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I guess I am not a "Diabetic"

Ok, so for the last 39 years I have always considered myself a diabetic. I guess I have been wrong, according to what I have been reading…

Started by Jerry in Community Games, Other Topics

45 7 hours ago
Reply by JohnG

pros and cons of Omni Pod or conventional insulin pump

I'm starting to do research on insulin pumps rather than using MDI. I've gathered from reading here that some people find the ability to ma…

Started by lh378 in Insulin Pump Users Forum

19 8 hours ago
Reply by Kathy

DP - Rising BG's in the AM

Does anyone who wears a CGM notice the minute they wake up in the morning their blood sugars just start rising, up and up? I watch on my CG…

Started by Sarah in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

7 9 hours ago
Reply by Sarah

Bedtime Snack Update

I read a thread from 2013 on bedtime snacks but the list of foods was fairly short. the ones that appealed to me were: Celery w cream chees…

Started by Nell in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

11 11 hours ago
Reply by Nell

Double Dose

Has anybody ever accidentally taken their insulin dose twice? I've been Type I since 1987 and have made this mistake twice in all these yea…

Started by Tiki in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

23 11 hours ago
Reply by Trudy

Cheap prescription supplies online?

Hi all, I have been in the USA a couple of years now. Back home in Britain we have the NHS so it's been hard learning about the private hea…

Started by overthinker in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

3 12 hours ago
Reply by Tim

studying abroad

Hi,I'm an electrical engineering student and I intend to participate on a government program that allows college students to go study abroa…

Started by Rebeca Oliveira in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 16 hours ago
Reply by Brian (bsc)


Hi, I was diagnosed as a T2 in 2005. I will be 60 in November. A couple of months ago, I began taking Lantus and Novalog. Prior to that, my…

Started by kathimcb in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

10 16 hours ago
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Artificial Sweeteners can cause Pre-diabetes / worsen diabetes

Saw this article today about artificial sweeteners. The mechanism of them causing blood sugar control is their impact on gut bacteria - cau…

Started by JustLookin in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

0 22 hours ago

What is your Dexcom sensor record?

So I've been using the Dexcom since Jan. 2010, and I just beat my record for wearing a sensor. I started using the sensor August 31, and in…

Started by Sue59 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

3 yesterday
Reply by Sarah




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