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All Discussions Tagged 'type' (393)

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MDI or insulin pump -- which do you prefer?

My friend just called -- her doctor wants to put her on an insulin pump with a CGM. She's all for it because she's into gadgets and stuff,…

Started by Alicia

32 Apr 7
Reply by OhioGuy33

What do you say to someone who was just diagnosed with diabetes?

I tried asking this question at another diabetes forum, but as luck would have it, I can't log back into my acct. So, I'm going to ask it h…

Started by Alicia

37 Apr 7
Reply by Timbeak48

What do you eat before a workout?

The other day, my boyfriend pointed out that I look a little squishy in the middle. (Gotta love that, right?!) But, he's right, I have gain…

Started by Alicia

7 Apr 7
Reply by Alicia

Lyrica is making me suicidal!

My doctor prescribed Lyrica for nerve pain a while ago. My nerve pain was so bad, I couldn't breathe! I was surprised at how quickly the Ly…

Started by Alicia

34 Apr 7
Reply by Dave

How do you tell your family you have diabetes?

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was just a kid, so I didn't have to tell my mother I had diabetes -- she was there when the doc…

Started by Alicia

4 Apr 6
Reply by Alicia

What's a good blood glucose meter for a newly diagnosed diabetic?

My best friend was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and you can imagine how overwhelmed she's feeling right now, she's got so much i…

Started by Alicia

8 Apr 6
Reply by swisschocolate

What's a thoughtful gift to give a friend who's recently been diagnosed with diabetes?

My best friend was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes last week. She's taking it pretty hard. I'd like to buy her a gift to make her feel bette…

Started by Alicia

20 Apr 6
Reply by Alicia

What's the best shoes for diabetic neuropathy?

I've had type 1 diabetes for a very long time now and the complications started about 2 years into the diagnosis. I used to love shopping f…

Started by Alicia

12 Apr 5
Reply by Alicia

What's your favorite diabetes app?

I'm putting a diabetes blog together for my best friend who was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. She's all about gadgets and has a…

Started by Alicia

8 Apr 5
Reply by Alicia

What's a good name for a diabetes blog?

My best friend was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes last week and is really bummed. I wanted to get her a thoughtful gift (see my other discu…

Started by Alicia

2 Apr 4
Reply by Alicia




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