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My Magic Elixer - SYMLIN

I intend to blog about this, but just want to share that, for me, Symlin has been the answer to the weight gain and increased insulin resis…

Started by Cheri in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

16 Oct 22, 2009
Reply by Cheri

Medtronic's handling of the Lot 8 Recall: Share your thoughts

I keep seeing more and more people share issues about the Minimed Lot 8 infusion set recall. It's unbelievable how poorly the recall proces…

Started by Manny Hernandez in Insulin Pump Users Forum

15 Oct 22, 2009
Reply by rick (aka: #blankieboy)

Negative Correction Factor?

I recently experienced a couple of low BG--56 and 47. The 47 deserves a YIKES! I felt pretty creepy. Both of these happened when I waited t…

Started by Janice in Insulin Pump Users Forum

17 Oct 22, 2009
Reply by Janice

Who supports you and your diabetes?

I went to my endo today and he asked me who helps support me with my daily diabetes issues. I had to honestly tell him "no one". Just me. H…

Started by Julie in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

17 Oct 22, 2009
Reply by Brunetta

Have you tried MM Transmitter Patch?

Anyone ordered a box of the adhesive transmitter patches for the MM CGMS sensors? Just wondering if they work well enough to NOT need a pro…

Started by Patricia in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

5 Oct 21, 2009
Reply by Jim

Anyone w/ experience switching warranty on a pump to someone else?

Recently got a 1 year old pump as a donation. When the original owner contacted MiniMed/Medtronic they said it would cost me $495 to switch…

Started by Patricia in Insulin Pump Users Forum

4 Oct 21, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

Hypo Question - have any of you experienced this?

As I was walking to the train this morning, I started feeling my BG get really low very suddenly. It's hard to describe but this is the 2nd…

Started by Rachelle in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

11 Oct 21, 2009
Reply by Baby Tee

Please explain low ISIG values on the MM CGMS:)

I just inserted a new sensor and it will not work...keeps alarming (Lost Sensor, Bad Sensor) and the ISIG values are below 5! I started on…

Started by Patricia in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

18 Oct 21, 2009
Reply by Patricia

at diagnosis

were any of you put on just the long acting insulin?

Started by MelissaM in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

11 Oct 21, 2009
Reply by Dr Michael Hill

The Holidays and controling your sugar

How many of you out there can resist temptation with all the good food during the holidays.The pies,the candy,the starches.I can resist som…

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

2 Oct 21, 2009
Reply by Rosalee Meade




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