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hi there just wanting to know how people and their families cope with the illness.

hi there i'm janet i care 4 my twenty four year son who had diabetes and pancreatitis as well as severe learning is unabl…

Started by janet fallows in New to Diabetes?

9 Jul 22, 2009
Reply by Teena

Accu-Chek Combo!

Have any of you guys heard about this?? My doctor told me about it in code…

Started by die die my darling in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

5 Jul 22, 2009
Reply by Kristin

How many pumpers or non-pumpers are using Apidra?

I just started Apidra in my pump today and I am curious how many people are using it and how it is working for them. My endo told me that i…

Started by Dave in Insulin Pump Users Forum

75 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

Which meter do u use?

I was diagnosed in February of 2009.When I found out I had to call my insurance to see if they could send me a meter. Well of course the pe…

Started by Annette Campos in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

4 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by Glucoholic

Honeymooning Coming and going?

A post by Betty in the Insulin Dependency Reversing thread, prompted me to start this topic/discussion. She said, and I have NEVER EVER hea…

Started by JDavid in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

3 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by Betty

Very scared. How quickly can LADA come on

I'm very scared right now. I posted in the Pre-diabetes forums, but just today I've had a sudden spike in my BG readings. This morning my…

Started by Norma in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

22 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by Norma

Favorite 5g Glucose Treat for Hypoglycemia

What do you carry around with you to protect against hypoglycemias? I've tried a lot of stuff over the years and the only thing I don't ge…

Started by Erik Weitzel in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

39 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by Vicky Pearce

Ketones: when to worry?

So this morning my set change kinked and threw me into the high 200's. I changed the site again and took some insulin. I've never had a pro…

Started by Amanda in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

27 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

NYTimes, Jul 19, 2009: Standards Might Rise on Monitors for Diabetics

The following was featured in this morning's New York Times which suggests that FINALLY, the FDA could tighten standards on accuracy for bl…

Started by Scott Strumello in Diabetes News Forum

22 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by tony

Stress Related Highs

Anyone have stress drive their blood sugars through the roof? I was 127 post breakfast (the same ole breakfast I always eat) when work got…

Started by Gina Scala in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

13 Jul 21, 2009
Reply by Gina Scala




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Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

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