20
Reply by niccolo

"Hi Carro: You haven't posted to this thread since February 11, how are you doing? I…"

Melitta replied Mar 12 to What does it all mean?

14 Mar 13
Reply by Pat

"Pre-diabetes can be pre Type 1 diabetes, and most likely is in a young, active child…"

Melitta replied Mar 10 to Questions about 4 year old with pre diabetes diagnosis

20 Mar 11
Reply by Dave

"You may be autoantibody negative now, but the question is what was your autoantibody…"

Melitta replied Mar 7 to Antibody Negative Type 1

11 on Thursday
Reply by Sportster

"Parrformance, that is crazy that you were denied continuing the Dex due to "too good…"

Melitta replied Feb 19 to rapid onset Type 1 diabetes in adults

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