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voice in my pump

Hello all, I have noticed latly that whenever i press the light button of my pump it brings a strange sound. The pump is working well but…

Started by BEBO in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

24 Oct 17, 2009
Reply by Jennifer

target rate

my sons target is 100-120 but we hardly ever reach it. our in goal% for the last 7 days is only 20%. I have upped his basal rates and chang…

Started by tiffany in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

5 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Jan

arm site/tubing

Is it feasible to do an arm site with 23 in. tubing or would that become annoying very quickly?

Started by Alison in Insulin Pump Users Forum

8 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Alison

Freestyle Promise Program Saves You Money!!

I recently started on the Freestyle Promise program, where you can get up to $50 off, per month, the cost of your freestyle testing strips.…

Started by Mike in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

1 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Type1

Weight Watchers anyone...or similar?

Anybody use it? Have used it? Thinking about using it? Please provide your feedback, I am considering this program pretty seriously! Also…

Started by Paul Calhoun in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

14 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Natalie Town

High Blood Sugars....What's up?

Hi all: I normally have blood sugars pretty consistently in target (around 100 fasting, under 140 2 hours post prandial, around 120 at bedt…

Started by Zoe in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

6 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Omnipod! Day 3, I think the cannula is out but can't see!

There is condensation on the window. If I have to change this, I will be annoyed as the first pod only stayed in for a day ... this one as…

Started by Rebecca in Insulin Pump Users Forum

4 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Rebecca

sleeping disorder

once in 7-10 days i suffer from sleeping disorder, i remain awake for the whole night , Is it also due to D. some time if my sleep is distu…

Started by ravinder in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Teena

Quitting the CGMS

Hi there all, My Minimed CGMS is *never* accurate. I have tried everything: sensor placement/ replacing transmitters and sensors/tapes/ a…

Started by Ruth in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

29 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Type1

it is diwali celebrations

it diwali celebrations time in india , on this day lord RAMA returned to his native village from srilanka after killing king peo…

Started by ravinder in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

8 Oct 16, 2009
Reply by Judith




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