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Dept. of Veterans Affairs Support for CGMS

Has anyone had any favorable experiences in obtaining support for CGMS by the US Department of Veterans Affairs? I do not have health insur…

Started by Tom Goffe in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

38 8 hours ago
Reply by JohnG

New RELION Home A1c Test

I took some advice and searched for another endo. The one I saw in October told me to follow the Mediterranean diet and come back in April;…

Started by bjm2363 in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

14 9 hours ago
Reply by meee

Great News from Integrated Diabetes Services

Integrated Diabetes Services, founded by Gary Scheiner, CDE, has announced that they have “new and improved“ online Type 1 University cours…

Started by Emily Coles in Diabetes News Forum

4 9 hours ago
Reply by Emily Coles

TuDiabetes site move update: features that will change

Hello TuDiabetes community! As you already read in this announcement, this spring TuDiabetes will be moving to a new home!  The main platfo…

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes News

78 13 hours ago
Reply by Emily Coles

Treating rebound highs

So as I sit here and ponder how high I am going to end up after (over?)correcting a low, I wonder, how long do others wait after a low befo…

Started by ryryguy392 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

2 13 hours ago
Reply by Terry

Post DKA/ Advice needed

I have just come home from a 4 day stint in the ICU with a life-threatening case of DKA. I have always had relatively good control, so I am…

Started by Barbara in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

5 13 hours ago
Reply by Mike Ratrie

Still a Type 2....Type Weird!

It has been a while since I have been on here.. Lot of problems in life specially recently. I was dx'd 5 years as a Type 2 even though I do…

Started by KimKat in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

32 14 hours ago
Reply by KimKat

First 24 hours with Dexcom

This is normally something I'd post as a blog, but I thought I'd do it in the forums so that people can lend thoughts and experiences. For…

Started by Jen in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

50 15 hours ago
Reply by Alex

DM1 and MS

Has anyone with type 1 been diagnosed with MS? I am in the process right now of having testing done with possible ms due to findings on a c…

Started by Shean in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

6 15 hours ago
Reply by Holger Schmeken

FDA Approves Dexcom G4 Share Receiver wo Dock & Classifies Secondary Display as Class II

The FDA announced on Friday the permission to market the first medical mobile applications for continuous glucose monitoring.  Dexcom annou…

Started by Lorraine in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

0 16 hours ago




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