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Should Diabetes be considered a disability?

I am so tired of hearing everyone say, oh you have diabetes. Yeah, I have family that are diabetecs. but they eat everything!! People take…

Started by Gabriel

10 Jun 18, 2009
Reply by rainbowgoddess

CWD's Friends For Life 2009

CWD's Friends for Life is just around the corner, and I was wondering who else might be coming. Last year was amazing, so I am looking for…

Started by Mandy

2 Jun 14, 2009
Reply by Danielle

The "oPod"

I love my "oPod" and yes all you Omnipod users we need to make this the new name for it. I think its just as innovative as the iPod. It is…

Started by Gabriel

10 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Melissa Lee

"Parents in Diabetes Prayer Death to Face Charges"

Did anyone else hear about this? I almost started CRYING once i read this in my local newspaper! This is not the original article from the…

Started by Carly!

2 May 25, 2009
Reply by Sophie

Are you a Type1 and Type2 diabetic? Does that make you a Type3?

I have found out that I am a type1 and type2 diabetic. This means I do not produce insulin and I am resitant to Insulin. So I take a lot of…

Started by Gabriel

10 May 24, 2009
Reply by Suzanne

Ominipod VS exercise... Is it really works???

Hi every one, I have been using Omnipod since March 2009 (1 Month ago) it really change my Type 1 Diabetic life... was good but now it's so…

Started by D. Martis

13 May 6, 2009
Reply by tony

Realizing The Good: Who Or What Makes You Say "Thank You"?

I am thankful many, many things. I am thankful for many people in my life. I am thankful for the animals I have, they make me laugh and bri…

Started by Barbara M

2 Apr 7, 2009
Reply by Christina

Diabetes April Fool's Contest today!!

Send us your April Fool funnies for a chance to win a copy of Haidee Merritt's new book: "One Lump or Two: Things that Suck About Diabetes"…

Started by Amy Tenderich

8 Apr 1, 2009
Reply by Yvonne

Is diabetes considered a disability?

Isn't type 1 diabetes considered a disability under the "Americans with Disabilities Act?" Because my college will not acknowledge my diabe…

Started by Demonicyouth

13 Mar 29, 2009
Reply by Ahmad

Building a Promise Revolution

Cyclebetes was founded on one man’s promise and it inspired millions of others. It seems promises can be pretty powerful! We asked- What a…

Started by Grant Daisley

1 Mar 25, 2009
Reply by Grant Daisley




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