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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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 yesterday

Travelling to Europe with insulin pump

I have been to medtronic website to see what I need in preparation for my trip to Europe. This is my first trip ever to Europe and my first…

Started by Chris in Insulin Pump Users Forum

2 yesterday
Reply by jjm335

Increase time in range? (22-year type 1, manual injections)

Do have any strategies that have worked for pushing up the time spent in range? Recently started adding a large source of protein at meal t…

Started by mohe0001 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

38 yesterday
Reply by mohe0001

Update On My Diabetes...

Thought I would give an update as to my case. Short Summary: 33 year old Family Medicine physician Diagnosed in June 2014 with HgbA1c of 6.…

Started by Sey in New to Diabetes?

61 yesterday
Reply by JustLookin

Fun Things To Do While Hospitalized

How do you make hospital pharmacist's head explode? Ask them what adjustments to make to an insulin pump's setting when you put the pati…

Started by brboyer in Insulin Pump Users Forum

6 yesterday
Reply by brboyer

Are we just completely ignorant about Type 2?

I was thinking about type 2 diabetes and conventional treatment. It really got me wondering: When did glucophage deficiency become a malady…

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

26 yesterday
Reply by Doug

Traveling thoughts

Hi all! I am taking a trip in a few months from Columbus OH to St Kitts, and then from St Kitts to Ft Worth to visit some friends. There is…

Started by jamietaylor424 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

3 yesterday
Reply by Sam


I've had an eye exam from real ophthalmologists every year since dx. I've also had superb control with A1Cs between 4.9 and 5.5 the entire…

Started by Sam in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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