Hi I have a question about US local pharmacies.Recently I have been picking up my medicine prescription at Walgreens pharmacy and have found them to be very helpful. I'm 7 months pregnant and using…Continue
Hi Ladies This coming December I plan to travel to Ireland on my own with an almost 3 year old (who will have her own seat) and my 1.5 year old who will be on my lap. I find that when I am in situations where it is just me and the two children, in order to manage I just focus on taking care of them and forgetting about feeding myself or even check my BG levels. But this time it will be 6 hours -thankfully it's an overnight flight so hopefully they will sleep for some of the time. I will have my…See More
"I'm sorry to hear you're struggling with exhaustion. I don't think I'm generally any more tired than non-diabetic mothers, except for the moments my blood glucose is too high or too low. As far as my opinion goes, I would first…"
"Yes, and yes, and yes again. I was diagnosed when my boys were ages 2 & 4. At first that was my only symptom, but I didn't want to go to the doctor to tell him I'm a mom and I'm exhausted. I took a nap almost every day with my…"
Hi fellow moms I have a 32 month old and a 16 month old. I am exhausted. My husband tries to help me feel better about my exhaustion by saying that because of my diabetes it's harder for me to keep up. But I think that I'm just using it as an excuse. How do you moms find it? Do you feel like you have less energy then your non diabetic mom friends? Is diabetes a legitimate excuse for exhaustion?See More
This event already happened. Enjoy the recording!Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist. He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Diabetes Exercise & Sports…See More
"first of all. I am not Canadian and I have type 1 diabetes. There was absolutely no issue with getting permanent residency, they didn't even check my diabetes status. The only thing they check is TB and stds, they also want to know any mental…"
"Hi, I moved to Canada in 2012. My husband is Canadian and now I have permanent residency and have full OHIP cover. I can tell you what Ontario covers, it may differ from province to province however. OHIP covers all doctor visits tests etc. If…"
If you are traveling with airline tickets and an itinerary from them or a travel site like Expedia, etc, you should be able to ask your insurance company for a "vacation override". In general, you have it correct 2X supplies, but take it with a grain of salt. I always carry double the infusion sets and insulin, but maybe only 1.5X the insulin reservoirs, batteries, etc.
Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →
Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →