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The "oPod"

I love my "oPod" and yes all you Omnipod users we need to make this the new name for it. I think its just as innovative as the iPod. It is…

Started by Gabriel

10 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by Melissa Lee

Are you a Type1 and Type2 diabetic? Does that make you a Type3?

I have found out that I am a type1 and type2 diabetic. This means I do not produce insulin and I am resitant to Insulin. So I take a lot of…

Started by Gabriel

10 May 24, 2009
Reply by Suzanne

Anyone see this MSNBC article about type 2 diabetes?

"Beating diabetes: Some do, but are they cured? Scientists plan to study patients who control their blood sugar, kick meds" http://www.msnb

Started by Pubsgal

9 May 9, 2009
Reply by Eric Kim

Ominipod VS exercise... Is it really works???

Hi every one, I have been using Omnipod since March 2009 (1 Month ago) it really change my Type 1 Diabetic life... was good but now it's so…

Started by D. Martis

13 May 6, 2009
Reply by tony

health insurance

help. we lose our health insurance at the end of the month because the company my husband works for has gone out of business and we can't g…

Started by charlotte and thomas

8 May 6, 2009
Reply by Laura

C-Peptide, Type 1 or 2 Confusion...does it really matter?

brief hx: I was dx with diabetes in October 2007 and I guess my doctors are still trying to figure out what type I am. My question is--does…

Started by Anita

21 Apr 21, 2009
Reply by Duncan

Weight Loss Retreat for T2 Women

I wanted to make you aware of a program that sounds like it could be a great opportunity for some of the members of our site. It is a week-…

Started by Emily

4 Apr 20, 2009
Reply by Blackmajik Womban

Is diabetes considered a disability?

Isn't type 1 diabetes considered a disability under the "Americans with Disabilities Act?" Because my college will not acknowledge my diabe…

Started by Demonicyouth

13 Mar 29, 2009
Reply by Ahmad

Building a Promise Revolution

Cyclebetes was founded on one man’s promise and it inspired millions of others. It seems promises can be pretty powerful! We asked- What a…

Started by Grant Daisley

1 Mar 25, 2009
Reply by Grant Daisley

Life insurance with type 1. Experience - good, bad, ugly or indifferent?

As a type 2 the prospect of getting a real life insurance quote (not the accidental death sort) was daunting given a history of "uncontroll…

Started by Stephen Butterworth

21 Mar 11, 2009
Reply by Elaine




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