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All Discussions Tagged 'Children' (9)

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There was a new kid on the block...she came in making a big splash in 2010, and nothing much has been heard from her since. You know who I'…

Started by Linda G

24 Jan 2, 2014
Reply by Marie B

JDRF Announces Delegates for its 2013 Children’s Congress

Washington, D.C., April 22, 2013 – Approximately 150 children and teenagers throughout the United States, and several from around the world…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

1 Apr 24, 2013
Reply by Marie B

Lilly Diabetes celebrates six years of scholarship support for American Diabetes Association diabetes summer camps by sending 90 children to camp in 2013

Opportunity for children with diabetes from families in need to learn self-management skills in a fun and safe environment News Highlights…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Feb 14, 2013

Question re: CGM Approval for T1 Child

Question for parents of T1 kids who use a CGM here in the U.S. - did you experience any issues/problems getting insurance approval for your…

Started by MyBustedPancreas

0 Oct 11, 2012

Meters and Insulin at School - Advice for a Friend

Ok, it has been a long time since I was in school and a lot has changed. I have a question for parents of T1 kids out there. A colleague of…

Started by MyBustedPancreas

12 Aug 28, 2012
Reply by MyBustedPancreas

Minimed versus Omnipod?

Hi everyone, Trying to decide on an insulin pump. Minimed versus Omnipod? Any opinions from anyone using either is appreciated. What do…

Started by Jodil

1 Oct 19, 2011
Reply by Kate

Is there anyone from the Chicago Land Area here?

Hi :) My name is Julie and I am the mother of a very brave 8 year old T1 son named Logan. Logan was dx'd on December 12, 2006, about 1,307…

Started by Julie

8 Aug 23, 2010
Reply by Jonah

New 2 Pumping - Knot at Infusion Site

My daughter just completed a saline trial with the Ping Pump last week. 5 days later she still has a slight bruise and a knot about the siz…

Started by Brandy Ryan

2 Jul 15, 2009
Reply by William

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




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