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Medicare coverage approved yet for Omnipod?

Started by Suhen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum 53 minutes ago. 0 Replies

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

Used Humalog with pump for 4 years, then it wouldn't bring bg's down, so tried Apidra and it works!

Started by Suhen in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by swisschocolate 1 hour ago. 10 Replies

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

Tags: pump, pumping, novolog, humalog, apidra

Great video segment on Type 1 NASCAR driver Ryan Reed

Started by Shadow Dragon in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Terry 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

A friend of mine just did this great segment for NASCAR Illustrated on Type 1 NASCAR driver Ryan Reed.…Continue

Running a Half-Marathon

Started by jfreeman18 in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by acidrock23 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

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

Tags: marathon, half, running

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It's time for a DAD (Diabetic Assist Dog)

Posted by Angel868606 on August 20, 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments

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.



Posted by edenseffort on August 19, 2014 at 5:57pm 1 Comment

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..


Sorry kid - it's one…


My First Colonoscopy

Posted by meee on August 19, 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

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…


gallbladder update

Posted by Sensorium139 on August 19, 2014 at 2:41pm 3 Comments

Had a second ercp after being transferred to another hospital, as the first failed. I got pancreatitis...i hate this organ. I might get the gallbladder out tomorrow or the next day. I'm in love with morphine because my pain is awful. My iv is still beeping i hate it. I'm only 23 i don't need all this


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