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diabetes and emotional trauma

Hello all. This is a difficult and heavy topic, that takes a lot of honesty. I can't say for certain that it is everyones truth, but I can…

Started by MarinaTheBetes

57 Oct 15
Reply by v/prediabetic

Weight and BS control; carb amounts and the nutritionist,

I will admit I am a stubborn person when it comes to what I think I need and want. For Over 20 years I weight over 250 lbs. Even before my…

Started by sdkate

28 Sep 4
Reply by sdkate

Looking for ideas and resources

I am looking for ideas and resources concerning health care. For the last 20 years I have been disabled, receiving SSI and Medicaid. In the…

Started by sdkate

5 Jul 9
Reply by twinchick

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

3 Jul 1
Reply by mlebois

Olmesartan: FDA Review Finds Cardiovascular Risks for Diabetics Not Conclusive

Olmesartan: FDA Review Finds Cardiovascular Risks for Diabetics Not Conclusive Includes: Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, Tribenzor, and Generic…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Jun 25

Monthly Medical Costs and Insurance Options

So, I already signed up for medical coverage with through the Covered California website and selected Blue Shield of California. I put toge…

Started by DFresh

0 Jun 18

What is the right method for Extended Bolusing?

So, I just got a Tandem T Slim Pump hooked up today to help being T1. Everybody says one of the cool things about it is that you can do ext…

Started by DFresh

6 May 2
Reply by Terry

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

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