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Blood Donations

New to the forums, hi everyone! Does anybody else donate blood? I'm o+ and since I'm almost a universal donor I have a responsibility to he…

Started by Nik in Community Games, Other Topics

29 17 hours ago
Reply by Clare

Saw Abbotts Freestyle Neo for US in CVS today. What a cruel joke

Abbotts Freestyle Neo is avalible in the US.. Saw it on the shelf at CVS.. The epaper display looks nice but whats the point of it... just…

Started by Jake in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

8 17 hours ago
Reply by phoenixbound

TuD seems less friendly these days

In recent weeks, it feels like the forum has become more snarky and much less friendly than it used to be. I suppose all things evolve over…

Started by Shadow in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

48 17 hours ago
Reply by Diabetic Dad

How treatments are labeled, and how we PWD *really* use them

Much discussion of late has been around this topic. Some of it a bit contentious. Yet, pondering it, I realized that pretty much only pills…

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

24 17 hours ago
Reply by MarkR

I'm New To This Site With a Question.

First - something about me. I've had type 2 for about 15 years. About 4 years ago my Dr. put me on Lantus to get my A1C down. It worked and…

Started by John in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

12 19 hours ago
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Bolusing for protein?

I am not eating low carb but am wondering about this for when I have meals that are purely protein and fat (like this morning I had ham and…

Started by Jen in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

4 19 hours ago
Reply by Kerralyne Anglin

Diabetes Online Summit with Brian Mowll, anyone else attending?

Looks like a good selection of speakers. It's online and free to listen to each thing daily. They take down today's stuff within 48 hours.…

Started by Dave Davis in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

19 19 hours ago
Reply by Dave Davis

Low carb and albumin

Hello, just wondering.... Yesterday I got back my yearly blood and urine analysis and I had a very little quantity of protein (albumin) in…

Started by Mari in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

4 19 hours ago
Reply by meee

Never say "impossible"

This is yesterday. I don't know if I can do it again - but I didn't think I could ever have a 24-hour period as good as this. So who knows?…

Started by Jen in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

31 19 hours ago
Reply by Terry

medtronic 640g - Offical Details and photos

I have been searching for more info on the forthcoming medtronic 640g here are the pdf files from the australian website looks good ! happy…

Started by CGM & PUMP FAN in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

25 21 hours ago
Reply by irrational John




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