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"With my insurance, one of the criteria for getting CGM coverage is that you use an i…"

Laddie replied Jan 5 to CGM Alone

27 Jan 17
Reply by Jeffythequick

"My endo has never once talked about trying to balance bolus and basal insulin. Some…"

Laddie replied Jan 3 to Endo says that any A1C under 7 is ok

128 Jan 18
Reply by mohe0001

"Diabetic Alert Dogs (DAD's) can be great in certain circumstances but they are a lot…"

Laddie replied Dec 30, 2014 to diabetic dogs and CGMs

9 Jan 2
Reply by Jen

"Sarah from Sugabetic has a blogpost about a clip called the Hip Clip that she bought…"

Laddie replied Dec 20, 2014 to Will this damage my meter...

11 Dec 27, 2014
Reply by Stuart

"I'm like swisschocolate. If I am high due to overeating even if I thought I bolused…"

Laddie replied Dec 16, 2014 to question about high bs

7 Dec 17, 2014
Reply by pancreaswanted

"Although you may find some Europeans on this website, most of us are from the USA an…"

Laddie replied Dec 14, 2014 to The navigator II vs, D4 dexcom?

4 Dec 17, 2014
Reply by PumpGirl

"If you haven't read Think Like a Pancreas, you should definitely order it. He also h…"

Laddie replied Dec 8, 2014 to why don't we inject insulin intravenously?

39 Dec 9, 2014
Reply by JustLookin

"This is one those discussions that prompts doctors to warn their patients to stay aw…"

Laddie replied Dec 8, 2014 to why don't we inject insulin intravenously?

39 Dec 9, 2014
Reply by JustLookin

"Kerri Sparling of Six Until Me has had a lot of allergy problems with the Dexcom. He…"

Laddie replied Nov 24, 2014 to Dex Com G4 Stand alone versus Medtronic Enlite CGM on my son

8 Nov 24, 2014
Reply by Laddie

"I actually think that I would adjust quite quickly and diabetes would just become a…"

Laddie replied Nov 24, 2014 to Diabetes as a force for good

52 Nov 30, 2014
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