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Healthcare reform in US and Diabetics...What do you know?

I have been watching C-SPAN the last few mornings to see what the "Elected Officials" are telling the people. From what I am learning, ever…

Started by Catherine in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

49 Aug 16, 2009
Reply by Patricia

FDA Issues Public Health Notification on Glucose Monitoring Technology (Accu-Chek Comfort Curve strips and Abbott's Freestyle test strips)

I found this article today: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today advised health care practitioners and patients against usin…

Started by tony in Diabetes News Forum

1 Aug 16, 2009
Reply by Patricia

Ping Pump or Injections?

Hello everyone, I’m new to this community but I really need advice on what to do for my 7 yr old son who has been type 1 for 4 yrs. His con…

Started by Kendra in Insulin Pump Users Forum

5 Aug 16, 2009
Reply by Brandon

Doctors, carb counting etc

Ive just been to my endo for the first time since my discharge from hospital following diagnosis. She was not pleased that im counting carb…

Started by Evamaria in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

16 Aug 15, 2009
Reply by nel

Where do you stick your omnipod?

Im just trying to figure out a more convenient place to put it.....

Started by Emily S in Insulin Pump Users Forum

2 Aug 15, 2009
Reply by Eric Rizzo

pro's and con's of the omni pod system

Hello all, I'm new to the forum/site and am on the fence about switching from shots tothe omni pod system.I was wondering if those of you w…

Started by dsg1987 in Insulin Pump Users Forum

5 Aug 15, 2009
Reply by Eric Rizzo

Animas Ping

Hello- I am fairly new to this site and am looking for info on the Animas Ping. I have been on a MM pump for the past 4 years and am curren…

Started by Jamie in Insulin Pump Users Forum

11 Aug 15, 2009
Reply by Jamie

Ah the Joys of Eating Out!

I LOVE eating out. I live in one of the best restaurant areas in the country. Many people I know are foodies and we socialize naturally ove…

Started by Zoe in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

2 Aug 15, 2009
Reply by Helmut


What type of therapy can be used to relieve foot pain, numbness, sharp pain, ect

Started by william Savignano in Diabetes Treatment, Cure

2 Aug 15, 2009
Reply by Sareln Pupkies


I am a new diabetic, have only been diabetic a little over year. I was diagnosed two days after my 20th birthday. I am now 21 and still lov…

Started by Heather Nicole in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

11 Aug 15, 2009
Reply by Pavlos




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