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CRAZY experience

Hello friends! Can I just vent about my HORRIBLE doctor experience. Ok. So no one ever warns you that when you become a diabetic that you w…

Started by MKSSS

11 Jul 19
Reply by MKSSS

OneTouch replacement?

I know I may be the last person using the OneTouch (ultra link in my case) but it has served me well since my T1 diagnosis in '82. I finall…

Started by Nell

22 Jul 17
Reply by Kent Austin

How long do you wear an Enlite Sensor

On average, how long do your Enlite sensors last and is it safe to wear them beyond 6 days? My last sensor lasted 13 days and I took it ou…

Started by Graeme

4 Jul 16
Reply by M

Insurance not covering Contour Next Test Strips

Our son is on the Minimed and the insurance (CVS/Caremark) company has removed the contour text strips from its preferred formulary. We hav…

Started by Kj

29 Jul 16
Reply by holonline

Contour NEXT USB (Link Meter) pouch

I just started using the Contour Next USB meter that came with the new Minimed Revel pump (US). The meter bag that it came with is a horrib…

Started by Geoffrey Steinman

67 Jul 15
Reply by Kevin H

Setting Basal Rates

I can get very close to fine-tuning my basal rates, but how do you know what time to begin and end one and how do you know how many you nee…

Started by Cocheze

7 Jul 11
Reply by Suhen

Reservoir Issue? Connector problems?

Anyone resolved this? Please see my comment below about a problem with the cartridges connecting to the sets. Apparently there is an issue…

Started by Laura S.

74 Jul 10
Reply by Sam from Alabam

Headaches from glucose tabs, etc

Does anyone get headaches from treating lows w/glucoshots liquid or tabs? I've noticed this a few times & don't know whether coincidenc…

Started by Janny

9 Jul 7
Reply by Jer


Do you know of a great CDE in the Austin, Texas area? My friend (50 years Type 1)recently switched from multiple daily injections to the Mi…

Started by pann

1 Jul 5
Reply by Janny

Bled like a stuffed pig

I had to change my site twice because it didnt stick & blood came pouringout. Ihad to change my pants lol! Has anyone else had a gusher?

Started by Taylor_B

9 Jul 5
Reply by Janny




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