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Independence Blue Cross PA - One Touch/AccuCheck no longer covered

Sort of a vent and some information for others in the area... I just got info from my insurance company..As of 10/1/09 they will no longer…

Started by Stacey in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

6 Aug 11, 2009
Reply by Stacey

What do you aim for?

Hi there, I was diagnosed with type 1 a little over 2 weeks ago. I was admitted to hospital following a random blood test which revealed by…

Started by Evamaria in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

14 Aug 11, 2009
Reply by Jan

Advantage to having the D

I saw this headline and laughed out loud. This will have little or no direct affect on my life. One good thing about not eating sugar, fina…

Started by Christina in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

2 Aug 11, 2009
Reply by ravinder

The Dreaded No Delivery Alarm

I hate them! I've been getting these pretty frequently lately, and today was the last straw!!! Only happens during a bolus. My #'s are ok.…

Started by Di in Insulin Pump Users Forum

32 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by HilRE

I don't do this too often.......

I was having a good bloodsugar day, surprise, surprise.....then my dinner included pulled pork sandwich and pork and beans a brown sugar ni…

Started by Karen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

10 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth


Hi All; can anybody recommend me some low carb protein powder supplement? I am on Dr.Bernsteins low carb /high protein diet and believe t…

Started by Jadore in Diabetes Recipes, Eating Habits and Foods

7 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Glucoholic

HELP! I'm learning to count carbs.....Part II

Part II: Okay, so I've had the day to count what I have please check it and make sure that I have the whole deal down for one d…

Started by Cathy Jacobson in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

13 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Cathy Jacobson

CHECK your batteries

I had been having problems with high numbers and then very low numbers on my FSB and other readings. I called the company that makes my met…

Started by Cathy Jacobson in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

1 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Jeannie Wagner

Does any use Medtronics Real time continuois glucouse monitoring for paradigm 722

I have the cgm for my pump. I have had it for a week and it seems to work sometimes. The other times, it sends my pump into an alarm for a…

Started by Hal Goldstein in Insulin Pump Users Forum

14 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Dave    _

A pill treatment for Type-1 diabetes?

Now, new research published in the June issue of the European Journal of Pharmacology shows that the drug might be able to slow the progres…

Started by John Smith in Diabetes Treatment, Cure

1 Aug 10, 2009
Reply by Anna




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