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What experience do you have with pump supply coverage for both Cigna and Blue Cross- PPO?

Next year my health insurance coverage changes and I'm unsure who to go with. I have always had United Healthcare and they covered everythi…

Started by Leslie R

5 Oct 19, 2009
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Meter Reading Errors - Very Important

We made a huge mistake after almost 5 years of diabetes testing. David had a few meter kits that he preferred that only hold small 25 strip…

Started by Cheryl

20 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Cheryl

Forgeting to give myself Insulin when I eat any ideas to stop it

Hey you guys I have had t1 for 6 years and contantally battle to remember to give myself insulin before a meal I usually do it after becaus…

Started by Princess Sarah

14 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Elizabeth


Just curious.....my insurance will only cover a cgm use for 1 week out of each year. If getting a CGM for use with my pump is something I'd…

Started by Amy

2 Oct 19, 2009
Reply by Amy

Sensors & Insurance companies

I've been able to get insurance coverage for my MiniMed sensors for the last few years through United Healthcare. I'm in the process of swi…

Started by Kate Makinson

4 Oct 19, 2009
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Dinnertime Lantus causing night time lows?

My 3 1/2 year old just did a "sensor study" and we got some good info from it. But some of the changes the nurse made have me awake in the…

Started by Cobi Campbell

11 Oct 18, 2009
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Help my wife lose about 50-60 pounds so that she can be considered for a kidney transplant.

Hi All! This is my first post to this discussion group! I have a very urgent problem that needs to be taken care of regarding my wife. Her…

Started by Sasha Grasa

13 Oct 18, 2009
Reply by Shawna Staats

Diet for type 1

Okay, so since being diagnosed (almost 3 years ago now) I have gotten excellent control of my A1c but in the process gained weight steadily…

Started by Victoria

7 Oct 18, 2009

How do you control your Type 1? Diet + insulin?

Hey Everyone! Just throwing this out there to see if anyone has any suggestions for how to control blood sugars without letting diabetes t…

Started by Sarah

44 Oct 17, 2009
Reply by MelissaBL

lo to high within an hour...

I am wondering if any of you are experiencing this problem...I'm getting frustrated and having a hard time with this so I thought I would t…

Started by Amanda Elliott

16 Oct 17, 2009
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