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Health Net did it again

I went to Walgreen's Pharmacy to pick up my meds. Of course it took 30 min to put a label on my pen needles but that's another story. Inste…

Started by Kathyann in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

4 yesterday
Reply by shoshana27

Back from the hospital

I was diagnosed with T1D in January. Right after diagnosis I developed a Kidney infection and spent 10 days in the hospital. On March 1 (my…

Started by madison in New to Diabetes?

24 yesterday
Reply by Dave

Anyone else on basal/bolus insulin PLUS Metformin?

While I have to say my numbers are looking much better since I started bolusing for mealtimes, when I do need a correction this regimen doe…

Started by CatLady06 in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

4 yesterday
Reply by CatLady06

Lowest A1c in a while: 6.0 which I attribute... wearing the Enlite sensors which I began using in December. I can generally stop most highs from occurring, now that I have the Enlit…

Started by phoenixbound in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

4 yesterday
Reply by phoenixbound

Does anyone else in the middle of their diabetic burnout?

Can we help each other somehow in this thread? I've just can not take it any longer. I've jumped to moderate carb diet because felt really…

Started by Tabacblond in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

5 on Saturday
Reply by Stuart

I swear my Dexcom did not get wet!

I went running last Sunday like I always do, and wore my Dexcom in my running top on my left side a little bit below my left shoulder. I wo…

Started by Katie I. in Continuous Glucose Monitoring Forum

0 on Saturday

Why Not Continue to Refrigerate Open Insulin Pens?

I use both NovoLog FlexPens and Levemir FlexTouch pens, and something about the documentation I've read doesn't make sense to me. I know th…

Started by Mark in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

39 on Friday
Reply by phoenixbound

Insulin Question

I have been diabetic for 15 years, gestational diabetic 30 years ago and have tried many of the new meds...Byetta, Victoza, Januvia. I was…

Started by Pat Stanley in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

18 on Friday
Reply by Michelle

Taking the plunge with Afrezza

First meal with Afrezza. Ate 3 halibut tacos made with "carb balance" tortillas. These, in my experience are fairly slow digesting carbs. A…

Started by Sam in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

91 on Friday
Reply by Terry

Migration update: Screen shots of new pages!!!

Hey all, Check out what our new site will look like!!!  We've put oodles of hours into designing these, using your feedback over time about…

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes News

13 on Friday
Reply by Zoe




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