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Migration update: forum categories and subcategories

Hi again :) As part of our migration we are working out some improvements on the organization of our forum.  You may remember that on the…

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Migration update: New events page!!

Hi everyone, Check this out!!  Below are images of the new, improved Events Page we're working on for the site migration.  What you see her…

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 24 - March 2

The goal of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week in the US is to put a spotlight on the seriousness of eating disorders and to improve p…

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

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Inhaled insulin for sale in USA by prescription

It's available. What will the cgm graph look like? Let's say bolus wizard says to take 4 units to correct a high. Inhale and within 20 minu…

Started by Aaron in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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New video on T1D in the New York Times

I am wondering what other people think of this video. I am going to withold my opinion for the moment as I'd like to get an independent rea…

Started by HPNpilot in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

193 1 hour ago
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Do a service to the newly diagnosed: brag

There are probably other threads like this, but I was just thinking about newly diagnosed people on here... been reading some posts and I j…

Started by Mentha_piperita5 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

57 Feb 9
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My worst hypo yet

I woke up at 2 in the morning soaking with sweat, when I tried to sit up the whole room started spinning. It was hard to see because I had…

Started by madison in New to Diabetes?

41 Feb 17
Reply by Negg

If you could write your own Rx's, would you visit your doctor?

I've been at this diabetes business for 31 years now. I've mostly visited an endocrinologist four times each year. The appointments lasted…

Started by Terry in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

118 10 hours ago
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Weight Gain w/ Insulin

OK fellow type 2's, I would like to see how many people can identify with this and methods of dealing with it. At first diagnosis I started…

Started by 1DebY in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

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I started on Afrezza last night . . .

and I'm here to share my experience with it as, from what I've been told, I'm one of the early users of it. I will do my best to document a…

Started by mikep in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

64 16 hours ago
Reply by Sam

"should not live alone" recommendations for T1Ds

When my son was dx'd with T1D, my wife and I heard that he should never live alone. I've since heard many a story about diabetics (mainly i…

Started by SGrieco in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

27 Feb 11
Reply by Stuart

Open Source Medical Devices - I want to change things.

Hello Everyone, I know that I am new here but I'm going to get right down to it. Let me tell you a story, and then tell you what I plan on…

Started by hodginsa in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

42 Feb 17
Reply by Mario

Migration update: features gained

Hi TuDiabetes friends,   This update is about some of the awesome features and capabilities we’re going to gain through the migration!  It’…

Started by Emily Coles in TuDiabetes News

25 yesterday
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