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Researchers at Columbia University are inviting members of TuDiabetes community to participate in a research study investigating different…

Started by Emily Coles in Diabetes trials, studies and surveysLatest Reply

Extra Time, Use it Wisely - Meter Accuracy

More Time! FDA has extended the comment period for glucose system guidance to May 7.  If you have commented, Thank You!   If you have not,…

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

CA bill to label sugary sodas, says sugar consumption leads to diabetes

State Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and the California Medical Assn. said the legislation is necessary because research links sugary drink c…

Started by Melitta in Type 1 Diabetes ForumLatest Reply

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Humana Medicare

To make this as short as possible here goes. I'm on Humana medicare insurance end of February I fell into the doughnut whole where they'll…

Started by bac3996 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

49 Mar 28
Reply by Brian (bsc)

What is a "dangerous" low?

Last time I went with my endo, he asked me if I was having any dangerous lows. At the time, the lowest I ever got was 60 and I figured that…

Started by mcfc1987 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

34 Apr 4
Reply by LearningPatience

The cheap diabetic

I wanted to some advice on some of the things I do to save money. Are some of the actions I'm taking doing more harm to me than good? Stuff…

Started by Rocketeer in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

32 Mar 24
Reply by Terry

splitting long acting dose

Why do some people split their long acting dose, so for example they'll take 10 units in the morning then 10 at night rather than taking th…

Started by Dani in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

21 Mar 29
Reply by swisschocolate

Insulin and blood sugars increasing?

Hi everyone, I was seeking some advice. I was diagnosed type 2 DM back in November 2013. I had gestational Diabetes in 2012 and I think it…

Started by GailD in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

38 Apr 8
Reply by Dave

Pass the Butter - Turns out Saturated Fat is Fine!

In a follow up to previous work looking at the relationship between dietary saturated fat and coronary risk, an international team of well…

Started by Brian (bsc) in Diabetes News Forum

52 Apr 7
Reply by Sugar Bertie

T1 & Hashimoto's Question

I'm curious... Is there any correlation between having T1 & Hashimoto's or vice versa? Just wondering if you have 1 autoimmune disease/…

Started by jriccardi in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

23 Mar 25
Reply by David S

spouse/family minimizing T2

Hello Just wondered if anyone has had troubles with their spouse/family minimizing your T2 Diabetes? My husband some what acts as though it…

Started by Nancy beneteai in Type 2 Diabetes Forum

59 Apr 12
Reply by nc929

starting again

Hi so im sixteen and I have this urge to be truthful cause I sure as hell dont do it at home or with my doctors... So for one reason or ano…

Started by supercupcakescry in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

14 Mar 26
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Insulin nirvana

We're a long way from it, but progress is constant, and in the right direction. What is Insulin Nirvana? Simply, the day PWD have an insuli…

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

16 Mar 28
Reply by Dave




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