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New video on T1D in the New York Times

I am wondering what other people think of this video. I am going to withold my opinion for the moment as I'd like to get an independent rea…

Started by HPNpilot in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

204 8 hours ago
Reply by Jen

Keep waiting for a clear indication that my basal dose has been adjusted too low....

I keep adjusting my basal down, one unit at a time, and as of yet, I haven't seen any increase in BG over extended periods of fasting. At s…

Started by mohe0001 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

10 9 hours ago
Reply by mohe0001

RE: coverage of CGM's

Now hopefully, I can attach the article, but in a nutshell it said that 75% of healthcare spending on diabetes is related to treatment for…

Started by artwoman in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

55 11 hours ago
Reply by Nolan Kienitz

Do your doctors/nurses/caregivers listen to you?

I've been feeling a bit frustrated lately with the HCPs I work with in my diabetes care. Actually, it's been most doctors I've worked with…

Started by shelby76 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

5 11 hours ago
Reply by irrational John

Addicted to my new DEXCOM CGM

about four months ago i started on my CGM. i have become completely obsessed with my BG #s am pressing that darn button every 15 - 20 minut…

Started by Daisy Mae in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

6 12 hours ago
Reply by Sarah


I am about to be at my 4 year warranty mark with my insulin pump and today my new doctor mentioned beginning to research which pump I think…

Started by LiL MaMa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 12 hours ago
Reply by Sarah

Sanofi Receives FDA Approval of Once-Daily Basal Insulin Toujeo

Paris, France - February 26, 2015 - Sanofi announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Toujeo® (insulin glarg…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest in Diabetes News Forum

0 16 hours ago

Open Source Medical Devices - I want to change things.

Hello Everyone, I know that I am new here but I'm going to get right down to it. Let me tell you a story, and then tell you what I plan on…

Started by hodginsa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

43 16 hours ago
Reply by MarkR

Stress Basal?

I'm only half kidding. I'm just wondering if anyone has any tried and true methods (or just some hare-brained ideas too!) for dealing with…

Started by Crystal in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

7 18 hours ago
Reply by angivan

Migration update: New events page!!

Hi everyone, Check this out!!  Below are images of the new, improved Events Page we're working on for the site migration.  What you see her…

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes News

5 19 hours ago
Reply by Randy




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