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  1. New Member Introductions
    I'm a long term type 1 diabetic (55 years). I was diagnosed at two years old in Nov. '61 I've been using an insulin pump almost 36 years and a CGMS device for 20 years I'm currently using the original tSlim pump, the Dexcom CGMS and the Accu-Check Aviva meter
  2. Diabetes
    So I recently made a very important discovery that I would like to share. Most of the threads that I wanted to post in were closed. Mainly for women and sory if it is too graphic for anyone. I have been a type 1 diabetic for a little over 20 years now diagnosed at age 10. Like man y female...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I have been diagnosed with Type 1 recently and advised by doc to take insulin twice a day. As I am new to insulin so can you all please help me with it. I need to know which insulin pen is the best and precise to use. I have to take Humulin R and Humulin N. Which insulin pen can...
  4. New Member Introductions
    So, I'm on my last Novolog pen and the soonest I can refill is this Thursday and I have no idea what time...If I run out of insulin before then what should I do? Would I last a day or two without insulin and then immediately treating the hyper when I get more? Any advice? I'm really concerned...
  5. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    Dr. Bernstein is making a series of videos on Diabetes Management that are available for free on YouTube. Search "Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes University". It looks like there are 5 episodes up already--all free. This project was started by RD Dikeman, whose son is a Type I Diabetic. He...
  6. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    Dr Enefeldt's blog today featured this: Type 1 Diabetes-Organization Curious About LCHF –Â*Gets Massive Response - DietDoctor.com The Australian Juvenile Diabetes and Research Foundation is using social media to explore to topic of LCHF in Type I diabetes. The comments are well-worth a read.
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, I am a T1 diabetic since 20 years now. I have 2 daughters and wife and we live together in Mumbai. Obviously you all are more interested to discuss diabetes/health here, so let me jump straight to the point. And though I have had my share of bad times managing my disease/disorder but...
  8. Family and Friends of Diabetics
    My 16 year old daughter has had type 1 diabetes for 12 years and is on an insulin pump. Her Dr. recently put her on the daily injection of Victoza which is mostly used for type 2 diabetes. She was put on it to help lower her A1C. She just started it a week ago and seems to be doing well...
  9. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    Since I am type 2 diabetic, I monitor diet, keep a healthy weight, & use metforman with an A1c of 5.7. Recently, my 10 year old step-grandson was diagnosed Type 1. Because I am diabetic I worry over the choices his parents have made. Since I did not have the Type 1 honeymoon phase or use...
  10. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    I am a Diabetic and 2 time heart attack suvivor. Recently, I was told that I am Type 1 when I have been categorized as Type 2 for several years. My sugar levels run between 250-300 all day. I was on pills metaphormin and Amaryl for years which the doctors stopped and intructed to go strictly on...
  11. New Member Introductions
    hey guys I have never had a forum before so I'm not really sure how this all works... and where I can post to ask questions and such. I am 20 years old and have been a type 1 diabetic for 13 years. I have horrible anxiety in general and it has taken a toll on my diabetes, I have a fear of low...
  12. Diabetes
    Hello my friends. I am a 20-year-old girl with a father who has type 1 diabetes. my gynecologist -for another reason- told me to take a blood exam (it turned out I had the polycystic ovary syndrome) and saw that my fasting blood sugar (after 8h of fasting) was 95 mg. today -while I was eating- I...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hello my name is Amelia. I have had T1D for going on 25 years. I am a mother of one natural daughter and two step sons. Almost six years ago I married my high school sweetheart finally (We date broke up and then connected and started dating almost eight years ago). I have cared for my diabetes...
  14. Family and Friends of Diabetics
    Hello All, My crazy and happy 5 year old son is showing signs of being diabetic. He is of a healthy weight and looks great except for rings under his eyes. He started vomiting randomly months and the dr said silent reflux and he also was tested for celiac disease, lactose intolerance and many...
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