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New Surgical T1D blog

Hi & Happy Saturday!! Just want to let you all know that I've started a surgical persons with diabetes blog. I've been encouraged, afte…

Started by Sandy

0 May 3, 2014

Steroid Shot and Blood Sugar

Hi all, What is your experience with the how long the steroid shot will affect your blood sugars? I got a shot a month ago and I'm still no…

Started by Kiminee

8 May 1, 2014
Reply by Dutchie

Is The Pump A Turn-Off?

Is a tubed pump a turn-off to a member of the opposite sex? Does the tubing scare people away? Would someone assume that that person can't…

Started by Cocheze

7 May 1, 2014
Reply by CaraM

Implantable Pump?

I read that there have been clinical trials on implantable pumps. Is this true? When might we first see an implantable closed-loop system?

Started by Cocheze

2 May 1, 2014
Reply by wallskev

Using Enlite Sensors With Revel System

I'm using my Enlite Sensors with my Revel Pump and I get way better CGM results now than I did using Sof-Sensors! I am not paying $700 for…

Started by Leotha Fleming III

5 Apr 28, 2014
Reply by john

Mio Infusion Set

I have been using the Mio (Inset 2 prior to Mio) infusion sets for years and have noticed over the last few weeks that when I change to a n…

Started by Graeme

7 Apr 25, 2014
Reply by Graeme

AM Cardio

Would the best time to workout be in the morning, before work? I see a behavioral health therapist for OCD, and she suggested to just knock…

Started by Cocheze

3 Apr 19, 2014
Reply by john

Inhalable Insulin

I remember trying some inhalable insulin a few years ago. Whatever happened to that stuff and will it ever replace shots?

Started by Cocheze

2 Apr 11, 2014
Reply by Kevin H

Medtronic 530G with sensor

Anyone started the new 530 G with the sensor? I have transitioned to this from Minimed pump and dex sensor. on day 4 and curious if others…

Started by lisa c

75 Apr 7, 2014
Reply by lisa c

To Go Kit bag

Hey all,As a new pump user I am working on getting adjusted to the new supplies I have to carry with me.  What I am looking for is any reco…

Started by Heather-E

21 Apr 2, 2014
Reply by FP1966




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