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Insulin and Part B Medicare

Does anyone get their Insulin via Part B Medicare ? No one in my area seems to know how to process it as well as be able to tell me the cos…

Started by wallskev

8 Jul 23
Reply by LBREP

Contact detach issue - Anyone else run into this?

Hey hey. I'm new here and haven't gone through everything so this may or may not have been brought up before. Basically, over the course of…

Started by Ethan10183

14 Jul 23
Reply by Ethan10183

Food Peak Time?

Question for pumpers... I know that my Carb ratio is 8 to 1 and my insulin sensitivity is 1 to 20 but how do I know when I have a leftover…

Started by LovetoHike

5 Jul 22
Reply by Dave

Long time pumper, waiting for some REAL advances

I might be one of the longer pumpers on the forum (33 years since first pump, an AutoSyringe AS*6 single basal rate programmed by diluting…

Started by Yerachmiel Altman

10 Jul 22
Reply by Yerachmiel Altman

A1C Result and Mornings High

Yesterday I got my A1C result from the lab. It was 5.2..hurray!!!! But wait...today while I was compiling fasting/morning readings from the…

Started by walkingonthemoon

51 Jul 21
Reply by Trevs

First A1C After Starting Pump!

Just got the word back from my doc, my A1C is 6.6. To some that might sound high, to some that might sound ok, to me that sounds fantastic.…

Started by ITDiabetic

11 Jul 21
Reply by Trevs

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

61 Jul 19
Reply by Richard P Cosgrove

Supplies Overseas

I know some of you live outside the U.S. and are American citizens. How do you get supplies and prescriptions? I am checking our healthcare…

Started by Spock

5 Jul 18
Reply by Mari

Any advice on putting pump on homeowners insurance (against loss or theft) ?

Just checked with my homeowners insurance carrier. They list insulin pumps with hearing aids (which are frequently lost) and the rates seem…

Started by barryb

2 Jul 11
Reply by smitty124

Testing Out New Food/Drinks

I am wondering if you are trying a new meal/food, or drink with alcohol, what is the process you use to figure out how to bolus it for in t…

Started by ITDiabetic

7 Jul 10
Reply by B

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