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Blood Tests and Insulin Injections

I am 32 years old and have been on insulin for four years. I heard that it was okay to reuse disposable syringes. Is that true? If it is true how do you reuse them?

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What do you think about the new “strips” which read for lab equivalent results, and not whole blood?

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My son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about a year and one-half ago, and has a C-peptide test done at his three-month visits. His non-fasting values range from 1.6 to 1.8 Can you please tell me the reason for a a C-peptide? What does the test determine? Does this mean he is still in his honeymoon period?

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Is it true that there are different cutoff numbers for plasma calibrated meters and whole-blood calibrated meters?

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I would like to get some information about the latest and most modern insulin delivery systems.

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I have type 2 diabetes, and my doctor has informed me that I have been controlling my diabetes quite well as evidenced by tests of 6.1%. I cannot remember what the normal range should be. Can you please enlighten me on this?

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Why is a glucose tolerance test done with 75 grams of glucose and not another quantity?

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I am looking for a place in New York (preferably Manhattan) to buy a GlucoWatch device for my six year old son.

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My two year old has newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. Is there any way to test how much insulin is still available in his system?

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Current blood glucose test strips in research texts also indicate that certain doses of Vitamins C and E also negate true test results, but neither labels nor patient enclosure sheets warn patients of these test distortions. Are the A1c results also distorted and hidden from public?

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