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Looking for programming help for the Big Blue Test

The Big Blue Test is coming up soon. Have you checked it out? You can find the latest updates at http://bigbluetest.org/. We are looking f…

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New to CGM / Dex Com G4 - will be going in for a trial

I will be going in to try the Dex Com G4. Where would be the best place for me to start so that way I can get the most out of the trial? Wh…

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Medicare is Requesting Information on Engagement, Incentives and Behavioral Insights

From CMS: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is seeking input from stakeholders on the possibility of the Center for Medi…

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Figuring out Medicare

Can anyone give me a hint on how to maneuver Medicare in order to get test strips covered? I was forcible switched to Medicare and moved to…

Started by Mary Jo

5 9 hours ago
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Diabetics considered as handicapped?

Can a diabetic considered to be a handicap? Yes then why? No then why? Please explain!

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69 10 hours ago
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Pen needle reuse

So for those of you that reuse pen needles... What is the preferred method; capping the needle and unscrewing it off the pen? Or just putti…

Started by Sam

18 15 hours ago
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Dexcom adhesion issues

I just had my first wasted sensor :( for some reason I am having adhesion issues (even my infusion set is acting up). I am going on a littl…

Started by Alyssa

12 18 hours ago
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G4 receiver dead

My G4 receiver won't turn on or charge. It's 1.5 years old. Any suggestions? Do they go dead after so long like transmitters?

Started by frostynurse

3 19 hours ago
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Diabetic eye screening

Had my Diabetic eye screening recently and the eye doc said my eyes are good i got a letter today saying there are some early changes to ba…

Started by static192

6 20 hours ago
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How long can a type 1 diabetic go without insulin

How long can a type 1 diabetic go without insulin? I will be given an MRI this week that is an hour and 30 minutes long and cannot wear my…

Started by LiL MaMa

25 yesterday
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IMPORTANT! Update to my previous post about insulin pumps and flying

http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/34/9/1932.full http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/19/us-flight-diabetics-idUSTRE77I6EU20110819

Started by LiL MaMa

6 yesterday
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I just recived the new (Genteel) lancing device

I the hopes of finding a more comfortable way to gain meter samples I'm trying this new device. So fare my likes are slightly ahead of my d…

Started by JohnG

6 yesterday
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If not one thing, then another...

Went to see my new endo and I found out I got my a1c down to 7.3 from 8 in April!! We made some adjustments to my pump settings trying to g…

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