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Dexcom transmitter life.

Is it a big secret that the Dexcom G4 transmitter is only guaranteed for 6 months? Mine has a dead battery after 11 months. On the Seven sy…

Started by Joe in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

5 6 hours ago
Reply by PumpGirl

Unsure of Dr's diagnose.

Hello, Just talked to my doctor, because my back is in so much pain since I began taking Metformin 500mg twice a day, But, I also started…

Started by laollis in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

23 6 hours ago
Reply by David (dns)

Can you get thin without having to eat low carb?

So I want to know what is the best route to get results: Eating a healthy balanced low carb diet approx. 60ish carbs a day (including a lit…

Started by Shark in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

9 6 hours ago
Reply by Shark

Pump to injections / Keto diet & CrossFit

Hi all, This is my first post on tudiabetes! I wanted to get some feedback on a few different topics, hence my 'jam packed' subject heading…

Started by Kiwikrystie in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

6 9 hours ago
Reply by Jag1

Meter Results

I have been a T2 for 4 months now. Today I received a new meter in the mail as a result of joining Bayer Healthcare. I signed up for the fr…

Started by debsgsd in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

11 9 hours ago
Reply by Lois

Quick fall on the ice Monday; BROKEN ANKLE...Advice Please...

First (and /final) Facts: Ohio winters can begin early, and persist in length, variability and severity. Though it was 56 today, four days…

Started by Brunetta in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

105 9 hours ago
Reply by Lois

When to make a fuss?

I don't know if I have LADA or something else diabetes. I had reactive hypoglycemia for years growing up (actually diagnosed when I was in…

Started by CQJ in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

66 9 hours ago
Reply by CQJ

Get Well Seagator - Reed has Broken his Hip

Dear friends, I just received this message this morning: "Marie - This is Tom, Reed's nephew. Reed fell early Thursday morning and fracture…

Started by Marie B in TuDiabetes News

14 10 hours ago
Reply by Marie B

Need a perspective from someone else in kidney failure.

My husbands kidneys have failed. He has been on dyalisis for 2 months. I just need a different perspective, because he is driving me nuts.…

Started by Jen in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

17 11 hours ago
Reply by Jen

Well I tried it - infusion site in left boob

I think it was here at TuDiabetes that I read about some other women trying it. I wanted to give the usual places a rest - so I went for it…

Started by artwoman in Insulin Pump Users Forum

85 14 hours ago
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