"Cora, I would like to get a kidney-pancreas transplant, but my kidneys are not yet "bad" enough, although I am called Stage III, sometimes Stage IV. My nephrologist reassures me I will not be a dialysis patient. However, his goal seems to…"
"Elsa, the KP transplant is actually not that iffy any more. Not by a long shot. I am a PAK (pancreas after kidney) and my new pancreas is now 6 years old. While I don't play statistical games, I do appreciate the fact that the…"
"I recently read something about inhaled insulin they are developing and testing. It is a very short acting insulin, and may be easier to use out in public...at restaurants, ball parks, etc than the pens. Regarding cures, they still perform the iffy…"
"I keep seeing TV advertisements for new diabetes medications, but they are always aimed at Type2s. No one seems to advertise regarding new insulin types or new insulin pumps or anything regarding type 1. Being on very limited insurance, I am not…"
"Hello Rene, many type 1 people have said the same thing on this and other diabetes websites, and Facebook. It is a very common myth, and probably always will be.
Buddy,thirty years without a doctor was not good, but the doctors in your and my…"
"Type 1 since 1951. 63 years and still going strong. Reading Terrie's writing about the boiling and the needles and the urine testing and the general embarrassment for having an illness. Now I can sit in a restaurant, do a blood test (somewhat…"
"Richard, I have had diabetes for 48 years and I was once told I must have done something really terrible to have gotten diabetes. So there you go. Many people still think we got it by eating too much sugar."
"Hmmm, lessee. Ok, for me it's 42 years now. I've managed, with reasonable control and careful management of food intake, insulin intake, and pushing thiamine (see Google Scholar on thiamine) I've managed to get this far…"
Not sure if you've already made your video but here's my Conclusion:
Minimed 530G is not ready for the bigtime! I feel like I'm paying to be their beta tester and I don't like it.
Here are some of my facts to help you…"
US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →
Traducido por Mila Ferrer. A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →