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A pill treatment for Type-1 diabetes?

Now, new research published in the June issue of the European Journal of Pharmacology shows that the drug might be able to slow the progres…

Started by John Smith in Diabetes Treatment, Cure

1 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Anna

I Am Joining The Joslin Medalist Group/ My Sister's Letter

The Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston gives medals to diabetics who have lived with their diabetes for 50 and 75 years. They also provide ce…

Started by Richard157 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

21 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Melissa Warren

Did You Know....???

Have you ever had one of those WOW moments when you heard or read something about diet, food, or D that you didn't know but when you heard…

Started by Sareln Pupkies in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

16 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Gerri


I saw my endo for the second time and she finally confirmed my diagnosis as Type 1. I asked her if she wasn't using Type 1.5 because it is…

Started by Zoe in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

39 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth Hitchcock

Insulin sensitivty and intimacy

I started on my insulin pump just under 2 months ago and I can now track my insulin sensitivity based on my basals and temp basal adjustmen…

Started by John Smith in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Do you ever forget?

When we were in Paris, V forgot to take his digestive enzyme at lunch (no pancreas) which made him unable to eat dinner. He had to eat suga…

Started by Katie Zeller in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

6 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

Rather Odd Question...

Hi folks! I got a call from my mom this morning, letting me know she was on her way to the store to put together a care package of sorts fo…

Started by Diabolical Diabetic in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

10 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

checking for keytones

At a recent trip to the doctor they recommended that I check for keytones when I'm high. Personally Ive never seen the point of it, when I…

Started by Laura Woon in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

10 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

how many times a day do you test your blood sugar?

i was testing 8-10 times a day but im starting not to be able to feel my lows so its gonna have to go up especially on workout days

Started by mike in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

22 Aug 9, 2009
Reply by mike

advice for a dad

I have a friend with a non compliant 18 year old that was diagnosed 5 years ago. He has been trying to convince his son to go on a pump and…

Started by Pam Biesiada in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

4 Aug 9, 2009
Reply by Pam Biesiada




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →

An Open Letter from @AskManny, @DiabetesHF to @NYTRosenthal, @NYTimes

Dear Ms. Rosenthal: I am a person living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 30. I am also the President and co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at connecting and mobilizing the diabetes community. Seeing Read on! →

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