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Fast Acting Carbs aren't fast

Does anyone have a problem when going low that fast acting carbs take 30 - 60 minutes to kick in? If I take fast acting carbs for a low, an…

Started by Brad Ringer in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

12 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Gerri

When to do a correction

My 11 year old daughter is on a cosmo pump and the Dr. told us not to do a correction unless her BG is above 250. Her target is 120 and she…

Started by Jamie Woodruff in Insulin Pump Users Forum

5 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Mike

How do you decide what is bolus-worthy?

With the holidays just around the corner, I'm doing a brief survey to find out how ya'll decide what to indulge in. Do you indulge in ever…

Started by Allison Nimlos in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

7 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Meghan

Listen up, doc! Your forms are ugly.

An open letter to my endo clinic: I work really hard on my diabetes management. I am delighted when those efforts result in an on-target A…

Started by Kelly Rawlings in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

5 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Kelly Rawlings

Solo insulin pump

Anyone get their sample of the new Medingo (Solo) tubeless insulin pump yet? I got mine in the mail today. Pretty impressive at first glanc…

Started by David in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

2 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Sophie

A1c Monitor

Has anyone had experience with the A1cNow Inview Monitor or the Cholestech GDX A1c Test Cassettes? I found them here

Started by R. Kane in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 Oct 29, 2009

Restaurant Tips

My daughter was dx just a few weeks ago. My wife had a commitment last night and my daughter wanted to go out to eat. Her choice of restaur…

Started by Larry D in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

21 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by jodiiiii


My name is Kristen. I've had diabetes for 8 years now. I am totally unmanaged. My A1c is around 12%- extremely to high. I need some advice…

Started by Kristen Rose in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

6 Oct 29, 2009
Reply by Erin Ball

question - how many carbs do you count for an apple??

I usually count 20 but my bs ends up being high afterwards... so for a normal sized golden delicious would it be more like 30? random ques…

Started by snowangel66 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

17 Oct 28, 2009
Reply by Jan

Am I overreacting here?

The other night one of my roommates thought it would be funny to hide my insulin and test kit. I didn't spend too long looking for it and I…

Started by Samantha in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

22 Oct 28, 2009
Reply by Erin Ball




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