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Glucometer Recycling & Generic Test Strips

I've been collecting old glucometers / blood glucose monitors and broken insulin pumps for recycling through my service over…

Started by Patrick Hebert

13 May 10, 2013
Reply by Jaybyrd

Low Blood Sugar...

When I consume something to raise my blood sugar after having a low one, my mouth often tingles and everything tastes gross for about fifte…

Started by CharleyBee

7 Feb 28, 2013
Reply by Stemwinder (Gary)

eating right before bed?

I have noticed that when I eat right before bed (and bolus correctly), I almost always wake up with high BG. I suspect that the role of act…

Started by Brandon Burkhardt

15 Dec 19, 2012
Reply by Jethro

Questions about meter accuracy

Hi everyone, I'm a recently diagnosed T2 and I have a couple of "newbie" questions. (First for all - I hope this is the correct way to post…

Started by alfazed

8 Dec 1, 2012
Reply by alfazed

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

Why do we get up in the middle of the night?

A friend of mine asked me recently if I still get up in the middle of the night to check our children’s BG numbers? My answer was only if w…

Started by Tom, Diabetes Dad

3 Sep 19, 2012
Reply by jrtpup

Wrong Readings???????

In my pursuit of cutting my diabetes supply cost, I've purchased a meter called TRUEtrack. The strips are almost $50 less than what I usua…

Started by

22 Sep 8, 2012
Reply by Leah

Checking blood sugar in public

Has anyone encountered any issues with checking their blood sugar or their kids blood sugar in public. There is a close family member who s…

Started by Jodil

65 Sep 7, 2012
Reply by Jay

Glucagon Survey

Complete this survey for a chance to win an iPad and gift cards! Please take a survey to help researchers understand hypoglycemia (low bloo…

Started by Emily Coles

45 Jun 21, 2012
Reply by Stuart

Insulin Pump Low Glucose Suspend Deemed Safe in New Study

For American diabetes survivors who use an insulin pump with a continuous glucose monitor (or CGM) we have been waiting for the introductio…

Started by Tom Goffe

3 Jun 4, 2012
Reply by nel




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