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FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm

FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm New Dexcom software achieves critical milestone in measured accuracy for co…

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Snap Strong and Simple Challenge

Hey Insulin Pump Users, The good people at Asante Solutions - maker of the Snap pump - just started a program called "Snap Strong and Simpl…

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T2 Dance Crew™ Video Of The Week - Janette Manrara

Posted by Mike Lawson in the Big Blue Test Blog on Tuesday October 28th, 2014 So You Think You Can Dance Alum Janette Manrara’s Latin Danc…

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diabetes and emotional trauma

Hello all. This is a difficult and heavy topic, that takes a lot of honesty. I can't say for certain that it is everyones truth, but I can…

Started by MarinaTheBetes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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For Women w T1 - Question Regarding Infections

My daughter is a freshman in college & she went to a small school 5 hours from home. She just turned 18, diagnosed at 14 as a high scho…

Started by samsmom in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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I live in constant diabetes fear

HELP! I have had type 1 diabetes for 4 years now. I am still constantly consumed mentally with what my diabetes is doing every minute of ev…

Started by LiL MaMa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

32 Nov 9
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Are there ROGUE diabetics here?

I don't know why this came to mind recently, but it has been in my brain for about a week, and now I have the courage to ask. First, I beli…

Started by sdkate in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

54 Nov 14
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What are YOU doing for World Diabetes Day?!

Here comes World Diabetes Day!! World Diabetes Day (WDD) is an annual campaign created by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and…

Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Quick Update

Just an update since my last visit to NIH in July when I was diagnosed with LADA. My A1c was 5.9 while eating the recommended 60 grams carb…

Started by bjm2363 in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

62 Nov 1
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Do you wear a medical ID?

When I was a kid I wore a medical ID bracelet, and then at some point I stopped.  I don't think it was a conscious decision, but I lost tr…

Started by Emily Coles in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

33 Oct 29
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So I was sitting in an interview lately and they asked me what my 3 greatest achievements were? I said first and foremost my greatest achie…

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I don't like change

My husband's insurance is BCBS and I switched over to his from my very pricey Aetna plan at work....but I now have to switch from Humalog t…

Started by Karen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

17 Nov 6
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Managing type 2 without meds or insulin

I was diagnosed with diabetes type 2 at the end of March of 1998 which makes it 16 years, 8 months and 2 weeks that I've been living with t…

Started by Vancouversailor in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

27 yesterday
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An eye opening experience at @CWDiabetes!

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World Diabetes Day at REALM Charter School

REALM Charter is a middle school full of amazing young people eager to learn about World Diabetes Day. Team DHF spent the day with over 300 students and taught them about the Big Blue Test and what they can do Read on! →

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