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I can't complain about the Medtronic Paradigm pump, but have heard that Omnipod has been trying for several years to get it covered under Medicare Part B. A search on line did not give me any answer. If anyone knows.......Thanks!Continue
Has anyone had the experience that using the same insertion sets, checking the pump with the Medtronic trouble shooter on the phone, and still BGs would not go down?? My doctor gave me some samples of Apidra, same basic chemical makeup as Humalog…Continue
Hi all!Running my first half in about a month. I ran a 10k last weekend, and believe I went low during part of it. I had Chomps and some Smarties, so I ate those, but want to be more prepared (obviously).What tips or insight do you have to share…Continue
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I am a single mom of 3 wonderful children and I am raising money for a service dog to help lessen the burden of my T-1 Diabetes. Has anyone gotten a DAD?? I know they are expensive and I have researched a lot of different non-profit companies who train DAD.
Below is a link if you are interested in reading my story.
It was that time again today… Time to change Eden's pump site and refill the insulin stored in her pump. (you can read more about it here)
2 days goes by SO QUICKLY….
Eden doesn't like it - she casually said, I don't like my pump then followed by I don't like shots either..
Well, today, I finally had my first colonoscopy and my first endoscopy type test after a horrific experience the last time I had one several years ago.
I'm so happy to say that it went very well and everything is ok with my colon etc. Everyone was so nice at the hospital and they addressed my concerns really well. I had several nurses attending to me and interviews with the attending anesthesiologist and nurse anesthesiologist. Some were interested in my IBG star meter. As the nurse…Continue
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