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For Women w T1 - Question Regarding Infections

My daughter is a freshman in college & she went to a small school 5 hours from home. She just turned 18, diagnosed at 14 as a high scho…

Started by samsmom

29 8 hours ago
Reply by samsmom

New retrospective data showed empagliflozin reduced A1C, body weight and markers of abdominal fat in adults with type 2 diabetes

See full press release HERE. RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, November 17, 2014 – Empagliflozin tablets reduced hemoglobin A1C (a measu…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 on Tuesday

Infusion Set Site: Blood Beneath

So I have the tandem insulin pump and currently have a cannula attached to my left side. Today I noticed there is a bit of blood seeping in…

Started by DFresh

9 Nov 2
Reply by Anthony

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

12 Nov 1
Reply by acidrock23

DHF Wants To Know About You!

The Diabetes Hands Foundation Facebook page should represent those touched by diabetes a little more. Thats why we need your help! Please l…

Started by Desiree

1 Oct 27
Reply by Emily Coles

Nathan at MGH misinforms on PBS

I am hearing David Nathan, MD, Director of Diabetes Center, Massachusetts General Hospital say that: Type 1 is juvenile or childhood diabet…

Started by Nell

47 Oct 11
Reply by artwoman

bridging the messaging gap? type 1, type 2

hey everyone. I have a question for you. What kind of messaging would work effectively to bridge the gap between type 1 and type 2? should…

Started by MarinaTheBetes

9 Oct 8
Reply by artwoman

Do You Hide Your Diabetes?

For many years after my diagnosis in 1945, I did not know another diabetic. I mentioned my disease to a couple of friends when I was a teen…

Started by Richard157

20 Oct 2
Reply by makeupgirl08

Is it safe if insulin pump passes through scanners?

I have heard that insulin pump should not pass through scanners as they can malfunction. Does anybody in this forum has any knowledge/exper…

Started by SweetBaby

24 Sep 17
Reply by Wanderingbookworm

Poem: To Love a Diabetic

To love a diabetic is to be a doctor. It means helping her to remember her medications. It means driving her for an hour to the only 24 hou…

Started by Marps

36 Sep 14
Reply by Zoe

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