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International Distribution Agreement for OmniPod

Insulet and Ypsomed Sign International Distribution Agreement for the OmniPod Insulin Management System People with diabetes in certain Eu…

Started by TuDiabetes Administration in Diabetes News Forum

2 Jan 6, 2010
Reply by Robin M

Active Insulen

Hello dear all, Just want to ask about the active insulin in the pump. Yesterday i checked my bg after 2 hrs of lunch it was 135 but there…

Started by BEBO in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

5 Jan 6, 2010
Reply by carolyne hart

Do you live with diabetes or suffer from it?

I was just reading an article which made the statement "suffered from diabetes." I always get angry when I read this kind of wording. I liv…

Started by Cara in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

35 Jan 6, 2010
Reply by Osob

To hide or not to hide?

Just curious, I've had alot of people mention my pump and tubing to me as I wear it usually on my jeans pocket, usually, saying something a…

Started by Elizabeth in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

53 Jan 6, 2010
Reply by Michele

My wife has a small crack on her heel. What can she do?

Greetings: Recently, my wife and I went out on a very long walk (over two hours). This may have been a mistake. When we got home and I exa…

Started by Marad Assukkeri in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

9 Jan 6, 2010
Reply by Teena


my blood sugar always seems to be high, and my A1C is just awful. When I do check my blood sugar very often, and eat descent foods my blood…

Started by Marina! in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

24 Jan 5, 2010
Reply by Domo!

CGM without Pump

Hello, hope you can help. Trying to get my a1c down (currently 7.4) and looking at option of dexcom or similar system CGM. I live in UK so…

Started by Chris UK in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

16 Jan 5, 2010
Reply by Helmut


How long do you need high blood sugars in order to get ketones? Kind of an odd question.. I've been having issues with my pump, that are ge…

Started by Sloane in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

2 Jan 5, 2010
Reply by Gerri

Dexcom 7+ Signal

Hi, Looking to start using the dexcom7+ soon as have heard some great reports. Is there any reassurances on the frequency from transmitter.…

Started by Chris UK in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

1 Jan 5, 2010
Reply by Helmut

I need chocolate!!!! <g>

Been a really good boy since my diagnosis last July. I have tried the extra dark chocolate, and its okay, not great, and really breaks the…

Started by John Brush in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

9 Jan 5, 2010
Reply by Kristin




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