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New Islet Encapsulation Program

I am inspired by this new program and that it is funded by JDRF. It sounds very promising!!

Started by Richard157 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

2 yesterday
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New Pump Insight

Hi. New to this site. Came upon it searching for info on pumps. Does anyone have any advice or opinions to share? I currently have MiniMed…

Started by ALG in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

5 yesterday
Reply by Clare

Novo Nordisk Announces US Launch of NovoFine® Plus, A New Needle for Patient with Diabetes

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 29, 2014 -- Novo Nordisk, a world leader in diabetes care, today announced the availability of its shortest and thin…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

1 yesterday
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Accu-chek pumper reveals her favorite carrying cases

Everyone knows that there are a ton of ways to carry a pump. There are sewn-in pouches on individual pieces of clothing. There are belts. T…

Started by Kelly in Insulin Pump Users Forum

0 yesterday

methods of wearing a pump with a dress/skirt

i try clipping it onto the top of my skirt and putting my skirt over it but then i either get a random weird awkward block sticking out or…

Started by CozyD in Insulin Pump Users Forum

39 yesterday
Reply by Kelly

Health Events & Advice Options "Accu-Chek Combo" Pump

I've spent the good part of the last hour flipping through the manuals, can anyone give me some information on how to set up the "health ev…

Started by Chris Ullger in Insulin Pump Users Forum

3 yesterday
Reply by Kelly


What insulin pumps are covered by medicaid? I have united healthcare medicaid. I want the medtronic 530g

Started by Taylar in Insulin Pump Users Forum

10 yesterday
Reply by Kelly

Seeking Opinions about Using Humalog, Novolog, or Apidra in the Pump

Hi there, I'm diagnosed with type 1, but I've been using Humulin-R in my pump (the U-500 strength) for the past four years. I suppose you c…

Started by catendo in Insulin Pump Users Forum

16 yesterday
Reply by Kelly

Insurance and Pump Supplies

I'm just venting here and know that many others have already dealt with same issues, but my company just switched from United Healthcare to…

Started by TexasGal in Insulin Pump Users Forum

1 yesterday
Reply by Kelly

Trouble With Sensors Not Sticking

I've had my G4 Platinum for a couple weeks and I love it. My only problem has been getting them to stick longer than a couple of days. I pl…

Started by crimedogg in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

12 yesterday
Reply by Rich




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