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How has technology improved your D Life?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly WPA Jan 25, 2011. 28 Replies

I'm wondering how all these latest gadgets in the last 10 years has improved your Type 1 Diabetic life?For instance, I've been a pumper for 9 years and more recently in the past 6 months have been…Continue

Tags: lifestyle, diabetes, t1, technology

Dirty Energy & Sugar Levels

Started this discussion. Last reply by carb101 Sep 24, 2010. 19 Replies

A friend told me about this news broadcast she saw on CBC news about how dirty energy effects our sugar levels.  Basically, using high-efficient lightbulbs could spike your sugars...really?Anyone…Continue

Tags: levels, sugar, energy, dirty

High Sugars after spot change

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Aug 5, 2010. 7 Replies

Ok, I'm now at a lost of what to do, so I'm hoping someone might have a great tip to fix this!In the past year, I have had a ton of problems with my sugars upon doing a insulin pump spot change.  I…Continue

Tags: changes, absoption, spot, high-sugars, pump

Wal-Mart Insurance will not cover a pump!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Desdemona Mar 30, 2010. 25 Replies

I'm a bit shocked and confused with my insurance coverage as a Wal-Mart employee in Canada. I've been denied an insulin pump.  They will continue to cover my pump supplies but tell me I'm not…Continue

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At 4:30am on June 2, 2014, Linda G said…

From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!

At 1:08am on June 2, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Desdemona, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 3:11pm on April 21, 2014, DeanSemperfi said…
hi i Google Colon Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy. . I came across this posting. .. i have been diagnosed for over 22 + years with and VA now is being a pain in the ass (no pun intended) .. i don't have time to type this lame email can you call me at 612.321.6887... not sure how Canadian cell works it should be same without call me I need to talk with some urgently regarding my situation

Dean W. Jahn
At 11:11am on June 2, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Desdemona, Happy Birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 6:22am on June 2, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on every day!

At 10:37am on June 2, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Desdemona....fellow Canadian!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 10:06am on June 2, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Desdemona!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 3:53am on June 2, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Desdemona. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 5:04pm on June 2, 2010, Lois said…
MyHotComments Ate every last crumb and then went to confession!!!

Hope you had a wonderful, marvelous, scrumptuous day despite the fact that I ate your cake!!!

At 2:21am on June 2, 2010, Pauly said…
Happy Birthday Desdemona. Enjoy your day. Take care.




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