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  1. New Member Introductions
    Good Morning from Canada, How I define myself: I am a woman with a strong faith in God, a wife and mother of one. My son is about to be 23; fortunately, he is still at home for a bit longer as he completes his University degree this April. I am a Inclusive Learning Facilitator and Literacy...
  2. Diabetes
    The Dawn Study involves 5,426 adults with diabetes 2,194 primary care physicians 556 specialists (endocrinologists, diabetologists) 1,122 nurses (specialist and general) The people with diabetes interviewed were self-classified as 50% Type 1 and 50% Type 2. Some very interesting and revealing...
  3. 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...
  4. Diabetes
    Hi! This will be my third thread since I was diagnosed. I am now officially "slow onset type 1" diabetic, since I've tested positive for one of the autoantibodies (although my c-peptide was in low-normal still, also my insulin production still in nowmal range). Since my diagnosis (it's been...
  5. New Member Introductions
    I've had type 1 diabetes for 21 years and am interested in following some threads so that I can share, find information, and ask questions. I am retired from the English faculty of a Virginia university and have 2 grown daughters. I'm happy to say my four grandchildren are beautifully healthy...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi I'm Jon, an Aussie living in Singapore with type 1 diabetes. I am new to forums, so apologies in advance if I do something wrong. Firstly - let me share my reason for being here, then I will introduce myself. I am here primarily to learn from other T1's doing a Ketogenic diet (LCHF). Also...
  7. Insulin Pumps
    Hi All! I am on my first week (well few days..) of CGM, after YEARS of trying to get it! I have the Medtronic CGM with the pump. They gave me IV 3000 adhesive with my order. I find that it just doesn't stick all that well, and is kind of pricey (esp. if I need to change it out a little more...
  8. Diabetes
    I am looking to get life insurance but have recently been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Can anyone help provide me with information on life insurance companies that will provide coverage for someone with type 1 diabetes?
  9. Diabetes News
    This study reported on Science Daily compares, for Type I diabetics, standard insulin pump with novel 'artificial pancreas' treatments. The latter continuously monitors BG levels & stimulates insulin secretion accordinging. Artificial pancreas: The way of the future for treating type 1 diabetes
  10. New Member Introductions
    hello - I would just like to say that in 2015 I shall have been type 1 for 50 years. I shall be completing what I have called the 3 R's challenge across the Norfolk Broads. If you would like to find out more then please just google philg1956 not allowed to post a link yet - sorry. Hope you...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone My name is Jordan and I'm a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic. I'm 26 years old but I was diagnosed in Nov 2011 and I was 25 at the time. I'm a pretty healthy and fit individual other than the diabetes. Needless to say it came as a pretty big shock to me and my family. There is no...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hey there! I'm Val and I've been a type 1 diabetic since 2006 and pump user since 2008! I've finally decided to be part of online communities since it's SO rare for me to find anyone who's type 1 anywhere close to where I live. No one in my family is type 1 either. I'm also a mommy and loving...
  13. Diabetes
    Was talking to another diabetic friend of mine the other day, and we got to talking about what a cure to diabetes would entail for one another. Long story short, we both had very different ideas about what one should be. I was on the side of just not requiring much control, and he believed in...
  14. Diabetes
    Diabetes type terminology needs updating. I propose: The term "Keto Pancreatic Diabetes" for a condition of little or no insulin production causing ketoacidosis (in an untreated state). The term "Onset Pancreatic Diabetes" for a condition of reduced insulin production (usually due to auto...
  15. Diabetes News
    I found this info out while looking things up about Hypoglycemia this morning. I was trying to find answers as to what exactly causes low blood sugar and came across this article and read it. I thought that this should be put out there cause I didn't even hear of this until this morning. I...
  16. Diabetes
    My newly-diagnosed type 1 wife has been on insulin for about two weeks now. She's been doing a great job learning about how to eat, exercise, use insulin, etc., and she's been quite dedicated in doing the right thing. And most days, it seems it pays off. Twice though, she has had days where...
  17. Diabetes
    :confused: How many people have had Diabetes as a child? I recently found out I have Diabetes Type 2 and I'm 30, can you be a Type 2 as a child or born a Type 1? I don't think I was diabeteic all my life but I know my father is diabetic. I wasn't sure if type 1 in juveniles was them being a type...
  18. New Member Introductions
    My name is Eric Devine and I have had type one for 18 years. I am also a teacher and author. My novel may be of interest for all of you because the protagonist acquires Type 1. This Side of Normal is marketed as Young Adult, but I have received much praise from adult audiences who have read the...
  19. Diabetes in children
    Hello Everyone- My son was diagnosed about 10 months ago and this is the first time his allergies have really flared up since his diagnosis. In particular, his eyes are always very hard-hit by hay fever. I am planning on purchasing an OTC allergy relief eye drop, and there are several types to...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Hi There, I'm the father of a 13 year old girl who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes 2 years ago. After 3000+ injections, and alot of red tape at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, we were able to get her in the OmniPod. Here is a video that was written, filmed and edited by Tara (with help...
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