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Food Menu for Omnipod

Any thoughts on this from the omni users? Does it help?

Started by Jon in Insulin Pump Users Forum

4 Oct 8, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Donating blood and plasma

Can people with diabetes or even on medication for thyroid problems donate blood or plasma?I use to donate blood in my late teens and I'm n…

Started by Rosalee Meade in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by Cathy Jacobson

Recently Diagnosed

Hello, my name is Melissa. I'm 26 years old and was recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. I have a 23 month old little boy and an 8 mont…

Started by Melissa Vossler in New to Diabetes?

9 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by Eric Hehr

Drinking with D: Diabetes and Alcohol

This weekend I was at a friends birthday, and as I poured my 3rd Vodka I rememembered (rather vaguely) something I read somewhere… Diabetic…

Started by Henry in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

26 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by Porter

Would You Switch to an Insulin Inhaler?

We ran an article this morning on Diabetes News Hound about a new type of inhaled insulin that supposedly acts more like insulin produced n…

Started by Christopher Frankie in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

2 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by Patricia

AM I more than 70 % RIGHT?

I take around 100ml to 150 ml ,daily with salad and around 100 gm roasted chicken or some time with fish OR 1 beer with 50 gm potato chips…

Started by ravinder in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

4 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by Terry Keelan

Your thoughts on our recent Fundraising Campaign

The fundraising campaign is over now. We raised a little over $4,400 through 85 donations. We want to thank all donors and everybody who h…

Started by Manny Hernandez in TuDiabetes News

36 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by Manny Hernandez

My pump covers my highs but not my meals

If I do a correction bolus it brings my bg back down to normal range, but when I bolus pre-meal even if I do it a little early it does not…

Started by Cathy in Insulin Pump Users Forum

16 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by Cathy

i don't feel well

can some one out there help me. Yesterday i nearly pasted out at the garage had to have a coke as i felt really ill no energy at all. Today…

Started by Bill Alexander in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

10 Oct 7, 2009
Reply by Teena

Newbie Pumper Confusion

Never having a pump before I’m just a little confused after meeting with the reps from Medtronic and Animas. My questions may seem foolish…

Started by Mark Gombrich in Insulin Pump Users Forum

17 Oct 6, 2009
Reply by FatCatAnna




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Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

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Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

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