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Experience Switching to Paleo Diet

Disclaimer: I am not preaching or saying this is what you should do even though it has been very helpful for controlling my sugars. I just…

Started by DFresh

11 on Sunday
Reply by Buckley83

FDA's New Guidance on Blood Glucose Test Strips | A Sweet Life

Written by Catherine Price of ASweetLife.org It’s difficult to make the FDA’s new guidance on blood glucose test strips sound sexy, but I’…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

7 Feb 4
Reply by Richmatik

Glucose tabs aka sugar pills

has anyone else tried the Up&Up(target brand)grape flavor? they're kinda crazy!!

Started by merileepearl

6 Dec 16, 2013
Reply by Piscesyin

T1 and marijuana

I've read several articles discussing the effects of marijuana on blood glucose. From my experiences, I've never seen a rise or decrease in…

Started by Jack

52 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by Leah

CGM's with medical card.

I've been looking at getting a cgm but i only have medical card of Illinois. It seems it doesn't cover much. Does anyone know of a cgm it w…

Started by Misfit223

1 Nov 13, 2013
Reply by Kristi

Dexcom?

I am now seriously considering a CGM, and have heard great things about the Dexcom. I did 2 trials with the medtronic guardian, but I hated…

Started by T1Teen

2 Oct 19, 2013
Reply by Shawn

What would you like to know about CGM? Post your interview questions for Dr. Francine Kaufman

On Friday, January 11th, Francine Ratner Kaufman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer for Medtronic Diabetes, will be appearing live on the TuDiabe…

Started by Emily Coles

31 Oct 6, 2013
Reply by shoshana27

any good cheap glucose meters / strips?

Last month at the hospital I got a freebie Freestyle Lite from an endocrinologist.  I've been using it ever since, but the strips are on th…

Started by DanK

33 Sep 10, 2013
Reply by Scott A

Accu-Chek Supplies

So I've recently got on the Accu-chek combo insulin pump. My insurance paid for this 100% no problem. It even covers all of the usual pump…

Started by ashleypfuntner

7 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by Matthew Yarbrough

What's Your Favorite Glucose Meter?

So my meter (my first) is a one touch mini. Like it fine but it is seriously inaccurate. Getting a new one even if I have to buy it persona…

Started by Nosweettea

18 Jul 1, 2013
Reply by guitarnut

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