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AskNadia: The History of the Implantable Insulin Pump

Dear Jeff,

 I have had diabetes for 28 years and wore two different insulin pumps for a total of 8 years. I quit the insulin pump because of scarring issues that lead to insulin effectiveness issues. Now after many years,

AskNadia: Should I get A Therapy Dog Because My Great Niece’s Fluctuating Blood Sugars?

My great niece was diagnosed three years ago with diabetes she is now 13.  She gives herself seven shots a day.  Her sugar fluctuates so much that my niece seriously wants to get her a therapy dog.  The problem is

AskNadia: Am I Being Lied to About Lancets and Hepatitis

Dear Nadia,

I’ve used a lancet drum with six lancets that I was told to reuse. I’ve had the same drum for probably three years. It’s dull, and I need to change it. My fingers are sore. I’ve never even