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Insulin question!

I recently switched from using insulin pens to pumping. So far, so good--I'm in better control than I have been in a long while! Here's my…

Started by literaryweasel

8 Mar 24, 2010
Reply by Nell

How Can I Get Where I Need to Be? I HATE THIS STUPID DISEASE...

Hello all... I don't know how exactly to breech this topic but to really just dive right in... I'm 25 y.o.... been diabetic since the age…

Started by C.J. Baker

46 Mar 24, 2010
Reply by KimKat

Using an AED re: a pump or a cgm ????

Last night I took a certification class for CPR and using an AED (mobile defibrilator) device..   In order to guarantee correct readings th…

Started by Stuart

5 Mar 19, 2010
Reply by C.J. Baker

Project Insulin Pump

April 1st is my first pump (april fool's day:/)     i want the OmniPod sooooooooooo bad. i don't like the idea of tubing. if i can't get th…

Started by Sadie Mae

11 Mar 17, 2010
Reply by Sarah Kay

Pump supplies for Cozmo pump

My CDE said she had some supplies to start me up on the Cozmo again.  Just to see if pumping is problem or OmniPod is problem.  What she ha…

Started by Marcia

3 Mar 6, 2010
Reply by Kristin

Any other pumping lifeguards?

I got a job as a lifeguard this summer and I wear a minimed pump. Been pumping for 10+ yrs and usually when I go swimming I just take it of…

Started by Kayla

4 Mar 4, 2010
Reply by MaiaJane

Chaning the infusion site every 3 days

So all the literature..and lectures says to change sets no longer than every 3 days 1, 2,, day three it comes out and a new one does…

Started by Denise Bevard

18 Mar 4, 2010
Reply by PattiM

What kind do you use?

When I was first dx with D at age 9, it started with one huge meter (or it seemed so to me), one "poker", and individually wrapped strips,…

Started by Candace

1 Mar 2, 2010
Reply by Emmy

Blood in the ring/base of the cannula

I've had a few blood-filled cannulas in my 9 or so months of pumping but I just saw that this time the blood has made it past the cannula a…

Started by Pavlos

8 Feb 25, 2010
Reply by Joseph Schmuck


Okay so it's been about 2.5 months since diagnosis of type. I'm honeymooning, so I'm told. I take 5U of lantus at night and that's all. My…

Started by Tim G

12 Feb 22, 2010
Reply by Kelly Rawlings




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