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Victoza (liraglutide) for obesity: thoughts on weight management, diabetes, and quality of life

Victoza (liraglutide) is a once-daily injection that is currently approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Right now, Victoza comes i…

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New to CGM / Dex Com G4 - will be going in for a trial

I will be going in to try the Dex Com G4. Where would be the best place for me to start so that way I can get the most out of the trial? Wh…

Started by lh378 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-DiabetesLatest Reply

Medicare is Requesting Information on Engagement, Incentives and Behavioral Insights

From CMS: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking input from stakeholders on the possibility of the Center for Medi…

Started by BadShoe in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-DiabetesLatest Reply

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In public or Not?

I shared on another post about watching a man, empty his man-bag of his testing supplies and there infront of a restaurant filled with peop…

Started by sdkate in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

63 17 minutes ago
Reply by Stuart

Blood sugar and insulin discussions from non-diabetics

I've noticed that it really irritates me when people without diabetes talk about sugar spikes and insulin as if they are experts. Does anyo…

Started by Matti in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

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What Frustrates You About Diabetes?

JUST VENTING about things that I find frustrating...some things are laughable and some things are not. Ever have anyone to announce your me…

Started by 1DebY in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

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Reply by Stuart

1 hr at 140 Harmful ?

Hi everyone! Since I've found out I likely have early LADA, I've been trying very hard to restrict my carb intake. I've read that it's impo…

Started by bjm2363 in LADA (Type 1.5) Diabetes Forum

103 2 hours ago
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predicting failure date of medtronic cgms sof sensors

for the longest time I couldn't understand how some sensors last 5 days and some will last 11 days and some will last 9 days. I want to kno…

Started by xerox2k2 in Insulin Pump Users Forum

23 Aug 21
Reply by jjm335

Confused and Frustrated... High post-meal BG

Hi, I’m Ashley. I’m new here. I was diagnosed with T1D just 2.5 years ago when I was 23 years old. I’ve maintained fairly good control ev…

Started by Ashlynne4 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

40 Aug 26
Reply by Sarah

Pumping vs MDI - A Case for Both

I am flip flopping on Pumping or using MDI to manage my diabetes. I can argue for both. Pump: Mentally better, once it is set right. MDI: M…

Started by Trev in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

77 on Friday
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Thinking about switching CGM'

I am currently on the Medtronic 530g system. I love using a cgm and do not want to change that however I am having a lot of problems with t…

Started by sglatt in Insulin Pump Users Forum

16 Aug 24
Reply by Tiera

Other Than the Obvious, What Causes Drops in Blood Glucose?

So far, my list includes: - insulin doses out of balance with carbohydrate intake - very low carb intake, skipped meals, fasts (with no dos…

Started by Eucritta in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

20 Aug 27
Reply by A. Barney

Insulin not working to lower BG after 34+ years of T1D

Hi all ! I really need some help here...I have been T1D since 1980 just got a CGM this month...still take shots can't afford the pump &…

Started by KayLo in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

28 Aug 24
Reply by PeggyEllen

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