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sore fingers

so i test my bg levels about 6 times a day and my fingers are taking the brunt of it. i use a low level of depth on my lancets. however the…

Started by Adele in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

12 on Tuesday
Reply by Adele

MM 530G pump clip broke

I've been using MM pumps since the 90's and never has the clip broken. yesterday, the clip snapped off just a fraction of an inch below the…

Started by phoenixbound in Insulin Pump Users Forum

16 on Tuesday
Reply by Michelle

Migration update: final week using this site

If you've been keeping track of these updates you probably feel like we've been teetering on the edge of our new platform for ages!!  I kno…

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes News

0 on Tuesday

troubles with DEXCOM; would you give up your CGM?

i'm a t1 pumper. had D since i was a child. 1st got dx when there was no fancy insulins, only beef and i've been around the block…

Started by Daisy Mae in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

15 on Tuesday
Reply by Tamra

How many do you know.......

I was doing some thinking the other day on a discussion I heard. It wasn't about Diabetes but about a park in the neighborhood. Then for so…

Started by Scottyd in Diabetes trials, studies and surveys

32 on Tuesday
Reply by Thas

Dexcom creating anxiety?

I am relatively new to dexcom. I use it with my new animas vibe. I have never felt so stressed, overwhelmed and anxious about my type one d…

Started by Michelle in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

28 on Tuesday
Reply by Linny

Lows and how to treat them

I was wondering how everyone deals with a low. Do you eat a certain amount of carbs and wait for it to come up. I'm having really bad lows…

Started by Alisha in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

40 on Tuesday
Reply by Linny

When do you think you "got" diabetes?

Since being diagnosed with T1D 2 months ago, I've started looking back on my life and wondering when I actually "got" diabetes. Sure, there…

Started by KBJ86 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

9 on Tuesday
Reply by Linny

getting g4 wet

Well, it finally happened. I washed my receiver in the wash yesterday! Arrrggggg. So I had an old receiver and I brought it out and re-char…

Started by laura in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 on Tuesday
Reply by Linny

Another T1d weakling... Not I sincerely hope this thread will celebrate a T1d superstar not highlight the misco…

Started by Sam in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

7 on Tuesday
Reply by Dave




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