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alcohol wipes expired

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Sep 23, 2012. 10 Replies

do you really think that alcohol wipes can expire? other than just drying out? or is this another make money scam?Continue

Interesting video on diabetes/ketones/high fat

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sick of TYPE 1 Jul 17, 2012. 7 Replies

I found this on another forum, take a minute to watch the video, would like to hear your thoughts on this...…Continue

Bayer Meter

Started Jul 3, 2012 0 Replies

Every month when I get my diabetic supplies, there is coupons in there for free bayer contour meters, I have used them in the past and then donated them to local free clinic. however if there is…Continue

FDA Adds New Warning Labels to Statin Drugs

Started this discussion. Last reply by xring May 7, 2012. 1 Reply

I thought this to be pretty interesting article I read and wanted to pass it on. Any input and thoughts?…Continue


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Marga and Starfire are now friends
May 27, 2014
Starfire replied to Marga's discussion 'Free Bayer Contour USB meters' in the group Free Stuff
"Marga,i have a bunch of test strips that will work and would like to have the meters if they are not taken, thanks"
May 25, 2014
Starfire replied to Dave Davis's discussion 'Friends who offer "cures" for Diabetes'
"If someone can beat cancer, then why not DIABETES...."
Sep 9, 2013
Starfire updated their profile
Apr 7, 2013
Starfire replied to brandi's discussion 'Medical Supplied Needed and Uninsured'
"Brandi, I did not mean to sound like a downer, for the record, I am T2, until last week i was paying 1638.00 per month for health insurance, with a 9k deductable and a 50% co insurance, THAT WAS OFF THE CHARTS!! so, i have been fighting this for the…"
Feb 20, 2013
Starfire replied to brandi's discussion 'Medical Supplied Needed and Uninsured'
"no one will be able to afford healthcare on jan 1 2014, prices are already at 1800.00 min for family of 2, and they are expecting 2200.00 to be the norm. this will be the worst medical storm you have ever seen....may the force be with you all."
Feb 20, 2013
Starfire replied to Captain's discussion 'Insurance. Advice very much appreciated!'
"I live in central florida, my insurance ended the 1st of feb. I am getting goblue with blue cross and blue shield, not a very good plan, just to carry me over for 6 months, then I am going on the state pre-existing condition plan, believe it or not…"
Feb 4, 2013
Starfire replied to jrtpup's discussion 'The D food graveyard - what's in yours?'
"Anything WHITE!"
Jan 31, 2013
Starfire replied to Potato-Less Celt's discussion 'A1C Home Test Kit'
"I have used the bayer A1C home test kit for the last 2 yrs, that was 4 tests at home, 3 of them i was on my way to the pc doc, they did an a1c in the lab, and sent it away, all 3 times my home test was 5.4, the lab test was 5.3 ,now that to me is…"
Oct 8, 2012
Sam replied to Starfire's discussion 'alcohol wipes expired'
"rarely use them... but I suspect that, within reason, the expiration dates are not important... ie expired last year, just fine... older than you, maybe not"
Sep 23, 2012
Daisy Mae replied to Starfire's discussion 'alcohol wipes expired'
"i havent bothered w/ the wipes since the skin on my fingertips became so calloused that there is no point in drying them out anymore. i just wash my hands often during the day."
Sep 22, 2012
Robbo replied to Starfire's discussion 'alcohol wipes expired'
"Yep they do expire. Im a nursing student and we recently had a conversation about this. Everything oxidizes and the paper/foil they come in breaksdown. They could still be good past the expiration date, all depends on how they where stored. I would…"
Sep 22, 2012
Starfire replied to Judith's discussion 'What Paul Ryan Thinks of Me……'
"I agree with you however, this is not the place. you can have all the political conversation you want on POLITICAL DISCUSSION BOARDS...."
Aug 14, 2012
Starfire replied to Judith's discussion 'What Paul Ryan Thinks of Me……'
Aug 14, 2012
Teena replied to Starfire's discussion 'alcohol wipes expired'
"Hmmm...not a chemist here, but I think alcohol(Isopropyl or rubbing alcohol) oxidizes to acetone. However, the oxidation takes a very very very long time. And we may have to factor in the kind of container, storage location,, etc.…"
Aug 13, 2012
Ruth replied to Starfire's discussion 'alcohol wipes expired'
"Alcohol expires? Does this mean I have to throw out that 10-year old bottle of rubbing alcohol I have in the linen closet??? Seriously, I don't think alcohol expires; the wipes may dry out, but the alcohol itself should be fine. After all, we…"
Aug 13, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
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At 10:13am on January 18, 2012, Gman said…

Thanks for the code Starfire. It is much appreciated!

At 6:11am on December 21, 2010, Jay said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes and to FLAUSA. Let me know if I can be of any assistance to you on this site. You'll find it a great place to meet people and learn more about dealing with diabetes. Clearwater is one of my favorite places in the state.  Be sure to tell us all about it: places to go, where to eat, where to stay, generally what to do when we're in your neck of the woods.

At 5:53pm on December 16, 2010, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups on the site. It is a great way to get to know the community.
At 1:36pm on December 16, 2010, catlover said…

Starfire- I'm glad that isn't your cat, 'cause that cat looks miserable.  My 2 would never stand for such treatment either.

At 11:52am on December 16, 2010, catlover said…

Hi Starfire- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here. I love the pic of your cat.  How did you get him/her to stay still long enough to take the pic ?

At 11:03am on December 16, 2010, Marie B said…

Starfire, when I joined I was helped enormously by members of TuDiabetes, and I decided to become more active in gratitude.   I hope to see you around, we have many here who would love to have an a1c of 5.4 (incl me).  I'd like to know if that is your cat, or an internet picture.  here is a Group you might want to join

for those living in FL.  my sister lives in Philly.

At 10:12am on December 16, 2010, Doris D said…


At 6:31am on December 16, 2010, Marie B said…

hello and welcome!  here is a page with lots of links to information about our community


let me know if you have any questions.  nice a1c!




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