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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…

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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…

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Insurance Company Grievance - Advice please!

Just wondering if anyone else has come across this problem? So, I have been using an insulin pump and a CGM for the last several years. I j…

Started by PumpGirl

3 5 hours ago
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Well I tried it - infusion site in left boob

I think it was here at TuDiabetes that I read about some other women trying it. I wanted to give the usual places a rest - so I went for it…

Started by artwoman

85 13 hours ago
Reply by swisschocolate

ACA Insurance Coverage: From Syringes to Pump

I am a 29 year old T1 diabetic. For a long time I have been uninsured and had been injecting with syringes and vials since it was the cheap…

Started by DFresh

2 yesterday
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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…

Started by Timothy

192 yesterday
Reply by SugarFreed

Dexcom / Medtronic vs. Medtronic/Medtronic

Hi everyone. I am not a huge poster on the site but, I though I would share this. I read quite a bit of your posts and have had wished for…

Started by illinoisrunner

0 on Tuesday

T:Slim Info Request from users

Hi. I tried the Medtronic pump a few years ago, and I did not keep it. My doctor gave me a brochure for the T:Slim by Tandem, and I was won…

Started by Brittany

1 on Monday
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Bad experiences with people since getting my omnipod

Ive only been on the pod for about 3 weeks now, and so far a lot of ups and downs. My depression overall is overwhelming. I don't want to s…

Started by Jolleygirl

5 on Sunday
Reply by Marie B

Upgrading pump-Omnipod or T-slim??

I am upgrading from a Ping and can't decide between the Omnipod or the T-slim. I find the idea of no tubing very appealing but also like th…

Started by AuntyBlu

12 on Friday
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Enlite sensor use term

The prior Medtronic GCM sensors could be used up to about 18 days with good accuracy. I have the new 530g with the enlite sensor. I would b…

Started by Phil Christian

51 Apr 9
Reply by lisa c

Best way to wear your pump while sleeping????

My daughter is 7 yrs old and just got the pump. What is the best way to wear your pump while sleeping and during the day.

Started by Marie

21 Apr 8
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From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

FDA Docket Extended! We Need You.

If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →

An Open Letter from @AskManny, @DiabetesHF to @NYTRosenthal, @NYTimes

Dear Ms. Rosenthal: I am a person living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 30. I am also the President and co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at connecting and mobilizing the diabetes community. Seeing Read on! →

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