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Chicago Area Research Study Type 1 Diabetes

We are looking for volunteers with type 1 diabetes who are between the ages of 18 and 40 years to participate in a research study at the Un…

Started by vanessa.hofer

2 on Thursday
Reply by Terry

Diabetes and traveling

I will be traveling to TX from SD in the next month. I've not traveled far since I've been on insulin injections (lantus and humalog) I am…

Started by sdkate

10 on Thursday
Reply by kdkuhnert

Foreign language

I have to admit that as a student of foreign languages both in college and HS, I failed. Since I needed it for graduation and certification…

Started by sdkate

2 Mar 23
Reply by sdkate

HELP: Lying Diabetes Resource Guide. How can I stop this destructive and damaging VEGAN PROPAGANDA?

So I recently found this "Diabetes Resource Guide, the Power to Heal Diabetes in Indian Country." Not only is it full of misinformation and…

Started by abra

9 Mar 22
Reply by Shadow

Men, how do you carry your diabetes supplies around with you?

I was just wondering how do you men carry your diabetes supplies around with you? For us women, it's pretty simple we can just put it all…

Started by Cayla

29 Mar 18
Reply by DrBB

the new levemir pen

I recently got a new prescription for levemir. It was different than the old pen design. The drum where you would "push" the plunger to del…

Started by Christalyn

12 Mar 17
Reply by Sam

SSI or SSDI (Social Security Disability)

Is there anybody on this form on SSI or SSDI for type 2 diabetes?

Started by missrobbie

21 Mar 6
Reply by furball64801

Viva Las Vegas!!: Diabetes Unconference March 13-15 2015

There was a flurry of activity about the Diabetes Unconference on FB yesterday so I figured I'd share the event here to chat about it. Are…

Started by acidrock23

65 Mar 2
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Prednisone -- I should know better

I have osteoarthritis in my fingers, to the point that my knuckles look like knots of red and points. They hurt from being swollen. I also…

Started by sdkate

3 Feb 28
Reply by jaxmeier

Would you ever date / marry someone with diabetes?

This is going to sound bad but, here goes ... I have type 1 diabetes and even though I have it and know the ins and outs of it, I could ne…

Started by Lana

99 Jan 21
Reply by mohe0001




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