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exercise and insulin pumps

candy74
  • By candy74 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 6 replies
  • Hello! I am a 39 year old type 1 diabetic and I currently wear a medtronic insulin pump. I have to tried to start exercising to improve my diabetes, my cardiovascular health, and to lose weight. However ...

Type 1 Diabetes

Amukelani
  • By Amukelani · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Family and friends · 1 reply
  • How do you reassure someone with diabetes that its ok to talk about his condition? In 2009 i dated this shy loving kind guy,he told me that he was diabetic,the relationship didnt last long;we broke up,late ...

Worried about my son.

mollgirl (Inactive)
  • By mollgirl (Inactive) · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Raising a child with diabetes · 1 reply
  • My son is 20 now and not living with us. He has been in the hospital twice in the last month with severe dka. in the icu.I am so worried. He is low income but does take his insulin, tries to eat right ...

I'M STILL ALIVE AND KICKING

ShelaKay42
  • By ShelaKay42 · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Hello Friends, I'm still here slots been going on this past year I've been getting closer to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ every day I rededicated my life to him and I am a born again Christian. I walk ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 67 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Running the London Marathon

Phil_L
  • By Phil_L · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 1 reply
  • A diabetic's day out or running the London Marathon: By Phil Lindsay The build-up was fantastic. I got to the start at Blackheath exactly on time. I lined up in the Blue 9 pen. At 10 o'clock we started ...

Leg or Foot Massage Devices???

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply March 23, 2014
  • Journal · 57 replies
  • Wondering if anyone uses a massage device and how well it works. Jo and I sometimes suffer with our legs wanting to cramp up. Jo even has problems with her left arm occasionally. If anyone can give us ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Worried about my son.

mollgirl (Inactive)
  • By mollgirl (Inactive) · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Raising a child with diabetes · 0 replies
  • My son is 20 now and not living with us. He has been in the hospital twice in the last month with severe dka. in the icu.I am so worried. He is low income but does take his insulin, tries to eat right ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

different meters different results

treestar
  • By treestar · New reply March 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 1 reply
  • How do other folks deal with this? I got a new meter, and it reads really 30 points higher than my old meter. every time. Thanks for any feedback ...

my diabetes is doing crazy things

josteve9
  • By josteve9 · Posted February 25, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I"m insulin resistant-I have swings in my blood sugar is either high or low-high I can deal with -by adjusting my insulin. But when it goes low -it scares me I have readings of 45- i take food- it doesn"t ...

I need help controlling my diabetes

Farmers-daughter
  • By Farmers-daughter · New reply February 25, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 3 replies
  • Hello I am 13 years old and I am having trouble with keeping my blood sugars under control. My A1C is 11.4 right now. I am on a insulin pump and I am always forgetting to account for my carbohydrates ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

new to this

slong90
  • By slong90 · New reply January 26, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Hello all, I am new to this website. I typically would never do something like this because I feel as if it makes me look weak. I am a 23 year old female in grad school for speech therapy. I have been ...

Diabetes Struggles

dawn_1985
  • By dawn_1985 · New reply January 25, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 4 replies
  • I was diagnosed 4 years ago with Type 1 diabetes and I am really struggling with living with diabetes. I try so hard to eat right and maintain good numbers but when I test and my numbers are bad, I feel ...

18 yrs daughter dx at 9, doesn't seem to care

CJOG
  • By CJOG · New reply January 22, 2014
  • Discussion in Raising a child with diabetes · 3 replies
  • Our daughter is 18 and was dx at 9. She has never been good with her diabetes. Best A1C in the 7s, worst: 15.3. This has gone on for so long. She just doesn't seem to care and thinks she is invincible ...

newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic

charlesmg (Inactive)
  • By charlesmg (Inactive) · New reply January 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with diabetes · 2 replies
  • I'm 28 and was just diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. At first I was really down about the fact but now I'm getting used to insulin injections and check blood glucose. I think I had my 1st hypoglycemic ...

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