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Wedding Bells

What did you do to prepare for The Big Day? How did you disguise your pump? Or, if like me you do MDI, did you carry a syringe and bottle o…

Started by amy mercer

14 Dec 4, 2011
Reply by Heather

Crazy blood sugar fluctuations during period?

How do you deal with crazy blood sugar fluctuations before/during your period? During my period, my blood sugar always fluctuates like craz…

Started by Sarah

1 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by latvianchick

Mood swings

I have a lot of different health conditions so its hard for me to work out what is connected to what. Quite a few years ago now I develope…

Started by taniaaust1

4 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Sam I am

Zumba/Aerobics class??

ok, pumping ladies....where do you put your pump when you workout/take aerobics class/take zumba class?? i usually wear my pump in my regul…

Started by Myriah

4 Oct 14, 2011
Reply by Sindhilicious

Eating Right. What has worked for you?

I'm writing a book about eating right for people with diabetes and including personal stories from those who have found what works for them…

Started by amy mercer

5 Oct 7, 2011
Reply by Christalyn

Diabetes "Camp" for women, San Diego CA October 7-9, 2011

I am thinking of attending this conference. I was diagnosed with Type 1 as an adult, so I never attended diabetes camp....this sounds inter…

Started by Melitta

7 Oct 7, 2011
Reply by Christalyn

abnormal pap smear?

Has anyone had an abnormal pap smear? I am going in for a colposcopy tomorrow am and am very nervous. I'm 40 years old and my paps have alw…

Started by amy mercer

3 Oct 6, 2011
Reply by Cathy Jacobson

scar tissue build up

Does anyone else have hard pockets of tissue on their belly or elsewhere from years of injections? I've discovered that this scar tissue is…

Started by amy mercer

13 Sep 19, 2011
Reply by Emily Coles

plastic surgery

After 25 years of MDI in my belly (and other places), I've developed these little pouches of hardened tissue on my waistline...I'm probably…

Started by amy mercer

8 Sep 18, 2011
Reply by Leilani

I was just wondering...

if any of your have husbands or boyfriends or sig others how do they show they care about your Diabetes, or not care?

Started by Hismouse

13 Sep 10, 2011
Reply by naz

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