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Power outages and insulin

We had a wind storm here last night and power got knocked out for large swaths of the city. My power was out from about 11 PM until almost…

Started by Jen

7 23 hours ago
Reply by meee

Active woman (tennis, golf, yoga, Pilates, etc.) needs advice on pump choice

I've been using a Medtronic Paradigm pump for 10 years, and my latest one is long out of warranty. (Still have an old back-up pump, though.…

Started by Gamin

26 Oct 19
Reply by Nell

How am I GAINING weight?

I've been watching what I eat, using Myfitnesspal app, and going to the gym (although am limited to what I can do because I recently hurt m…

Started by jesikabeth

30 Oct 17
Reply by mohe0001

New Accu Chek Aviva EXPERT Meter with bolus calculator

Has anyone received yet the new Aviva Expert meter that has a bolus calculator similar to those used in pumps? The FDA has approved it and…

Started by SPICYSMOM

3 Oct 13
Reply by Kelly

Dawn Syndrome?

Hey guys, So, I've been getting big blood sugar spikes that start when I wake up (8am) until I bolus for lunch (1:00). Post meal BG also re…

Started by mohe0001

28 Oct 10
Reply by mohe0001

Can you change from Type 2 to Type 1?

I've always wondered if when a person that has Type 2 diabetes ends up going on insulin, no longer producing any of their own,when medicati…

Started by Susan Lopez

81 Oct 9
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Type 1 and insulin resistant

My Endo thinks I might be insulin resistant. I have been type 1 for 23 years. My current basal rates (tslim pump) range from 1.8 to 2.4 uni…

Started by duckatect

5 Oct 9
Reply by makeupgirl08

Humalog vs Apidra

Hey everyone. I just got my apidra savings card and got some free apidra! My question is...is there a difference between the two as far as…

Started by adam nash

7 Oct 8
Reply by Michelle

starting new insulin plan and scared!

It's been 8.5 years of being diabetic and having dr's and diabetes specialists trying to get me to give shots before I eat. The diabetes ha…

Started by hb

30 Oct 8
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Seeking Opinions about Using Humalog, Novolog, or Apidra in the Pump

Hi there, I'm diagnosed with type 1, but I've been using Humulin-R in my pump (the U-500 strength) for the past four years. I suppose you c…

Started by catendo

15 Oct 3
Reply by Mitch

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