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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
Reply by SugarFreed

I think the government is lying to me...

Hi guys. I know it has been a while, but I have a question regarding insurance. I was getting insurance through my dad's employer. However,…

Started by TimmyMac

6 Mar 24
Reply by Judith in Portland

Insurances that cover pump

Hi! I'm moving to States soon and I am currently using a Medtronic Minimed 722 pump in Spain . I don't know if someone could advise me abou…

Started by churi2k

9 Mar 22
Reply by pancreaswanted

Where/how do you get test strips?

This might seem like a really dumb question, but where do you get your test strips? My new GP gave me a prescription for them (I kept forge…

Started by Lilli D

23 Mar 1
Reply by acidrock23

Calling all self employed Diabetics with health insurance

I am currently not working outside of the home and hubby is an independent contractor. My COBRA is running out and individual insurance wil…

Started by Sara

20 Feb 26
Reply by mohe0001

Just really need some prayers/good thoughts sent my way is all. Worst day in a while.

Before TL;DR, at least read the last line. I've been cut from my current state assistance health insurance because "I'm not disabled and t…

Started by ashleypfuntner

30 Feb 16
Reply by Eric

Insurance loss

My insurance company recently just dropped me and I was wondering if anyone had any tips on what I can do to continue to get even a little…

Started by Kaycee

10 Feb 14
Reply by Kaycee

Insulin change due to insurance

Hello! I'm 27 and have been a type 1 for almost 11 years! (this June) I was recently told by insurance that my fast acting insulin Novolog…

Started by Shellybz

6 Jan 24
Reply by Shellybz


I started with a new insurance January 1. I went to get my insulin filled at the pharmacy today, and they informed me that it would cost $2…

Started by trishst20

26 Jan 23
Reply by AngelaC

A New Credo for Diabetes Health Insurance Coverage Decisions

Visit for the full and original posting written by Amy Tenderich, as well as to provide feedback January 21, 2014 Rem L…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Jan 23




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