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Has Obamacare Changed anything for Insurance?

Started by Captain in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Badlands 7 minutes ago. 1 Reply

Hi everyone! Forgive me if this has already been hit on as a topic. Because of the new laws with insurance, my folks have informed me that the both of them were informed that their current insurance provider was dropping them for various reasons due…Continue

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supplies to carry with you at all times and advice about testing and injecting on the go

Started by lh378 in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by 1DebY 4 hours ago. 12 Replies

I've learned that my diabetic supplies and necessities include glucometer and extra test strips, insulin pen and extra needles (how many), emergency candy/snacks, alcohol wipes. Am I forgetting something? I'm still learning.It's not always easy to…Continue

BGStar (and Agamatrix) software on 64bit windows

Started by garidan in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Rod_Gr72 6 hours ago. 3 Replies

Sanofi BGSTar, which is made by Agamatrix and rebranded, comes with a software compatible only with 32 windows. If you try to install it on a 64bit Windows, the installation rolls back.I use SIDiary too, (…Continue

Tags: software, Agamatrix, BGStar

Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?

Started by Stuart in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by crankycat 6 hours ago. 771 Replies

Simple word (unless someone can show me how to do a poll here) (:::ZYes or No... do you BELIEVE there will be a cure within your lifetime?!!? I'll start.NOToo much money in keeping us diabetics... maintianing us....StuartContinue

Tags: your, in, lifetime, cure, poll

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An apology...

Posted by Manny Hernandez on August 27, 2014 at 4:40pm 5 Comments

I owe the community a clarification and an apology, in particular to those that participated in our Live Interview about the Medicare Coverage for CGM that took place yesterday.

As I wrote on this blog entry, Diabetes Hands Foundation (the nonprofit…

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What's up with advocacy at Diabetes Hands Foundation?

Posted by Manny Hernandez on August 27, 2014 at 4:22pm 4 Comments

At Diabetes Hands Foundation (the nonprofit I was fortunate to co-found back in 2008, which drives TuDiabetes among other programs) diabetes advocacy has become an increasingly important part of our work over time. Since 2013, these efforts took us down a path that resulted in a roadmap with three core components:

1) Building up a database of Active Diabetes Advocates:

A robust database with…

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Just Another Day

Posted by Tiki on August 27, 2014 at 3:58pm 0 Comments

First, this is my first time ever writing a post on my phone. Slow going with the tiny keypad, etc. LOL, so excuse the extra mistakes.

*As usual, the following is written from my memory of the events. Some things may be inaccurate due to faulty memories. In any case, this is how I remember it:

So, here is how today is going so far:

6:30ish: Hubby wakes me up to tell me that I am sleeping on my back. I'm under doctor's orders to not lay on my back because, eye stuff. I…

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Rules? What Rules ... ?

Posted by edenseffort on August 27, 2014 at 11:24am 3 Comments

Following the “rules” of Type 1 Diabetes management sometimes means absolutely NOTHING..

We can do everything right and do the same thing day after day after day and get different results.

 

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Yesterday I blogged about Eden needing to stop, think and act in…

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    From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

    Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

    US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

    Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

    Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

    Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

    DHF TEAM

    Manny Hernandez
    (Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

    Emily Coles
    (Head of Communities, has type 1)

    Mila Ferrer
    (EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

    Mike Lawson
    (Head of Experience, has type 1)

    Corinna Cornejo
    (Development Manager, has type 2)

    Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)


    DHF VOLUNTEERS


    Lead Administrator

    Bradford (has type 1)


    Administrators

    Lorraine (mother of type 1)
    Marie B (has type 1)

    Brian (bsc) (has type 2)

    Gary (has type 2)

    David (dns) (type 2)

     

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