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Life insurance with type 1. Experience - good, bad, ugly or indifferent?

As a type 2 the prospect of getting a real life insurance quote (not the accidental death sort) was daunting given a history of "uncontroll…

Started by Stephen Butterworth in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

21 Mar 11, 2009
Reply by Elaine

Online site as logbook

Hey, I'm tired of writing down blood sugars and have realized I'd like to get more techie. I'm on a MiniMed pump and love the MiniMed logbo…

Started by Kate Makinson in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

9 Mar 11, 2009
Reply by Bob Avritt

Brittle Diabetes?

What is brittle Diabetes? Well, the definition is... Brittle diabetes: A type of diabetes when a person's blood glucose (sugar) level ofte…

Started by Danny in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

8 Mar 11, 2009
Reply by Gerri


I've had diabetes my entire 21yrs of life lol. Ive been pumping for about half of those yrs. My diabetes is so out of control still. The on…

Started by Kayla in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

11 Mar 10, 2009
Reply by Jason

on weght watchers and taking insulin?

Im a type 2 diabetic but take long and short acting insulin. I joined weght watchers 3 weeks ago and wonder if anyone else has experience w…

Started by jackie graham in New to Diabetes?

2 Mar 10, 2009
Reply by Anthony Holko

Thank you, Jeff!

Dear everyone, Our friend Jeff is no longer going to be able to be Admin for the community. Personal demands on his time require him to ste…

Started by Manny Hernandez in TuDiabetes News

1 Mar 10, 2009
Reply by Andreina Davila

How do you cope?

Any of you willing to offer up ways to cope when things are just overwhelming and you feel like you have very little support? This past wee…

Started by melissa in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

11 Mar 10, 2009
Reply by Domo!

The Importance of Walking

Walking can add minutes to your life. This enables you at 85 years old to spend an additional 5 months in a nursing home at $7000 per month…

Started by Sylvia in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

2 Mar 10, 2009
Reply by Sylvia

Meter: Daylight Savings Time

Hey don't be a dum dum like me and forget to adjust the clock on your meter...enjoy the sunshine :)

Started by dino in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 Mar 10, 2009

Researchers contend the way women practice medicine is "good" for health outcomes.

The London Free Press (3/9, Spencer) reported that a paper appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association takes "direct aim a…

Started by Sohair Abdel-Rahman in Diabetes News Forum

1 Mar 10, 2009
Reply by Lois




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