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ACA Insurance Coverage: From Syringes to Pump

I am a 29 year old T1 diabetic. For a long time I have been uninsured and had been injecting with syringes and vials since it was the cheap…

Started by DFresh

2 on Wednesday
Reply by SugarFreed

Relocating Overseas - Middle Schooler Type 1

Hi All, There's a possibility that our family will have the amazing opportunity to relocate to Paraguay for approx. 6 months sometime over…

Started by eno14

0 Jan 20

A diabetes project...AND I NEED YOUR HELP!

A few weeks ago I came on here and talked about a kickstarter fundraising thing I was doing to get funding for a photo project involving di…

Started by TheDiabetesHero

2 Jan 8
Reply by Piscesyin

Diabetes and depression: The impact of this widespread disease on the brain is often overlooked

(Medical Xpress)— The complications of uncontrolled diabetes are well recognized: nerve damage, kidney disease, blindness, and circulation…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

2 Sep 25, 2013
Reply by lotsofshots

Pretty cool survey by HealthCareDIY

Started by Emily Coles

4 Jul 29, 2013
Reply by Emily Coles

Bipolar disorder and Type 1 diabetes

I'm wondering does anyone else have bipolar disorder and Type 1 diabetes? Have you had problems managing your diabetes and bipolar disorder…

Started by Cherise

18 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by Judy

New Evidence Review: Diabetes + Untreated Depression = Increased Risk of Death

People living with diabetes who also have untreated depression are at increased risk of death, according to a recent evidence review in Gen…

Started by CFAH

0 Mar 1, 2013

dia-cide... ("suicide" by diabetes)

There are many stories here and elsewhere of those who have "given-up", quite literally people who quit being diabetics or even acknowledgi…

Started by Stuart

131 Feb 23, 2013
Reply by Stuart

What is your number health 1 goal for 2013?

  2013!       What is your number one health goal for 2013?  

Started by Emmy

13 Feb 7, 2013
Reply by Emmy

Anyone know of orgs in India to help a T1 girl in orphanage?

Hi everyone, A coworker of mine recently spent two weeks volunteering at a girl's orphanage in Greater Noida, India (rural Dehli). There sh…

Started by Kelly

2 Nov 7, 2012
Reply by Marie

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