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Affordable Care Act and Pump supplies.

Please ignore if you are not in the States... Does anyone know how the Affordable care Act plans cover Diabetic supplies? I have searched e…

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Medtronic Announces Approval of MiniMed 530G with Enlite

Minimed 530G with Enlite MINNEAPOLIS – September 27, 2013 –Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

Started by Diabetes News and InterestLatest Reply

Pump and Airport Security

For years, I have requested a "search" to avoid walking through the body mage machine with my pump--Medtronic says no, so I don't. I dawned…

Started by SpockLatest Reply

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isolation tank + T1D

Hi! Weird question, but I'm going to throw it out there anyway. I was wondering if anyone out there (with Type 1) has ever used an isolatio…

Started by Sarah Pearl

0 22 hours ago

Active woman (tennis, golf, yoga, Pilates, etc.) needs advice on pump choice

I've been using a Medtronic Paradigm pump for 10 years, and my latest one is long out of warranty. (Still have an old back-up pump, though.…

Started by Gamin

26 on Sunday
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On the pump and feel exhausted

I don't know if it's just a coincidence, but I am just exhausted, and on a near daily basis. Like I want to pull the car over tired. I didn…

Started by Wanderingbookworm

16 Oct 15
Reply by mohe0001

Accu Chek Combo Insulin Pump & Aviva Combo Meter

Hello everyone! I was wondering for those of you who have the Accu Chek Combo, have you been able to find a "Case for the meter" and I mean…

Started by Chris Ullger

2 Oct 13
Reply by Kelly

Contour Next Link meter, company

After all my diabetes life using One Touch strips I finally switched to the Bayer Contour Next meter. What a step back in time! 1. When set…

Started by Nell

1 Oct 13
Reply by Nell

Medicare and OMNIPOD

Hi. Does anyone know the current status of medicare covering the omnipod / pods?

Started by Francine

2 Oct 12
Reply by Francine

Insurance and Pump Supplies

I'm just venting here and know that many others have already dealt with same issues, but my company just switched from United Healthcare to…

Started by TexasGal

0 Oct 10

pros and cons of Omni Pod or conventional insulin pump

I'm starting to do research on insulin pumps rather than using MDI. I've gathered from reading here that some people find the ability to ma…

Started by lh378

22 Oct 9
Reply by eddieg

Change of insulin dosage when switching to the pump????

Okay, I cannot be the only one who had these issues when moving to the pump....Prior to starting my Tandem T-slim i was taking 40 units of…

Started by diabeticdoll

4 Oct 8
Reply by Siri

High BS first week of Snap pump trial

The first week of my trial has been so stressful. The evening of the first day my BS was ok, but it's gradually rising everyday since. Star…

Started by Kathy

5 Oct 8
Reply by Terry




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