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Using thighs for infusion sets

I need to give the abdomen and upper hip areas a rest. I don't want to use my upper arms cuz the tubing has to be so long and what a waste…

Started by artwoman in Insulin Pump Users Forum

12 15 hours ago
Reply by Chris Ullger

How many Test Strips do you use in 1 month? Just Curious.

I seem to be a compulsive "tester".....I was just wondering if I am "out there" on how many Test Strips I use. I will say about 400-500 a m…

Started by Robyn in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

565 15 hours ago
Reply by brboyer

In public or Not?

I shared on another post about watching a man, empty his man-bag of his testing supplies and there infront of a restaurant filled with peop…

Started by sdkate in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

67 21 hours ago
Reply by TimmyMac

New to Pumping

Hi, I've taken shots for more than 26 years and just starting using the Medtronic 530G pump about a month ago. So far I'm hating it! I'm hi…

Started by mlcarey in Insulin Pump Users Forum

13 22 hours ago
Reply by acidrock23

Can you change from Type 2 to Type 1?

I've always wondered if when a person that has Type 2 diabetes ends up going on insulin, no longer producing any of their own,when medicati…

Started by Susan Lopez in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

79 yesterday
Reply by IanC

Love and Diabetes

How does your loved one support you- or not? What could he/she do better? How has he/she surprised you with actions of support? Love is wo…

Started by Marps in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

20 yesterday
Reply by Freida

Figuring out Medicare

Can anyone give me a hint on how to maneuver Medicare in order to get test strips covered? I was forcible switched to Medicare and moved to…

Started by Mary Jo in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

5 yesterday
Reply by jims

Diabetics considered as handicapped?

Can a diabetic considered to be a handicap? Yes then why? No then why? Please explain!

Started by Atish in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

69 yesterday
Reply by Brunetta

Pen needle reuse

So for those of you that reuse pen needles... What is the preferred method; capping the needle and unscrewing it off the pen? Or just putti…

Started by Sam in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

18 yesterday
Reply by swisschocolate

Accepting my Type1 and OWNING it, not letting it own me :)

I spent a few weeks in ICCU, and it was my final wake up call, get it together, it is not going to go away, and the more i just take enough…

Started by diabeticdoll in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

7 yesterday
Reply by Terry

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