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Omnipod newbie - Love it

Just wanted to say, that I am a newbie to the Pod. Started in September, and all I can say is I love this thing....I pumped for 5 years wit…

Started by Brandon in Insulin Pump Users Forum

6 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Christine

How did your endo convert you from MDI to Pumping

I have been wanting to make the jump to the Pump. My Dr has been working with me to change my MDI for about six months. He has been changin…

Started by DARGIRL in Insulin Pump Users Forum

4 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Christine

Why can't they clone or use stem cell research to grow a new pancreas and then give us transplants?

I was reading Marina C story that there are pancreas transplants. I had no idea, but it started me to thinking about is anyone researching…

Started by Peter in Alternative Ways of Treating Diabetes

2 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Joe_h

Back Pain (kidneys?)

So, I'm a diabetic without insurance currently, and haven't had it for the past 3 years or so. I make my insulin stretch way longer than I…

Started by Lisa in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

1 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Marcus

Yesterday, Living Cell Technologies announced the successful first implant of its DIABECELL® in Auckland.

what is this

Started by ravinder in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Don

Why oh why does Canada suck so bad at getting stuff...

I have been debating the idea about getting a pump for such a long time and the only reason i haven't is because i didn't like the idea of…

Started by Billy Williamson in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

11 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Billy Williamson

Forgot to Bolus and feeling kinda dumb about it...

The tital pretty much sums it up. I ate dinner around 7:30 then at aprox. 9:45 I thought about it that my pumps 2 hour bg reminder should m…

Started by Leanna in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Leanna

Dexcom Water proof to the extreme!!!!

ok... This is my first post to I have been diabetic for almost 25 years and so far have managed the disease very effective…

Started by Brian Wulff in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

4 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Brian Wulff

First Clues You're Going High?

For me, it's sweating. My body is so tuned to a certain "normal" that even if I start rising 10 pts over that, I'll start getting warm. If…

Started by Cheri in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

43 Nov 2, 2009
Reply by Raeco Donalds

Forbes Magazine - Americans Get Failing Grade on Diabetes Awareness

No kidding.

Started by Terry Keelan in Diabetes News Forum

1 Nov 2, 2009
Reply by Tom Goffe




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