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Please take a moment to sign this petition requesting to our US Government mandating that medical insurance companies and Medicare cover insulin pumps and CGMs for all insulin-dependent diabetics! With today's technology, we all deserve a chance at…Continue
Hi I have been type 1 for almost 8 years. Recently I ran into diabetics who take less than 8 units of NovoLog or Humalog a day. I currently take 26 units of Lantus and around 15 units of NovoLog on a daily basis, which seems like an extraordinary…Continue
Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not necessary!!)OK...first word: sugarContinue
I want to upload my results for my doctor, and have used CareLink (medtronic's website) in the past, but the Verio meter is not compatible with it.How can I electronically sent my blood sugars to my doc?Have any of you done it?I have looked at…Continue
I was doing ok for awhile. a1c around 6.3 or so, had my pump, rockin the cgm too... then I lost my job last year. And my insurance. Then I ran out of sensors. Then I woke up to what was essentially the realization that I was in a very toxic relationship and needed to get OUT immediately. After 8 years of that, i packed up everything i could and moved out, filed for divorce. The immediate stress relief dropped my insulin needs by 20-30% instantly. I had to readjust all my basal settings, I…Continue
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Just a week or so after my post-rehab hospitalization, the doctors finally got around to wanting to remove the port in my chest wall to prevent infection. Went into a doctor's office and, after squirming around [on their part] about not wanting to remove it in the office, they finally did it. The doctor took some of that last blood for testing. Several days later, I get a call from the doctor…Continue
when i started this journey in march, i signed up for many sites for information and get dozens of emails & tweets a week. but what i look forward to the most are updates from the groups the most.
Now the the chat here the people on there are so wonderful and helpful i have been welcomed and helped so much on there. i do encourage all new people do not be afraid jump in and join you will be welcomed and before you know it you will have more information and friends. at first i…Continue
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