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Pump brand questions

I've been toying with the idea of getting a pump and my doctor and I talked about it today and I finally decided that I want to go on the p…

Started by Elizabeth

9 Sep 1, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth

Can't lose weight!!

So, I have been a diabetic since 1985 and a pump user for the past year. I quit smoking 5 years ago and immediately put on 30 pounds. I hav…

Started by Kelly

3 Aug 26, 2009
Reply by Marps

I want my Lot 8s back!

Since I heard about the recall, sent them my unused quicksets, and received the first batch of the new ones it's been nothing but trouble.…

Started by Pavlos

74 Aug 25, 2009
Reply by chris kennedy

omni pod??? YES or NO

my son mark was diagnosed with type 1 in april at the age of 9. we are currently doing the NPH and Humalog shots in the morning before brea…

Started by Dad of Mark

8 Aug 23, 2009
Reply by Lorraine

pro's and con's of the omni pod system

Hello all, I'm new to the forum/site and am on the fence about switching from shots tothe omni pod system.I was wondering if those of you w…

Started by dsg1987

5 Aug 15, 2009
Reply by Eric Rizzo

New Tubeless Mini Pump Approved

From This article originally posted 01 August, 2009 and appeared in Issue 480 Medingo Introduces Solo™ MicroPum…

Started by Gerri

5 Aug 5, 2009
Reply by Mark Hagen

What do I want/need? Pump, CGM, Pod?

Hello T 1's and their mommies (and daddies). I'm an old T1, a LADA, so I beg your time to help me make the right decision.. I'm a three yea…

Started by Maureen Nolan

32 Aug 5, 2009
Reply by Maureen Nolan

What helped your child make the first jab?

Hi, brave parents of kwds. What techniques were helpful in teaching your child to give her or his own insulin injection (or pump insertion)…

Started by Kelly Rawlings

15 Jul 31, 2009
Reply by Jen*

firefighting and diabetes

I do occasional wildland firefighting with my job, as a biologist, and wondering if any other diabetics were involved in the firefighting c…

Started by ginny-e

3 Jul 30, 2009
Reply by ginny-e

Has your dawn phenomenon changed?

I was wondering if anyone has had their dawn phenom change over time? When I first went on the pump in 1999 my midnight to 7AM basal looke…

Started by Mike Ratrie

5 Jul 28, 2009
Reply by Mike Ratrie




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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

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