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what was your breaking point??

i'm sure almost every diabetic has had a point in their life they just wanted to scream!! what was yours?? mine was one morning when i was…

Started by Amanda in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

51 May 18, 2009
Reply by Amanda

Donating Blood

I used to give blood all the time but ever since being DX'd I stopped. The blood bank called me a month or so ago and asked me to donate. I…

Started by Kathy in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

4 May 18, 2009
Reply by Kathy

How about a slogan

I know breast cancer have a few (Run for the Cure, Whyme? etc and the pink ribbon.) Are there similiar things for diabetes? Also, how about…

Started by Carlacaramel in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

14 May 18, 2009
Reply by Lauren

Can Metabolic Surgery Revolutionize Type 2 Diabetes Treatment?

"...there is enough evidence that (metabolic) surgery should be considered as an option to endocrinologists in the treatment of type 2 diab…

Started by Manny Hernandez in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

7 May 18, 2009
Reply by Duncan

Can you take Blood Glucose test anywhere besides the finger tips?

Greetings: My wife takes her blood glucose readings four times a day and her finger tips are getting extremely sore. Her doctors (in Canada…

Started by Marad Assukkeri in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

3 May 18, 2009
Reply by Jenny

Best thing to do first

Okay i made a promise to my b/f who left for boot camp that when he came back i would be a super dupper chuck-a-betic. SO i have to start a…

Started by Domo! in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

26 May 17, 2009
Reply by Kristin

Bolus Doses

Hi all As I've mentioned on other threads Í just started using Bolus insulin (Apidra) 4 days ago and am on a "fact-finding mission" to lea…

Started by Zoe in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

22 May 17, 2009
Reply by Robyn

Carbs, exercise, and reduction of basal...what else do I need to do to get ready for exercise?

I am finally getting off my rear and I rejoined my gym today. I haven't been exercising regularly since I got on the pump last year so it i…

Started by Suzanne in Insulin Pump Users Forum

5 May 17, 2009
Reply by Mitchell Karas

Allergic to my infusion set adhesive

Anyone else have a problem with rashes and stuff from their infusion sets? I should have expected this. Years ago I had to get an EKG (they…

Started by Cassie Kile in Insulin Pump Users Forum

3 May 17, 2009
Reply by Mandy

anyone ever forget to bolus

well the other night I went to have a snack. one of those 100 calorie snacks, choclate covered pretzel ones, it was 17 carbs and I had abou…

Started by lynn smith in Insulin Pump Users Forum

27 May 17, 2009
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