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Sharps Disposal

Where do you buy your Sharps Disposal Containers? Do you use other containers? And where do you dispose of them?

Started by Kathyann in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

19 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by Kathyann

Switch to pump?

I have been T1 for the past 6 month, A1c when daignosed was over 9. 3 months later it dropped to 8.1 and now in November it's 6.7. I have g…

Started by Aysha S. in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

8 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by Helmut

too much blood

I was changing my infusion set of my pump last night, I pulled it out like I normally do. went to the bathroom and looked in the mirror and…

Started by Kristen Rose in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

14 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Halloween is over so let's be honest - anyone else give in to temptation?

I'll fess up and admit to having a Kit Kat.

Started by Dori S in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

28 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by Kat

cold weather pumping

Do you wear your pump on a clip when outside in freezing weather? Should I keep the pump inside my coat? This will be the first winter wear…

Started by Sidney Partridge smile in Insulin Pump Users Forum

14 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by Maureen


i got a deep tissue massage today and it was wonderful. i've been told in the past that massages can be a good tool for diabetics to aid in…

Started by Amanda in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

9 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by Amanda

Smiths Medical is planning to discontinue manufacturing the Deltec Cozmo® insulin pump for direct sale http://www.delteccozmoupdat

Started by Stacey Nagel in Insulin Pump Users Forum

93 Dec 1, 2009

new OmniPod user

I would like to start a discussion about the new OmniPod. I just started last Monday Feb. 9th and so far it has been great - what freedom.…

Started by Carol in Insulin Pump Users Forum

24 Dec 1, 2009

Supernanny episode about family touched by type 1 diabetes - your thoughts

Yesterday, ABC's Supernanny showcased a family touched by type 1 diabetes. You can watch the whole episode (ironically sponsored by Di Gior…

Started by Manny Hernandez in Children with Diabetes Forum

22 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by snowangel66

Reporter seeking your advice for the newly diagnosed for a series of news articles

I'm a freelance medical reporter who writes for magazines, newspapers and various websites about many issues including diabetes and our hea…

Started by Karen Rafinski in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

32 Dec 1, 2009
Reply by DC Reporter




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