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I got the Abbott Freestyle Libre CGM from Germany. I read that its pretty good. I somehow didnt like it. But, maybe somebody else might find it usefull. If you are interested message me and I can send you the Monitor and sensor...
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I have never had any alcohol before (I am a minor). But I am wondering, how exactly does alcohol affect blood glucose? Alcohol itself, not just sugary alcoholic beverages.
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Hi for all thoes people with hi a1c it is ok just make sure you take care of it if left untreated diabetes can lead to serious health problems I know I'm One of those people with hi a1c it was 11.6 but I got help and now taking care of i...
maysonbob | Last answer
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I recently had to start using insulin and I'm not sure how to properly dispose of the used pens.
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Does anyone know a formula for amount of Lantus needed for a basal dose vs how many units fast-acting you take per carb? I have major swings. Yesterday was told by a nurse that the Lantus I take is really low compared to amount of Huma...
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I read an answer to a question about joining the military as a diabetic and the answer was a resounding NO. However I was wondering if diabetics would be accepted as non-combat positions. Example: Could I join the military and go through...
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I am starting the evaluation period for neurostimulation for the neuropathy in my arms. Anyone done this before? I have been struggling with neuropathy for 18 years, 21 years diagnosed type 1 and it has all been controlled with medicin...
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We are looking for feedback on a diabetes app and would love to hear your opinion. We'll be conducting 45-1hr phone calls and as a thank you for your time, we would love to give you a $25 Amazon card. All of your personal information and...
Med Help | Posted
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We are looking for feedback on a diabetes app and would love to hear your opinion. We'll be conducting 45-1hr phone calls and as a thank you for your time, we would love to give you a $25 Amazon card. All of your personal information and...
Med Help | Posted
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I was diagnosed for having type 1 diabetes last week and I need a way to help myself picture the needle better so I can almost look forward to taking insulin. Please help if you understand.
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Hi. I was wondering if there's is some free app for carbohydrates counting? I was never good at that. Thank you.
Ana_entre_as_mulheres | Last answer
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Which of them is better for 7 years old boy?
Shansamy | Last answer
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I'm not trying to be insensitive, i just don't want an employee to use diabetes as an excuse to get the schedule they want. This person has been given the same early shift every time scheduled. I am now asking that they do one 10am to 63...
nyrangersfan44 | Last answer
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i have a lump in my arm after getting the flu and pneumonia shot in the same arm is that normal
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My 7 years old who is recently diagnosed as type one DM. He also has ADHD, I am totally despaired because We are living in a very dangerous area of the world . Their is no facility for DM children , no organisation , their is shortage of...
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I'm 12 and I Ben diagnosed with I Diabetes 2 years now in June frankly I haven't been taken care of my diabetes my last A1c was 11.6 I know hi that was in November now my next A-1 C is in February Just until now i know how dangerous it i...
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My bf is T1 for about ten years now, but recently he has been vomiting every day - sometimes dry heaving, mostly bile. He has low appetite, but when he is hungry he gets full almost instantly. Doc says it may be gastroperisis but to moni...
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I've been a type 1 diabetic for 12 1/2 years. My doctor took me of Humulin N because A1c was 5.5 and I would experience lows through out the day. With diet and exercise, my blood sugars were pretty good. When my gynecologist put me on...
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I was diagnosed at 10 and am now 30. I've had several DKA visits. I have lacked insurance many times in my life and have repeatedly been denied medical assistance. I'm American and was approved for Medicare for the first time about five ...
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What are some good alcoholic drinks that won't effect my sugars as much as most. I've tried sugar free vodka cruisers and they seem to work but I want more variety !!
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