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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…

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Scholarships to diabetes conferences!!

Diabetes Hands Foundation is happy and excited to offer scholarships to diabetes conferences as a part of the Diabetes Advocates program. W…

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Migration FAQ

Hi all, We've compiled a list of questions that our members have asked about the migration so far to create an FAQ for folks to refer to.…

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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

789 20 minutes ago
Reply by Jenny

Pumping to MDI and keeping A1C below 7

Hi ya'll, I have flip flopped a few times between insulin pump and MDI and then ultimately back to insulin pump. I do really miss the flexi…

Started by elizabetta in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

47 on Wednesday
Reply by YogaO

Afrezza question, are we being hi jacked?

I am truely excited about the potential use of Afreza for both T1 and T2' but I am concerned about a recent post of a newly diagnosed T2 wi…

Started by Fraser in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

58 Mar 16
Reply by Elizabeth

Wary of, interested in, or using Afrezza? You should read this.

I'm off to the endo today at 3:40p to start my Afrezza odyssey. In preparation, I've done a PhD dissertation of research in the last few da…

Started by Dave in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

76 Mar 20
Reply by meee

Do your doctors/nurses/caregivers listen to you?

I've been feeling a bit frustrated lately with the HCPs I work with in my diabetes care. Actually, it's been most doctors I've worked with…

Started by shelby76 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

26 Mar 16
Reply by dgzee

insulin to carb ratio

Just out of curiosity, what is everyone's insulin to carb ratio? I inject 1 unit of insulin for every 5 grams of carbs

Started by Raven Hughes in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

39 6 hours ago
Reply by MikFly

Word Association Game

Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not nece…

Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics

25434 1 second ago
Reply by Pastelpainter

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

Afrezza meets low-carb high-fat, a T1D report

The recent release into the wild of the first ultra-rapid acting inhalable insulin, Afrezza, caused quite a stir in the diabetes online com…

Started by Terry in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes

80 on Thursday
Reply by Terry

high bg - am I wrecking her?

Hi all, My daughter Sarah is 8 and has had diabetes for over 2 years and we've been pumping for one, but we forget to bolus at least once d…

Started by Leelaa in Type 1 Diabetes Forum

28 Mar 21
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